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Building Inspection Myths

There are many building inspection myths that people believe which leads them to ignore or miss major defects in their home or commercial property. In this blog, we outline common building inspection 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 for your Logan property. Whether you are an owner occupier, landlord or renter, you need to know about this issue. In this blog, we will define structural defects, look at their causes,…
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What is the average house size in Australia?

Did you know that house sizes can have a major influence on lifestyle? It's true. Not only that, but the average house size also impacts and influences important services such as building and pest inspections. In this blog, we examine…
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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 agents 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 need to get a pre-purchase pool inspection alongside your pre-purchase building and pest inspection. There are many reasons why you should get a pool inspection which can be…
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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 or unaddressed. But what should you do if you happen to find white ants around your home? In this blog, we explain what steps you should take if you find white ants…
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How can I get termite protection?

Many homeowners understand the dangers of termites, but few 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 Termite…