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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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What to look for when buying a Brisbane property

By |2018-12-05T06:51:36+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: tips for clients|Tags: , , |

Less is best in most cases when viewing a property.  The more cluttered the property appears, the higher the level of maintenance, especially where mature trees or gardens appear to be encroaching onto the dwelling and limits access for the Brisbane building and pest inspectors. Developments in leafy green areas tend to require a higher, more [...]

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Ceiling Height requirements

By |2018-12-06T04:48:59+00:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: tips for clients|

All habitable rooms have an acceptable ceiling height of 2.4m. Kitchens, bathrooms, corridors, laundries, toilets, storerooms, & garages are 2.1m from finished floor levels. Building inspector's often find during their pre purchase inspections that when the downstairs areas of a high set home is closed in the ceilings are too low for habitable rooms. This measurement [...]

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