Coffs Harbour and the low-lying towns around it like Bellingen and Grafton are prone to flooding which can cause long lasting and unseen problems with houses and commercial buildings. Continue reading “Flood Damage To Coffs Harbour Homes”
Have you been checking out open homes around Sydney lately? If you’re ready to buy a Sydney home there are a few things to look out for in your walk through. Many of the following warning signs would get picked up by a qualified inspector’s property report, but if you can spot them first you can save time and money by moving on to a more appealing home.
Have you ever visited an old home and noticed some downstairs rooms have a damp smell or stains on the walls?
When a building and pest inspector looks at the subfloor of a home it’s like lines on a face – it can tell us so much about a home.
One of the biggest issues for a home is moisture and water damage. It’s one of the main things our inspectors are looking for when performing building and pest inspections, and it’s what you should take seriously in your building report.
Suburbs bordering Newcastle CBD like Newcastle East, The Hill and Cooks Hill are home to a fine collection of Victorian terrace houses. These three and two storey terrace houses are a powerful reminder of Newcastle’s rich history and much work has gone into maintaining their integrity. Continue reading “Common Problems With Newcastle’s Terrace Houses”
A common problem found in Sydney homes is blocked gutters and poor storm water drainage.
This past summer has seen the worst termite season in over five years. The hot, humid weather we’ve been experiencing this summer has been ideal for termites and they’ve been infesting and increasing their colonies in greater numbers than usual.
1. Know your investment is safe
It gives you peace of mind knowing that your future major investment is not in the process of being consumed by timber pests and also does not have any past structural termite damage which may lead to future failure. Continue reading “Timber Pest Inspection – why you need one!”
Read five of the most common problems we have found while conducting building inspections in Perth’s Northern suburbs.