Leaking roof’s around Brisbane,

Leaking roof’s around Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS.

These are examples why you would use Peter Weddell for your next Building Inspection in Brisbane. Someone that is prepared to access the roof exterior for a thorough inspection!

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Lack of a tray fitted within the brick chimney (during construction). Flashings must also extend up and behind the tray. Bricks being porous and will allow seepage over extended periods of rain to interior of the building and possibly cause rot to timber also damage to the ceiling linings.

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Down-pipe spreaders:

Leaking due to concentration of water.

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Leaking from a down-pipe spreader causing damage to the ceiling lining and starting to cause rot to part of the timber roof truss.


Valleys often leak in a heavy downpour due to speed of water travelling down the roof face and entering where the valley gutter is usually insufficient in size to cope. I often recommend bedding of the valley tiles to help avoid this problem.

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Damage to ceiling lining caused from consistent leaking.

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