Building Inspections & Reports

Inspector Inspecting Roof Void
Inspection of roof void

What's Involved?

A Building Inspection & Property Report or a Pre Purchase Building Inspection comments on structural damage and conditions conducive to structural damage, as well as any defects in the condition of secondary and finishing elements to the property.

The Building Inspection Report will contain a description of the property and the materials used in the construction of the building. The house report will also highlight any areas the inspector was unable to access on the day of the property inspection. Photographs may show defects and/or areas of concern that the inspector has noticed in the course of the building inspection.

General Building Inspection Information

The consultant will inspect all accessible parts of the property. These include the following areas:

Building Inspections - Structural Damage to Property
Structural cracking in brickwork
  • Interior of the building
  • Exterior of the building
  • Roof space
  • Under-floor space
  • Roof exterior (subject to health and safety regulations)
  • Garage, carport and garden shed
  • Separate laundry or toilet
  • Small retaining walls (ie. non-structural)
  • Steps, fencing, paths and driveways

A Building Inspection or Property Report is not an all-encompassing report dealing with every aspect of the property, and it is not a warranty against further defects. Also, as a part of a building inspection we generally recommend carrying out a termite inspection.

Building Inspection - Property Damage Found
Rusting to corrugated roof sheeting
Building Inspection - Property Damage Found
Rusting steel beams

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