Seepage

2 07, 2020

Seepage above unit garage

2020-07-30T06:15:19+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Seepage, Unit problems|Comments Off on Seepage above unit garage

Seepage above unit garage, in St Lucia, a Western suburb of Brisbane, Seepage above unit garage, identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Here are photos of a recent inspection of a common area of a multi-storey unit block in the western suburbs. The underground garages have a concrete slab above [...]

2 07, 2020

Unit block garage flooding

2020-08-04T17:40:31+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Drainage problems, Flooding & effects, Seepage, Unit problems|Comments Off on Unit block garage flooding

Unit block garage flooding, in Yeerongpilly, a Southern suburb of Brisbane. Unit block garage flooding. Identified by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.  Inadequate drainage: The sub-floor level of this unit building was below the ground levels on all four sides also below the flood level in the area, making it reliant upon [...]

1 07, 2020

Subfloor seepage problems

2020-08-01T08:11:32+10:00July 1st, 2020|Seepage|Comments Off on Subfloor seepage problems

Subfloor seepage problems, in Pullenvale, a Western suburb of Brisbane, Subfloor seepage problems, identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Serious problem: These photos show why the outside soil paving levels must be maintained at the proper levels, at below any timber and steel of the sub-floor area of a building. [...]

1 07, 2020

Damage to concrete from seepage

2020-08-02T07:28:06+10:00July 1st, 2020|Seepage|Comments Off on Damage to concrete from seepage

Damage to concrete from seepage. Damage to concrete from seepage, identified by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service  Seepage through paving is causing deterioration of concrete of the sub-floor area below. Although not significant at this stage it will continue and can become costly to rectify the longer it is left without [...]

1 07, 2020

Exposed balcony allowing seepage

2020-07-19T14:49:48+10:00July 1st, 2020|Deck & veranda problems, Seepage|Comments Off on Exposed balcony allowing seepage

Exposed balcony allowing seepage, in Sunnybank, a Southern suburb of Brisbane Exposed balcony allowing seepage, identified in a building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service Seepage has occurred through this exposed balcony to a living area below, causing damage and sagging to the ceiling lining. Rectification required: Remove the [...]

1 07, 2020

Rising damp & seepage to Unit

2020-07-23T06:28:56+10:00July 1st, 2020|New unit problems, Poor methods of construction, Rising Damp, Seepage|Comments Off on Rising damp & seepage to Unit

Rising damp & seepage to Unit, in Fortitude Valley, an inner suburb of Brisbane Seepage & rising damp has occurred through retaining walls located on two boundaries of this unit property. The walls where retaining soil were not  appropriately drained and waterproofed, during their construction. Access to rectify the problem could not be achieved due [...]

1 07, 2020

Rising damp & seepage-Unit

2020-07-18T09:14:28+10:00July 1st, 2020|Building design faults, Poor methods of construction, Seepage, Unit problems|Comments Off on Rising damp & seepage-Unit

Rising damp & seepage-Unit, in Sherwood, a western suburb of Brisbane Rising damp & seepage-Unit, by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.  Problem: High moisture meter readings to a lower living area of this new unit built into an embankment. The moisture meter were much greater than what would be considered normal. [...]