All Building Inspections Perth are performed by a Certified Building Inspector. You will receive a type written narrative Summary Report detailing our findings. Areas of concern will be noted and cost estimates for significant repairs or replacements will be included in the report .
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Major and Structural Defects
All structural defect" means any defect in a structural element of a building that is attributable to defective design, defective or faulty workmanship or defective materials (or any combination of these) More....
The Standard AS 4349.1 - 2007 is limited to surfaces and does not include hidden defects. With our experience, knowledge and tools, we also try to show you any hidden construction defects. We check for moisture, leaky pipes, using thermal imaging camera to find hidden leaks and much more. We don`t just check surfaces, read more...
INSPECTOR GROUP offers Leak Detection Service
Heat and energy loss
Moisture and wood destroying insects
Electrical systems faults
Water pipe leak detection: Determining the exact location of a pipe leak in plaster or concrete can be costly and disruptive; more...
Rising damp in masonry due to bridged d.p.c.
The bridging of a d.p.c. is a problem usually associated with new buildings, and is caused by mortar droppings and brick bats falling into the cavity of the brickwork. There are however numerous other ways in which the d.p.c can be bridged, especially in older masonry walls. Read more...
Structural Timber Pest Damage
In broad terms the degradation of structural timbers result from attack by one or more of the following wood destroying agents: Chemical delignification; fungal decay; wood borers; and termites.
Failure of timber from such attack is frequently associated with lack of maintenance; and contributing to this, a general lack of knowledge of the characteristics and properties of the material itself. The symptoms and causes outlined in the following examples. Are not intended to be all inclusive. However they will give an indication of the more common characteristics which may be readily observed at the time of inspection. Read more...
Termite and Pest Inspections Perth
Australian standards recommend a termite and pest inspections should be conducted every 6 months.
Termites are social insects and they attack more homes than any other insect. The termites are the most persistent insect in nature. They live in large colonies that can grow up to millions which can create huge amounts of money in repair bills. One of the main characteristics of termites is their tendency to avoid open air and bright lights, meaning they will stay underground or within wood products.
It is almost impossible to visually identify or locate an active termite infestation just by looking at the finished surface of a wall. Read more...