Sub-floor structure components

1 05, 2020

Roof structure components and locations

2020-06-16T07:51:28+10:00May 1st, 2020|Building structure illustrations, Roof structure components, Sub-floor structure components, Useful information|Comments Off on Roof structure components and locations

Roof structure components and locations. Examples of roof structure components. To help anyone gain a better understanding of roof construction and the correct terminology. Courtesy of Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Older roof construction Photo of a hand cut conventional pitched roof with its components. Problems with roof structure shown in the [...]

1 05, 2020

Sub-floor components and locations

2020-06-16T08:05:44+10:00May 1st, 2020|Building structure illustrations, Building Terminology, Roof structure components, Sub-floor structure components, Useful information|Comments Off on Sub-floor components and locations

Sub-floor components and locations, courtesy of Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Images showing components that form a sub-floor structure. Helping non-builders gain a better understanding of how timber framed houses are supported and structured. Sub-floor: Typical sub-floor construction of a high-set timber house in the Ferny Hills area, a Northern suburb [...]

1 05, 2020

Building Terminology

2020-06-16T08:07:09+10:00May 1st, 2020|Building structure illustrations, Building Terminology, Roof structure components, Sub-floor structure components, Useful information|Comments Off on Building Terminology

Building Terminology. Courtesy of Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. AC (asbestos cement): A product manufactured from cement and asbestos fibers, commonly used in the building industry before the early 1980's mainly in the form of sheeting. No longer used because of its asbestos content. Anchor-bolt: A bolt attached to the stumps and bearers [...]

1 05, 2020

Movement of new stumps

2020-06-11T06:38:55+10:00May 1st, 2020|Stump Movement, Sub-floor structure components|Comments Off on 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 these stumps are relatively [...]