roof problems

2 07, 2021

Inadequate roof truss support

2021-11-30T11:00:11+10:00July 2nd, 2021|Building design faults, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Inadequate roof truss support

Learn how inadequate roof truss support can be potentially dangerous. Dangerous inadequate roof truss support. QBIS. 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 should have extended over the supporting truncated/girder truss. Bottom [...]

1 07, 2021

Roof inspection importance

2021-11-24T16:10:47+10:00July 1st, 2021|Roof Problems|Comments Off on Roof inspection importance

Learn how building inspectors can cost you money if they do not access a roof. Learn the importance of a roof inspection and how it may potentially save you money in renegotiation and compensation if faults are identified. QBIS. A badly damaged roof not identified by previous building inspector. This roof was damaged [...]

1 07, 2021

Concealed boxgutter causing defects

2021-08-26T17:56:45+10:00July 1st, 2021|Roof leaking, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Concealed boxgutter causing defects

Boxgutter causing serious defects and how to overcome them.  Learn how concealed boxgutter causing defects can affect your house and how to rectify. QBIS.  Damage caused by concealed box gutters overflowing. Combination of the box gutter being undersize, lack of relief holes also insufficient number of down-pipe outlets is causing numerous problems to [...]

1 07, 2021

Leaking roof’s around Brisbane

2021-11-30T11:36:00+10:00July 1st, 2021|Roof Problems|Comments Off on Leaking roof’s around Brisbane

Common places for roof leaking to occur. Learn about leaking roof's around Brisbane. 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! Ph: 3222 4383. Chimney's will leak if not correctly flashed: [...]

1 07, 2021

Undersized box gutters

2021-11-26T10:02:09+10:00July 1st, 2021|Roof Problems|Comments Off on Undersized box gutters

How undersized box gutters can cause damage.  What you need to know about undersized Box gutters, their impact and how to overcome their problems. QBIS. Problems with undersized box gutter and this roof. Roof sheeting was too short. Gutter was secured where water travels Rotting of the ceiling linings below indicate the gutter [...]

1 07, 2021

Sagging of roof gable overhang

2021-11-27T15:37:36+10:00July 1st, 2021|Roof Problems|Comments Off on Sagging of roof gable overhang

Causes of roof gable overhang to sag. Learn why sagging of a roof gable overhang occurs and how to alleviate before it develops into a more serious problem. QBIS. Poor method of supporting a gable overhang causing it to sag. I would not recommend this method of supporting a gable overhang in roof [...]

1 07, 2021

Rusted roofs around Brisbane

2021-11-26T16:26:00+10:00July 1st, 2021|Roof Problems|Comments Off on Rusted roofs around Brisbane

Rusted roofs and the importance of regular checking. Rusted roofs around Brisbane, problems they can cause, tips on how to maintain your roof and what to look for. These photos show how important it is to employ someone trusted to check the roof exterior. QBIS. Long term problems rusted roof sheeting and inadequate [...]

1 07, 2021

Barap bolts & roof support

2021-11-27T15:43:00+10:00July 1st, 2021|Roof Problems|Comments Off on Barap bolts & roof support

Learn how Barap Bolts were used to support roof structures in difficult situations. How Barap bolts & roof support were an essential part of roof construction in the 70's. QBIS. What is a Barap bolt? A metal rod with a thread at each end. Fitted through one or two u shaped bracket located [...]

2 07, 2020

Defective roof trusses

2021-11-27T16:18:03+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Dangerous structures, Roof Problems|Comments Off on Defective roof trusses

Learn about these defective roof trusses that are a potential danger. Dangerous defective roof trusses. QBIS. 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 bottom Chords of the roof trusses. The roof truss gang nail plates (securing's that hold [...]

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