Deck & veranda problems

1 07, 2021

Veranda’s with unsuitable flooring

2021-09-02T17:46:15+10:00July 1st, 2021|Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on Veranda’s with unsuitable flooring

Unsuitable flooring for use on Veranda's. Learn why veranda's with flooring that is unsuitable for outdoor use is a poor choice and the reasons why. Also recommendations on ensuring a greater life expectancy of your veranda. QBIS. Unsuitable flooring for veranda's. Flooring ends show tongue and groove flooring, used on this exposed veranda. [...]

1 07, 2021

Deck dangers around Brisbane

2021-09-03T07:11:07+10:00July 1st, 2021|Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on Deck dangers around Brisbane

How decks can be dangerous and how to alleviate.  Learn about deck dangers around brisbane also how to avoid them with practical solutions on maintaining decks. QBIS. Why it is not advisable to construct a deck without a roof above it. Exposed timber rots very quickly (even if treated). Railings and structural supports [...]

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

Leaking from a veranda

2021-08-27T15:54:30+10:00July 1st, 2021|Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on Leaking from a veranda

Leaking from a veranda occuring in a storm. Why leaking from a veranda is occuring and how it can be fixed. QBIS.  Cause of leaking is most often from absence of flashings where the veranda is attached to a house. This is a common omission with many builders. No flashings fitted where this [...]

1 07, 2021

Dangerous defects with decks and verandas

2021-08-15T15:01:24+10:00July 1st, 2021|Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on Dangerous defects with decks and verandas

What defects make verandas and decks potentially dangerous. Learn how decks and verandas with dangerous defects can be dangerous if not checked and maintained on a regular basis.  QBIS. Here are some examples of Queenslander style houses with veranda's built using a similar method of construction to a deck that collapsed in recent years, [...]

1 07, 2021

Veranda’s without flashing causing seepage

2021-08-19T13:19:14+10:00July 1st, 2021|Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on Veranda’s without flashing causing seepage

Learn why veranda's need flashing to avoid seepage and rot. Problems caused from veranda's without flashing causing seepage and how to avoid. QBIS. Lack of flashings fitted to veranda's is a common fault that can easily be avoided Seepage will occur from this veranda to the living areas below, this is dependent on [...]

2 07, 2020

Balcony collapse danger

2021-11-27T15:04:41+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Deck & veranda problems|Comments Off on Balcony collapse danger

Balcony in danger of collapsing. Balcony collapse danger. This balcony is potentially dangerous due to height of the perimeter railings being under the Building Code requirement of 1 metre. QBIS.  Deteriorating rusting securings: Rusting bolts securing beams of this balcony are causing fracturing to the supporting post below the structure. Hot dip galvanised bolts must [...]

2 07, 2020

Exposed balcony allowing seepage

2021-08-15T18:40:37+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Deck & veranda problems, Seepage|Comments Off on Exposed balcony allowing seepage

Balcony exposure allowing seepage. Exposed balcony allowing seepage to interior of a house. Seepage has occurred through this exposed balcony to a living area below, causing damage and sagging to the ceiling lining. QBIS. Rectification required: Remove the floor tiles and sheeting from the balcony also any damaged timber and/or linings. Fit new sheeting suitable [...]

2 07, 2020

Queenslander style house faults

2021-08-15T18:56:40+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Building movement, Dangers of buying property over the internet!, Deck & veranda problems, Stump Movement|Comments Off on Queenslander style house faults

Faults with a queenslander style of house. Extensive and significant faults identified in a Queenslander style house in Ipswich. QBIS. Inspection of a property in the Ipswich area for an interstate buyer that had not seen the property apart from photos posted on the internet. Fortunately the client had the common sense not to accept [...]

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