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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Consistent heavy rain, disclosers the problem.

The time to find out where the water problem/issues are present is during and after the long term wet.

Just some of the factors related to the NCC, (portions shown)


Performance P2.2.2 Weatherproofing

Good heavy and consistent rain, brings out the best and worst in buildings. It best to find out now if the roofs, balconies, windows and general storm water are working as to codes and as would be expected. It clear in the (NCC) National Construction Code. Volume 2 relating to Requirements’ Section

A roof and external wall (including openings around windows and doors) must prevent the penetration of water that could cause— (a) unhealthy or dangerous conditions, or loss of amenity for occupants; and Part 2.2 Damp and weatherproofing Explanatory information:

Functional statements F2.2.1 Surface water.

A building including any associated sitework is to be constructed in a way that protects people and other property from the adverse effects of redirected surface water. F2.2.2 Weatherproofing and dampness A building is to be constructed to provide resistance to moisture from the outside and moisture rising from the ground.

Limitation: F2.2.2 does not apply to a Class 10 building except where its construction contributes to the weatherproofing of the Class 1 building.

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