new house problems

2 07, 2021

New homes with defects

2021-11-24T14:18:43+10:00July 2nd, 2021|Building design faults, New house problems, Poor methods of construction|Comments Off on New homes with defects

Defects in new homes and problems they cause. New homes with defects. QBIS. Learn how these faults can be avoided and help increase the life expectancy of your new home. Design fault in new homes. Timber mouldings fitted around exterior of windows without flashing protection No flashing to sill of window. Sill timber with [...]

2 07, 2021

Drainage problems with a new house

2021-11-30T11:07:22+10:00July 2nd, 2021|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 became a reality soon after the buyers shifted into this new house. After they were pre-warned, by Peter Weddell of QBIS. Drainage issues: Paved area with less than 50 mm between levels of the outside and inside with inadequate drainage. Water [...]

1 07, 2021

Buildings over boundaries

2021-11-25T05:44:58+10:00July 1st, 2021|Boundary survey importance|Comments Off on Buildings over boundaries

Buildings and their proximity to the boundaries was questionable in the Bracken Ridge area. Buildings over boundaries. QBIS. As you can see in this photo the roof gutters of these new buildings are overlapping. Fences are not an accurate indication of boundary locations. Fences indicated in photo above (arrows). This Google map shows [...]

1 07, 2021

Leaking around window in shower

2021-11-25T17:19:40+10:00July 1st, 2021|Building design faults, New house problems|Comments Off on Leaking around window in shower

Window within shower leaking from poor location and size. Leaking around window in shower. QBIS. With some thought this problem would have been avoided during renovations.  Potential for leaking around window. Seepage is very likely to occur around this window situated within a shower outlet of a newly built home, regardless of how [...]

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