Seepage

30 04, 2020

Balcony seepage in Sunnybank

2020-05-26T08:10:11+10:00April 30th, 2020|Deck & veranda problems, Seepage|Comments Off on Balcony seepage in Sunnybank

Balcony seepage in Sunnybank, a Southern suburb of Brisbane 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 floor tiles and sheeting from the [...]

1 01, 2020

Seepage problem to subfloor-Pullenvale

2020-02-29T10:10:59+10:00January 1st, 2020|Seepage|Comments Off on Seepage problem to subfloor-Pullenvale

Seepage problem to subfloor-Pullenvale, a Western suburb of Brisbane, carried out 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. Cause: Soil levels to [...]

1 01, 2020

Seepage to unit garage-St Lucia

2020-02-29T09:39:58+10:00January 1st, 2020|Seepage, Unit problems|Comments Off on Seepage to unit garage-St Lucia

Seepage to unit garage-St Lucia, a Western suburb of Brisbane, 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 them with no/or inadequate waterproofing and soil [...]

1 01, 2020

Seepage & rising damp-Fortitude Valley

2020-02-29T09:46:58+10:00January 1st, 2020|New unit problems, Poor construction methods, Rising Damp, Seepage|Comments Off on Seepage & rising damp-Fortitude Valley

Seepage & rising damp-Fortitude Valley, an inner suburb of Brisbane Building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service in the Fortitude Valley area, an inner suburb of Brisbane Seepage & rising damp has occurred through retaining walls located on two boundaries of this property. The walls where retaining soil [...]

1 01, 2020

Seepage causing damage to concrete-Brisbane

2020-02-29T10:01:59+10:00January 1st, 2020|Seepage|Comments Off on Seepage causing damage to concrete-Brisbane

Seepage causing damage to concrete-Brisbane. 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 repair. It is much better to [...]

1 01, 2020

Seepage-drainage-flood problems-Unit in Yeerongpilly

2020-02-29T09:45:41+10:00January 1st, 2020|Drainage issues, Flooding, Seepage, Unit problems|Comments Off on Seepage-drainage-flood problems-Unit in Yeerongpilly

Seepage-drainage-flood problems-Unit in Yeerongpilly, a Southern suburb of Brisbane. Identified in a independent building inspection carried out 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 [...]

1 01, 2020

New unit seepage-Sherwood

2020-02-29T09:54:32+10:00January 1st, 2020|Design faults, Poor construction methods, Seepage, Unit problems|Comments Off on New unit seepage-Sherwood

New unit seepage-Sherwood, a western suburb of Brisbane by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.  High moisture meter readings to a lower living area of this new unit built into an embankment with two sides of the unit being below ground level. The readings were much greater than what would be considered [...]