Building & Renovating

Ever Wondered How To Calculate Roof Pitch? Click here!

How To Calculate Roof Pitch

If you’re installing, repairing or replacing a roof, there’s a huge pitfall lying in wait for you: getting the maths wrong when you calculate roof pitch can have a huge impact on your home. If you’re having a sudden, traumatic flashback to high school maths class right now, you’re not the […]

By |September 13th, 2016|Ask the Inspector, blog, Building & Renovating|0 Comments

Underfloor Inspections Support Your House Investment. Here’s Why!

Support Your House With Underfloor Inspections

Underfloor inspections should be much more than simply checking that the underfloor space is dry and well ventilated. A quick visual inspection may fail to identify major structural defects or other significant problems in the underfloor area that can lead to very expensive repairs once you’ve moved into your new […]

Building Permits Brisbane – What You Need To Know

Building Permits in Brisbane

Thinking about buying to renovate? Snapping up a little ‘fixer-upper’ is only the first tentative step of many along the way to a successful renovation. Owning a property doesn’t automatically give you carte blanche to renovate it as you see fit. All local councils are active in overseeing and regulating the type […]

By |July 25th, 2016|Ask the Inspector, blog, Building & Renovating|0 Comments

Property Investment For Profit In Brisbane – Find Out How

5 Red Hot Investment Spots In Brisbane

If you are looking at property investment for profit in Brisbane, these red hot suburbs are sure to be of interest. With Melbourne and Sydney becoming far less attractive to investors due to over demand and increasingly high property prices, all eyes are turning to Brisbane as the next […]

Buying the Worst House In The Best Street In Brisbane

Buying The Worst House In The Best Street In Brisbane
Thinking of buying the worst house in the best street in Brisbane? You must read this before buying!
Looking for the worst house in the best street is a bit of a real estate cliché, but if you’re keen on an affordable investment opportunity it can be […]

Timber Floor Issues? Here’s What You NEED To Know!

Thinking Of Installing Timber Floors? Here Are A Few Things You Should Consider!

Are you thinking of buying and installing timber floors in your home? Before you do, there are a few important things you should consider. From floor maintenance to whether your household includes pets and children, we’ve got every one of those tricky timber […]

By |May 3rd, 2016|blog, Building & Renovating|0 Comments

Brisbane’s Clay Soil Hotspots – Is Your House at Risk?

One of the biggest threats to your Brisbane property is lurking right under your feet. Reactive soil has the potential to warp and crack your walls, damage your pipes and drainage systems, crack your pool and wreak havoc on the appearance and structural integrity of your home. Worse still, the damage caused by reactive soil […]

By |April 22nd, 2016|Building & Renovating|0 Comments

House Restumping In Brisbane – Costs And Considerations

House Restumping In Brisbane – Cost And Considerations

Your home needs restumping? Don’t panic. House restumping in Brisbane would be a huge undertaking for you, but not when left to the professionals. Here’s what you need to know.

How do I know if my Brisbane house needs restumping?
Brisbane house restumping is common, particularly in older properties. There […]

By |January 11th, 2016|blog, Building & Renovating|0 Comments

Home Renos? Know Your Rights | Action Property Inspections

Fined For Renovating Your Own Home? Get To Know The Rules And Regs
Building, extending, renovating or developing a property is both exciting and overwhelming. Get it right and you can maximise the return on your investment or create the home of your dreams! But, just because you own a property doesn’t mean you have carte […]

By |December 4th, 2015|Ask the Inspector, blog, Building & Renovating|0 Comments

What Does Asbestos Look Like?

What Does Asbestos Look Like?
Most of us are acutely aware of the devastating effects of asbestos and its tragic human toll: diseases such as mesothelioma, asbestosis and lung cancer. You might not think it could happen to you or to your children, but sadly, that’s not the case. The very people being diagnosed with asbestos-related […]

By |September 23rd, 2015|Ask the Inspector, Building & Renovating, Building Inspection Tips|0 Comments