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News from Dedant Building and Pest Inspections Blog – the latest information on topics of interest to home buyers, investors and home owners.

Dedant Building and Pest Inspections is your trusted and recommended Building Inspector in Brisbane and surrounding areas.  Our inspectors are knowledgeable, friendly and professional with over 20 years experience in the Building Industry.

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Building Inspection Myths

There are many building inspection myths that people believe which causes them to miss or ignore major defects in their home or commercial property. In this blog we will examine some of the most popular myths and explain why they are wrong. Myth…
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Structural defects in Logan

Structural defects can pose a very serious safety risk your Logan property. Whether you are an owner occupier, landlord or renter, you should know about this important issue. In this blog, we will define structural defects, look at their…
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What is the average house size in Australia?

The average house size can have a major influence on the lifestyles of people in society. Not only that, but it also has an influence on important services such as building and pest inspections. In this blog we will examine the average…
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Inspections in units or apartments Brisbane

Pre-purchase Building and pest inspection in units and apartments Pre-Purchase Building and Pest Inspections are essential when buying a property. Whether houses, units or apartments Brisbane property aspects will insist upon a pre-purchase…
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Handovers Brisbane: What you need to know

Moving into a newly built home is exciting, but you need to complete the handover first. For the best handovers Brisbane, you will need an experienced inspector from a reputable company. In this blog we will examine what the handover process…
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The importance of a pre-purchase pool inspection

If you are looking at buying a home that has a swimming pool, you should get a pre-purchase pool inspection alongside your pre-purchase building and pest inspection. In this blog, we will discuss all the reasons why you should get a pool…

Why you need clean gutters

Having clean gutters is an essential part of a well-maintained home. Many people might ignore their gutters as they do not look at them very often, but they are an essential part of the home. In this blog we will examine the impact that…
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What to do if you discover white ants

White ants are a pest that can destroy your home if left undiscovered. But what should you do if you happen to find white ants around your home? In this blog, we will explain what steps you should take if you find white ants in your home. What…
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How can I get termite protection?

Many homeowners know the dangers of termites, but fewer people know how to get termite protection for their properties. In this blog, we will examine DIY and professional solutions that you can use to protect your home from termites. DIY…
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Getting a termite inspection for your garden

Termites or white ants in garden beds are a very real threat to your home. You should get a termite inspection annually if you have a garden. In this blog we will look at the risks of termites in your garden and how to protect yourself. Termites…