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 firstname.lastname@example.org requesting a sample building inspection report and you will see how thorough & detailed Mr Inspectors Building Inspection Reports are.
*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.
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.
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.