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New Home Inspection

Inspect It FIRST new construction building inspection are undertaken by a building professional who give their unbiased opinion on the condition and finish of the final construction work. Experienced and professional building inspectors use a comprehensive inspection checklist during their inspection that helps identify whether the workmanship and construction on the project have been carried out in line with the National Construction Code and relevant Australian Standards.

They report and make note of any problems and defects in very simple language. The inspectors also include photographs of all the notable items to help clients pinpoint the issues.
Our reports are helpful in any discussions with the builder or trade for rectification The ideal time to have a new home inspection is after the builder completed and before settlement. This will ensure they have an opportunity to fix the problems before occupancy. Most homeowners just give the building inspection report to the builder, who then fixes the problems mentioned in it. In the event of any dispute with your builder, refer to this building inspection report provided a professional independent third-party position.

Recommended stage inspections for a New Home Inspection:

#1 Base/Slab The professional will inspect the slab dimensions and the footing, waffle pods, waterproof membrane as well as the steel reinforcement in the structure.

#2 Frame This includes a detailed inspection of the steel and timber framework. #3 Lock-up This includes a detailed inspection of the external wall claddings including roofing and external joinery.

#4 Pre-Lining Inspection of the pre-plaster isn’t aligned to a specific stage of construction. However, the recommendation is that this check should be conducted at the framing & lock-up stages.

#5 Final Fix All internal architraves, skirting, cabinets and cupboards, cladding, doors, baths, basins built-in shelves, troughs, sinks, are installed & fixed in position ready for a coat of paint. This particular inspection is done to identify whether there are any plastering defects that require fixing before painting.

#6 Practical Completion This inspection takes place once the construction is complete (the builder’s contractual obligations have been finalized), and the home is presented to the client.