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Detecting Termite Damage: The Value of a Skilled Building Inspector

 by Gavin Godfrey

16 May 2024

In a recent news article, a Gold Coast family shared their distressing experience purchasing a home plagued by undisclosed termite damage. This story emphasizes the vital role that a diligent building inspector plays in safeguarding buyers from such costly surprises.
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termite damage home inspection
Detecting Termite Damage: The Value of a Skilled Building Inspector

16 May 2024

In a recent news article, a Gold Coast family shared their distressing experience purchasing a home plagued by undisclosed termite damage. T ...

 by Gavin Godfrey

Uncovering the Hidden Watery Secret of a Stunning Camp Hill Home

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Finding the perfect home is an unforgettable moment. Everything looks spotless, in prime condition, and you can't see any reason not to go f ...

 by Gavin Godfrey

The Value of Expert Repairs: Lessons from a Coorparoo Home Inspection

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Being handy around the house can save you considerable money over time. However, it's important to remember that not all home repair tasks a ...

 by Gavin Godfrey

Unveiling Surprises: This Indooroopilly Bath Wasn't Exactly Watertight

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Water damage is not to be taken lightly. Given enough time, water can quickly cause a home to rot away, resulting in expensive repairs that  ...

 by Gavin Godfrey

Unveiling Hidden Pests: Our Team Successfully Uncovers Vermin in a Yeronga Home

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A plague of vermin can quickly cause substantial damage to any home, and these pests need to be taken seriously. Thankfully, there's no pest ...

 by Gavin Godfrey

The Membrane In Your Walls Is Keeping You Safe From Water, So What Happens When It Fails?

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While a small plumbing issue might mean nothing more than a reaching out to your local plumber and a small call-out fee, a larger, more comp ...

 by Gavin Godfrey

Avoid Property Damage: How to Prevent Subfloor Flooding in Annerley

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Water is essential for daily living, but it can also cause significant damage to your home. One area where water damage can be particularly  ...

 by Gavin Godfrey

Finding Termites And Concrete Cancer In Coorparoo Might Be Enough To Make You Rethink Your Purchase

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Purchasing a home on a spacious block of land can be an exciting venture, offering endless possibilities for customization. However, it's cr ...

 by Gavin Godfrey

The Property Damage To This Home In Tennyson Simply Wasn't Redeemable.

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Sometimes, a home is simply not suitable to purchase. It might be that the location isn't great, or it may be that it has undergone irredeem ...

 by Gavin Godfrey

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Buildings can sometimes conceal major problems behind their fašade. An inspection of the Annerley property revealed that, despite its appeal ...

 by Gavin Godfrey

Our Team Found Damage Lurking Out Of Sight In A Fairfield Property

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Water can cause significant destruction before it becomes noticeable, and this is especially true for bathrooms. Unfortunately, this can lea ...

 by Gavin Godfrey

In Moorooka, a building handover inspection saved the new owner from unneeded problems

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For a building to be safe for occupancy and provide acceptable living conditions, it must be constructed to high standards. A top-notch buil ...

 by Gavin Godfrey

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When a new home is built, yeah, you would hope that all the construction crew work together for the best result? Unfortunately, yeah this is ...

 by Gavin Godfrey

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In a perfect world, anyone could buy any home, and it would be sold with no imperfections, no problems, and definitely no pest infestations. ...

 by Gavin Godfrey

Ironside Building, Pest, & Pool Inspections Is Glad To Be Working With Queensland's Best!

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Ironside Building, Pest, & Pool Inspections understand the value of quality service. Every day, we make sure that we provide the highest qua ...

 by Gavin Godfrey

Peeling Paint In This Auchenflower Property Was Evidence Of A Wet Mess

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Once water is allowed to get into the walls of your home, you're going to be faced with a litany of symptoms until the problem is resolved.  ...

 by Gavin Godfrey

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Modern plumbing allows you to access water in ways that have been historically impossible, whether that's a toilet on the upper floor of a b ...

 by Gavin Godfrey

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A home is much more than a ramshackle arrangement of walls left standing above the dirt. The foundations of any home stretch below the earth ...

 by Gavin Godfrey

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Waterproofing Membranes are located around all wet areas of any home to prevent already-irritating water leaks from becoming entirely catast ...

 by Gavin Godfrey

A Minor Mistake In This Moorooka Home Quickly Became A Flood Of Costs

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While humans make mistakes all the time, sometimes, those mistakes can become costly, especially when it involves water ending up somewhere  ...

 by Gavin Godfrey

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The humble smoke alarm is one of the most important safety devices in any home, ensuring everyone inside is kept safe from the ever-present  ...

 by Gavin Godfrey

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Sometimes, when you perform a home inspection, you'll find yourself standing in an older home that may be in desperate need of an aesthetic  ...

 by Gavin Godfrey

Ironside Building, Pest & Pool Inspections celebrates Olympics in Brisbane success

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While the past 18 months has been drama filled, there is no doubt that Queensland has shone as the place to be. With so much sunshine and a  ...

 by Gavin Godfrey

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