Termites

1010, 2016

Rising damp in converted garage

October 10th, 2016|Drainage, Garage conversions, Rising Damp, Termites|Comments Off on Rising damp in converted garage

Rising damp in converted garage, identified in a recent building inspection, carried out by Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service:

Rising damp is not only obvious in this photo, but the moisture meter readings were considerably higher than what would be considered normal levels. This can cause deterioration to timber, likely to attract termites and can cause […]

407, 2016

Termite barriers-soil clearance importance

July 4th, 2016|Termites|Comments Off on Termite barriers-soil clearance importance

Termite barriers-soil clearance importance. Recent building inspection, carried out by Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service:

Here are photos of a huge exposed deck without termite barriers and sufficient ground clearance, attached to a large, relatively new and expensive house in the Ormeau area. This house will cost a substantial amount of money to rectify all the […]

2103, 2016

Termite damage disclosure

March 21st, 2016|Disclosure importance, Termites, Tips for sellers|Comments Off on Termite damage disclosure

Termite damage disclosure was an important factor in helping the sale of this property go through smoothly, in a recent building inspection carried out by Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service:

Affected timber removed showing significance of damage to supporting lintel above an opening of this relatively new house.

More damage to section of the lintel above the […]

2401, 2016

Termite damage coverup

January 24th, 2016|Termites|0 Comments

Termite damage coverup, in a recent building inspection, carried out by Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service: Termite damage within the roof interior that was mostly covered by insulation.

Many building and or pest control inspectors will not access the roof interior where insulation has been fitted. They do not realize that insulation is often fitted to hide […]

2303, 2015

Roof termite damage

March 23rd, 2015|Importance of photos & access, Termites|Comments Off on Roof termite damage

Roof termite damage, identified in a recent building inspection, carried out by Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service:

An old but still relevant photo. This is what an inspector will miss if they are not prepared to get in the roof, past the access hole!

Very costly inspection for the buyer!

Many inspection companies will not access the roof interior […]

2303, 2015

Termites-treated timber

March 23rd, 2015|Termites|Comments Off on Termites-treated timber

Termites-treated timber, very important to know, by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service:

Unfortunately too many people seem to think that termites will not damage treated timbers and cypress pine. Some pest control operators also think the same way, how misinformed they are.

Well think again!

Here are just a few examples of treated […]