Rusty Steel Lintel Causes Brickwork to Move

While inspecting the external brickwork of a house during a pre-purchase building inspection, it was noticed that the steel lintel above the window had rusted. This had caused the brickwork above to lift up by 12mm. To avoid this problem regularly maintain the steel around your house by cleaning it, removing surface rust and priming with a rust primer and paint.

 

Ways To Declutter Your Home

If you are looking for ways to make your living space cleaner and more conducive to focus and relaxation, you need to declutter your home

Types of Grass for the best lawns in Perth

There are some rough price guides below, but you can also check Gumtree to see what specials are available for the different types of grasses here in Perth. An important part of any Australian backyard is the lawn, but for many Perth home owners, it is a rushed after-thought

What’s New In The World Of Landscaping?

In Perth, the rising trend of smaller sized blocks has also resulted in people opting for low maintenance gardens and artificial lawns. Landscaping is thought by some to be a chore, but those who know the value of an aesthetic art form such as landscaping …

Roofing: Colorbond or Tiles?

Are you planning to replace your old, damaged roof? Or perhaps you are building a new home and are unsure whether to go with tiles or colorbond. The life expectancy of roofs is usually…

Strange Things Building Inspectors Find

It is not uncommon for a building inspector to find some unexpected and unusual things when inspecting a house. From the carcasses of exterminated rodents, to boxes of keepsakes, and letters from a childhood sweetheart and sometimes even…

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