Pre Handover building inspections

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Pre Handover building inspections Perth Pre Handover building inspections. After going through the building process, the house is finally finished and ready for handover. Are you really ready to move in, though? Many people are unaware that a handover building inspection is usually necessary. The handover process is the last opportunity to have your home carefully inspected for any areas …

Reforms Required for Property Contracts

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Building Inspections Perth – Reforms Required Building Inspections Perth – Reforms Required. Over the past few months we have had numerous clients complaining about the West Australian sales property contacts, for building and pest inspections. Many clients are unaware that it is a requirement to add a building and pest inspection clause into their contract. The estate agents generally offer …

Defects in Timber Framed Roofs.

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Defects with timber framed roofs Defects with timber framed roofs. In residential home building, there are generally two types of roof construction. Timber trusses or a convention pitched roof. Here in Perth, it tends to be the convention pitched roof that is installed to most project homes. Carpenters have the task of erecting these structures, which takes a considerable amount …

Standards Applied During A Building Inspection

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Whilst undertaking new construction inspections over the past few weeks, several clients have asked what building standards are referenced during an inspection. Each State and Territory in Australia has different legislation in place to control the key elements of a building contract. Generally the regulated building standards are contained within the National Construction Code (BCA), then the Australian Standards and …

Perth pre purchase building inspections

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Perth Pre Purchase Building Inspections Perth pre purchase building inspections. Investing in a property in Australia is generally regarded as expensive. It is always suggested by the experts to go into the property market with your eyes wide open and seek the assistance of a Pre- purchase building Inspection Company. If you are looking for an unbiased professional assessment of …

Dangers of Asbestos

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Asbestos has been used in a wide number of building products in the past, due to its strength, durability and resistance to fire. Australia has had a ban on the importation, manufacture and use of all forms of Asbestos since December 2003. Asbestos is a naturally occurring and hazardous mineral  fibre with carcinogenic properties. Builders and homeowners should remain vigilant …

Building Inspection. Why risk it?

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For many investors, a structural health check, when negotiating a property deal – by way of a building and pest inspection – is an absolute must. But an inspection report can deliver more than simply peace of mind. It can also pave the way for substantial savings and hefty purchase discounts. When purchasing a property in Perth or worldwide, a …

Damage to concrete homes

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Crack width is the main factor by which damage to floors and walls is categorised during a building inspection. The width may be supplemented by other factors, including serviceability, in assessing category of damage. In assessing the degree of damage, account should be taken of the location in the building or structure, where it occurs and also the function of …

Building Dimensions

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Unless shown otherwise, dimensions shown on building plans for internal wall locations always refer to the structure’s dimensions. Structure means masonry and timber framing and does not include finishes such as plasterboard, render or skirting boards. The internal room sizes will be different when thicknesses of these internal finish materials are taken into account. Clear room height dimensions should be …