1 06, 2021

Roof access

2021-07-08T19:03:54+10:00June 1st, 2021|Roof Problems|Comments Off on Roof access

Roof access. Roof problem in the Springwood area, a Southern suburb of Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. This roof was badly damaged from bending of the roof sheets to create fall rather than join the roof at its middle and have a [...]

1 06, 2021

Undersized box gutter-Bulimba

2021-07-06T06:13:24+10:00June 1st, 2021|Roof Problems|Comments Off on Undersized box gutter-Bulimba

Undersized box gutter-Bulimba, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane,  Undersized Box gutter in Bulimba. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Undersized box gutter with insufficient width and depth, lack of relief holes also securing through lower section of the gutter. Roof sheeting was also too [...]

1 06, 2021

Roof structure supported by Barap bolts-Kawana Downs

2021-07-06T06:29:54+10:00June 1st, 2021|Roof Problems|Comments Off on Roof structure supported by Barap bolts-Kawana Downs

Roof structure supported by Barap bolts-Kawana Downs, a Western suburb of Brisbane. Barap bolts supporting a roof structure in Kawana Downs. Courtesy of Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service, qbis  What are Barap bolts? A metal rod with a thread at each end. Fitted through [...]

2 07, 2020

Leaking roof’s around Brisbane

2021-07-01T07:25:30+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Roof Problems|Comments Off on Leaking roof’s around Brisbane

Leaking roof's around Brisbane, Leaking roof's around Brisbane, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. These are examples why you would use Peter Weddell for your next Building Inspection in Brisbane. Someone that is prepared to access the roof exterior for a thorough inspection! Chimney: [...]

2 07, 2020

Concealed boxgutter causing defects

2021-07-01T07:15:09+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Roof leaking, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Concealed boxgutter causing defects

Boxgutter causing defects, in Chapel Hill a Western suburb of Brisbane. Concealed boxgutter causing defects. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS.  Undersized and insufficient number of down-pipe outlets, below this box gutter. Movement caused by box gutter problems Concealed boxgutter causing defects. Important points: [...]

2 07, 2020

Sagging of roof gable overhang

2021-06-29T06:16:23+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Roof Problems|Comments Off on Sagging of roof gable overhang

Overhang of roof gable causing sagging. Sagging of roof gable overhang, identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. I would not recommend this method of supporting a gable overhang in roof construction. As it relies upon the gang nails attached to the outriggers to [...]

2 07, 2020

Rusted roofs around Brisbane

2021-06-29T16:53:32+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Roof Problems|Comments Off on Rusted roofs around Brisbane

Rusted roofs around Brisbane. Inspected by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Rusted roofs around Brisbane. These photos show how important it is to employ someone trusted to check the roof exterior. Importance of roof access: This rusted roof that could not be identified from [...]

2 07, 2020

Dangerous defective roof trusses

2021-07-04T08:41:43+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Dangerous structures, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Dangerous defective roof trusses

Defective roof trusses being dangerous, in Mount Gravatt, a Southern suburb of Brisbane, Dangerous defective roof trusses, identified in a building inspection by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Separation of gang-nail plate and bottom chord, above the supporting roof beam. Separation of a gang-nail [...]

2 07, 2020

Dangerous inadequate roof support

2021-07-04T08:48:26+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Building design faults, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Dangerous inadequate roof support

Dangerous inadequate roof support, in Albany Creek, North of Brisbane. Dangerous inadequate roof truss support. Inspected and identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Wrong method of support: This is not the correct way to support and secure roof trusses at the junction of [...]

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