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2 07, 2020

Bathrooms with unwanted smell

2020-08-05T18:20:29+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Useful information|Comments Off on Bathrooms with unwanted smell

Bathrooms with unwanted smell, in the Holland Park area, a Southern suburb of Brisbane, Bathrooms with unwanted smell, courtesy of Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Ever wondered why you have this lingering unwanted smell in your bathroom or ensuite that will not go away. Look no further! Causes of smell: Combination of [...]

1 07, 2020

Sub-floor components

2020-08-06T06:24:33+10:00July 1st, 2020|Building structure illustrations, Building Terminology, Roof structure components, 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. 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 area of this house was suitable for [...]

1 07, 2020

Roof parts and locations

2020-08-07T18:22:39+10:00July 1st, 2020|Building structure illustrations, Roof structure components, Sub-floor structure components, Useful information|Comments Off on Roof parts and locations

Parts of a roof and their locations. Roof parts and locations. Courtesy of Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Older roof construction showing locations of its parts Photo of a hand cut conventional pitched roof with its components. Problems with roof structure shown in the above photo: The Barap Bolt brackets were [...]

2 05, 2020

Building Terminology

2020-07-16T06:23:30+10:00May 2nd, 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 [...]

30 04, 2020

Thermal imaging camera facts

2020-07-24T06:28:22+10:00April 30th, 2020|Thermal imaging cameras, Useful information|Comments Off on Thermal imaging camera facts

Thermal imaging camera facts  Don't be conned! Some facts on Thermal imaging cameras Thermal imaging devices are handy as a tool to verify what the inspector must already know but must not be relied upon as the only means to determine a problem. Thermal Imaging devices have been designed to pick up temperature variations only!  They are not an [...]