new house problems

1 07, 2020

Boundary location

2020-11-18T05:58:23+10:00July 1st, 2020|Boundary survey importance|Comments Off on Boundary location

Boundary location was questionable in the Bracken Ridge area, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, Boundary Location by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. As you can see in this photo the roof gutters of these new buildings are overlapping, this does not comply with local Council requirements. Fence and boundary location: [...]

1 07, 2020

Leaking around window in shower

2020-08-19T18:26:28+10:00July 1st, 2020|Building design faults, New house problems|Comments Off on Leaking around window in shower

Window within shower leaking, in the Mitchelton area, a Northern suburb of Brisbane, Leaking around window in shower. Identified by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Seepage is very likely to occur around this window situated within a shower outlet of a newly built home, regardless of how well sealed the window [...]

1 07, 2020

New homes with design defects

2020-08-20T06:19:29+10:00July 1st, 2020|Building design faults, New house problems, Poor methods of construction|Comments Off on New homes with design defects

Design defects with new homes, New homes with design defects. By Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Well designed and practically built new homes can avoid faults from developing in the short and long term. Common design faults: Builders seem to have lost sight of importance of fitting flashing's around openings and [...]

1 07, 2020

Drainage problems with a new house

2020-08-22T06:53:04+10:00July 1st, 2020|Building design faults, Drainage problems, New house problems|Comments Off on Drainage problems with a new house

Drainage problems with a new house. Problems with drainage to a new house. Problems became a reality soon after the buyers shifted into this new house. After they were pre-warned, by Peter Weddell in his inspection report. Drainage issues: Paved area with less than 50 mm between levels of the outside and inside with inadequate [...]

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