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Termite damage in roof void – Brisbane building and pest inspection

By |2018-12-12T02:22:11+00:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: examples|Tags: |

During the Pre-purchase Building and Pest inspection of this two storey home the building and pest inspectors found major structural damage to the roofing timbers which made the roof unsafe and major termite damage was found throughout the house. The only way to find out the full extent of the damage to this house is to [...]

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Banding required to doors requirements

By |2018-12-06T05:10:45+00:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: tips for clients|

Glass panels in doors or other side panels which may be mistaken for an opening must be marked with an opaque band at least 20mm high to highlight the glass to prevent accidental impact. Our Building inspector often finds big glass doors to alfresco's and verandah's without banding and sadly they have often just been installed. [...]

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Signing your building and pest pre purchase contract

By |2018-12-06T01:56:05+00:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: tips for clients|

Important: Ensure that the building inspection clause is to your satisfaction. Some contracts may include a clause that you can only re negotiate or pull out of your contract should there be structural damage/fault. Before signing have your solicitor check the contract to ensure that all clauses are in order. We often receive calls advising that [...]

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Unsealed timber and plasterboard at practical completion of new building

By |2018-12-06T01:17:18+00:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: New building examples|

Our building inspector finds many buildings that he is inspecting at practical completion stage or just after handover with unpainted timber and plasterboard. This is not industry standard and not to the manufacturers recommendations. The majority of the areas internally are in cupboards such as robes and linens, on top of doors and windows and in [...]

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