1 07, 2021

Coverup of termite damage

2021-08-30T16:37:28+10:00July 1st, 2021|Termites|Comments Off on Coverup of termite damage

Home owner exposed trying to cover-up termite damage. Exposing home owner/seller coverup of termite damage to roof. QBIS. These unscrupulous home owners were exposed by Peter weddell in his inspection where the sellers attempted to cover-up termite damage to the roof frame. When exposed they claimed the damaged timber had been replaced by a [...]

1 07, 2021

Termite entry points

2021-08-28T06:44:55+10:00July 1st, 2021|Termites|Comments Off on Termite entry points

Common termite entry points to sub-floor of houses. Some examples of potential termite entry points. QBIS. This was a large exposed deck and house without termite barriers, also insufficient clearances between the soil and timber. Because of limited access to work under, a substantial amount of money would be required to prevent termites from [...]

1 07, 2021

Benefits of disclosing termite damage

2021-09-15T18:03:56+10:00July 1st, 2021|Termites, Tips for sellers|Comments Off on Benefits of disclosing termite damage

Learn how a home seller benefited by disclosing termite damage to a buyer. Benefits of disclosing termite damage. An important factor in helping the sale of this property go through smoothly, in a recent building inspection carried out by Peter Weddell. QBIS. This shows the importance of seller and agent disclosure that helped this previously [...]

1 07, 2021

Termites & treated timber fallacies

2021-09-18T16:06:55+10:00July 1st, 2021|Termites|Comments Off on Termites & treated timber fallacies

Be aware and don't be conned into believing that termites will not damage treated timber. Misleading fallacies of treated timber & termites. QBIS. Termite damage to treated hardwood retaining wall. A good example of what to expect. This treated hardwood retaining wall was no match against termites and has been destroyed. Termites are [...]

2 07, 2020

Non-disclosure of termite damage

2021-08-15T17:38:56+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Termites, Tips for sellers|Comments Off on Non-disclosure of termite damage

Non-disclosure of termite damage. How non-disclosure of termite damage can affect a the sale of a house and how to potentially help achieve a sale. QBIS.  The importance of sellers and agents being upfront with prospective buyers regarding major problems, they are not willing to disclose with potential buyers. Termite damage to roof structure [...]

2 07, 2020

Termite damage to roof

2021-08-15T17:51:21+10:00July 2nd, 2020|Termites|Comments Off on Termite damage to roof

Damage to roof from termites. Termite damage to roof. QBIS. 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 get in the roof. This can be very costly inspection for a potential buyer! Insist your inspector [...]

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