Typically between $300 and $600 depending on the size and type of home.
ABIS has answered questions that have been asked by clients when completeting building inspections, you can find the answers below. If you have a question that is not listed you can contact us and we will gladly try our best to provide you with a detailed answer.
You should take professional advice from a number of experienced and fully licensed builders.
If you have any reason to be uncertain about what a Pre-Purchase Inspection might reveal about the state of repair of your propert
The truth is buyers place a very high value on knowing that a reputable, licensed, and insured professional has inspected your property.
An ABIS Pre-Sale Inspection documents your property's condition and identifies problems that may need to be rectified or addres
Most infestations in buildings occur via the ground from nests in the ground, trees, stumps and landscape materials, but i
Often the chemical doesn't penetrate the heartwood, so the timber centre can be susceptible to termites which may be exacerbated
Yes, there are over 400 species of termite in Australia and less than 10 species do significant damage to homes.
Any physical barrier can be bridged or breached by electrical and plumbing services, additions, modifications, renovations, and
No - these treatments simply give a false sense of security.
Chemical barriers can be bridged or breached at any time by any number of factors including servicing of property facilities, la
Termites require a higher humidity in their workings than their surroundings.
We inspect as much of the roof as we safely can. However, as you can appreciate, we must be guided by Workplace Health & Safety laws, good practice and we all want the inspector to return safely to his family at the end of the day. So there may be situations where your inspector will not be able to safely get onto the roof.
Our qualified building inspectors have years of building and renovation experience behind them.
No property is perfect.
Others will tell you that it is important to have different inspectors. Actually providing the inspector has the necessary dual qualifications, licences and experience, you'll get a higher quality inspection if the same individual conducts both inspections.
Your inspection is a record of observable conditions at a particular point in time and not a guarantee, warra
No. A professional inspection is an examination of the property's current condition.
A new construction is not a problems-free guarantee. While many new homes are well built, we regularly find serious defects. You can choose to have your new home checked at key building stages throughout the building process including Frame, Lock-Up/Waterproofing, and Fixing/Pre-Painting.