Pre-purchase Building & Pest

5 Essential Tips to Buying a New Home: Insights from a Building and Pest Inspector.

As a building and pest inspector, I’ve seen my fair share of dream homes turn into nightmares for unsuspecting buyers. Purchasing a new home is one of the most significant investments you’ll make in your lifetime, and ensuring it’s a sound investment involves more than just aesthetics. From structural integrity to hidden pest infestations, there […]

Rising Damp: Understanding, Identifying, and Repairing

Rising damp is a common issue faced by homeowners in Melbourne, particularly those in older properties or buildings with poor drainage systems. It occurs when groundwater rises up through porous building materials, such as bricks or mortar, by capillary action. This moisture can lead to a range of problems, including damage to walls, floors, and […]

Benefits of Melbourne Home Inspections

Melbourne, renowned for its vibrant culture, diverse neighborhoods, and thriving real estate market, is a city where property investment holds great promise. Whether you’re a first-time buyer, a seasoned investor, or a homeowner looking to sell, undertaking a property inspection in Melbourne is a crucial step in the process. Here are 7 Good Reasons to […]

Melbourne Termite Prevention Tips

Here are some termite prevention tips specifically tailored for Melbourne homeowners: Building Assessment Unit: Melbourne’s leading home inspection provider Regular Inspections: Schedule regular termite inspections by a qualified pest control professional, ideally at least once a year, to detect any signs of termite activity early. Reduce Moisture: Termites are attracted to moisture, so ensure proper […]

Melbourne High Risk for termite infestation

Building Assessment Unit is Melbourne’s leading termite inspection provider High Risk Area: Melbourne and its surrounding areas have a high risk of termite infestation due to the climate, with warm and humid conditions providing an ideal environment for termites to thrive. Protecting Property: Termites can cause significant damage to homes and other structures by feeding […]

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