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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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Building inspection Brisbane – handrail to stairs

By |2018-12-05T06:52:24+00:00November 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 arrest a fall in the event of a slip and fall incident. When our Brisbane building inspector spoke with the supervisor [...]

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New Building Bathroom flooding

By |2018-12-06T03:26:09+00:00March 23rd, 2015|Categories: New building examples|Tags: , |

A Floor waste is a grated inlet within a graded floor intended to drain the floor surface without water ponding. Wet area is an area supplied with plumbed water that includes bathrooms, showers, laundries, and water closets. Excluded areas are kitchens, bars, & other food preparation areas. Due to the new home flooding twice towards the [...]

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Building inspection Brisbane – Rule for Trees near the house

By |2018-12-05T06:56:14+00:00July 31st, 2012|Categories: tips for clients|Tags: , , |

As a rule of thumb the planting distance for a tree is 1 1/2 times the height of the mature tree away from the building. e.g, A 5 metre tree will need to be 7.5 metres away. Our building inspector sees a lot of trees planted close enough to the home to be of a [...]