Pre-purchase Building and Pest Inspection

A combined Building and Pest Inspection is our most comprehensive inspection service and is STRONGLY recommended for all property purchases as it covers both building defects and timber pests.

You may not think that Timber pests are a problem in your area. Think again. It is estimated that one in five homes in this area has had some form of termite damage. DONT become the one in five. Call us now to help you protect your most valuable investment.

All homes contain timber elements in their construction and are at HIGH risk of termite attack. Timber pests include, Termites, Wood Decay / Fungi and Wood Borers. They can weaken timber structures such as roof frames, wall and floor frames, decks handrails, external steps and timber retaining walls.

During a Building and Pest Inspection, the area we check are:

  • Roof exterior
  • Roof interior
  • Building Exterior
  • Subfloor
  • Building Interior
  • Site including outbuildings, such as a garage, granny flat or shed.

During a Building and Pest Inspection we look for major building defects such as:

  • Leaking roofs or damaged roof plumbing
  • Structural cracks or timber framing inadequacies
  • Leaking showers or baths / wet areas
  • Damp issues such as rising damp or penetrating moisture
  • Poor external drainage or storm water concerns
  • Main structural elements
  • Potential safety hazards
  • Potential fire hazards due to construction / maintenance issues

During a Building and Pest Inspection, we look for:

  • Termites or evidence of past termite activity
  • Evidence of any past termite treatment or damage
  • Timber borers or evidence of any damage
  • Wood rot (decay) and potential safety hazards

We also report on any conditions that may be conducive to Termite attack or conditions that may cause wood rot. This will assist you in maintaining a Timber Pest free home.