Building and Pest Inspection Melbourne

Mr Inspector is a qualified Building and pest Inspector in Melbourne and has been operating since 2004. The above photo shows a live termite found during a building inspection in Melboune. This is a damp wood termite which typically only infests garden timbers and...
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What you need to Know

Mr Inspector is a qualified Building Inspector and has carried out numerous Building and pest Inspections Melbourne wide since 2004. We see all sorts of Building Inspectors We have seen many house inspection companies come and go.  We have seen terrible reports and great...
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Building Inspection New York

Mr Inspector, a qualified building inspector in Melbourne was recently engaged to travel to NewYork and assess a block of apartments for a Melbourne Purchaser. The photographs above depicts large patched cracking on a masonry wall.  Upon closer inspection internally the floors were out...
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House Inspections – Tips for Home Buyers

After 10 plus years conducting building inspections in Melbourne and Bayside suburbs around Cheltenham, Mr Inspector knows that most people are not trained or qualified building inspectors and for that reason we thought we’d list a few things you can keep in mind when...
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Building Inspection in Black Rock – Plumbing Defects

Mr Inspector, a qualified building inspector in Melbourne, took the above photograph during a building inspection in Black Rock showing leaking plumbing pipes. Excess dampness in a sub floor area (under the home) is conducive to termite infestation and can also cause settlement in...
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Garages and Building Permits – Mr Inspector

Is a permit required to build a garage? Mr Inspector conducts pre-purchase building inspections Melbourne wide and is often asked by clients about what they require a building permit for. Schedule 8 of the Building Regulations 2006 lists items where are Building Permit is...
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Independent Building Inspectors

Building and Pest Inspectors in Melbourne must be independent and act only in the best interests of their clients.  Mr Inspector’s Code of Ethics prohibits the payment of referral fees to any estate agent or other body referring them work. Mr Inspector is a totally...
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Major Structural Defects

Mr Inspector conducts building and pest inspections around Melbourne and regularly comes across all types of defects.    For the purposes of a pre-purchase building inspection there are a number of defects or degrees of defects that we need to report on.  Each Building ...
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