Sub-floor structure components

1 01, 2020

Sub-floor structure components

2020-01-17T15:33:27+10:00January 1st, 2020|Building Terminology, Roof structure components, Sub-floor structure components, Useful information|Comments Off on Sub-floor structure components

Sub-floor structure components, courtesy of Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Example of components that form a sub-floor structure, to help unqualified people better understand how a timber framed house is supported and structured. Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service, for all your independent Building Inspections Brisbane. Sub-floor: Typical sub-floor construction of a high-set [...]

1 11, 2019

Roof structure components

2020-01-17T15:32:22+10:00November 1st, 2019|Building Terminology, Roof structure components, Sub-floor structure components, Useful information|Comments Off on Roof structure components

Roof structure components. 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 above photo: [...]

1 11, 2019

Building Terminology

2020-01-17T15:38:03+10:00November 1st, 2019|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 [...]

30 10, 2019

New stump problems

2019-12-24T17:23:38+10:00October 30th, 2019|Stump Movement, Sub-floor structure components|Comments Off on New stump problems

New stump problems, identified in a building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service in a Western suburb of Brisbane, Taringa 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 [...]