Entries by Tony Hardy

Decks and Balcony Safety

In a recent ѕаfеtу evaluation оf rеѕіdеntіаl dесkѕ, seven out оf ten dесkѕ hаd at lеаѕt оnе ѕаfеtу issue, and four оf the dесkѕ hаd ѕіgnіfісаnt ѕаfеtу issues thаt were cause fоr іmmеdіаtе асtіоn. Most hоmеоwnеrѕ еіthеr hire a соntrасtоr tо buіld the deck, оr thе dесk was аttасhеd tо thе house when thе home […]

Types Of Smoke Detection And Fire Alarm Systems

To ensure the safety of every household, it is required by the Australian law that smoke detection systems be installed in residential structures in Australia. Dwellings that were constructed or renovated since July 1997 are required to have hard-wired smoke alarm installations, while homes built prior to this date must have at least one battery-powered smoke alarm. […]

Safe Handling And Disposal Of Asbestos Waste

Asbestos is known to be a hazardous material that can cause serious health threats. The use of asbestos-containing materials in building construction has since been prohibited in Australia. Laws on safe removal of asbestos from existing structures are also in place to ensure the safety of the entire community. Asbestos Removal Depending on the type of asbestos […]

Reliable Termite Detection Using the Latest Technologies

To ensure reliable results when it comes to pest inspections, Defence Pest & Building Inspection Services uses only high-quality inspection equipment and the latest technologies. Two of the most important technologies we have are the use of Borescope and Termatrac.   Borescope Technology Termite colonies, on most occasions, are not readily visible from the surface – whether it […]