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Owner can’t sell home without Mdu Probe System

This North Shore Times article demonstrates the problems current within the Real Estate Industry regarding plaster homes and the unwillingness for buyers to purchase them without assurance from systems such as the Mdu Probe System. Share on Facebook

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Maintenance Schedules for Building Consents

All building works has an arena of risk about them, and none so more than the area of weathertightness. This risk is an area that needs to be managed just like all other risks with sound management strategies that lower … Continue reading

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Protecting the value of Body Corporate properties

We regularly get approached to assist in the management of body corporate building complexes for the objective of maximising property value and providing peace of mind for the condition and performance of the building now and into the future. We … Continue reading

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Buyers and Sellers happy with ongoing moisture monitoring

This is an excellent example of how well things go when the building is moisture monitored. 2006-2008: The original owner installs the Mdu Probes into the building and continued to monitor the house and carry out maintenance where required. 2008: … Continue reading

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Do council and government accept Mdu Moisture Probe evidence?

Do council and government accept Mdu Probe System evidence? Yes they do in most instances. The Mdu Probe System is an effective method to collect a large amount of factual evidence of a building in a non-destructive way, including timber … Continue reading

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The importance of a good QA System

When you’re making a big decision – it pays to get it right There are lots of examples of important decisions to make. To some its maintenance – when should we repaint? This year or next? To others recladding is … Continue reading

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Specifiers’ Risk Management Strategy

Specifiers – Meeting Building Regulation Requirements All building works has an arena of risk about them, and none so more than the area of weathertightness. This risk is an area that needs to be managed just like all other risks … Continue reading

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2008-43 Use of Mdu Probes during Determination

2008-43 Use of Mdu Probes during Determination The Use and verification of Mdu Probe moisture readings and timber sample analysis by a suitably qualified building expert and laboratory shows the reliability and use of the Mdu Probe System In this … Continue reading

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High Hopes – Building inspection technique delivers the goods

High Hopes – Building inspection technique delivers the goods This appeared in the ‘Straight Up’ magazine from BOINZ, September 2008. Due to the hidden nature of buildings, we all place huge reliance on building diagnostics techniques to understand building weathertightness … Continue reading

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