design faults

2 07, 2020

Impractical house design trends

2020-08-18T06:39:56+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Building design faults, New house problems, Poor methods of construction|0 Comments

Impractical house design trends, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Impractical house design trends to a relatively new house causing problems early in its life. […]

1 07, 2020

New home with long term defects

2020-08-08T15:03:06+10:00July 1st, 2020|Building design faults, New house problems|Comments Off on New home with long term defects

Long term defects to a new home. New home with long term defects. Inspected by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service Open deck seepage problem: Open balconies are most likely to give problems, no matter how well they are drained and water-proofed. Concealed drains are prone to blocking. Water-proofing is likely to [...]

1 07, 2020

Defects to home from poor design

2020-08-22T17:06:21+10:00July 1st, 2020|Building design faults, New house problems, Poor methods of construction|0 Comments

Poor design causing defects to a home, in Albany Creek, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, Defects to home from poor design. Inspected by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Poor design causing issues with this dwelling: The exposed bearers have no protection from the weather. Securings to steel supporting columns with inadequate [...]

1 07, 2020

Impractical design of a new unit

2020-08-23T07:52:19+10:00July 1st, 2020|Building design faults, New unit problems, Poor methods of construction|Comments Off on Impractical design of a new unit

New Unit and impractical design, in Corinda, a Western suburb of Brisbane. Impractical design of a new unit, by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. With frequent severe weather conditions encountered in Queensland, combined with the following: Undersize surface drains. Insufficient height difference between paving levels and top of the living area [...]

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