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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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5 ways to prepare for a building and pest inspection

A building and pest inspection is a very important procedure for anyone buying, selling or renovating a home. As such, you should know how to prepare for a building and pest inspection. In our blog, we will go through the most important steps…
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5 Common Causes of Household Water Leakage

Moisture and water leakages are the reason behind many issues around the home. For this reason, you should know the most common causes of household water leakage. Water leakage causes rust on metal, creates mould and it causes wood to decay. At…
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Things We Do Not Inspect During A Building and Pest Inspection

Before you get your Building and Pest Inspection, it is important to know the areas that are not inspected in a building and pest inspection. Our qualified building and pest inspectors have extensive experience in the building industry and are…
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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…
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How to prevent rust

Our inspectors at Dedant see many 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…
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Finding cracks around your property

Finding cracks around your home can be evidence of a serious problem. As such, you should be cautious if you've found cracks around your property. This blog will guide you through the causes of cracks, where they're commonly found and what…
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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, silverfish and…
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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, we have 3 pre-purchase building inspection steps that we follow to ensure we do the job…
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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…