Is there a potential fire hazard in your roof cavity?

ALERT ! Is there a  potential fire hazard in your roof cavity. VHI Inspector Damien Barr found a downlight which has started to burn the surrounding insulation and has the potentil to burn the house and its contents to the ground. Don't take the risk and have VHI conduct a thorough roof inspection for you today! More

How to save on your gas bill?

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Leakage under the house

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Broken water pipe

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OUCH! ANTCAPS ARE NOT A DETERRENT

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Keep Decay Away

Throughout a lot of  my pre purchase inspection in Melbourne lately, I have found a lot of decay in the exterior timber. During an inspection its important the inspector is not just checking the building structure but the outstructures as well. We have had a lot of rainfall and there is quite an amount of water sitting in the earth creating ... More

Importance of maintaining Gutters!

This time of year autumn is coming to an end and heavy rains are forecast. Leaves and debris are common concerns in clogging up our gutters and downpipes which will cause rust and costly replacing of gutters. In time clogged downpipes will cause overflow followed by moisture damage to eaves and fascias.The small amount of time  spent on ... More

This weeks roundup

Wiring Issues This week we came across a couple of common issues with wiring - common because these issues occur regularly as most owners will never see them. Faulty wiring is a common cause of household fires and these issues can get progressively worse over time. These issues were found in 2 houses during Building Inspections in Melbourn... More