roof problems

2 07, 2020

Sagging of roof gable overhang

2020-08-16T17:38:44+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. 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 stop it from sagging. In most cases [...]

2 07, 2020

Rusted roofs around Brisbane

2020-08-05T06:26:54+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Roof Problems|Comments Off on Rusted roofs around Brisbane

Rusted roofs around Brisbane. By Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. 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 the ground level or from the roof interior. [...]

1 07, 2020

Leaking roof’s around Brisbane

2020-08-19T18:20:36+10:00July 1st, 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. 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: Lack of a tray fitted within the [...]

1 07, 2020

Concealed boxgutter causing defects

2020-08-20T19:14:02+10:00July 1st, 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.  Undersized and insufficient number of down-pipe outlets, below this box gutter. Movement caused by box gutter problems Concealed boxgutter causing defects. Important points: Replacing the concealed boxgutter would be very [...]

1 07, 2020

Dangerous defective roof trusses

2020-08-26T06:20:46+10:00July 1st, 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. Separation of gang-nail plate and bottom chord, above the supporting roof beam. Separation of a gang-nail plate attached to junction of top and [...]

1 07, 2020

Dangerous inadequate roof support

2020-08-27T06:41:40+10:00July 1st, 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, identified by Peter Weddell owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Wrong method of support: This is not the correct way to support and secure roof trusses at the junction of a hipped roof. Top chords of the hip trusses [...]

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