Stump Movement

112, 2017

Non-habitable sub-floor

December 1st, 2017|Disclosure importance, Heritage listed building, Non compliant, Rising Damp, Rooms not suitable for habitation, Seepage, Stump Movement, Sub-floor structure components|Comments Off on Non-habitable sub-floor

Non-habitable sub-floor, identified in a recent building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service in Kelvin Grove an inner city suburb of Brisbane

The prospective buyer of this property was under the impression he could rent out the non-habitable sub-floor area of this heritage listed house to help pay off the […]

2310, 2017

Pre-sale report Case study 1

October 23rd, 2017|Beware of buying over internet!, Buying at auction problems, Movement, Old building falacies, Pre-sale report, Rip-off, Roof Problems, Sagging roofs, Stump Movement, Tips for buyers, Tips for sellers|Comments Off on Pre-sale report Case study 1

Pre-sale report Case study 1 of a house in Archerfield, a southern suburb of Brisbane, carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home buyers Inspection Service.

Recent pre-sale building inspection of a house with concrete external and internal walls supported by concrete beams and piers in the southern suburbs for an interstate owner that had […]

210, 2017

Retaining wall movement

October 2nd, 2017|Retaining wall problems, Stump Movement, Understated Inspection Reports|Comments Off on Retaining wall movement

Retaining wall movement, identified in a recent building inspection carried out in the West End area, a Southern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

Movement of this sub-floor retaining wall (at street level) is causing pressure against the supporting stumps and the house to move considerably. Rectification and replacement […]

2404, 2017

Stump movement

April 24th, 2017|Stump Movement|Comments Off on Stump movement

A recent house inspection carried out by Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service, resulted in the following. The following are some examples of stumps with packing fitted to their tops, due to stump movement. 
Packing is usually fitted due to stump movement (that has occurred since the house was originally constructed) or incorrect fitting of the stumps. The latter […]