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Termite Infestations

2019-01-09T13:31:44+00:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: BPI News, Pest Inspections, Termites|

Identifying Termite Infestations and the signs of termite activity will help homeowners and agents to manage this costly issue more effectively. We have put together a list of the top 5 signs to that will help to identify Termite Infestations: Hollow sounding timber Because termites eat wood from the inside out a thin veneer of timber [...]

9 Property Searches Every Buyer Needs to Understand

2018-08-15T01:23:43+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: BPI News, Real Estate|

Buying a home in Sydney is a significant investment and usually something most people will only do a few times during their lifetime. A lot needs to happen between the initial viewing and settlement day, it can be overwhelming for home buyers. To help smooth the process we’ve put together a guide that outlines the important searches [...]

Methamphetamine Property Testing

2018-08-15T01:24:20+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: BPI News, Building Inspections|

The use of Methamphetamine (meth) in Australia has increased, in fact we have the highest number of meth users per capita in the English speaking world. Here in NSW, the number of meth labs has doubled over the past six years, surprisingly they are often found in quiet suburban streets. Experts suggest that there are around [...]

7 expensive home repairs

2018-08-15T01:24:49+00:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: Asbestos Inspections, BPI News, Building Inspections, Pre Sales Inspection, Property Market, Real Estate|

It’s not unusual for older properties to need home repairs, especially if regular maintenance has been overlooked. Some home buyers are unsure of which home repairs are expensive and those that […]

Subsidence: What to Do When your Walls Start Cracking

2018-08-15T01:25:06+00:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: BPI News|Tags: |

Subsidence is when the mineral foundation of a building starts to move back and forth and when this occurs in a building that you live in, you might find that cracks begin to form in the walls. What Causes Subsidence? When you've got cracks showing up in your walls for seemingly no reason at all, it [...]