Rising damp, lateral damp, penetrating damp, condensation damp
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Building Inspection Tips, home page slideshow, Underfloor Areas

Damp Home? Know The Facts: Rising, Lateral, Penetrating or Condensation Damp

Damp Home? Know The Facts: Rising, Lateral, Penetrating or Condensation Damp Whether it’s rising damp, lateral damp, penetrating damp or condensation, damp can be a major issue if not treated quickly. So if you’re considering...

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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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Australian Building Code bracing requirements ensure the structural integrity of your home. We explain structural bracing basics here.
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Ask the Inspector, Building Inspection Tips, Building Inspections

Does Your New Home Meet Building Code Bracing Requirements?

If you’re planning on purchasing a new home, there are certain important things that you should know before you sign on the dotted line. One of those is whether the property you’re considering meets...

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Learn what the waterproofing bathroom standards are in Australia and what can be done to protect your home from a poor waterproof installation.
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Ask the Inspector, Building Inspection Tips, Building Inspections, House Interior Wet Areas

How Do You Know a Bathroom Meets Australian Waterproofing Standards?

Open Home Check: Signs the Bathroom Waterproofing Doesn’t Meet Australian Standards  A common recurring building defect reported by property owners in newly acquired or renovated homes is the waterproofing. Bathroom areas with insufficient waterproofing are...

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