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Internal Secondary & Finishing Element Defects

The Building Inspection includes the following Internal inspections:

  • Ceilings and cornices for sagging, nails popping, defective lining, cracking, damp damage
  • Internal wall finishes (load bearing and non-load bearing walls) for bulging, nails popping, out of plumb, cracking / crazing, loss of adhesion, blowing & pitting, cracked glass blocks / glazed partitions
  • Floor finishes (e.g. polished wood, terrazzo, ceramic tiles or slates, but not a floor covering) for surface cracking / crazing, cracking at doorways, lifting, damp damage
  • Floor coverings (linoleum, cork, carpet etc) for wear & tear, lifting, damp damage
  • Paintwork for blistering, flaking, cracking, peeling, mould growth
  • Windows/window elements for grazing putty, failed glazing seals, broken glass, sash operation, sash fittings & hardware, water staining, rotting wooden frames, corroded metal frames
  • Door/door elements for defective door hardware, damaged doors, binding doors, loose / badly fitting doors, corroded / rotted frames
  • Fly-screens for fixing, damaged frames, damaged screens
  • Architraves/skirtings for fixing, damp damage
  • Fireplaces/chimneys for broken / missing grates or inserts, damaged timber/stone surrounds, damaged hearth tiles, smoke stains on fireplace openings, water stains on chimney breast
  • Kitchen bench tops for lifting, damage, water damage
  • Kitchen cupboards for fixing, fitting / operation of doors, drawers & hardware, water damage
  • Kitchen pantry for defective doors & shelves
  • Kitchen tiles for cracking, being drummy / loose, missing / cracked grouting / sealant
  • Kitchen paintwork for blistering, flaking, cracking, peeling or mould growth
  • Kitchen sink / taps for leaking trap & waste pipe, damage, operation, incomplete assembly, leaking traps
  • Bathroom floor finish for imperviousness, grade to floor waste, water damage
  • Bathroom wall sheeting for fixing, watertight joining, damage
  • Bathroom tiles for cracking, being drummy, fixing, missing or cracked grouting / sealant
  • Bathroom paintwork for blistering, flaking, cracking, peeling, mould growth
  • WC cistern and Bidet for cracking, leaking, fixing
  • Taps for operation, leaking, incomplete assembly
  • Bath and Spa for being adequately sealed and properly recessed at junction with wall, damage
  • Shower for screen, leakage, leaks & water damage around cracks & shower rose, broken glass
  • Vanity for water damage, fixing, leaking trap & waste pipe
  • Washbasin for fixing, cracking, leaking trap & waste pipe
  • Laundry floor finish for imperviousness, grade to floor waste, water damage
  • Laundry wall sheeting for fixing, watertight joining, damage
  • Laundry tiles for cracking, being drummy, fixing, grouting & sealant
  • Laundry paintwork for blistering, flaking, cracking, peeling, mould growth
  • Laundry washtubs/taps for leaking trap & waste pipe, operation, corrosion of cabinet, incomplete assembly, leaking taps

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.

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ABIS The 1st Choice in Building & Pest Inspections