2 07, 2020

Rusting of building supports

2021-08-15T17:00:46+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Rusting supporting columns|Comments Off on Rusting of building supports

Building supports rusting Rusting of building supports. QBIS. Another supporting steel column that has rusted way beyond repair. Footings must extend at least 100 mm above the soil level, this is a building code of Australia requirement. Water has accumulated around the base of this steel column causing significant rusting. Significantly rusted steel column [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

2 07, 2020

Rusted columns supporting a house

2021-08-22T15:42:50+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Rusting supporting columns|Comments Off on Rusted columns supporting a house

Rusted columns supporting a house. Rusted columns supporting a house. QBIS.  Problem: Additional concrete has been poured over rusted sections of these steel columns. This is not a good idea, further rusting of the columns is causing the concrete to crack (from corners of the columns) Preferable rectification: Remove the rusted columns and its [...]

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