Pre Purchase Building InspectionsServicing Melbourne and surrounding areas
Make a well informed decision when buying your new home!
Building inspections are very important because they not only identify major structural damage to a new or older home but also faults disguised by cosmetic improvements which could be potentially dangerous if they do not meet building standards. If these faults are serious it can be extremely expensive, not to mention time consuming, to have them rectified.
At Bell our Building Inspectors provide our clients with the most thorough and high attention to detail inspections by accessing all areas which include the roof void, the sub-floor as well as the entire building externally and internally to report on defects such as:
- Rising damp. (All inspectors carry moisture meters)
- Shower leaks. (The showers are flood tested and the surrounding areas checked for past and present leaks)
- Timber decay or termite damage.
- Cracks in external brickwork and internal walls.
- Roof tile condition.
- Sub-floor ventilation and drainage
At Bell all of our Building Inspectors are fully licenced, qualified with full Indemnity Insurance and have many years of experience.
- Roof condition and drainage
- Subfloor area including stumps
- External wall construction and condition
- Downpipes and fascias
- Doors and Windows
- Wall and ceiling condition
- All living areas
- All visible wiring including electrical safety aspects
- Fence line, perimeter and garden beds
- Surface drainage.
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Although not part of the dwelling structure, fences are inspected for timber decay and possible repairs. Today at a building and pest inspection in Langwarrin.
Building Inspections are interesting and we often draw an audience. This fruit bat was "hanging around" during a recent West Footscray building inspection.
Saw this sticker whilst inspecting a sub-floor at a building inspection in Marynoll. Thankfully we can't use Aldrin any more as it kills everything, including building inspectors!
Detailed ceiling rose spotted at a recent Churchill Building Inspection.
These destructive creatures were found at a recent Ballarat building and pest inspection. Termites can eat their way through tens of thousands of dollars of your property in a matter of months.
Rotting timbers are not an ideal thing to have in your garden - seen at a Cranbourne Building and Pest Inspection
A common problem on pergolas when the cut end or drilled holes aren't primed or protected as seen on our building and pest inspection in Narre Warren
Sustainable landscaping at a building inspection in Darley.
The view of the Moonee Valley Race Course was a winner at our building inspection in Brunswick West today.
Even newer homes can suffer timber decay if the cut ends of timber aren't treated. Spotted during a building inspection in Brunswick