2 07, 2020

Sub-floor components

2021-07-17T16:14:34+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Building structure illustrations, Building Terminology, Sub-floor structure components, Useful information|Comments Off on Sub-floor components

Sub-floor components. Sub-floor components. Courtesy of Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Helping non-builders gain a better understanding of how timber framed houses are supported and structured. Typical sub-floor construction of a high-set timber house. Split level: Split level section a sub-floor structure. The sub-floor [...]

2 07, 2020

Movement of new stumps

2021-07-04T08:47:01+10:00July 2nd, 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 and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. 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 [...]

3 05, 2020

Building Terminology

2021-07-04T08:52:04+10:00May 3rd, 2020|Building structure illustrations, Building Terminology, Roof structure components, Sub-floor structure components, Useful information|Comments Off on Building Terminology

Common terminology used in the building industry. Building terminology. Courtesy of Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. 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 [...]

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