1 07, 2021

Converted garages-seepage and rising damp

2021-09-02T14:49:37+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

2021-09-04T15:59:39+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. [...]

2 07, 2020

Flooding of an apartment garage

2021-08-15T16:59:24+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Drainage problems, Flooding & effects, Seepage, Unit problems|Comments Off on Flooding of an apartment garage

Garage of an apartment, flooding. Flooding of an apartment garage. QBIS.  Inadequate drainage: The sub-floor level of this unit building was below the ground levels on all four sides also below the flood level in the area, making it reliant upon an electric pump to remove excess water. Blocked drain: As you can see [...]

2 07, 2020

Drainage problems with a new house

2021-08-15T17:48:24+10:00July 2nd, 2020|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, 2020

Drainage issues rusting of columns

2021-08-15T18:27:26+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Drainage problems, Rusting supporting columns|Comments Off on Drainage issues rusting of columns

Rusting of columns caused from issues with drainage Drainage issues rusting of columns. QBIS. 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 the columns. Inappropriate footing to soil level: The concrete footing [...]

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