Pre-Purchase Building and Pest Inspection Services

When you’re considering buying a house, whether it’s for use as a family home or an investment property, the importance of putting the property through a detailed and comprehensive inspection is paramount. A building inspection will provide information on the structural integrity of the property and determine whether there is any evidence of pest infestation, moisture damage or other issues.

Casey Building Inspections offers building, pest/timber and general pre-purchase property inspections to Melbourne clients. From soon-to-be family homes to potential investment properties, our reports provide insight into the condition of a property, giving you peace of mind that your new home is in a good operating condition before you move in.

Pest and Building Inspections

There is great variance in how and where termites attack in the urban environment. Concealment is the primary way termites defend themselves against predators; they like to avoid areas of constant use and are very good at remaining hidden. Unfortunately, this often means they have time to do significant damage to your property before you find any trace of them – which is why it pays to hire a professional. We can carry out our pest and building inspections separately, or combine them for a discounted rate.

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Our Inspection Areas

Each pre-purchase building inspection our Melbourne team undertakes is incredibly thorough. As long as we can get reasonable access to a house and/or the surrounding area, we will inspect it – including finding any hidden problems.

These are some of the areas we inspect during our pre-purchase house inspections:

Grounds

Casey Building Inspections will examine the immediate surrounds of the building to assess the quality of your:

  • Drainage
  • Erosion
  • Walkways
  • Driveway
  • Steps
  • Railings
  • Fences
  • Retaining walls
Structural

We will evaluate the structural integrity of the following areas of your home:

  • Foundation
  • Walls
  • Roof
  • Chimney
  • Basement
  • Attic
  • Deck
  • Patio
  • Garage
Exterior

Casey Building Inspections will assess the quality of the following:

  • Sub floor
  • Footings
  • Doors
  • Windows
  • Siding
  • Gutters
  • Paint
  • Caulking
  • Soffits
  • Roof exterior
  • Eaves
Interior

If you are uncertain about the integrity of any of the following, let Casey Building Inspections assessthem for your peace of mind:

  • Roof void
  • Walls
  • Floors
  • Stairs
  • Railings
  • Windows
  • Doors
  • Ceilings
  • Trim
  • Ceiling fans
  • Kitchen & bathroom fixtures
  • Major appliances
  • Lights
  • Fireplace
  • Etc.

Whether you’re buying your first home or your fifth, our pre-purchase building and pest inspections are an invaluable resource. If you’d like to learn more about the procedure for our pre-purchase inspections in Melbourne, feel free to contact us today using the details below.

Phone: 0488 339 686

Email: robert@caseybuildinginspections.com.au

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