Building Inspection Report
Completed to Australian Standards 4349.1 1995 by a licensed, experienced and insured Building Inspection Consultant.
GND Property Inspections completes a visual inspection of accessible areas of the structure and gives assessment in matters such as stability, water tightness and standard of workmanship consistent with age and design. This Australian Standard highlighting all findings, concerns and recommendation.
Pest Inspection Report
Completed to Australian Standards 4349.3 1998 by a licensed, experienced and insured Timber Pest Technician.
The Technician completes a visual inspection of all accessible areas of the property with the obligation of detecting the presence of current and previous timber pest infestations and damage. The inspection results are then specified in detail in a comprehensive written report as per the Australian Standards, damage and timber pest conducive conditions followed by all recommendations.
Strata Search Report
If you are buying a home unit it is important to obtain a strata search so that you become aware of information about the building that is not apparent from a visual inspection.
These are important when buying a unit, townhouse or villa. This inspection is carried out in accordance with Section 108 of the Strata Management Act. The report includes a history of the building, the financial status of the plan, pending building works, special levies, past works history, all expenses for the past 2 years, 10 year budget analysis and SSM Act compliance issues. These include general information on insurances, by-laws, any disputes or areas under investigation and harmony.
Dilapidation reports will ensure there are no problems or disputes with the adjacent property owners during and after your construction project is complete.
They are a useful safeguard against any possible future claims of fault caused by the construction of your new home or respective building.
Stages of Construction Inspection Reports
GND Property Inspections have a range of construction inspections to ensure that the method of construction and workmanship on your project are in accordance with Australian and Industry standards. Inspections are usually timed in accordance with the various stages, however we can be called upon at any time you need help.
Foundation Stage – Inspection of footings and slab area prior to pouring of concrete.
Wall and Roof Framing – The skeleton of the home, the timber framing is built upon the foundation / slab. At this stage, the inspector checks to confirm that the walls and roof trusses are framed and secured to an acceptable standard and in accordance with The National Construction Code and to the building plan.
Pre-Lining/Lock-up Stage – After installation of the roof has been completed, the exterior brick/veneer has been added and all services have been installed (plumbing, electrical, gas etc), the inspector will scrutinise the quality of the workmanship both to the outside components and inside prior to the insulation and wall and ceiling linings being installed.
Completion Stage– This is the last stage of the inspection process. At this phase the home is essentially completed and the inspection occurs prior to the homeowner being handed over the keys. Inspection during the pre-handover stage is very detailed and includes appraising the finished / cleaned external works such as roof & guttering, walls, windows, doors and any external paved areas. Internally all wall and ceiling coverings, plastering, siliconing, floor coverings, fixtures and fittings and more are inspected and assessed for quality of installation and or of workmanship / finish