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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...

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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