BCI WA Chemical Delignification in Pre-purchase Reports

Case Study: Delignification in Pre-Purchase Reports

When inspecting Perth properties, a common finding is delignification in pre-purchase reports. What is Delignification? Known as Chemical Delignification but commonly referred to as Defibrosis, Hairy Timber or Furry Batten. This term describes the deterioration in...

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Step-by-step Sales Process for Home Buyers – Simplified!

  Step-by-step Sales Process for Buyers – Simplified!   You find a property that you love ⇓  Buyers in market should ideally seek pre-approval for borrowing capacity Offers presented to sellers (vendors) Agent negotiates sale price and conditions of offer...

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At Building Consultancy & Inspections (having performed over 30,000 inspections) we have found that one of the biggest or most serious concerns for purchasers is the presence of asbestos-containing material (ACM) at the inspection site. ACM was extensively used...

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Structural Inspector Ian Watling, BCI

Business, more than a structural building inspection!

Business is more than a structural building inspection!   When you are the supplier to an industry that needs you, as opposed to wants you, then you get your satisfaction from knowing that you have delivered a product that will exceed expectations. Too often...

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Strata Inspections Perth, BCI, Building Inspections, Strata Reform, Sinking Funds

Strata Inspections Perth: BCI’s Top 5 Strata Reform Wins!

There are benefits galore associated with the new Strata Reform. In a nutshell, Landgate is executing the strata reform and a handful of industry leaders in Perth have assisted by investing a whole lot of time, energy and experience. The collaboration and time...

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Tribal interior that has nothing to do with a building inspection

Nothing To Do With Building and Pest Inspections

You have negotiated your price, had your finance approved, completed your building and pest inspections and now your ready to move in. Time to turn your house into a home!   When you think about it, the building and pest inspections process of buying your...

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5 Strata Inspection findings that need fixing before winter

If you are living in a Strata Complex that has these components, a Strata Inspection will identify areas that require fixing prior to a wet winter.   BCI Strata Inspection (click to view video of inspector checking moisture levels)   Ian conducted this...

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Wall cracks, significant crack


YOU’VE GOT WALL CRACKS – WHY ARE THEY THERE AND WHAT CAN YOU DO ABOUT THEM? Wall Cracks – the types of wall cracks and causes explained Wall cracks can be ugly, but they can also be a sign that something structurally significant requires your attention. The good...

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Building, construction defects, straps, tie down straps

Common types of building & construction defects in Perth

Building and construction defects are common. This article might help you to understand the different types of building and construction defects and see where a building inspector may assist you and save you thousands of dollars instead of going to a lawyer if your...

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