It doesn’t matter whether you are inspecting an older home or a brand new one, identifying safety hazards is a responsibility of the building inspector and a fundamental part of the Australian Standard for Building Inspections.
Areas where safe access is compromised need immediate rectification or maintenance. One of the main areas where safe access is compromised are stairs. The Building Regulation has a minimum tread size of 240mm and a maximum rise height of 190mm. Small t
Coastal Home & Building Inspections provides building component monitoring services and various points through the construction of your home. One of the items we are asked to check is waterproofing prior to tiling. The perimeter of wet areas in the home is required to be fully sealed with a waterproof membrane. The most important area where failure occurs is at the doorway particularly on cavity sliding door frames. The waterproofer is required to seal across the door opening