What is a Property Inspection?

The inspection is an insight into the condition of the building, surrounding outbuildings, garage, garden shed, fences, retaining walls and pool. Any defects are identified and assessed for their possible effect on the integrity of the building and surroundings.

A detailed inspection report including photos, is carried out in accordance with Australian Standard (AS) 4349.1-2007 and 4349.0-2007. These standards specify the minimum requirements for a building inspection within Australia.

Within the report, the following points are checked:

  • Taps
  • Water temp
  • Water pressure
  • Plumbing fixture wastes
  • Wet area sealant, applications, conditions, substrates and membranes
  • Glazing
  • Ventilation mechanical and
  • natural
  • Smoke alarms
  • Insulation
  • Framing roof and sub floor
  • Damp proofing
  • Roofing
  • Drainage
  • Retaining walls
  • Paving and garden issues
  • Electrical
  • Potential health risks
  • Pools
  • Safety fencing and barriers
  • Flashings, windows, doors and lintels
  • Foundations, piers, bearers, joists and floor materials
  • Sub floor space
  • Basement water proofing, tanking and dampness
  • Access, stairs, ramps, slope ratio, going rise, barriers, rails and balustrades
  • Lighting natural and artificial
  • Water tanks and pumps
  • Roof fixing, spring heads, screws, rivets, sealants, flashing, falls and weathering
  • Fire separation and party walls
  • Heater installation

 
 
  • Pre purchase/sale property inspections
  • Certified builder, experienced property inspector (40 years in the industry)
  • Independant professional opinion
  • Comprehensive report provided
  • After hours inspections available
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