Seepage

2 07, 2020

Seepage above unit garage

2020-08-16T09:35:31+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Seepage, Unit problems|Comments Off on Seepage above unit garage

Garage of unit with seepage through slab above, 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 [...]

2 07, 2020

Flooding of an apartment garage

2020-08-17T17:15:10+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Drainage problems, Flooding & effects, Seepage, Unit problems|Comments Off on Flooding of an apartment garage

Garage of an apartment, flooding. Flooding of an apartment garage. 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 an electric pump to [...]

1 07, 2020

Subfloor seepage problems

2020-08-20T18:50:24+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

2020-08-23T08:13:22+10:00July 1st, 2020|Deck & veranda problems, Seepage|Comments Off on Exposed balcony allowing seepage

Balcony exposure allowing seepage, in Sunnybank, a Southern suburb of Brisbane Exposed balcony allowing seepage to interior of a house, 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 [...]

1 07, 2020

Rising-damp and seepage to an apartment

2020-08-25T07:03:13+10:00July 1st, 2020|New unit problems, Poor methods of construction, Rising Damp, Seepage|Comments Off on Rising-damp and seepage to an apartment

Apartment with rising damp and seepage issue, in Fortitude Valley, an inner suburb of Brisbane Rising-damp and seepage to an apartment. Seepage & rising damp has occurred through retaining walls located on two boundaries of this apartment property. The walls where retaining soil were not  appropriately drained and waterproofed, during their construction. Access to rectify [...]

1 07, 2020

Rising damp & seepage in a apartment

2020-08-28T06:34:11+10:00July 1st, 2020|Building design faults, Poor methods of construction, Seepage, Unit problems|Comments Off on Rising damp & seepage in a apartment

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

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