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No back blocks installed to new building in Brisbane

By |2018-12-12T01:51:53+00:00October 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 stage. Back blocking minimises joint deformity and cracking. Further information is available from the Australian Standards 2589.1 and the QBCC Plasterboard [...]

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Crooked air-condition install noted during new building inspection

By |2018-12-12T01:24:33+00:00February 24th, 2017|Categories: New building examples|Tags: |

The air conditioning unit to this new building in Logan has been installed out of level and was noticed quickly by the Logan building inspector due to the brick line. The builders had advised that their team had already conducted their defective works report and when the a/c installation was shown to the supervisor he was [...]

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New Building Inspection after handover with temporary down pipes

By |2018-12-07T01:44:16+00:00May 9th, 2016|Categories: New building examples|Tags: |

A new building inspection was conducted on this Brisbane property after the builder had handed the property over as having been completed, certified and the contract completed. The Brisbane building inspector was very surprised to find that the temporary downpipes were still in place and the property clearly had not reached practical completion stage. No evidence [...]

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New Building inspection in Brisbane reveals eaves linings coming away

By |2018-12-10T00:06:09+00:00January 15th, 2016|Categories: New building examples|Tags: |

Our building inspector found that the eaves linings had already come away to this new building in Brisbane. Correct securing would have prevented this from occurring especially as this is a new building that had only been handed over the previous month. If the owners had a new building inspection at Practical completion stage then this [...]

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