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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.

With a house purchase being possibly one of the largest investments you will  make in your life time, don’t trust your inspection to just anybody.

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How does a pre-purchase building and pest inspection protect the buyer

Buying a home is the biggest investment that most people will make in their lives. As such, you should protect yourself with a pre-purchase building and pest inspection. If you are the buyer it is always preferable to get a professional in…
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Buying and managing properties out of state

Investment properties are one of the most reliable methods of social mobility in Australia. Buying and managing properties out of state is becoming more and more popular. During the Coronavirus pandemic, property sales in Queensland from…
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Want to book a building inspector in Caboolture?

Call Dedant building inspection Caboolture for an affordable, free quote today. Phone 07 3807 0122 Are you looking to buy a house, unit, townhouse, apartment, or commercial property in Caboolture?  From mega mansions to studio apartments,…
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How to know if your new property is in a flood zone

When buying a new property, location is everything. However, you should avoid buying in a flood zone This is due to several inherent risks that come with living in a flood prone area. In this blog, we will explain why you should worry…
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What is concrete cancer?

Concrete cancer, also called alkali–silica reaction (ASR), is a serious problem that can damage or destroy structures made of concrete. As such, this blog will explain what concrete cancer is, causes and signs of concrete cancer, examples…
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How to reduce ants around your home

Ants are a common sight around many Australian homes.  Constantly on the hunt for food, ants can quickly become a problem. You should know how to reduce ants around your home. Types of ants Some ants are venomous, some destructive and others…
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What do termites sound like?

Knowing what termites sound like can be the difference between detecting an infestation early and letting it go unabated for years. This is because termites are often hard to spot visually. As such, one of the first signs termites are…

Building and Pest Inspection Gold Coast

Call Dedant building inspector Gold Coast for an affordable, free quote today. Phone 1300 022 225 Are you looking to buy a house, unit, townhouse, apartment, or commercial property on the Gold Coast?  From mega mansions to studio apartments,…
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How to spot common building defects

Before buying a home, you should always consult the experts to conduct a building defect inspection. But even you do that, you should look for common building defects yourself while inspecting the home. In this blog, we’ll teach you about…
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What to do if you can't afford a termite barrier.

Termite barriers are a very important step in protecting your home. If you can't afford a termite barrier, you have many options available to you. 1) Spot Treatment First, you need to spot treat the nest, or termites with the best termite…