2 07, 2021

Drainage problems with a new house

2021-11-30T11:07:22+10:00July 2nd, 2021|Building design faults, Drainage problems, New house problems|Comments Off on Drainage problems with a new house

Drainage problems with a new house. Problems with drainage to a new house became a reality soon after the buyers shifted into this new house. After they were pre-warned, by Peter Weddell of QBIS. Drainage issues: Paved area with less than 50 mm between levels of the outside and inside with inadequate drainage. Water [...]

2 07, 2021

Drainage causing rusting columns

2021-11-30T11:05:20+10:00July 2nd, 2021|Drainage problems, Rusting supporting columns|Comments Off on Drainage causing rusting columns

Importance of proper drainage to avoid major problems to building supports Drainage issues causing rusting columns. QBIS. Drainage issues causing rusting columns Ponding of water causing rust around the bases of these steel columns that are supporting this house. This has affected their structural ability in supporting the house, requiring replacing of [...]

1 07, 2021

Converted garages-seepage and rising damp

2021-11-25T17:29:48+10:00July 1st, 2021|Drainage problems, Garage conversions to living areas|Comments Off on Converted garages-seepage and rising damp

Seepage and rising damp in converted garages. Learn why converted garages-seepage and rising damp are not a good mix. Also the reasons why garages cannot be practically transformed into living areas without creating significant problems. QBIS. Serious problems that will occur from rising damp in a converted garage. Will cause rotting of timber. [...]

1 07, 2021

Unlicensed inspectors mistakes

2021-11-25T17:43:20+10:00July 1st, 2021|Drainage problems, Rising Damp, Unlicensed building-pest inspectors|Comments Off on Unlicensed inspectors mistakes

Costly omissions in building inspection reports by unlicensed inspectors. Unlicensed inspectors mistakes that have cost home buyers a lot of money. The above photo showing water under the house was not mentioned in a report carried by an unlicensed inspector working for a large building inspection company. Neither were the following faults. QBIS. [...]

1 07, 2021

Flooding of an apartment garage

2021-09-25T14:42:28+10:00July 1st, 2021|Drainage problems, Flooding & effects, Seepage, Unit problems|Comments Off on Flooding of an apartment garage

Common fault with flooding of apartment garages. What you need to know about flooding of an apartment garage also steps you need to take. QBIS.  Inadequate drainage to garages of apartment complex. The sub-floor level garages of this unit building were below the ground levels on all four sides also below the flood [...]

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