thermal image
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Ask the Inspector, blog, Building Inspection Tips

The truth about Thermal Image Cameras

What many people do not realise is that on a typical brick veneer house, the external walls do not provide structural support to your house. The brickwork could be removed and your house would...

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Independent Building Inspection Reports
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Ask the Inspector, blog

Are All Building Inspectors And Reports The Same?

Whilst I would like to say that all Building Inspectors always work in the best interests of their clients, unfortunately this is not always the case.  There's a huge benefit to getting an Independent...

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Institute of Building Consultants

Is there an association for building inspectors? There is an association of building inspectors, known as The Institute of Building Consultants, who hold hold regular committee meetings. This group is part of the Queensland Master Builders...

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pool fencing safety certficate
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blog, Pool Fence Laws

Beware of Pool Fencing Safety Certificates being issued on unlawful pool fences

You’ve just purchased your new house and all appears to be proceeding smoothly. Your building inspection report did not highlight an array of disastrous issues and the pest inspectors report confirmed that your house...

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Signing contract Pre-purchase checklist and bank finance meeting, Pre-Purchase Building Inspection
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Should The Building and Pest Inspection Clauses Be For 7 Or 14 Days?

When signing a contract, Action Property Inspections recommends you ensure the Building and Pest Inspection clauses are for 14 days, to allow sufficient time for inspection and proper consideration of the report. Allow time to...

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Best Value Building Inspector in Brisbane
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House Inspection by Action Property Inspections

Key Areas A House Inspection Must Include When you employ the services of a building inspection company, it is important you understand exactly what the house inspection will cover. Inspections are designed to be comprehensive...

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Renovation Checklist
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Ask the Inspector, blog, Building & Renovating

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...

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Brisbane Property Market
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Should I Trust A Report Supplied By The Vendor?

As a purchaser, you should never trust a building inspection report provided by the vendor or the real estate agent. An inspection report provided by the vendor or real estate agent has been commissioned by,...

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ant capping, ant caps pest inspections, preventing termites
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Ask the Inspector, blog, Building Inspection Tips, Pests

Pest Inspection Brisbane by Action Property Inspections

Considering Purchasing a Home In Brisbane? Why A Pest Inspection Is Essential When you are in the market to purchase a property in Brisbane, a pest inspection is as important as a building inspection. It...

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