Be ready for storm sea­son

The Weekend Post - Real Estate - - NEWS - with Ron Ban­nah

THIS year’s storm sea­son has been pre­dicted to be the worst on record, so it is im­por­tant to ad­dress even the most seem­ingly mi­nor main­te­nance is­sues be­fore they be­come a po­ten­tial night­mare. North Queens­lan­ders of­ten ex­pe­ri­ence se­vere weather, es­pe­cially cy­clones. Build­ing con­trac­tors are reg­u­larly asked to en­sure homes are cy­clone-proof. But while be­ing com­pletely “cy­clone-proof” is vir­tu­ally im­pos­si­ble, new homes are now built to a stan­dard that com­plies with the Build­ing Code of Aus­tralia. Not only will a reg­u­lar home main­te­nance pro­gram en­sure your new home re­mains in tip­top con­di­tion, it can also save you a lot of stress and money in the long-term, as well as max­imise the com­fort and func­tion­al­ity of your home. We also rec­om­mend us­ing the free Find a Mas­ter

Builder search on our web­site to get in con­tact with a con­trac­tor who can help you get the job done prop­erly. Al­ways en­sure you use a li­censed con­trac­tor to com­plete any ma­jor re­pair work. Our web­site con­tains a wealth of in­for­ma­tion and ad­vice for any­one un­der­tak­ing main­te­nance around the home or em­bark­ing on a home build­ing project. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit build­withamas­ter­ on­line. Ron Ban­nah, Mas­ter Builders’ Far North Queens­land Re­gional Man­ager

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