Unit problems

2811, 2017

Misleading advertising

November 28th, 2017|Bathroom, Illegal structures, Misleading advertising, Movement, Non compliant, Unit problems|Comments Off on Misleading advertising

Misleading advertising of a unit. Problems identified in a recent building inspection in a northern suburb of Brisbane recently carried out by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

This unit was advertised as having a self contained compliant unit below it. The seller and agent neglected to mention the following in their advertising.

Ceiling […]

409, 2017

Non compliant unit

September 4th, 2017|New unit problems, Non compliant, Unit problems|Comments Off on Non compliant unit

Non compliant unit in a large complex, identified in a recent building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. In the Taringa area, a Western suburb of Brisbane

Non compliant unit in a large complex. The ceiling height of this room at 2.238 metres is 162 mm under the building code […]

2808, 2017

Non compliant new unit bedroom

August 28th, 2017|New unit problems, Non compliant, Unit problems|Comments Off on Non compliant new unit bedroom

Non compliant new unit bedroom, identified in a recent building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. In the West End area, a Southern suburb of Brisbane.

Non compliant new unit bedroom.  The real estate advertising brochure listed this room as a bedroom, when in actual fact it does not meet the […]

506, 2017

Unit building-movement

June 5th, 2017|Movement, Unit problems|Comments Off on Unit building-movement

Unit building-movement, identified in a recent building inspection carried out in the Windsor area, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

The first and second photos showing movement of a brick pier were taken in the same location of this unit building exterior. The first in 2009 and […]

2205, 2017

Seepage through balcony slabs above units

May 22nd, 2017|Importance of photos & access, New unit problems, Unit problems|Comments Off on Seepage through balcony slabs above units

Seepage through balcony slabs above units identified in a recent building inspection carried out in the Coorparoo area, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

Seepage has occurred through the balcony slabs above these units to ceilings of the unit interiors below them from lack of appropriate water-proofing […]

1302, 2017

Retaining walls

February 13th, 2017|Importance of photos & access, Retaining wall problems, Unit problems|Comments Off on Retaining walls

Problems identified with retaining walls in a recent building inspection carried out in the Ferny Hills area, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.

Another client saved from costly replacing of retaining walls by Peter Weddell!

These photos show why it is important for your inspector to access common […]