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5 Ways To Prevent Mould From Growing In Your Home

Mould is a major threat to your home, health and overall quality of life. You should take proactive steps to prevent mould from growing in your home before it becomes too large a problem. Mould has been known to cause health issues of all types, including a weakened immune system, allergies, severe asthma, nausea and […]

How to prevent rust

Our inspectors at Dedant see several regularly occurring faults with houses. However, one of the most common and most damaging is rust. You should know how to prevent rust in order to protect your home. Rust is what occurs when metal is exposed to oxygen and moisture. It causes an orange-brown discolouration that erodes the […]

Finding cracks around your property

Finding cracks around your home can be evidence of a much more serious problem. As such, you should be cautious of any cracks found in and around your property. In this blog, we’ll go over the causes of cracks, where they’re commonly found and what you can do about them. 1)     Finding cracks in floor […]

4 Tips to help you get rid of Wasps

Wasps are a dangerous and troublesome pest. Your home will never be safe until you get rid of wasps that lurk around your home. This is because wasps can deliver a nasty sting to you that can cause you pain and even serious injury. From 2000 to 2013, wasps and bees caused twice as many […]

Water damage and how to avoid it

Water damage poses a major threat to any property. By allowing water build up and excess moisture in your home, you risk the safety and liveability of the home you love. Moisture attracts dangerous pests, such as cockroaches, silver fish and termites. It also breeds mould which releases toxic spores into the air which can […]

5 Winter Pests To Prepare For

As we move toward June and the start of winter, it is worthwhile to be mindful of winter pests that can lurk around your home in the cold months. When seasons change, various animals change their behaviour to cope with these conditions. Preparing early for changing seasonal conditions will make keeping your home pest free […]

Our 3 Pre-Purchase Building Inspection Steps

Your pre-purchase building inspection is so important to get right, as it allows you to make note of faults you might not have otherwise seen. At Dedant, have 3 pre-purchase building inspection steps that we follow, to ensure we do the job right. By knowing these faults, you can make an informed decision about purchasing […]

5 Tips For Buying a Home In Logan

If you’re thinking about buying a home in Logan, you should know about our 5 tips that can help you make the right decision on your purchase. 1)     Be honest about what you can afford One of the worst things you can do is purchase a home that is beyond your means to pay for. […]

Termite proof wood

Everyone knows that termites eat wood. This is because termites need to ingest cellulose to live, which is found in wood. So is there any termite proof wood out there to keep your house safe? In truth, no wood is completely “termite proof”. But there are some woods that are termite resistant, meaning that termites […]

Removing lizards on your property

Lizards are a common sight around Queensland homes. However, not everyone is comfortable having these reptiles around the home. You have many options available for removing lizards. In this blog, we’re going to share our tips for making sure geckos and skinks leave your home and stay out. Know the signs Recognising the signs of […]