We encourage our clients to be present at the Building inspection where possible. The inspection usually lasts approximately 1.5 hours on average depending on the condition of the property and number of defects discovered. We will inspect the following but not limited to:
The exterior of the building
– for structural damage to walls and footings, water proofing membranes, Flashings, barrier protection, timber decks, covered patios etc.
The interior of the building
– for damage, installation operational condition of the roof and wall linings (cracking, paint damage, settlement issues, water damage etc.), doors, windows, wall and floor tiles, moisture dampness to bathrooms – leaking showers/ plumbing etc.
The roof exterior
– where accessible for potential roof leaks due to damaged roof covering, flashings, gutters and non-compliant roof structures for example.
The roof space
– we inspect the roofing members for decay, structural defects, tie down security, evidence of roof leaks, ceiling damage, insulation, flashings etc.
– for condition of the fencing and gates, driveways (structural cracking), retaining walls, site drainage, covered patios and any other external structures present ie. garden sheds, clothes lines etc.
Following types of inspections available:
Handover Inspection (New Homes)
Maintenance Inspection Report
Specific Purpose Report
Commercial Report (to level 3)
- An independent, unbiased inspection report. Where we are interested in reporting on the true condition of the dwelling
- When you book your building inspection with us as part of our service we will make the neccessary arrangements to access the property hoprfully saving you time and inconvenience.
- The opportunity to meet us on site, towards the end of the inspection, to discuss the findings in detail – “A picture is worth a thousand words”
- A free after-inspection telephone advisory service to enable you to discuss any aspect of the inspection
- Professional Indemnity & Public Liability Insurance cover for your protection.
- A report that is solution-oriented, drawing your attention to ways that problems found in the inspection can be solved where possible.