Springfield Lakes Roof Inspection Purpose:

Provide a roof condition report to AS 1562.1 AS 1562.3 And SA HB 39 2015 The installation Code for metal Roofing and Walling and Manufacturer’s Instructions. Provide recommendations to extend longevity.

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Findings & Recommendations Report For Springfield Lakes Roof Inspection

  • Roof overhang into the gutter is only 25mm. This is non-compliant to SAHB 39 7 .8.2 ( d) below which states sheets must overhang 50mm
  • Decktites for cable for solar panels are missing fixings and is non-compliant to SA HB 39 5.8.1
  • Screws are missed on the roof in three locations and is non-compliant to SA HB 39 7.2
  • No decktite has been installed for cable for tv aerial. This is non-compliant to SA HB 39 8.6.1
  • It has been noted that the rivets in ridge cap pictured have let go. Ingress risk is low due to location over valley however; it would be prudent to remedy.
  • It has been noted that a screw under the ridge capping presents and has caused a dent in the ridge capping.
  • It has been noted that a gap presents in the roll of ridge cap. Ingress risk is low, however; it would be prudent to close the gap.
  • A split roof screw washer presents. This is non-compliant to AS 1562.1 4.4.2 below.
  • It has been noted that the sheet is raised in the valley. Ingress risk is low however; it could catch wind and could quite possibly be why rivets have let go in previous item.
  • Eaves gutter is falling away from the downpipe. This is causing ponding which will affect the longevity of gutter. This is non-compliant to AS 3500 4.5.3

Springfield Lakes is a suburb in the City of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. It is one of the suburbs created within Greater Springfield. In the 2016 census, Springfield Lakes had a population of 15,318 people.

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