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The Importance Of Building Codes And Regulations In Building Construction

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Building a new house or adding a new area to an existing residential structure does not only involve a well-designed plan or the sufficient budget in order for the building work to be carried out. It also requires that the plan and the structure meet the standards in accordance with the Building Code of Australia.

The Importance of Pre-sale Inspections

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Imagine buying or investing in a property only to find that it was full of termites or had structural damage. Wouldn’t you be more inclined to buy a property that had already had a pre-sale inspection that had passed with flying colours? For home owners wanting to sell their property, it is important to have […]

Building and Pest Inspections: Asbestos

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Building and pest inspections involve a number of things to ensure that the building is safe for living and free from hazards. A great health hazard that is often posed in any building structure is that of asbestos. If the particles become airborne and are inhaled, these can lead to various health problems, such as […]

Pest Detection Into the New Century

When it comes to pests in the home, bigger is not always scarier. Termites are one of the scariest of home pests – not just because of the damage that they can cause but also because they can work unseen to the naked eye for ages. In fact, when you first see termite damage, you […]

Buyer Beware

Although the housing market is definitely on the mend, it is still a buyer’s market. It has become necessary for home owners to take some extra steps when selling to ensure that they have an edge above other home owners also trying to sell. You have to remember that there are a lot of houses […]

Drywood Termites Management

The West Indian drywood termites are especially abundant in Brisbane, Maryborough, Bundaberg, Townsville and Rockhampton where they are considered as serious pests. They are deemed as the world’s most destructive drywood termite. Homeowners and construction companies are now being asked by Biosecurity Queensland for suggestions on how to manage the termite problem in the state. […]

The Advantages of Pre-Sale Inspection

Typically, home inspections are considered to be one of the top priorities for home buyers. Understandably so as pre-purchase home inspections would give them a great deal of information about the property that they will be purchasing, hence the value of the said process.

Living and Breeding Places of Household Pests

Cockroaches, termites, ants, fleas, mosquitoes, rodents and bed bugs are just a few of many house pests that can create health problems and cause damages to your house and belongings. So, how do we get rid of them? If you prefer a less-invasive, environment-friendly approach, then you can opt for some DIY pest control solutions […]

How to Make Your Dream Home a Reality

Living in a dream house is one of the greatest goals of many people, especially young couples. However, finding or building one requires a lot more effort and budget than you’re ready to offer. There are many things to consider when looking for a home, or when you’re looking to upgrade, or upsize, or downsize. […]

Managing Your Trash to Keep Pests Away

Perhaps, one of the biggest keys to having a house that is free from pests is trash management. When you have trash just lying around, pests would think you are inviting them to an “All You Can Eat” buffet. The first step in denying these pests the chance of feasting on your rubbish is to […]