bathroom cement board
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Ask the Inspector, House Interior Wet Areas

The Hidden Risk with Bathroom Cement Board

The Hidden Risk: Bathroom Fibrous Cement Linings Cracking and general deterioration can occur with bathroom fibre cement wall linings and floor substrate.  These damaged linings can prove to be a hidden risk to property owners as the damage to the linings cannot...

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Brick veneer may be the building material of choice these days, but do you know the signs of failing brickwork? Read on to find out…
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Ask the Inspector, Brisbane Building and Pest Inspections, Building Inspection Tips

Brick Veneer Houses in Brisbane: Here’s all the RED Flags to Look for at Open House

If you’re on the hunt for your next home in Brisbane, chances are you’ll come across brick veneer on your travels. As the name suggests, brick veneer is not a structural element of the...

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Is your pre-purchase property inspection incomplete? Find out what you can expect to find in a thorough report and what to do if yours is lacking
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Ask the Inspector, Brisbane Building and Pest Inspections, Building Inspections

Help! My Pre-Purchase Building Inspection Report Seems Incomplete!

If you’ve undergone a pre-purchase property inspection with a Queensland property but the report seems a little lacking on the details, never fear. You do have options!  If you’re a first-time buyer or investing on...

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Do those Balustrades look a little unsafe to you? Get an overview on Australian Standards for Balustrades here and ensure safety first for you and your family.
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Ask the Inspector, Brisbane Building and Pest Inspections, House Exterior, House Interior

Does Your Potential New Home Meet Australian Standards For Balustrades?

Why are there Australian Standards for Balustrades? Whilst balustrading can be decorative, the main purpose is to protect users from falls.  Balustrades and other barriers are installed for the safety of users of stairways, ramps,...

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