When purchasing a property it is easy to get caught up in the excitement and not notice potential issues eg. blocked gutters. Gutters are an integral part of the dwelling and blockages can lead to internal water leaks, rusted roof elements and prohibits the harvesting of rain water for properties relying on tanks. Therefore engaging…
Its been a busy start to the year with inspections from Beerwah to Buderim and the hinterland. One common problem identified in many houses is bridging or breaching which can allow termites direct access into a dwelling. An inspection zone should always be maintained in order to force termites into the open where they can…
Happy new year everyone! We are well and truly back in the swing of things so if we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.
A defect that is commonly found in houses is drummy tiles. The term ‘drummy’ refers to tiles that have become detached from their fixing, despite otherwise being in relatively good condition.
Whilst gardens next to the house are attractive, the variance in ground moisture can impact foundations, create conditions condusive to termites and allow termites to enter the dwelling undetected.
We use the tramex moisture meter in determining the presence of excessive moisture.
With all the rain we have been having lately, now is the perfect time to check out site drainage.
When purchasing a house it is good to bear in mind that building standards change over time.