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Building Inspections throughout Melbourne Suburbs

A new house purchase in Melbourne is an expensive enterprise. For many people today, it is without a doubt one of the most significant financial decisions and life goals. Whether you intend to purchase a home to live in or as an investment, getting a property thoroughly appraised is crucial. Due to this, we offer one of Melbourne’s best building inspections.

Our team of knowledgeable building inspectors is well-versed in every aspect of Melbourne residences. They confirm that each building inspection complies with Victorian Building Authority guidelines and are informed on the local housing market. We want to provide buyers with the resources they require to make knowledgeable decisions when purchasing real estate in Melbourne.

Problems faced when buying/selling property:

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Structural issues:

Properties may have structural issues such as cracks in  foundation/walls, roof leaks, uneven floors that can be expensive to fix 

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Pest infestations:

Pests such as termites, rodents or ants can cause significant damage to a property & may be difficult to detect without a professional inspection.

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Plumbing issues:

Leaks or blockages in the plumbing system can cause water damage & may require costly repairs or replacements. 

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Compliance issues:

Some properties may have compliance issues such as unapproved structures or additions, which cause problems with local council regulations & affect property’s value. 

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Defects issues:

Major components of a building, including the exterior, ceilings, walls, floors, windows, doors inspection of any structural building defects.

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Insulation issues:

Poor insulation or ventilation can cause energy inefficiencies, leading to high heating & cooling costs for residents

Are building inspections important

Building inspections are now of utmost importance in Melbourne. The usefulness, lifetime, and occupancy status of a property can all be affected by major damage that is discovered during a quick, competent, and complete examination. An experienced inspector assists you in purchasing residential and commercial properties whether you’re a home buyer, investor, or property management.

Our team of knowledgeable inspectors evaluates the structural integrity and building quality and offers insightful improvement recommendations. Our building inspections also check the safety and efficiency of critical systems including plumbing, heating, and cooling. Building House Inspections has been giving thorough findings without complex industry jargon to every Melbourne suburb for years. Count on us to assist you in making wise decisions.

Comprehensive building house building reports:

In a visual report, the existing condition of the property is described, along with any structural flaws or termite infestations. These problems may have a detrimental effect on the building’s appearance and market value.

Building House Inspections’ inspection report, which contains coloured photos and diagrams, can be 60 to 110 pages long. You can better understand the state of the property you’re planning to purchase thanks to this comprehensive study.

Despite its appearance, the report is not extensive. The report’s images take up a considerable amount of space. But these pictures are significant since they’ll provide you with a better understanding of the property’s flaws, both present and potential. This will make it simpler for you to recognize any problems that may arise after spending a large lot of money.

Advance Tools & Technology

Moisture Meters

Moisture meters are used to detect the presence & levels of moisture within building materials such as wood, drywall, & concrete. These meters help identify areas of potential water damage, leaks, or moisture intrusion, which leads to structural issues or mold growth.

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Thermal Camera

A thermal camera, also known as an infrared camera or thermal imaging camera, uses infrared radiation to capture images of heat patterns emitted by objects and surfaces.

Borescope

A borescope is a flexible tube with a camera and light attached to it. It’s used to visually inspect areas that are difficult to access, such as inside wall cavities, ductwork, or pipes. By inserting the borescope into these areas, our inspectors can examine the condition of hidden components and identify any defects or damages.

Termatrac Device

The Termatrac device is a specialized tool used for termite inspections. It combines radar, moisture, and thermal sensors to detect termite activity and locate their nests or feeding areas.

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Contact Us For Building Inspections In Melbourne

At Building House Inspections Melbourne we are committed to providing you with the highest quality building and pest inspection services. To hire our building inspection services in Melbourne, contact our team at 0412 780 325 and book an inspection today. 

Our Most Valuable Clients

Shiva Prakash Pokala
Shiva Prakash Pokala
2022-10-05
I have got a reference of George from a friend. He is highly experienced and his expert skills identified a problem in our home. He also guided me how to get it fixed. He is friendly and considerate in terms of pricing as well. I strongly recommend him.
Junyu
Junyu
2021-05-31
George Nicolopoulos provided a very comprehensive and detailed house inspection report in accordance with The Australian Standard for Building Inspections (AS 4349.1). The inspection report used a comprehensive checklist and summary with photographs to describe minor defects of the dwelling. It also provided me with enough information to be aware of the property's condition and identified any significant problems. Overall I was very satisfied with the inspection report and appreciate the professional service from Mr. Nicolopoulos. Would highly recommend!
Kareem Sultan
Kareem Sultan
2021-04-01
George completed a building and pest inspection for me today. I only had to book him 2 days in advance. He was extremely professional, well priced and very thorough with his inspection. He was very forth coming with his advice, and his report was clearly written and compliant to AS 4349.1 (2007). I recommend booking George for your next building and pest inspection.
Singh Mastras
Singh Mastras
2019-11-15
George was very professional with the inspection and he found problems with house that we never realized it had,the floors were not level and the timber stumps had rot and termite damage,well worth the money spent as it saved us a lot of money we did not have,never use anyone else
Johni Tyst
Johni Tyst
2019-11-10
Fabulous inspection was conducted recently for our new house in werribee and we were very happy with service provided and we have no hesitation in recommending there services as they were very helpful and report was delivered same day and cost was lower than other inspection firms ,more than happy
Amanda Stokers
Amanda Stokers
2019-11-10
I would like to thank the inspector George for the professionalism that was shown during our recent building inspection for a pre purchase of our house,his report was very detailed and information provided was invaluable,rang him so many times re queries and he was always polite and forthcoming ,highly recommended
Dharmender Singh
Dharmender Singh
2019-06-13
Very Good Service.!! Building House Inspections was highly professional and helpful. They picking up on many small things we completely missed in our final walk through. They had a comprehensive report back to us within 12 hours, there report saved us a lot of potential cost in repairs or maintenance. We are very satisfied with the service, can't get better than what they provided.
George Nicoll
George Nicoll
2019-06-04
Really appreciate the timely response to our building pest inspection defect requirements that were listed in our defect pre purchase report ,these guys are great no hesitation in recommending there services

Getting your residential and commercial properties inspected is an investment that will save you from making an expensive mistake.Make an informed decision, contact us on 0412 780 325 for free advice or to book an inspection today.