Building Inspections throughout Melbourne Suburbs

Building Inspections throughout Melbourne Suburbs

The buying process for a new or older property can sometimes be stressful and tedious. This is true, especially if you don’t know how to make the right decisions about whether a new investment property is a must-buy.

Building inspections are essential when looking for new investments in Melbourne. Fortunately, many building and pest inspection companies in the region offer a fair price for your reasonable expectations.

If you plan to acquire new property as a form of lifelong investment, hiring someone who can perform excellent building inspection services is recommended. Whether you live in the West.east,north, or south, we are there to ensure your property is defect-free upon purchase. 

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Structural issues:

Properties may have structural issues such as cracks in  foundation/walls, roof leaks, uneven floors that can be expensive to fix 

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Pest infestations:

Pests such as termites, rodents or ants can cause significant damage to a property & may be difficult to detect without a professional inspection.

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Plumbing issues:

Leaks or blockages in the plumbing system can cause water damage & may require costly repairs or replacements. 

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Compliance issues:

Some properties may have compliance issues such as unapproved structures or additions, which cause problems with local council regulations & affect property’s value. 

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Defects issues:

Major components of a building, including the exterior, ceilings, walls, floors, windows, doors inspection of any structural building defects.

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Insulation issues:

Poor insulation or ventilation can cause energy inefficiencies, leading to high heating & cooling costs for residents

Building Inspections In Melbourne

A building inspection completed by a professional inspector should be presented in a very detailed report with photos and recommendations attached showing where the defect is located and how best to rectify it.

Building inspection services include a structural inspection of the property which would include but not be limited to the subfloor, roof space, and all internal areas of the house and it’s recommended to always include a termite(pest)inspection as termites are silent killers that have the potential to destroy a house without you realizing there is an issue.

It mystifies me why so many people when they buy are property do not conduct a building and pest inspection but will do an inspection for a car.

Many may think that building inspections are not needed when purchasing a property but it is one of the most important assessments you should make before signing a contract.

Always ensure your inspector is registered with the VBA and remove the word “structural” from your “building and pest conditional clause”

Defining Building Inspections

You can find lots of companies that offer a wide array of property inspection services when you navigate the building inspection industry.

A building inspection is an inspection performed by a building inspector or a VBA-registered building practitioner who inspects for defects within a property to allow a purchaser to make an informed decision whether to proceed with the purchase or to renegotiate the contract price.

Under these circumstances, it would be foolhardy to proceed without the proper advice, check with the VBA if your inspector is registered. https://www.vba.vic.gov.au/tools/find-practitioner  

Moisture Meters

Moisture meters are used to detect the presence & levels of moisture within building materials such as wood, drywall, & concrete. These meters help identify areas of potential water damage, leaks, or moisture intrusion, which leads to structural issues or mold growth.

Thermal Camera

Infrared camera building inspections identify problems by viewing differences in temperature on a gradient scale through thermal imaging. his is a non-invasive temperature measurement tool that can keep you from spending money on repairs in the future.

Borescope

A borescope is a flexible tube with a camera and light attached to it. It’s used to visually inspect areas that are difficult to access, such as inside wall cavities, ductwork, or pipes. By using borescope, our inspectors can examine the condition of hidden components and identify any defects or damages.

Termatrac Device

Termatrac’s detection technology is unique to the market, designed and specifically calibrated to detect termites and other insect activity. The radar technology confirms movement by penetrating through most building materials to locate and track termite and other insect activity.

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Contact Us For House Inspections Melbourne

We are committed to providing you with the highest quality building and pest inspection services. To hire our building inspection services in Melbourne, contact our team at 0450 632 867 and book an inspection today. 

kayla bishop
kayla bishop
2023-09-02
George and Anne were very prompt and efficient in arranging a pre purchase building and pest inspection for me. The report was detailed and George called me to explain the defects noted. Highly recommend to all!
Scott Whitehead
Scott Whitehead
2023-04-06
George and Anne are fantastic! Right from the get go Anne got in contact with me very promptly and George was on the job within two days giving us great and thorough feedback. Highly recommend the service
Sharna B
Sharna B
2023-04-06
Highly recommend this service. Anne and George were so helpful. Thank you
Jazz
Jazz
2023-03-04
Excellent service and wonderful job done
Cynthia Listis
Cynthia Listis
2023-02-21
I Building and pest inspection conducted by George went better than we expected as initially we were sceptical to spend the money as property seemed ok but when Building report was emailed to us we were surprised at so many detailed defects,we eventually got the vendor to fix all issues so we did save ourselves a lot of money,George was extremely helpful with taking us through the report, highly recommended
William Luu
William Luu
2022-02-27
Efficient and professional with practical advice. George picked up on some critical items and provided great follow up advice on how to address the issues. Was able to speak to him for a good half hour as a follow up on any questions I had.
Danica Pringle
Danica Pringle
2021-11-20
Super professional and gave me such valued advice on a potential property purchase! Great and prompt service, will not hesitate to get in touch with George again throughout my house hunting journey
Ryan Antidormi
Ryan Antidormi
2021-10-21
Great quality service and top quality detail on a building inspection. Highly recommend George!
Yang C
Yang C
2021-03-23
George's service is professional, responsive, and friendly. He does a good job even when it is called upon on short notice. His reports are comprehensive and he's always available for a follow-up chat for clarification or quotation for maintenance/fixing. He's direct and will provide you with an objective view of needs to be done. Thanks George.

We provide building inspections throughout the Melbourne area whether in the Western, Eastern, or Northern suburbs, we are there. Make an informed decision, contact us on 0450 632 867 for free advice, or to book an inspection today. Trust us to provide you with the most reliable and professional building inspection services in Melbourne.