What is a Weep Hole?

Hi guys, just talking about weep holes today. A weep hole is a brick joint that doesn’t have mortar in it. It’s designed to allow any moisture that might get into the cavity, inside the wall, to escape when there’s excess water and also allows air flow in the cavity.

Live Schedorhinotermes Enjoying a Feed.. A Little Too Close To The House For My Liking!

Live Schedorhinotermes enjoying a feed.. a little too close to the house for my liking. Ensure your yard is kept free of untreated timbers, logs & tree stumps and that your termite barriers are up to date. Have you had your property inspected in the last 12 months? Call us today.

Do we see snakes during building inspections? YES!

People often ask.. do you come across snakes? Yes..Yes, we do!! BUT this is the first time I’ve seen one attack something right in front of me!! Volume up!

Amazing Engineering Underneath this House!

The Engineering that goes in to some houses absolutely blows my mind! Steep sloping site & no signs of any significant movement or cracking.. amazing!

Why A Pre Purchase Building Inspection is Soooo Important!

Newly renovated home. Fresh paint & new carpets.. Looks great right? BUT unfortunately this is a great example of why a Pre Purchase Inspection is so important! Here you can see sagging ceiling sheeting, detached ceiling battens, previous water penetration & leaks.. defects like this go unnoticed by the untrained eye of an enthusiast buyer. […]

Dodgy DIY’ers on Renovation TV shows

I love renovation tv shows… watching the stress, the innovation, the end results… But what scares me is the DIYer’s who gain inspiration but fall short on the knowledge & skill required to carry out the work and achieve a safe & high-quality end result. All too often renovations are not built to code, not […]

Get a Load of These Post Stirrups!! How is this Patio Still Standing!

Get a load of these post stirrups!! How is this Patio still standing!

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.

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 […]