dangerous roof structure

10 03, 2021

Dangerous alteration of roof trusses

2021-03-10T16:26:50+10:00March 10th, 2021|Dangerous structures, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Dangerous alteration of roof trusses

Alterations of roof trusses causing danger of roof collapsing. Dangerous alteration of roof trusses. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service.  Dangerous alteration to roof trusses, what were they thinking?  Cutting out the main supports of these roof trusses to fit this garage door could have proven dangerous, if [...]

1 07, 2020

Inadequate securing of roof structure

2020-08-21T06:22:18+10:00July 1st, 2020|Illegal structures, New renovation problems|Comments Off on Inadequate securing of roof structure

Inadequate securing of roof structure, Inadequate securing of roof structure. Identified in a building inspection, carried out by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Risky & Dangerous: Rafters of this patio roof were secured to the metal fascia with pop rivets, this is potentially dangerous, if it collapses! The opposite ends of [...]

1 07, 2020

Bowing of roof trusses-Danger

2020-08-22T17:01:20+10:00July 1st, 2020|Dangerous roof structures, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Bowing of roof trusses-Danger

Roof trusses bowing and their danger, in Forest Lake a Southern suburb of Brisbane. Bowing of roof trusses-Danger. Identified by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Sideways bowing of roof trusses: Roof trusses supporting this concrete tiled roof were bowed sideways considerably, some as much as 100 mm. This degree of bowing [...]

1 07, 2020

Dangerous inadequate roof support

2020-08-27T06:41:40+10:00July 1st, 2020|Building design faults, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Dangerous inadequate roof support

Dangerous inadequate roof support, in Albany Creek, North of Brisbane. Dangerous inadequate roof truss support, identified by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Wrong method of support: This is not the correct way to support and secure roof trusses at the junction of a hipped roof. Top chords of the hip trusses [...]

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