Building Inspection

Pre-Purchase Building Inspection

Building inspection

A Building Inspection is conducted as part of our combined Building & Pest Inspection which covers both building defects and timber pest such as termites. The ABIS Pre-Purchase Building Inspection component is conducted to AS 4349.1 standards including identification and reporting of the following defects:

Structural Problems

Structural problems in the home and any garages are detailed including:

Conditions Conducive To Structural Damage

Conditions in the home and property that if not removed may lead to structural damage are detailed including:

Defects in Secondary and Finishing Elements

Major defects in Secondary & Finishing Elements throughout the house are detailed and Minor Defects are mentioned generally split up between (click the links below to read more about the defects we look for):

Incomplete Construction

Items that normally form part of a completed dwelling that have been removed or never installed are noted.

Safety Issues

Any items that the Inspector observes during the inspection that he thinks may be a hazard to safety are noted.

When should I Have an Inspection Done?

If you're buying a home in Brisbane, Ipswich or Gold Coast, get a quote and organise a Pre Purchase Building Inspector to conduct a pre purchase inspection as soon as possible after signing your purchase contract. If you are selling your home, we recommend an inspection prior to placing your home on the market if you're selling your house or unit. In the case of building your own home, you will require stage inspections based on your contract.

If you want to arrange a building inspection anywhere in Brisbane, Ipswich, the Gold Coast or Sunshine Coast - give us a call on (07) 3804 1000 or complete our online form.