Roof exterior Inspected – Major faults or significant maintenance
Roof space Inspected – Moisture testing, major faults or significant maintenance
Interior Inspected – Moisture testing, major faults or significant maintenance (room by room)
Plumbing and electrical – Outside the scope of our inspection as we are not electrical or plumbing specialists. But we will visually look for any significant defects and moisture test around major plumbing areas
Pests – we will look for signs of rodents, borer, birds etc
Health and safety – we will consider health and safety (handrails, safety glass, smoke alarms)
Workmanship – We will consider workmanship and acceptable tolerances (this will be considered against the age of the structure)
Weathertightness – We will advise of weathertightness risk. We will moisture test around risk areas and major plumbing areas. This will be non-invasive and will use non-destructive moisture meters like, the Trotec T660 or, the Protimeter Survey master.
A pre-purchase inspection report is a report that outlines significant defects, a properties attributes, gradual deterioration or wear and tear, significant maintenance required so purchasers can make an informed decision on any home purchase.