Stump Movement

2 07, 2020

Rotting of house stumps

2020-08-13T06:14:02+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Stump Movement|0 Comments

House stumps rotting, in Morningside, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane, Rotting of house stumps. Identified 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 and acceptable. Make your [...]

2 07, 2020

Alternatives to stumps that have moved

2020-08-17T18:26:50+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Stump Movement|Comments Off on Alternatives to stumps that have moved

Stump alternatives. Alternatives to stumps that have moved. Courtesy of 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 [...]

2 07, 2020

Queenslander style house faults

2020-08-19T18:06:26+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Building movement, Dangers of buying property over the internet!, Deck & veranda problems, Stump Movement|Comments Off on Queenslander style house faults

Faults with a queenslander style of house. Extensive and significant faults identified in a Queenslander style house in Ipswich. Carried out by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Inspection of a property in the Ipswich area for an interstate buyer that had not seen the property apart from photos posted on the [...]

1 07, 2020

Retaining wall and stump movement

2020-08-21T06:05:05+10:00July 1st, 2020|Retaining wall problems, Stump Movement, Understated Inspection Reports|Comments Off on Retaining wall and stump movement

Retaining wall and stump movement. Retaining wall and stump movement. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Considerable leaning of stumps: Movement of this sub-floor retaining wall (at street level) was causing the supporting stumps and the house to move sideways. Rectification and replacement cost will be high. Access to the [...]

1 07, 2020

Rotting timber stumps

2020-08-24T06:34:48+10:00July 1st, 2020|Stump Movement|Comments Off on Rotting timber stumps

Rotting timber stumps, in Sherwood, a Western suburb of Brisbane, Rotting timber stumps. Courtesy of 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 [...]

1 07, 2020

Movement of new stumps

2020-08-27T06:35:24+10:00July 1st, 2020|Stump Movement, Sub-floor structure components|Comments Off on Movement of new stumps

Movement of new stumps. Movement of new stumps, 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. As you can see [...]

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