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 Inspections

Water Damage can be cause from the interior elements such as from general longer term affects from the bathroom shower recesses leaking or the emergency breakdowns such as the Hot water heaters or either Hot & cold pipe breaks, all can cause considerable damage.

Shower recess damage can be an expensive exercise, possibly requiring the just the shower or in some cases the whole bathroom repairs with the removal and replacement of the tiles, replacing assuring the waterproof membranes are replaced correctly.

The emergency leaks may be easily repairs but in the mean time extreme damage to property can occur leaving some expensive drying, removal and replacement of some of the elements and furnishings, all based on the actual potion and whereabouts of the event.WaterDamage4

The external water entry can occur for many reasons some of those would be:

  • Corroded or damaged roof cladding or roof tiles.
  • Incorrect or corroded roof flashing.
  • Gutter overflows and blockages.
  • Window and door incorrect flashing.
  • Seals and wall cladding incorrect or deteriorated.
  • Poor or incorrect door and windows sill flashing.
  • Balcony flashing and incorrect or deteriorated waterproof method to the main building attachment.
  • Cavity flashing to a masonry constructed residence.
  • Cavity bridging to a masonry constructed residence.
  • Rising damp from poor dampcourse and perimeter and sub-floor level.
  • Storm water controls not correct to the perimeter of the residence.
  • Poor stormwater controls to the land associated with the residence.
  • And of cause there is flooding, low lying properties.

 

Water Damage Building Inspection Reports can be generated after a isolated water intrusion event or identified as a long term issue, either the immediate entry or long term can cause dramatic affects and require immediate attention to avoid further unnecessary damage. There is no point fixing the damage until the source of the damage is determined and repaired

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