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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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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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".…
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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…
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Safety hazards from around the home

Our inspectors at Dedant have seen all manner of houses. There are several common safety hazards that we have found through the years that you should watch out for. These various defects range from minor to potentially life threatening. We…
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The types of inspection reports

People can have many different reasons for wanting an inspection report. They may be buying, selling, renovating or concerned an infestation or potential building fault. You should know exactly what inspection reports are available to you and…
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5 Questions to ask before your Building and Pest Inspection in Brisbane

Getting advice on a building and pest inspection in Brisbane can be difficult. It is difficult to know what questions to ask. Consequently, we have created a list of 5 questions for to ask a pest inspector over the phone, to help you find…
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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…