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What is a Damp Proof Course and why is it so important

What is a Damp Proof Course and why is it so important

WHAT IS Damp Proof Course? Damp-proof course (DPC) means a continuous layer of impervious material placed in a masonry wall or pier, or between a wall or pier and a floor, to prevent the upward or downward migration of water. DPC is a horizontal barrier in a wall designed to resist moisture rising through the structure by capillary action - a... Continue reading...

home condition reports melbourne

home condition reports melbourne

  • Posted by Mike Linklater
  • 29th Feb 2016, 5:00pm
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Home Condition Reports from Northern House Inspections Melbourne. Our homes are the biggest investment that any individual can make. There is a lot that goes into building a home, such as, money, time, resources and patience. It can be a real waste of all these and more if you do not keep your home in the state that it deserves to be in. The... Continue reading...

building and Pest Inspection Melbourne

building and Pest Inspection Melbourne

Building and Pest Inspection Reports Melbourne  Building and Pest inspection checklist and cost. Nowadays, Building and Pest Inspections have almost become a prerequisite to buying a home in Melbourne. This is wise considering that this is one of the biggest financial decisions you're likely to make. That's why a detailed, independent... Continue reading...

Waterproofing defects found in melbourne pre purchase inspections

Waterproofing defects found in melbourne pre purchase inspections

Why Waterproofing defects could cost you thousands!! A wet area describes an area within a building supplied with water from a water supply system. These areas include your bathroom, shower, laundry and sanitary/toilet compartments and excludes areas such as kitchens, bar areas and kitchenettes. A waterproofing system is a combination of... Continue reading...

Is A Pre-Purchase House Inspection Required?

Is A Pre-Purchase House Inspection Required?

There are just so many reasons why building inspections are important before you sign any contract. So many elements of a house can be concealed by vendors and builders touch ups, that it makes it almost impossible on open days for a home buyer to detect major structural defects, safety issues, not to mention identifying any termite activity.... Continue reading...

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