Termites

2 07, 2020

Termite entry points

2020-08-16T16:40:58+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Termites|Comments Off on Termite entry points

Common termite entry points to sub-floor of houses. Potential termite entry points, courtesy of Peter Weddell, owner of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. These examples of a large exposed deck and house without appropriate termite barriers. Also not enough clearances between the soil and timber. A substantial amount of money would be required to rectify [...]

2 07, 2020

Benefits of disclosing termite damage

2020-08-17T06:17:36+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Termites, Tips for sellers|Comments Off on Benefits of disclosing termite damage

How a home seller benefited by disclosing termite damage to a buyer. Benefits of disclosing termite damage, courtesy of Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service An important factor in helping the sale of this property go through smoothly, in a recent building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home [...]

2 07, 2020

Termites & treated timber fallacies

2020-08-17T06:43:47+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Termites|Comments Off on Termites & treated timber fallacies

Termites & treated timber fallacies, Fallacies of treated timber & termites. Courtesy of  Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service: Important to know: 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. [...]

1 07, 2020

Coverup of termite damage

2020-08-20T18:48:01+10:00July 1st, 2020|Termites|0 Comments

Coverup of termite damage, in Tarragindi, a Southern suburb of Brisbane Coverup of termite damage. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Access to the termite affected areas: Termite damage within this roof required physical access by the inspector. The damage could not be identified from the roof access hole. Other [...]

1 07, 2020

Non-disclosure of termite damage

2020-08-21T17:44:02+10:00July 1st, 2020|Termites, Tips for sellers|0 Comments

Non-disclosure of termite damage. Some suggestions by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. How non-disclosure of termite damage can affect a the sale of a house and how to potentially help achieve a sale. The importance of sellers and agents being upfront with prospective buyers regarding major problems, they are not willing [...]

1 07, 2020

Termite damage to roof

2020-08-22T07:01:57+10:00July 1st, 2020|Termites|Comments Off on Termite damage to roof

Damage to roof from termites, in Holland Park, a Southern suburb of Brisbane, Termite damage to roof. Identified by Peter Weddell, owner/operator of Qld Home Buyers Inspection Service. Although this photo was taken in 2005 it is still relevant. Importance of access: This is what an inspector will miss if they are not prepared to [...]

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