Poor building design

2 07, 2020

Gutter design causing rot

2020-08-16T10:23:45+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Roof Problems|Comments Off on Gutter design causing rot

Poor design of guttering causing rot to roof framing, of a home in Westlake, South West of Brisbane. Gutter design causing rot, identified by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service  Roof gutters without eaves are not good building practice. Examples of problems resulting from this bad design are in the following photos. [...]

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 [...]

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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