1 07, 2021

Incorrect installation of bath-shower

2021-09-02T07:38:57+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

2021-09-14T10:13:26+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 [...]

2 07, 2020

Rusting columns from design fault

2021-08-15T17:25:06+10:00July 2nd, 2020|New renovation problems, Rusting supporting columns|Comments Off on Rusting columns from design fault

Rusting columns from design fault Rusting columns from design fault. QBIS. Rusting column within slab to corner of a sub-floor extension. Problems with columns rusting from faulty design: Rust has occurred to columns within the slab edges. This will cause cracking of the slab as further rusting occurs. Likely to allow potential termite access [...]

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