Stump Movement

2 01, 2020

Stump & Retaining wall movement-West End

2020-02-29T10:19:54+10:00January 2nd, 2020|Retaining wall problems, Stump Movement, Understated Inspection Reports|Comments Off on Stump & Retaining wall movement-West End

Stump & Retaining wall movement-West End, a Southern suburb of Brisbane. Inspected by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Stumps leaning considerably: Movement of this sub-floor retaining wall (at street level) was causing the supporting stumps and house to move sideways. Rectification and replacement cost will be high. Due to limited access [...]

1 01, 2020

Rotting stumps, Morningside

2020-02-12T06:13:24+10:00January 1st, 2020|Stump Movement|0 Comments

Rotting stumps, Morningside, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service Stumps previously inspected by an engineer doing building inspections that deemed them acceptable! The conclusion in his report identified these stumps (supporting this house) as structurally sound. You make your own judgement by looking at this photo of [...]

1 01, 2020

Rotting stumps, Sherwood

2020-02-12T07:40:22+10:00January 1st, 2020|Stump Movement|Comments Off on Rotting stumps, Sherwood

Rotting stumps, Sherwood, a Western suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Concrete is often poured around bases of old rotten and termite damaged stumps to conceal damage. The first photo shows a timber stump that at first glance appears to be in reasonable condition, but the next closeup photo [...]

1 01, 2020

Stump movement & alternatives-Mitchelton

2020-02-29T10:14:43+10:00January 1st, 2020|Stump Movement|Comments Off on Stump movement & alternatives-Mitchelton

Stump movement & alternatives-Mitchelton, a western suburb of Brisbane by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Some examples of stumps with packing fitted to their tops, caused by stump movement.  Packing is usually fitted because of stump movement (that has occurred since the house was originally constructed) or incorrect fitting of the [...]

1 01, 2020

New stump movement, Taringa

2020-02-29T10:24:40+10:00January 1st, 2020|Stump Movement, Sub-floor structure components|Comments Off on New stump movement, Taringa

New stump movement, Taringa, a Western suburb of Brisbane by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Although the timber stumps were relatively recently fitted to support this traditional Queenslander house. The floor of two levels was sloping in different directions either from movement or poor fitting of the stumps. Movement of new timber [...]