Handrails

Handrails

Unsafe with wood rot or not high enough (too low to be safe).

Decks and Stairs

Poor fixing to dwelling - wood rot and rusted legs.

Pool Gates

Not closing correctly.

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Roof Areas

Leaking flashing and broken tiles.

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Gutters

Rusted blocked gutters and downpipes - especially leaking box gutters.

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Rooms Below Ground Level

Poor waterproofing and surface drainage.

Problem Area Water Heater Dripping

Water Heater leaks water

Does your Water Heater have a tray? Water heaters are problem areas because they are often hidden away. They can leak usually within 5 years. These are notorious termite attractions.

Issues-:

  • Wet walls
  • Wet floors
  • Wet timber frames

Leaky Shower Bases

A leaky shower base can be a hidden termite trap. Even modern homes have been known to have leaky shower bases creating problems.

Minimum cost in fixing leaky shower $3500-:

  • Remove tiles off Floor
  • Remove tiles one row above floor
  • Remove shower screens
  • Difficult to match tiles - matched tiles add to cost
Broken Tile leaking into roof cavity

Broken Tile leaking into roof cavity.

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Box Gutter in the process of rusting out

Box Gutter in the process of rusting out

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Termite nest to truss

Termite nest to truss

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Water damage from broken roof tile

Water damage from broken roof tile

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Broken roof truss

Broken roof truss

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Water damage from broken roof tile

Insulation too close to light fitting

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