Taps with no drain under can create moisture around your property. Especially if they're left dripping. Moisture attracts termites so keep an eye on your exterior taps.
Please replace old porcelain fuses with circuit breakers and a safety switch. Especially if you have youngsters around.
This is an interesting defect. The original builder placed uncoated steel in this brick wall as a lintel bar above the decorative section. The steel bars are rusting and lifting the top 3 courses of this wall. Similar to concrete cancer cracking walls.
Sandstone walls look great but can deteriorate and age over the year. they absorb moisture from the soil and suffer from spalling quite markedly. This one in Ryde NSW.
Very common defect is blocked gutters like this one in Marrickville NSW. This can lead to rain water flowing backward down the wall of your house and doing serious damage. If you have trees in close proximity to your gutters please install leaf guard.
Came across this interesting wall painting in a disused flat above a shop on King St Newtown. It looks like it hadn't been lived in for many years.
We use thermal imaging when required. The pictures are a bit difficult to interpret sometimes but the above is pretty clear. You can see the heat from the hanging light fitting and also the awning outside the door (with the sun on it) in red. The blue are the cool double brick walls and the yello...Read More
Many older houses still have the original porcelain fuses installed. These should be upgraded to circuit breaker and a safety switch installed for the safety of your family
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