Stump Movement

2 07, 2021

Movement of new stumps

2021-11-24T16:03:19+10:00July 2nd, 2021|Stump Movement, Sub-floor structure components|Comments Off on Movement of new stumps

Movement of new stumps. Movement of new stumps. Although the timber stumps were relatively recently fitted to support this traditional Queenslander house. The floor of two levels was sloping in different directions either from movement or poor fitting of the stumps. QBIS. As you can see these stumps are relatively new. The floor structure [...]

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

Rotting of house stumps

2021-11-26T11:07:44+10:00July 1st, 2021|Stump Movement|Comments Off on Rotting of house stumps

House stumps rotting and problems they cause. Rotting of house stumps, previously inspected by an engineer carrying out a building inspection that concluded them acceptable and structurally sound! Accepting the report with its considerable understatment could have proved costly for the buyer. Peter Weddell produced a more accurate report on the true condition and [...]

1 07, 2021

Stump movement and alternatives

2021-11-26T15:43:00+10:00July 1st, 2021|Stump Movement|Comments Off on Stump movement and alternatives

Stump movement and alternatives. Alternatives to stumps that have moved also causes of movement. Packing is often fitted to tops of stumps from movement (since original construction) or incorrect fitting of the stumps. The latter is very unlikely with a house built in the particular era. Neither are good practice. QBIS. Two things [...]

2 07, 2020

Rotting timber stumps

2021-11-29T15:10:03+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Stump Movement|Comments Off on Rotting timber stumps

Rotting timber stumps. Rotting timber stumps. QBIS. Concrete is often poured around bases of old rotten and termite damaged stumps to conceal damage. The first photo shows a timber stump that at first glance appears to be in reasonable condition, but the next closeup photo tells a different story, by showing the true condition [...]

2 07, 2020

Queenslander style house faults

2021-08-15T18:56:40+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Building movement, Dangers of buying property over the internet!, Deck & veranda problems, Stump Movement|Comments Off on Queenslander style house faults

Faults with a queenslander style of house. Extensive and significant faults identified in a Queenslander style house in Ipswich. QBIS. Inspection of a property in the Ipswich area for an interstate buyer that had not seen the property apart from photos posted on the internet. Fortunately the client had the common sense not to accept [...]

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