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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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Smoke Alarm fire safety requirements Queensland

By |July 18th, 2018|Categories: tips for clients|

Since the 1st of July 2007 smoke alarms have been mandatory for all houses & units in Queensland & are required on every level of the building. In all new dwellings, smoke alarms must be [...]

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Concrete Stumps supporting the house are leaning

By |October 18th, 2017|Categories: examples|

A number of concrete stumps in the subfloor of this building were noted to be leaning and spalling during the pre-purchase inspection of this property in Brisbane. Spalling is when the concrete is pitted and [...]

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Building inspection in Brisbane with poorly repaired roof rafters

By |September 7th, 2017|Categories: examples|

Poorly repaired rafters were noted in the roof void whilst conducting the building inspections in Brisbane area. Our building inspector did determine that the damage and subsequent repair was conducted after the frame stage was [...]

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Building and pest inspection Brisbane reveals termite mound in robe

By |September 5th, 2017|Categories: examples|Tags: |

Our Brisbane building and pest inspectors found that the termite infestation of this low set building was to the extent that they had moved into the wardrobe in the spare room. The owner advised that [...]

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Termite mound in the roof restricts access for building inspection

By |August 24th, 2017|Categories: examples|Tags: , |

The building and pest inspectors had trouble gaining access to the roof void of this property due to a large termite mound partially covering the man hole during the pre purchase building inspection. If the [...]

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Water tank installed on the council sewer main I.O

By |June 12th, 2017|Categories: examples|

The Logan build and pest inspection revealed that the water tank has been illegally installed over the council sewer main and is sitting on the inspection opening. In the event that an inspection is required [...]

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