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Under the Building Act 1993 a qualified building inspector is one with a degree or Diploma in Building Surveying. Peter has this along with 19 years experience carrying out pre-purchase building and pest inspections around Melbourne.

Our advanced Building Inspections tools including moisture meters, thermal imaging camera and the termatrac meter to detect termite movement in walls assists us in finding hidden defects not visible to the eye.

You exhaustive 60-150 same day page building inspection report compliant with Australian Standards 4349.1. includes visible major defects, minor defects and safety hazards and includes photographs.

Send Peter an email at requesting a sample building inspection report and you will see how thorough & detailed Mr Inspectors Building Inspection Reports are.

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Mr Inspector was established 19 years ago with over 20,000 pre-purchase building and pest inspections in Melbourne that are compliant with Australian Standards 4349.1 and .3


Peter has a Diploma of Building Surveying which makes him one of a few in Melbourne who are qualified to carry out building inspections as per the Building Act 1993. *


We are fully insured with liability and indemnity insurance. To see our current certificate click here or alternatively, contact us for any questions you might have.

*Other qualifications include a qualified bricklayer, Certificates 4 in construction, Certificates 3 – Inspect and Report on Timber Pests (termites, borer and rot), qualified in Non-Friable asbestos awareness and removal and fully licensed timber pest controllers.

Building and Timber Pest Inspections Costs

Costs for our visual building and pest inspections range from $495 to $795 depending on the location and size of home. To see our costs click here

The Report

  1. We do about 50-80 inspections a month and have got the reporting system perfect.
  2. Our detailed building inspection report is compliant with Australian Standard 4349.1and .3 and ranges from 70 to 150 pages including photographs to assist you.
  3. The building inspection report includes all visible major defects, minor defects, structural defects, maintenance defects and safety hazards.
  4. The Timber Pest inspection includes Termites Borer and timber fungal decay as per Australian Standards 4349.1.

The Inspection Process

  1. You read the terms and conditions (required under AS 4349. & .3) and complete the booking form here.
  2. We organize everything with the agent and keep you informed via text message of progress.  
  3. Once booked we will let you know and forward the building inspection invoice.
  4. After your building inspection is complete your detailed inspection report will be emailed on the same day.
  5. We make ourselves available up to 10 pm to discuss finding if required.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Peter is a Fully qualified building inspector having completed a 4 year diploma in Building Surveying.  He also is qualified to inspect and report on Timber Pests 

We have thermal imaging cameras, moisture meters, torches, ladders, termite tappers and the termatrac meter.

All our reports are completed on the day of the building inspection as we use a mobile app on site.

Click here for our costs which include GST.

No. We have our procedure so that we do not miss anything and people following us around asking questions could cause us to veer off our procedure and miss defects.  After 20 years doing these we have learnt that distractions cause mistakes so we don’t even answer our phone during inspections.

Only a licensed electrician is permitted to do electrical testing in Victoria. It is illegal for a building inspector to test electrical.  We check for a safety switch, loose hanging wiring, broken or damaged electrical components, presence of smoke alarm and insulation over halogen lights which can be a fire safety hazard

Yes, if it is safe to do so.

If there is unobstructed clearance under the home, we get under.  The sub floor is where a lot of problems are found including leaking wet areas and termites.  

We can turn units on.  We advise that you still get the units serviced as there is no way of telling when units were last done and if they are operating to full capacity. 

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Kennix LauKennix Lau
23:19 29 Aug 22
Arranged from overseas a pre-purchase inspection. Pete responded my email quickly and arranged with the agent. He kept me updated all the time. Inspection done within 2 days since our first touch-base and a thoroughly detailed report provided same day after the inspection. Pete patiently addressed my questions (even I called him on Saturday afternoon). Highly recommended.
Anson TUAnson TU
01:48 03 Apr 22
Thank you Peter - very prompt, efficient and thorough service. We got our building and pest reports back after 2 hours of the scheduled inspection. Was very impressed by the quality and comprehensive report received as well.
Mark HochmannMark Hochmann
11:04 15 Mar 22
The Mr Inspector team have been so thorough, helpful and patient with all our questions after each of the 3 house inspections that they did for us. Their careful examination of the last property gave us great confidence to purchase the property. We, hopefully, wont need to call on them again for at least another 10 years but will happily recommend Peter's team to anyone wanting to make an informed decision about the home they want to live in.
Leena HaLeena Ha
02:26 30 Nov 21
Peter has been our go-to inspector for our pre-purchase property inspections since our first home. His reports have been comprehensive + thorough and we've always appreciated his quick response / turnaround times. Of course, I do envy his career sometimes cause he has a dog who occupies him and likes being in the photos from time to time whilst on the job.Thank you and keep up with the work!Brian & Leena
stephanie sawstephanie saw
01:10 15 Oct 21
Contacted Peter and requested for building inspection for a house that going for auction. He responded to my booking promptly.The inspection conducted by Paul and report received on the same day (within few hours). Very detailed report. Paul is a lovely guy, Had a great chat with him, he explained to me the findings and his professional views. I am so glad that getting the property inspected by him.