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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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. Catchment trays were also required especially in this situation placed below the hot water system.

Remedy:carpet blower

  • Get the hot water fixed.
  • Call the insurance Company and notify.
  • Have a carpet repair guy attend.
  • Lift sections of the carpet and view underlay.
  • Where plastic and foam- Remove.
  • Place drier to the carpet for a couple of days.
  • once dry
  • Remove carpet.
  • Relay carpet with new underlay and replace carpet.
  • Steam clean on completion.
  • Deal with the neighbour and insurance
  • of cause this is one method

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