1 07, 2021

Poor gutter design causing rot

2021-08-19T11:06:22+10:00July 1st, 2021|Roof Problems|Comments Off on Poor gutter design causing rot

Learn how poor design of guttering is causing rotting of roof framing. Poor gutter design causing rot. Learn how to alleviate this serious fault. QBIS.  Roof gutters without eaves are not good building practice. Some examples of problems resulting from this poor design of roof gutter! How poor gutter design is causing rot to [...]

2 07, 2020

Drainage problems with a new house

2021-08-15T17:48:24+10:00July 2nd, 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 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 [...]

2 07, 2020

Impractical design of a new unit

2021-08-15T18:36:05+10:00July 2nd, 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. Impractical design of a new unit. QBIS. 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 slabs. Water entry is likely to occur to interior of this new unit in adverse [...]

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