inspection begins, in the case of a house, on the roof of the property
with close inspection of the roof covering, guttering & vents.
then examine the exterior of the dwelling including downpipes making
note of any irregularities and faults. Fences, paths and retaining
walls are checked for soundness with special attention being paid to
pool fencing to ensure it meets current pool fencing regulations.
Comment is made on any drainage issues such as low spots
with recommendations on how to improve stormwater run-off.
interior of the roof void is investigated with the inspector checking
for cyclone tie downs, timber/steel sizing and general condition of the
roof interior void including the presence of sarking and insulation.
thorough inspection is carried out on every room including floors,
doors, walls, ceilings, windows and robes or cupboards. All floors and
timber surrounds such as architraves and skirting boards are tap tested
for soundness with mention being made of any defects to floor coverings
such as carpet and tiles.
Wet areas and walls backing on to wet
areas are tested with a moisture meter. The pressure relief valve on
the hot water system is tested and the age, capacity and external
condition of the unit noted.
A notation is made in the report
as to the presence or absence of an Electrical Safety Switch and Smoke
Detectors. Property aspect, age and type of construction are also
noted on the report.
Licensing & Insurance
To safeguard our valued clients we hold both Professional Indemnity & Public Liability Insurances
Our Inspectors are all licensed with the Queensland Building Services Authority
Our Inspections are carried out to the Australian Standards 4349.1-1995 and 4349.3-1998
present our clients with a computer generated report which is easy to
understand together with a personal follow up phone call from the
inspector on the day of the inspection. This enables our clients to
obtain an understanding of the inspection results prior to receiving
the hard report which we email, fax or mail within 24-48 hours.
Phone 07-4093-0740 to order your Inspection
Member Queensland Master Builders Assocation [QMBA]