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30 09, 2014

Wiring cable recalls – has your home been affected?

In 2013, unused ‘Infinity’ and ‘Olsent’ branded Infinity electrical cables were recalled and their supply prohibited in Queensland after they failed to meet electrical safety standards. The poor quality plastic insulation coating was found to prematurely degrade and become brittle when exposed to high temperatures.

If the insulation becomes brittle and the cables are disturbed, the insulation could break and expose […]

17 08, 2014

Things to check before collecting the keys to your newly built home

It’s exciting times ahead for all those lucky people in a position to be currently building their new dream home on the Sunshine Coast. You have worked closely with your builder to ensure your home works in with the advantages and limitations of your block, budget and your lifestyle and it is almost finished. With summer coming, you are getting […]

6 07, 2014

Quality Building Inspections Services

You may have seen in the news recently that Tim Mander (The Minister for Housing and Public Works in QLD) announced that the QLD Government is planning to undertake a major review of the building certification industry. Concerns were apparently uncovered during a compliance audit in Mackay, where over a hundred properties failed to meet acceptable […]

10 06, 2014

Pool Safety – Barriers and Fences

Now’s the time as a pool owner to ensure your pool is compliant and help decrease the number of children drowning each year in our pools. One of your responsibilities is to ensure you have the correct and well maintained pool fencing in place. Recent media reports have highlighted an overwhelming number of backyard pools failing safety compliance checks, with […]