21 08, 2021

Severely altered roof trusses

2021-11-27T16:55:36+10:00August 21st, 2021|Dangerous structures, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Severely altered roof trusses

Alterations of roof trusses causing danger of roof collapsing, what were they thinking?  Severely altered roof trusses. QBIS. Cutting out the bottom chords of these roof trusses to fit a garage door could have proven dangerous, if not for advice from Peter Weddell on how to rectify the problem, economically. Bottom chords (horizontal main [...]

2 07, 2021

Significant bowing roof trusses

2021-11-27T16:45:56+10:00July 2nd, 2021|Dangerous roof structures, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Significant bowing roof trusses

Roof trusses bowing and their danger, in Forest Lake a Southern suburb of Brisbane. Significant bowing roof trusses. The buyer was made aware and got a reduction in the buying price to be compensated for this serious and potentially dangerous problem. QBIS. Sideways bowing of roof trusses: Roof trusses supporting this concrete tiled [...]

2 07, 2021

Inadequate roof truss support

2021-11-30T11:00:11+10:00July 2nd, 2021|Building design faults, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Inadequate roof truss support

Learn how inadequate roof truss support can be potentially dangerous. Dangerous inadequate roof truss support. QBIS. 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 should have extended over the supporting truncated/girder truss. Bottom [...]

1 07, 2021

Inadequate securing of roof structure

2021-11-26T11:12:02+10:00July 1st, 2021|Illegal structures, New renovation problems|Comments Off on Inadequate securing of roof structure

Dangers and importance of roof structure securing. Learn how inadequate securing of a roof structure can be potentially dangerous and how to overcome this fault. QBIS. Risky & potentially dangerous securing: Rafters of this patio roof were secured to the metal fascia with pop rivets, this is a potentially dangerous situation, if it [...]

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