Poor Drainage and Ponding Issues

Nothing like consistent wet weather to highlight poor drainage & ponding issues. Most homes have that area that is notorious for still being damp for a week after the last rain or a high tide marks left on the bases of the fences. These areas can often benefit for some yard drains, ag-line drains & […]

Poor Drainage Causes Structural Damage

Structural crack to brickwork caused from poor drainage at a Gawler Townhouse . BPI Building and Pest Inspection specialise in: Building Inspections Pest Inspections Builders Warranty Inspections Special Purpose Inspections Tax Depreciation Schedules Pool Safety Inspections Asbestos Inspections Mould Inspections If you have any questions or concerns about this or any other building matter, you […]

Building and Pest Inspection – Unit Complex

I was asked by property investor to undertake a thorough Building and Pest Inspection to a first floor unit in a block of six. The unit complex was located close to the beach, and a number of defective issues were found during the inspection. Cracked asbestos shetting to the roof Leaking asbestos gutter Insufficient drainage […]


Poor site drainage can lead to many problems in and around your home. Inspect around your property, especially adjacent to the house. After rain, a walk over the entire area will help to identify any boggy or obviously wet areas. Rain water run off can accumulate in pockets and be held, even on sloping sites […]