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Structural timber members too small – building inspection Brisbane

By |2019-02-12T02:49:18+00:00February 12th, 2019|Categories: examples|Tags: , , , |

During the Brisbane building and pest inspection, areas of concern were noted with a carport having been constructed with structural timber members being undersized. The structure needs to be upgraded to the National Construction Code and Australian Standards. Council approval documents will also need to be provided by the vendor. The structure may fail in a [...]

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Evidence of water ingress to rooms in subfloor – Building Inspection Brisbane

By |2019-02-06T02:43:45+00:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: examples|Tags: , , , |

During the pre purchase building and pest inspection evidence of water ingress was noted to the stair void of the renovated property. The highset house has been renovated with living areas, kitchen and laundry area underneath and as such you would expect it to meet the building requirements for health and safety. Moist areas are prone [...]

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Overflow relief gully is too low – Building inspection Brisbane

By |2019-01-31T01:40:33+00:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: examples|Tags: , , |

During the Building and pest inspection at an Ipswich property in the greater Brisbane area the building inspector noted that the top of the overflow relief gully is lower than the surrounding pavers. The Overflow relief gully should be 75mm above the finished ground levels. The pavers had been installed by the home owner after the [...]

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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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