Australian Property & Building Inspections continue to provide contactless inspection services during COVID-19 Restrictions. Read More

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If you own or look after a commercial or residential property, you may be wondering how to ensure that the building is safe, serviceable or saleable. Indeed, every building should have a thorough inspection at regular intervals to ensure that its occupants are safe and its structural integrity remains strong. Read More...
Asbestos inspection in Sydney should only ever be carried out by qualified and experienced professionals. To help you choose a reliable asbestos inspection company, we've put together 3 top tips. Read More...
When buying a home privately, buyers can make an offer which is subject to a satisfactory inspection. This effectively writes a condition into the contract which gives the buyer a set timeframe to carry out an inspection and report back with any defects. Should any problems be found they can be used to re-negotiate the price or cancel the contract. Read More...
The term asbestos refers to a group of six varying silicate minerals that occur naturally. These minerals are all released into the air via processes such as abrasion. In the majority of the homes prior to the 1900s, asbestos was used as insulation against boilers Read More...
A pest inspector doesn't simply look for the big, pesky pests that you can see. Many pests are invisible to the naked eye, such as termites and bed bugs. Because of this, you need someone that is trained in spotting and dealing with them, as if you left the pests to their own devices then they're able to manifest and multiply. Read More...
How confident are you that your builder is doing a good job on your new home construction? How would you know if sub-standard work was being completed? The reality is, that without the professional opinion of a suitably qualified and experienced individual, there's little chance that you will know whether your builder is constructing your home in a way that will result in a safe, long-lasting dwelling. At every stage of the construction process Read More...
We've all heard horror stories about new builds that fail to meet building standards; walls that develop cracks, doors that don't close properly, plumbing that springs a leak etc. There is nothing worse than moving into your new home only to find that it has been built to a poor standard. Read More...
Your inspector will thoroughly check all parts of the pool and/or spa as well as the area around the pool and any accessories such as diving boards, lighting fixtures or ladders. The inspector will also check if pool water boasts the correct chlorine, alkalinity, pH and calcium levels to ensure your safety prior to purchase. Read More...
You are allowed to do a final inspection of your new home in the week leading up to settlement day. This is to make sure that any special conditions are met and the property is in the same state as when you exchanged contracts. Read More...
New home owners in NSW will be better protected, according to the NSW government's recently announced plans to improve the building and construction industry. Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean (pictured) said the plan, which includes appointing a Building Commissioner, has been months in the making. Read More...