Decks Against Houses Look Great Right?

Decks against houses look great right? However, many decks are built by DIY’ers and unfortunately they Breach the Termite Barriers potentially allowing concealed termite attack. Here is an example where the deck has been built correctly. A Chemical Reticulation System has been installed beneath the deck against the Building prior to construction. Alternative termite barriers […]

At BPI We Offer you a Thorough Inspection guaranteed!

I’ve been everywhere man.. I’ve been everywhere!! At BPI we offer you a thorough inspection guaranteed.

Timber Pallets are Like Cheese Cake to Termites!

Wholly Termites!! Found these guys in Timber Pallets only 15m from a house. Timber pallets are like cheese cake to Termites! Ensure you remove all loose timbers, bark chip & tree stumps from your property as they are highly conducive to Termite Attack.

Hot Water System or Ticking Time Bomb?

Hot Water System or Ticking Time Bomb?Often items such as Hot Water Systems, Air-Conditioning Systems, Solar Panels, Swimming Pool Systems are overlooked during the Property Buying process but they can lead to you having to fork out thousands of dollars if they are not functional or are in poor condition. It is recommended that these […]

Have You Noticed a Mound Like This in Your Backyard?

Termite nests can be found in trees, tree stumps or like in this case as a ground mound. This mound is the size of a basketball due to the length of time it has gone unnoticed. If you see something like this on your property then immediately contact your local Pest Manager to undertake a […]

Now This is Some Serious Termite Damage!

This was located behind a shower / cupboard. Only minimal evidence of a mud lead was noted in the roof void… but once the sheets came off.. OMG!

Breached Waterproofing Identified in Adjacent Subfloor

1. Water penetration / damage noted visually. 2. Moisture meter reading identified high moisture. 3. Thermal Camera confirmed water penetration at base of wall. 4. Poor Drainage / Ponding Water & Breached Waterproofing identified within the adjacent Subfloor. At BPI, our inspectors are well educated, thorough & use the latest in equipment to give you […]

How a Moisture Meter Gives Purchasers Piece of Mind

Water damage to a Door Frame at the rear of a Shower… Looks bad right? With the use of a Moisture Meter, Thermal Camera & Visual Inspection no moisture or leaks could be detected. The home owner was queried & they stated that a leak was present 2 years ago and was repaired, they even […]

Don’t Be A Drip! Get Under the Subfloor!

Drip.. drip. drip.. crawled under your house lately! No? Don’t blame you! At BPI we leave no stone unturned, if it’s accessible & safe, we will inspect it. This is an example of a leaking waste pipe which has gone undetected for a long time because it was in the dreaded Subfloor.

Do Termites Eat Treated Timber?

Termites won’t eat Treated Timber… FALSE! Yes, you are better off using treated timber but it does not mean you are not at risk of termite attack & decay. Here is a retaining wall which has suffered termite damage, decay & movement. This is due to age, poor construction & poor drainage. When looking at […]