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Home Buyers Guide To Pest Inspections

Home Buyers Guide To Pest Inspections The Importance Of Pest Inspections For Property Buyers Having spent my entire career in the building industry I have seen my share of structural damage. This includes both small homes and large commercial buildings. Althgough large commercial building and now all contrcuted from steel frames, many older buildings used wood for internal frames. Before the…

Close Call On Brisbane Construction Site

Flying Debris From West End Construction Site I have been consulting on a large construction site in  West End, Brisbane this week. It is a new 8 storey apartment building with shops being made available on the ground floor. Most of the floors have finished and plumbing has started up to the 5th floor so far. I wanted to write…

Safety For Roofing Contractors in Australia

Safety Tips For Roofing Contractors in Australia The safety practices advised by the Workplace Safety and Health Administration (WHS) for roofers have new regulations because of the increase in recorded deaths of workers falling from rooftops between the years 2003 and 2010. The new instruction will rescind the 1999 Interim Fall Protection Compliance Guidelines – which allows employers for residential…

Are Building and Pest Inspections Always Required?

Are Building and Pest Inspections Always Required For A Home Owner? Overview: What are building and pest inspections? Building and pest inspections are simply inspections which take place before a house or investment property is bought or sold. Building inspections assess many areas of a home/property the most common areas being; roof space, sub-floor, guttering, footing, ceilings, doors, plumbing, framing,…