Building & Pest Inspections Lonsdale - Leading Building and Pest Inspections

Leading Building and Pest Inspections Lonsdale offer the following services:

Don’t be fooled by anything you see and hear. The home inspection will give you an unbiased opinion and a clear picture of what condition a property is in. Invest in your future with a home inspection!

Don’t be in the dark about what lies ahead. Hire an independent Leading Building and Pest Inspector to help answer any questions or concerns you may have about your future home.

The home inspection is the only way to buy with confidence and protect yourself from unknown problems that could arise after the sale. Your Adelaide home inspector will provide any explanation for those unexpected surprises, before you sign on the dotted line.

Building inspections are also carried out for many other reasons such as newly built homes handover inspections, insurance claims, water leaks, renovation and extension plans, new construction management and dispute resolution.

Call today for a free, no-obligation quote for your home inspection!

Professional Services:

Pre-Purchase/ Auction Reports: Property defects report before purchase, done by the buyer, puts you in control!

Timber Pest Report: Termites are a small pest, but a huge nightmare for a homeowner.

Pre-Sale Report: Defects report before the sale, done by the owner (Same as Property Condition Report).

Builder Handover Reports: No one else checks your new home for quality of workmanship and quality of materials.

Methamphetamine/Drug Residue Testing: meth affected home can be dangerous to your health and expected remediation could cost from $5000.00 to $25000.00. Don’t be a victim.

Investment Property Tax Depreciation: Property Data collection and schedule prepared by our partnered Quantity Surveyor and registered Tax Agent to maximise your return on investment.

Asbestos Auditing: So you can feel safe in your own home.

Rental Property Condition Report: Protect your property with pre-tenancy, and periodic and exit inspections.

Property Maintenance Report: Keep the property well maintained so minor issues don’t turn into major expenses.

Dilapidation Reports: Details the existing condition of a building at a specific point in time. Completed prior to and on completion of construction works. As part of development approvals, most councils will stipulate that one of these is required to protect adjoining neighbours.

What we report on for pre-purchase, pre-sale, pre-auction, rental properties, and property maintenance reports.

Roof – covering, sagging, drainage, flashings, gutters, skylight, chimney (visual only), fascia, barges, downpipes
Exterior – drainage, wall cladding, trim, doors, decks, stairs, timber, windows
Masonry – salt damp, rising damp, cracking, fretting, subsidence, mortar, damp proof course
Attic – roof structure, signs of water leakage, access, party walls, firewalls, Insulation
Interior – walls, ceiling, floors, doors, windows, cupboards
Kitchen – cupboards, drawers, benchtops, sink, tap operation, visible plumbing
Bathroom – tiles, caulking, grout, shower/screens, bath, vanity, toilet, taps operation, visible plumbing
Fireplaces – hearth, mantle, vents, chimney (visual only)
Structural (visible) – foundations and footings, framing (walls, floors, roof), lintels
Subfloor – where access is available, cellars
Insulation – bats, vapour barrier, fire hazards
Ventilation – roof, soffits, bathroom, laundry
Plumbing – (visible plumbing only), water source, leaking pipes, drainage, related piping, water hammer, water pressure, tap operation and leaks
Electrical – (visible electrical items only) switches, power points, lights

Always get legal advice as to the wording of the purchasing conditions. Ensure they are clear and specify what has to be done, when it has to be done and by whom.

Gutters Overflowing?

The rainy season is upon us! Gutters and Downpipes can block with debris and overflow. Regular cleaning & maintenance is essential. Fitting of gutter leaf barriers is a simple solution.