By: Peter Huber Posted By: BHIS Source:http://bit.ly/1Ww1RM1 What is probably as important as consistent compaction is the design of the footings and the actual digging and pouring is equally as important. Firstly footings should be designed according to the nature of the soil. For example you would not design the same size footing when building … More Footing design for home
By: Peter Huber Posted By:BHIS Source:http://bit.ly/1rtHhzd Ok lets continue where we left of in the last article, on the fact and fiction about roof tiles. Property Inspection Perth WA If you are worried about the usage of concrete tiles when collecting rain water, well there is nothing to worry about as we are assured that … More why concrete tiles for roof?
By: Peter Huber Posted By:BHIS Source:http://bit.ly/1VoHkbJ The other day I spoke to a gentleman who asked me, to confirm to him that he needs to replace his concrete tiles on his house with clay tiles, I questioned his rationale and a mountain of misleading statements flowed from his mouth, perhaps the most memorable was that … More Tips for choosing roof tile for your home
From time to time the CSIRO is asked to suggest remedies for dampness caused by rain penetrating solid masonry walls, below are some of their invaluable findings and suggestions which are worth passing on. Single-leaf construction cannot be expected to be water-tight, especially if it is subjected to wind-driven rain. If the wall … More Overcoming damp problems in your house | Independent Building Inspections Perth
By:Peter Huber Posted By:bhis.com Source: http://bit.ly/1iIkPO6 Vinyl wall coverings (vinyl laminated to paper or fabric) have become very popular over the last few years, largely because they are more easily cleaned than the uncoated open-textured types. Yet it is just this impervious, otherwise-desirable surface that sometimes creates a mould problem. Property Inspection Perth WA In … More Best Wall Coverings practices | Property Inspection Perth WA
Continued from the post > Condensation Issues By: bhis Posted By:Peter Huber Source: http://www.bit.ly/1NzosBy How to stop condensation? Condensation is basically simple. It involves preventing moist air from coming into contact with cold surfaces (ie. surfaces at temperatures below the dew point of air). In practice this can be achieved by: Removing moisture laden air (by … More How to stop condensation in Houses? |Building Inspection Perth
By: Peter Huber Posted By: bhis.com.au Source: bhis.com.au/2012/10/improving-sub-floor-ventilation/ Improving Sub-Floor Ventilation We will look at improving sub-floor ventilation which if not done correctly can be a cause of decay to timber components. The other day we were asked to inspect an older style home in Nedlands it was a grand old mansion with timber flooring … More Pre Purchase Building Inspection Perth | Improving Sub-Floor Ventilation