1 03, 2021

Movement of unit complex in Hamilton

2021-06-28T16:45:28+10:00March 1st, 2021|Building movement, Unit problems|Comments Off on Movement of unit complex in Hamilton

Movement of unit complex in Hamilton, a North East suburb of Brisbane, carried out by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Undulation to exterior of this unit building caused by movement. Any building inspector that is not prepared to look at the building exterior would miss [...]

2 07, 2020

Foundation movement in townhouses

2021-06-29T06:06:43+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Building movement, Unit problems|Comments Off on Foundation movement in townhouses

Townhouses with movement of their foundations, How foundation movement in townhouses can be overlooked by building inspectors, if they are not prepared to look at the building exterior. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Here is movement of a brick pier was taken [...]

2 07, 2020

New apartment with illegal bedroom

2021-07-03T07:41:18+10:00July 2nd, 2020|New unit problems, Unit problems|Comments Off on New apartment with illegal bedroom

Illegal bedroom in a new apartment. In New Farm, an inner City suburb of Brisbane. New apartment with illegal bedroom. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS.  Ceiling height being too low and not complying with building code requirements. No fixed ventilation from exterior [...]

2 07, 2020

Seepage through slab above units

2021-07-03T07:54:49+10:00July 2nd, 2020|New unit problems, Unit problems|Comments Off on Seepage through slab above units

Seepage through slabs to ceilings of units below, in Coorparoo, an Eastern suburb of Brisbane, Seepage through slab above units. Identified By Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Seepage problems: Seepage has occurred through the balcony slab above these units to ceilings of the unit interiors [...]

2 07, 2020

Non-compliant apartment

2021-07-03T08:00:16+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Illegal structures, Unit problems|Comments Off on Non-compliant apartment

Apartment that was non-compliant for living use, in Clayfield, a northern suburb of Brisbane Non-compliant apartment. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. This unit was advertised as having a self contained unit below it. The seller and agent failed to mention the following in [...]

2 07, 2020

Water entry to an apartment

2021-07-03T08:08:35+10:00July 2nd, 2020|New unit problems, Unit problems|Comments Off on Water entry to an apartment

Water entry from balcony to an apartment,  in Toowong, a Western suburb of Brisbane. Water entry to apartment from balcony. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service and Queensland Building Inspection Service, QBIS. Inadequate relief: Reliefs fitted to brick walls of this balcony were insufficient in their size to allow [...]

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