What is a Major Defect & Minor Defect?

What is a Major Defect & Minor Defect? It’s essential to note that the classification of a defect as major or minor can vary depending on the specific circumstances, the building’s age and type, and the professional judgement of the building inspector. Major Defect: A major defect is a significant issue that adversely affects the […]

Subfloor Inspection

Subfloor Inspection – What does an inspector look for? A building inspector looks for various aspects during a Subfloor Inspection. The subfloor is a critical component of a building’s structure and highly susceptible to defects. Its integrity is crucial to ensure the stability and safety of the entire building. Here are some of the key […]

5 Reasons You Need a Termite Inspection

              1. Early Detection: Termite infestations can go unnoticed for a long time, causing significant damage to your property. Regular termite inspections can help detect infestations at an early stage, allowing for prompt treatment and minimising potential damage. 2. Property Protection: Termites are known to cause extensive structural damage […]

Buderim House Destroyed by Termites

A home in 12 Raintrees Court in Buderim was destroyed by termites without the owners’ knowledge. The exterior features of the home make it look like a dream home in a beautiful environment and in a quiet street in Buderim. The owners of the home are a young couple that bought the house two years […]

Termite activity caught in the nick of time!

I discovered Live Schedorhinotermes spp located concealed behind a cardboard box within a Subfloor storage area. The only sign of termite activity was a single mud lead located in the corner of the storage area. On further inspection, the cardboard box was removed and a termite gallery was located! The box was actually glued to […]

Termite Damage to Hardwood Trusses

On inspection of this home at Maryborough we found termite damage and mud tubes to hardwood trusses. The damage was extensive. Termites will attack hardwood. If you have any questions or concerns about this or any other building matter, you can call Chris at BPI Building and Pest Inspections on1800 663 390 visit www.bpisunshinecoastcentral.com.au or email […]

Termite Damage to A Steel Framed Home (Video)

As you can see in here we’ve found some live termites and they’ve caused fair bit of damage to the skirting timbers. Now the thing about this find is that it’s a steel framed home. I get told on many occasions that you never find termites in a steel framed home but as you can […]

Termite Damage to Roof Timbers

Termite damage was found in roof at Granville due to roof tile leaking.   If you have any questions or concerns about this or any other building matter, you can call Chris at BPI Building and Pest Inspections on1800 663 390 visit www.bpisunshinecoastcentral.com.au or email us on info@bpic.com.au