1. Inspection During Construction

    Building Inspection Reports

    Inspection During Construction

    The common procedure in the building industry is for the owners to engage a building contractor to build for them for a price; licenced contractor is responsible at the end of the day to supply a building that complies with the relevant standards and quality, in most cases this does not happen!  

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  2. Defects Reports

    Building Defects Report

    Defects Reports

    A condition report of buildings adjacent to a construction site prior to the commencement of construction, often a Council condition of approval. Usually done as a photographic record of the structure. Councils, require suitably qualified people, and may not accept a building consultant.  

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  3. Expert Witness Reports

    Expert Witness Report

    Expert Witness Reports

    Defects or incomplete expert report completed in a method evidence and preparing reports that may at some stage be used as evidence for litigation purposes in any jurisdiction.  

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  4. Dilapidation Reports

    Dilapidation Report

    Dilapidation Reports

    The common procedure in the building industry is for the owners to engage a building contractor to build for them for a price; licenced contractor is responsible at the end of the day to supply a building that complies with the relevant standards and quality, in most cases this does not happen!  

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Monthly Archives: March 2013

ASHI CERTIFICATE 2013

The Building Industry is one of unknowns and continuing changes

 

The Building Industry is one of unknowns and continuing changes but the basics in Construction remains the same.  Buildings are to house people for many purposes, main being is to live, other are to sleep, eat, shop, meet, play etc.  Continue reading

Water damage due to Laundry not waterproofed

Damage: Water-overflows from a hot water system and water spillage entered the adjoining apartment & saturated the carpet.  The hot water was in the laundry, so why did it enter this apartment, shouldn’t it have been water tight obviously it wasn’t, waterproofing below the floor and wall tiles is required would have stopped this type of damage. Continue reading

Access Dimensions

General reference for Access-ways and Doors Relevant to Australian Standards for Access and Mobility Continue reading

Worst defects

What would be classed as the worst defect that a residence can have? This is difficult to pinpoint and would depend upon the extent and affect to the type of structure , the main problems are those that would affect the Structural Integrity of the building.  Continue reading

Modern Tree House, like to be above the floods

For those who want to be in the trees ave a view or need to get away from the floods, Here is a tree house idea Continue reading

Venting and Insulating the Roof Space

Our majority of our climate is affected be heat and to a less degree by cold, There are many views in what is the best way to keep your residence insulated, the first issue in our view is to have good  insulation to the roof space and have it completed correctly.  You certinly know the difference during the Building Inspection has been carried out, also relates to deaths during insulation work in very hot regions.

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Paint or natural

What do you want the building to be pretty or be sustainable for year.

  1. Face Brick ..to.. Render and painted.
  2. Terra Cotta Roof Tiles.. to.. Concrete painted Roof Tiles.
  3. Anodized aluminum ..to.. Powder coated aluminum Continue reading

Nice Beer, good building and controls

The inspections and reports may not be like having a nice beer but it good to able to sit down knowing someone is looking at the building work for you.  When you are having building work carried out it is good for someone with experience looking at this work, this is can be a relief.  Continue reading

Providing building inspections services to Sydney, the southern highlands, and south coast.

About Us

Worthingtons Building Consultancy principal Stephen Worthington has been carrying out building inspections and reports since 1994...read more