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Building Inspections – Identification and Reporting of Defects

Conducted as part of our combined Building & Pest Inspection, the ABIS Pre-Purchase Building Inspection is conducted in accordance with AS 4349.1 including identification and reporting on the following defects:

Structural Problems

Structural problems are detailed including:

  1. Structural Cracking and Movement

  2. Structural Deformation

  3. Structural Dampness, and

  4. Structural Timber Pest Damage

Conditions Conducive To Structural Damage

Conditions that if not removed may lead to structural damage are detailed including:

  1. Defective Plumbing & Defective Roof Plumbing & Flashings

  2. Defective/Bridged Damp Proof Course

  3. Untradesmanlike Work

  4. Trees and Shrubs

  5. Corrosion, and

  6. Inadequate Sub-floor Ventilation

Defects in Secondary and Finishing Elements

Major defects in Secondary & Finishing Elements are detailed and Minor Defects are generally mentioned:

  1. Internal Secondary & Finishing Element Defects

  2. External Secondary & Finishing Element Defects

Incomplete Construction

Items that normally form part of a completed dwelling that has 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.

Arrange My Building Inspection

ABIS building and pest inspections are conducted to the highest standard by building inspectors with a minimum of 10 years experience together with the highest professional qualifications in their field. ABIS has been in business over 27 years conducting both building and timber pest inspections.

Our highly recommended home inspectors are all long term trusted employees not here today gone tomorrow sub-contractors. ABIS Inspectors are supported by a unique computer aided inspection system and the latest inspection equipment such as high sensitivity thermal cameras costing thousands of dollars that others don’t often have.

When you book a pre-purchase inspection with ABIS, our friendly local (they know the area and are not in a interstate or overseas call centre) staff will make the whole process easy for you. Our Office team make all the arrangements with you, your agent, the vendor, the tenant (if there is one) and you will be sent an email to confirm the inspection time along with a pre-engagement letter which covers the scope of the inspection. Good communication and local knowledge are key to you getting the most out of your building and pest inspection. We are always happy to answer all your questions and you are most welcome to be on site when we do the inspection. Our technology, systems and processes also mean you get your high quality report shortly after your inspection is completed.

And all this for an incredible low price.

Service Areas

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