rising damp

2 07, 2020

High-set house conversion defects

2020-08-16T19:43:23+10:00July 2nd, 2020|High-set vs 2 storey house|Comments Off on High-set house conversion defects

Defects associated with a high-set house conversion to a 2 storey house. High-set house conversion defects. Courtesty of Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Undulation of the upper level external brick walls indicating footing movement. Significant movement of the lower external brick walls. Extensive movement to the upper level internal walls caused [...]

2 07, 2020

Non-legal living rooms

2020-08-17T05:46:31+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Rooms not suitable for habitation|Comments Off on Non-legal living rooms

Rooms that are non-legal and not suitable for living use. Non-legal living rooms. Identified by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service  The prospective buyer of this property was mislead into believing he could rent out a non-legal living area to help pay off the mortgage. Without spending too much money on it, [...]

1 07, 2020

Converted garages-seepage and rising damp

2020-08-20T06:32:57+10:00July 1st, 2020|Drainage problems, Garage conversions to living areas|Comments Off on Converted garages-seepage and rising damp

Converted garages-seepage and rising damp Converted garages-seepage and rising damp, identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Evidence of rising damp causing the carpet to rot: Rising damp can also cause deterioration to timber Attract termites Cause health problems with inhabitants. Mould to surface of the concrete also back of the [...]

1 07, 2020

Slab rising damp defect

2020-08-23T06:48:10+10:00July 1st, 2020|Rising Damp|Comments Off on Slab rising damp defect

Defect of rising damp to slab, in Sinnamon Park, a Southern suburb of Brisbane, Slab rising damp defect. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service Moisture meter gauge: Although the moisture meter readings were only slightly higher than usual, this can be misleading if it has not rained for a while. [...]

1 07, 2020

Rising-damp and seepage to an apartment

2020-08-25T07:03:13+10:00July 1st, 2020|New unit problems, Poor methods of construction, Rising Damp, Seepage|Comments Off on Rising-damp and seepage to an apartment

Apartment with rising damp and seepage issue, in Fortitude Valley, an inner suburb of Brisbane Rising-damp and seepage to an apartment. Seepage & rising damp has occurred through retaining walls located on two boundaries of this apartment property. The walls where retaining soil were not  appropriately drained and waterproofed, during their construction. Access to rectify [...]

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