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4 Most Common Emotional Mistakes Homebuyers Make

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Emotional mistakes are common in homebuyers. They tend to overspend just to make their dream home a reality. Often, they let go of rational thinking and just ride along with what feels right. But who can blame them? A house would likely be the biggest purchase a person will ever make in his entire lifetime. […]

The Damaging Effects of Mould to Properties

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May it be some fuzzy white patches on your sub-floor, or some disgusting black spots on your shower curtains, moulds aren’t just a revolting sight. They can potentially harm you and your family —even more so if you are asthmatic or allergic to mould spores. But apart from the potential health risks it can cause, […]

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7 Things to Inspect Before Buying a House

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Before signing the papers to buy a new house, it makes a huge difference to check the most important things first. Apart from having a professional inspector check the house, there are certain things you need to pay closer attention to. Physical appearance is one but that’s something that you would notice at first glance […]

How Important is Hiring a Pool Safety Inspector?

Pool Safety

The primary role of a pool safety inspector is to find out whether pools are compliant with the standards or not. They will issue a pool safety certificate to pools that are compliant. On the other hand, if the pool failed to meet the standards, the inspectors will issue a nonconformity notice. Consult an Inspector […]

Disadvantages of DIY Pest Control

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Do-It-Yourself, or DIY as it is more popularly called, is surely a convenient and inexpensive way of dealing with just about anything. It even has a zestful ring to it, giving people a sense of pride in being able to do something completely on their own.

What to Do if Problems are Found During Pre-purchase Inspections

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You’ll never know how important building and pest inspections are unless you have made the terrible mistake of buying a property without it. Inspection reports can reveal any problems a property may have that cannot be seen in plain sight.

Signs of Extreme Termite Infestation

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Sometimes it is hard to tell when termites are present in your home. Oftentimes, people are not aware that their homes are infected until it is a little too late.

Health Hazards from Rats

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An unwanted animal that enters your home is not only bothersome but is hazardous to your and your family’s health and well being. Apart from all the havoc that they cause to our furnitures and food, what we should really be worried about are diseases. Because of this, many home owners call pest control companies […]

How to Eliminate Cockroaches

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Cockroaches can become major pests in the home. They breed rapidly and they are very resilient. These pests are a threat to human health as they carry various major illnesses including dysentery, typhoid, salmonella and gastro-enteritis. The risk of catching an illness is particularly high in homes with children, with the elderly, or people with […]

The Importance Of Building Codes And Regulations In Building Construction

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Building a new house or adding a new area to an existing residential structure does not only involve a well-designed plan or the sufficient budget in order for the building work to be carried out. It also requires that the plan and the structure meet the standards in accordance with the Building Code of Australia.