New renovation problems

2 07, 2021

Rusting columns from design fault

2021-11-24T15:24:42+10:00July 2nd, 2021|New renovation problems, Rusting supporting columns|Comments Off on Rusting columns from design fault

Poor method of construction causing rusting of columns. Rusting columns within slab edges from design and construction fault. Learn why this method of construction should be outlawed and how to avoid. QBIS. This method of construction is impractical and must be avoided at any cost to avoid serious faults it causes.  Rusting columns [...]

1 07, 2021

Incorrect installation of bath-shower

2021-11-25T16:45:38+10:00July 1st, 2021|Bathrooms leaking, Building design faults, Leaking showers, New renovation problems|Comments Off on Incorrect installation of bath-shower

Incorrect installation of a bath and shower base and how to have them corrected. Problems incorrect installation of bath-shower can cause over short and long term. QBIS. When installing a shower tray or bath (with shower above) where they meet the walls must be fitted correctly to avoid seepage and rot occuring to the [...]

1 07, 2021

Rotting of untreated weatherboards

2021-09-08T06:46:02+10:00July 1st, 2021|New renovation problems|Comments Off on Rotting of untreated weatherboards

Weatherboards rotting from being untreated. Rotting of untreated weatherboards. Although these photos of a newly renovated house were taken in 2005,  I thought it would be important to make home buyers or owners aware of the importance of using treated timber as a more suitable exterior cladding. QBIS. Rotting of untreated softwood weatherboards. [...]

1 07, 2021

Improper installation of bath-shower

2021-08-27T18:26:11+10:00July 1st, 2021|New renovation problems|Comments Off on Improper installation of bath-shower

How a bath-shower combination were improperly installed. Problems a improper installation of bath-shower can cause. QBIS. Although not a common fault, seepage will occur from this incorrect installation that is likely to rot concealed walls if it is not removed and properly refitted. Reasons for improper installation of bath-shower. A platform shelf has [...]

1 07, 2021

Inadequate securing of roof structure

2021-11-26T11:12:02+10:00July 1st, 2021|Illegal structures, New renovation problems|Comments Off on Inadequate securing of roof structure

Dangers and importance of roof structure securing. Learn how inadequate securing of a roof structure can be potentially dangerous and how to overcome this fault. QBIS. Risky & potentially dangerous securing: Rafters of this patio roof were secured to the metal fascia with pop rivets, this is a potentially dangerous situation, if it [...]

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