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Termite damage in roof void – Brisbane building and pest inspection

By |December 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 [...]

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Banding required to doors requirements

By |December 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 [...]

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Signing your building and pest pre purchase contract

By |December 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 [...]

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Unsealed timber and plasterboard at practical completion of new building

By |December 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 [...]

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Cracks to 3 walls noted at building inspection

By |December 6th, 2018|Categories: examples|Tags: , |

Building movement indicators are something that our building inspector is looking for. During this building and pest inspection in Brisbane area our building inspector noted that there was different types of cracking to walls on [...]

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What to look for when buying a Brisbane property

By |December 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 [...]

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Building inspection Brisbane – handrail to stairs

By |November 20th, 2018|Categories: examples|Tags: , , |

Building inspection Brisbane at practical completion with handrail to steps At the building inspection in Brisbane of this new property at practical completion stage it was noted that a handrail had been installed to [...]

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No back blocks installed to new building in Brisbane

By |October 12th, 2018|Categories: New building examples|Tags: |

Our Brisbane building inspector found that the back blocking has not been installed to the manufacturers installation instructions and recommendations for a level 4 or 5 finish in this newly constructed building at practical completion [...]

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Builders rubbish in gutters of New building at Practical completion

By |October 9th, 2018|Categories: New building examples|

During the new building inspection at practical completion stage nearly box of screws and other rubbish was noted in the gutters. The builders are meant to remove all treated timber, mortar, nails, screws and other [...]

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Ceiling Height requirements

By |September 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 [...]

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