21 08, 2021

Severely altered roof trusses

2021-11-27T16:55:36+10:00August 21st, 2021|Dangerous structures, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Severely altered roof trusses

Alterations of roof trusses causing danger of roof collapsing, what were they thinking?  Severely altered roof trusses. QBIS. Cutting out the bottom chords of these roof trusses to fit a garage door could have proven dangerous, if not for advice from Peter Weddell on how to rectify the problem, economically. Bottom chords (horizontal main [...]

1 07, 2021

Unsafe rotting decks

2021-08-26T18:27:32+10:00July 1st, 2021|Dangerous structures, Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on Unsafe rotting decks

Decks that are unsafe from rotting and their dangers.  Dangers of unsafe rotting decks. QBIS. Rotting of this deck and stairs has made them unsafe, creating a potential danger! This shows the importance of regular checks and maintenance that are needed to avoid hazards occuring to exposed timber decks rotting. What is a [...]

1 07, 2021

Pergola in danger of collapsing

2021-11-26T10:14:53+10:00July 1st, 2021|Dangerous structures|Comments Off on Pergola in danger of collapsing

Danger of pergola collapsing Pergola in danger of collapsing.  This rotting pergola was located directly above a children's play area and could collapse at any time!  QBIS. This serious was was indentified in a building inspection report, alerting the home owner to the danger then alleviated. Exposed timber pergola that is rotting. If [...]

1 07, 2021

Illegal building structures

2021-11-26T16:12:46+10:00July 1st, 2021|Dangerous structures, Illegal structures|Comments Off on Illegal building structures

How illegal building structures can cost you dearly and how to avoid.  Why you must not ignore illegal building structures and how to deal with them, QBIS. If Council search results prove that structures on a property have been built without their approval. The following suggestions may help you in avoiding potentially costly mistakes. [...]

1 07, 2021

Consequences of illegal structures

2021-11-26T17:17:28+10:00July 1st, 2021|Dangerous structures, Illegal structures|Comments Off on Consequences of illegal structures

Illegal structure consequences, dangers and affects on home owners Learn the consequences of illegal structures and how they can potentially affect your resale and possibly insurance. QBIS. Inadequate securing patio roof structure could potentially allow it to collapse! This patio roof structure is secured to a metal fascia that is not designed to [...]

2 07, 2020

Potential collapsing of retaining walls

2021-08-15T18:31:33+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Dangerous structures, Retaining wall problems|Comments Off on Potential collapsing of retaining walls

Potential collapse of retaining walls. Potential collapsing of retaining walls. QBIS. The height of this retaining wall is way beyond the manufacturers recommendations. This wall is deviating from movement. Further movement is highly likely which may cause it to collapse. This type of retaining walls is not suitable for retaining large volumes of soil. [...]

2 07, 2020

Defective roof trusses

2021-11-27T16:18:03+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Dangerous structures, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Defective roof trusses

Learn about these defective roof trusses that are a potential danger. Dangerous defective roof trusses. QBIS. Separation of gang-nail plate and bottom chord, above the supporting roof beam. Separation of a gang-nail plate attached to junction of top and bottom Chords of the roof trusses. The roof truss gang nail plates (securing's that hold [...]

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