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Building Inspection

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Disclaimer The inspector believes the information contained within this home inspection report to be correct at the time o...
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The condition of the aluminium joinery can also be checked at that time, but it is all currently in good condition and doi...
  The paint system is in good condition, and as long as you as the next owner, keeps the paint in good condition, I would ...
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Building Inspection 10c Fettes Crescent Created  23 10 2015 Last Updated  27 10 2015 Prepared for  Purchaser  158  94   1 ...
RESULT  SUMMARY 1.1 The house is not a leaky home   Pass  1.2 The house has not been a leaky home in the past   Pass  1.3 ...
1.17 Tests done comprise  visual inspection, non invasive moisture meter survey of doors, walls and windows, thermal imagi...
2.1 Entry is watertight.  Pass  2.2 Windows in good condition  Pass  2.3 Cladding is in good condition  Pass  2.4 Penetrat...
ENTRY   FOYER 4.1 Door is in good condition  Pass  4.2 Moisture levels around door are acceptable  Pass  4.3 No breaks in ...
7.5 Windows are in good condition with acceptable moisture levels  Pass  7.6 Window joinery is in good condition  Pass  7....
9.18 Sealant around top of bath area tiles is in good condition  Pass  9.19 Sealant around wash basins and furniture is wo...
11.12 Single glazed windows  Pass  11.13 Double glazed windows  N A  11.14 No cracks in wallpaper or plaster  Pass  11.15 ...
13.13 Moisture results from around the aluminium joinery indicate that some of the weep holes are blocked. If these are cl...
26 OGILVY TERRACE 26 Ogilvy Terrace Friday, 2 October 2015 Prepared For Vendor Noted 105 Observations  Mike Winton Steam L...
Entry Is weathertight and in good condition.  Entry Environmental Readings Temperature and relative humidity. Equilibrium ...
Actual Moisture Content Adjusted for Rimu moisture content actual readings - acceptable.  Flooring Is In Good Condition  K...
Safe Internal Vapor Pressure Reading This means the entry area is a dry occupancy, with a kpa variance less than 3kpa.  Re...
Window Moisture Content Reading This reading indicates the moisture level at a depth of 2cm s into the wood, is at a safe ...
Gas Stove Top  Extractor  Bench top  Under Sink PVC piping  Page 6 of 28
Waste master  Double Ovens  Moisture Reading In Front Of Dishwasher Acceptable  Moisture Reading In Front Of Fridge Accept...
Kitchen Alcove Dry occupancy  Dining Room Dry occupancy  Living Room Dry occupancy  Safe Internal Vapor Pressure Reading  ...
Environmental Data  Relative Non Invasive Moisture Content Reading To Right Of Door This reading indicates the moisture le...
Wall Moisture Content Reading  Window Moisture Content Reading Acceptable  Window Moisture Content Reading Acceptable  Win...
Window Moisture Content Reading Acceptable  Window Moisture Content Reading Acceptable  Window Moisture Content Acceptable...
Tv Room Acceptable  Tv Room Acceptable  Tv Room Acceptable  Tv Room Heat pump Fire place unused Dry occupancy  Page 12 of ...
Bedroom One Dry occupancy  Safe Internal Moisture Vapor Readings  Environmental Data  Floor Is In Good Condition  Page 13 ...
Non Invasive Moisture Readings Window Acceptable  Non Invasive Moisture Readings Window Acceptable  Non Invasive Moisture ...
Shower  Heated Towel Rail  Toilet  Heat Pump  Page 15 of 28
Vapor Reading - Safe  Floor Condition  Moisture Content Windows - Non Invasive Acceptable  Moisture Content Windows - Non ...
Bedroom Two Dry occupancy  Environmental Readings  Vapor Pressure Dry occupancy Moist occupancy  Bedroom 3 Dry occupancy  ...
Environmental Readings  Vapour Pressure Dry occupancy Moist occupancy  Flooring Condition Acceptable  Storage In Built  Pa...
Wall Moisture Content Acceptable  Wall Moisture Content Acceptable  Moisture Content Windows - Non Invasive Acceptable  Mo...
Moisture Content Windows - Non Invasive Acceptable  Moisture Content Windows - Non Invasive Acceptable  Moisture Content W...
Bathroom Downstairs Dry occupancy  Environmental Readings  Vapor Reading Dry occupancy Moist occupancy  Heating Heated tow...
Floor Condition Acceptable Poor condition  Moisture Content Windows - Non Invasive Acceptable  Moisture Content Windows - ...
Moisture Content Wall - Non Invasive Acceptable  PVC  Garage Dry occupancy  Environmental Readings  Page 23 of 28
Vapor Readings Dry occupancy Moist occupancy  Remote Door Opener  Moisture Content Windows - Non Invasive Blocked weep hol...
Moisture Content Door - Non Invasive  Laundry Dry occupancy  Environmental Readings  Vapor Pressure Dry occupancy Moist oc...
Sink  Dryer Vented  Bedroom Three Dry occupancy  Environmental Readings  Page 26 of 28
Vapor Readings Dry occupancy Moist occupancy  Moisture Content - Non Invasive Acceptable  Window Acceptable  Wall Acceptab...
Window Acceptable  Page 28 of 28
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Appendix With commonly asked questions
Non Invasive Moisture Meter                       used for scanning timber and gib provides a relative reading only scans ...
      Condensation       Condensation occurs when moisture laden air is cooled to its dew point. At the dew point, surplus...
Dew Point      The dew point is the temperature at which the water vapor in a room, condenses into liquid water.       Moi...
Cavity System       battens between exterior cladding and building paper create a cavity that allows water to drain out of...
How can Building Inspectors get it wrong  1.  By taking no environmental readings.  2. Without environmental readings you ...
Positive Pressure Ventilation Systems      Positive Input Ventilation  PIV  systems create fresh and healthy living enviro...
How can I lower the Relative Humidity  1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.  Use a dehumidi   er. Use your HRV   DVS system. Use a Positiv...
How do you clean blocked weep holes  1. Get a cheap pipe cleaner, and wiggle in weep holes to unblock. Takes a bout 15 sec...
Other inspectors walk on the roof and climb up in the attic, you didn   t, why not  1.  Roofs are built to last and perfor...
What   s the most important things to do to maintain a home        1. Ongoing regular maintenance. 2. Paint the home every...
Are weatherboards and brick a better cladding system  1. No better, no worse. 2. In a monoclad, if something is wrong, you...
How good is my insulations  1. Probably not as good as you hope. 2. Firstly batts slump over time reducing their effective...