WATER LEAKAGE PROBLEMS FOUND DURING BUILDING INSPECTION:

One of the most common issues found during a pre purchase building inspections is water leakage from wet areas such as bathrooms, kitchens and laundries.

If left untreated for a longer period of time, even a minor water leakage can be an expensive problem to rectify. It can lead to serious water damage to walls, floors, and often causes structural decay and deformity to floor framing as well as affecting the structural foundations of the dwelling.

Water leaks can be caused by a number of reasons such as :

  • Leaking shower
  • Sink wastes
  • Dripping water pipe in the wall
  • Cavities or under the floor
  • Faulty appliances such as a washing machine or dishwasher

Always contact a professional building inspector before you buy a new house to get rid of such nuisance in future.