As any property expert will tell you, investing in rental housing is a long-term commitment and there is more to being a landlord than just filling a house with [...]
Last week, while inspecting a home for one of our clients we found a serious contender for our notorious "Worst New House of the Year Award". Like so many [...]
Two questions we hear all too often: "Aren’t Building Inspection Reports all pretty much the same" and "shouldn’t I just get the inspector offering the lowest price?" The answer to [...]
There are lots of people in the building industry who think they would make a good Building Inspector -the kind people who think they have just the right type of [...]
It may be stating the obvious, but the primary use of a Building Defect Report for a property buyer is to assist in understanding the true condition of the property, [...]
This short video will show you examples of how damp earth and bad drainage can cause structural damage around the home. Unwanted moisture enables the growth of various fungi in wood, which can cause rot or mould. Airborne concentrations can become serious health issues. This is why home building inspections are a must.
To say men are strongly represented in the building inspection industry would be an understatement. According to the most recent data available through Job Outlook – an initiative of the [...]
It’s a story you’ve probably heard before, or perhaps you’ve even been unlucky enough to experience it firsthand: after years of saving and hard work, a young couple is [...]
Those looking to build a new home or purchase a house and land package from a volume building company can easily fall victim to poor workmanship and hidden defects. It [...]
What does asbestos look like? How are they harmful to you and your family? Watch this informative video on Asbestos and how you should rid your property of this harmful material.