1 07, 2021

Seepage above unit garage

2021-11-25T06:04:38+10:00July 1st, 2021|Seepage, Unit problems|Comments Off on Seepage above unit garage

Improper method of correcting deterioration to concrete slab. Seepage through slab above a unit garage causing damage to concrete. QBIS. Inspection of a unit complex common area identified this serious problem of seepage causing concrete to deteriorate. The underground garages have a concrete slab above them with grass and soil over the top. [...]

1 07, 2021

Subfloor seepage problems

2021-11-25T17:48:43+10:00July 1st, 2021|Seepage|Comments Off on Subfloor seepage problems

Learn how seepage to a sub-floor area will affect inhabitants of a house. Subfloor seepage causing problems below a timber floor of a large house. QBIS. This problem will not only cause rotting of sub-floor timber but may also cause health problems with the occupants. Paving and soil levels causing serious problems. These [...]

1 07, 2021

Damage to concrete from seepage

2021-08-27T17:49:19+10:00July 1st, 2021|Seepage|Comments Off on Damage to concrete from seepage

Seepage causing damage to concrete. Damage to concrete from seepage, how to rectify. QBIS.  Seepage through paving is causing deterioration of concrete of the sub-floor area below. Although not significant at this stage it will continue and can become costly to rectify the longer it is left without being repaired. It is much better to [...]

1 07, 2021

Flooding of an apartment garage

2021-09-25T14:42:28+10:00July 1st, 2021|Drainage problems, Flooding & effects, Seepage, Unit problems|Comments Off on Flooding of an apartment garage

Common fault with flooding of apartment garages. What you need to know about flooding of an apartment garage also steps you need to take. QBIS.  Inadequate drainage to garages of apartment complex. The sub-floor level garages of this unit building were below the ground levels on all four sides also below the flood [...]

2 07, 2020

Exposed balcony allowing seepage

2021-08-15T18:40:37+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Deck & veranda problems, Seepage|Comments Off on Exposed balcony allowing seepage

Balcony exposure allowing seepage. Exposed balcony allowing seepage to interior of a house. Seepage has occurred through this exposed balcony to a living area below, causing damage and sagging to the ceiling lining. QBIS. Rectification required: Remove the floor tiles and sheeting from the balcony also any damaged timber and/or linings. Fit new sheeting suitable [...]

2 07, 2020

Rising-damp and seepage to an apartment

2021-08-15T19:04:44+10:00July 2nd, 2020|New unit problems, Poor methods of construction, Rising Damp, Seepage|Comments Off on Rising-damp and seepage to an apartment

Apartment with rising damp and seepage issue. Rising-damp and seepage to an apartment. Seepage & rising damp has occurred through retaining walls located on two boundaries of this apartment property. QBIS. The walls where retaining soil were not  appropriately drained and waterproofed, during their construction. Access to rectify the problem could not be achieved [...]

2 07, 2020

Rising damp & seepage in a apartment

2021-08-15T19:16:16+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Building design faults, Poor methods of construction, Seepage, Unit problems|Comments Off on Rising damp & seepage in a apartment

Rising damp & seepage to an new apartment. Rising damp & seepage in a apartment. QBIS.  Problem: High moisture meter readings to a lower living area of this new apartment built into an embankment. The moisture meter were much greater than what would be considered normal. Even though new slabs can show higher readings [...]

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