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The Most Trusted New Home Inspections in Melbourne

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The excitement of moving into your renovated or newly built home can quickly turn sour when you are faced with countless defects. You may have a battle on your hands trying to prove and rectify these issues to your builder.

HomeSpect can help by conducting a thorough inspection of your home and provide a defects report clearly outlining all the obvious and hidden faults. You will be able to approach your builder with total confidence to fix these issues knowing that all faults have been clearly identified by an expert in new property inspections for Melbourne.


The Benefits of a HomeSpect New Home Defects Inspection

HomeSpect performs house final inspections in Melbourne that will allow you to approach your builder in a professional manner and rectify all the identified issues with the following benefits:

  • Your report is conducted in accordance with Australian Standards, includes photos and clear descriptions of faults and recommendations for rectification.
  • Your report is a professional document which can greatly assist you in a legal battle.
  • Fast turnaround of reports provided within the same day of the inspection – no time wasted in getting your issues resolved.

Plus the added benefits of using a fully qualified and registered building practitioner with over 20 years experience in the industry, fully insured for Public Liability and Professional Indemnity, who will ensure you are in safe hands.

Give us a call today to book the best new property inspections Melbourne wide.


What is inspected?

A thorough on-site inspection conducted in accordance with AS 4349.0 Inspection of Buildings Part 0: General Requirements and AS 4349.1 – 2007 Inspection of Buildings Part 1: Pre-Purchase Inspections – Residential Buildings will cover all the essential components of the property such as:

Inspecting the Site

  • Location of trees near the buildings
  • Surface drainage for slope, ponding and correct flow points.
  • Adequate car parking, condition of driveways and external path areas.
  • Fence, gates, posts, plinths and rails checked for stability and rotting
  • Condition of outdoor structures such as sheds, garages and carports.

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Inspecting the Building Exterior

  • External walls condition, alignment and soundness.
  • Brickwork condition, alignment, soundness, cracking and mortar quality.
  • Weatherboards condition and surface quality.
  • Condition and alignment of external doors and windows.
  • Attached structures such as staircases, landings and verandas.

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Roof Exterior Inspection

  • Roof covering checked for condition, watertightness and soundness.
  • Flashings around skylights, vents, flues and chimneys.
  • Roof valley flashings.
  • Condition of gutters, cleanliness and slope.
  • Adequate number of downpipes, location and condition.
  • Fascias, barges and eaves checked for soundness and condition.

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Sub-Floor Inspection

  • Structural adequacy of concrete floor slabs.
  • Stumps, bearers and floor joists soundness and condition.
  • Adequate clearance to subfloor and minimum ventilation requirements.

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Inspect the Roof Space

  • Soundness and condition of structural roof members.
  • Adequate provisions for insulation and sarking.
  • Underside of roof lining materials, leaks and damage.

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Inspecting the Building Interior

  • Ceilings and walls alignment, soundness and condition.
  • Floors checked for stability, firmness and moisture.
  • Internal doors and internal windows condition, soundness and alignment.
  • Built-in robes checked condition and alignment of doors.
  • Kitchen cupboards, bench tops and vanities condition.
  • Splashbacks and tiled areas condition & watertightness.
  • Toilets checked for leaks and flushing.
  • Taps operable condition, leaks, water flow and quality.
  • Shower and Bath operable condition, leaks water flow and quality.

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Reports are easy to read and contain a comprehensive checklist including photos of defects clearly outlining the true condition of your property. Reports are supplied the same day of completing the inspection.

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