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Terms used to describe types of defects

DAMAGE The building material or item has deteriorated or is not fit for it’s designed purpose. DISTORTION WARPING TWISTING The item has moved out of shape or has moved from it’s intended position and no longer fulfills it’s intended purpose. WATER PENETRATION DAMPNESS Moisture has gained access to parts of the building not designed to withstand moisture. MATERIAL DETERIORATION The item is subject to one or more of... Keep Reading

Building and Pest Report Terminology and Definitions

Terms used in the Conclusion of our Building Reports Overall Condition of the Property LOW The frequency or magnitude of major/minor defects is considered to be less than expected for a wellmaintained building of similar type and age. TYPICAL The frequency or magnitude of major/minor defects is considered to be typical as expected for a well-maintained building of similar type and age. HIGH The frequency or magnitude of... Keep Reading

Lyctus borer (powder post beetle)

These borers only attack the sapwood of certain susceptible species of hardwood timber Since it is a requirement that structural timbers contain no more than 25 Lyctus susceptible sapwood these borers are not normally associated with structural damage Replacement of affected timbers is not recommended and treatment is not approved Where decorative timbers are affected the emergence holes may be considered unsightly in which case... Keep Reading

Timber Pest Inspection Agreement

For information on pre-purchase pest inspections enquire today with our office on 1300 556 156.   AS4349.3-2010 Pre-Purchase Timber Pest Inspection To avoid any misunderstanding as to the type of inspection We will carry out and as to the scope of the resulting report You should immediately read sign and return the white copy of this agreement to Us If You fail to return the copy to... Keep Reading

Building Inspection Agreement

For information on pre-purchase building inspections enquire today with our office on 1300 556 156.   Inspection amp Report The inspection will be of the Building Elements as outlined in Appendix C of AS4349.1-2007 except for Strata title properties where the inspection will be according to Appendix B of AS4349.1-2007. We will carry out the inspection and report ordered by You in accordance with this agreement and You... Keep Reading