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It can take a long time to find the perfect place when you are house hunting, yet you should not be too hasty when signing on the dotted line. It is very important for all potential buyers to get inspections before making a purchase. Here are several reasons this is a good idea.

It Will Help You Budget Well

You may believe that you have all of the money needed to buy the place, but you have to factor in any repairs. Sometimes people are not as thorough as they could be and they overlook problems with properties. An inspector is trained to look for problems, which means that they will be much more thorough. Knowing the extent of all of the needed repairs will let you know whether you are actually able to afford it.

 

It Will Reveal Any Structural Damage

While you may be open to fixing any repairs that are needed on a property you like, finding out that the place has structural damage and lots of cockroaches around can change your way of thinking. If you have plenty of money to invest in a home and you still want to buy it, that is up to you. As far as the economic buyer is concerned, this is usually a deal-breaker.

The Roof Is Checked

There is no way that you should buy a home if there is something terribly wrong with the roof. The last thing you need is to have it cave in and hurt someone and/or damage all of your belongings. While buyers never go up to look at the roof, this is a general part of a home inspection. Beware of inspectors that try to look from the ground since there is no way for them to give you an intensive report of any damages.

Water Damage May Be Revealed

The basement in some homes is a water disaster waiting to happen. When there is heavy rain or flooding, there is always a chance that water will enter the structure. While you may not immediately spot any water damage yourself, an inspector will be able to give you a report after thoroughly inspecting the basement. If there is any water damage, they will find it.

Buying a home has good and bad points. Getting a pre-purchase home inspection is definitely one of the positive moments of the buying process. As you can tell by this point, there is no reason to ever buy a home without one. So, better visit The Pest Company now!

Concrete Scanning Queensland

Posted by Incorporated on August 7, 2013
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CSI Concrete Scanning & Investigation was formed to provide a concrete scanning service for anyone who has to cut, core or drill a concrete slab.

If you cut or drill a concrete slab and you don’t find out first what is in there you are a bloody fool for at least 2 reasons.

1. You could bring the whole building site to a complete stop if you cut or drill into a water pipe or conduit
2. You could seriously injure or worse case kills you or a colleague if you hit a live cable.

So, use your noggin, call a competent concrete investigation company to advise you where it’s safe to drill, cut or core.

Remember, when you’re on the job think “safety first” and you’ll all get to go home at the end of the day to the ones you love.