Retaining wall problems

2 07, 2021

Faulty new retaining wall

2021-11-24T15:01:54+10:00July 2nd, 2021|Retaining wall problems|Comments Off on Faulty new retaining wall

New retaining wall built with faults. This faulty new retaining wall was identified in a building inspection report by QBIS. The home owner saved money from the purchase price being reduced considerably. This saved them far more than the report cost. New retaining block wall without reinforcing. Close-up showing lack of concrete core [...]

1 07, 2021

Retaining wall and stump movement

2021-08-27T19:07:08+10:00July 1st, 2021|Retaining wall problems, Stump Movement, Understated Inspection Reports|Comments Off on Retaining wall and stump movement

Stumps leaning from retaining wall movement. Pressure from retaining wall and stump movement. QBIS. This serious problem was also causing the house to move. Access to replace the retaining wall and stumps was not possible to achieve using machinary because of limited access and no boundary clearance because of the building age. Considerable [...]

1 07, 2021

Dangers of retaining wall movement

2021-11-26T15:19:47+10:00July 1st, 2021|Retaining wall problems|Comments Off on Dangers of retaining wall movement

Learn how retaining walls can become a potential danger when using the wrong products in their construction. Retaining wall movement dangers. These unsuitable retaining walls have moved considerably, needing to be removed and replaced. Due to limited access with machinery, replacing them would be labour intensive and very costly. QBIS. Huge bulge to [...]

2 07, 2020

Potential collapsing of retaining walls

2021-08-15T18:31:33+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Dangerous structures, Retaining wall problems|Comments Off on Potential collapsing of retaining walls

Potential collapse of retaining walls. Potential collapsing of retaining walls. QBIS. The height of this retaining wall is way beyond the manufacturers recommendations. This wall is deviating from movement. Further movement is highly likely which may cause it to collapse. This type of retaining walls is not suitable for retaining large volumes of soil. [...]

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