Building and Pest Inspections Brendale

If your heart is set on settling in a suburb like Brendale in the Moreton Bay Region of Australia, then you know that there’s a lot of work that needs to be done so that you can find the best piece of property that meets your needs.

There’s no question that not only do you need to look at several different properties until you find one that fits your many preferences and requirements (in terms of size, location, proximity to commercial establishments, etc.), but you also need to have the house and the entirety of the property checked for structural integrity and compliance to standards.

Getting these inspections ticked off your to-do list is perhaps the most important step toward securing a house that you and your family can safely and comfortably live in for many years to come.

So what kind of inspections should you hire professionals to perform on the property in question?

Building and Pest Inspections

Brendale houses should be checked by a company made up of a team with years of experience in the building and construction industry. BPI Brisbane North is one such firm; with owner and director Martin Slater long experienced in building, carpentry, and building, pest and pool inspections, you can be sure to receive a clear concise report on the property you mean to buy within 24 hours of the inspection.

Building inspections translate to comprehensive inspection (in accordance with the Australian Standard 4349.1 -1995) of every accessible area within the property, including the interiors and exteriors, roofs, foundations, driveways and paths, subfloors, and the land area (up to 30 metres from the residence). Any major structural defects and potential hazards will be detailed in the report.

As for pests, termites, wood-decaying fungi and borers cause damage to millions of homes each year, so it’s highly important to ensure that the property you want to buy isn’t infested. The BPI Brisbane North’s team utilises the latest in thermal imaging technology to detect the presence of the organisms, and will also provide a maintenance plan to help prevent any potential attacks in the future.

A termite-free house is sure to enable you to lead a comfortable and worry-free life in your new home, and should you plan to resell the house in the future, the absence of termites will help maintain the resale value.

Asbestos Inspections

If the house you are considering was constructed before 1990, there is a big chance that asbestos is present in some form within the structure.  Our company will inspect the areas where asbestos is typically used such as the internal ceilings and walls, light switches, insulation materials, roofs and floor coverings.

The services we provide include asbestos identification, assessment, testing, auditing and reporting. Martin Slater has achieved certification to provide Asbestos and Mould Inspection Services after completing training with HouseSafe.

Pool inspections.

Swimming pools are great to have within your property, so you need to be doubly vigilant about having it checked for quality and compliance to current safety laws (especially if you have children).

BPI Brisbane North’s inspections adhere to the Pool Safety Standard (Queensland Development Code – part MP3.4, Australian Standards 1926 – 2007 parts 1 & 2). We will check the pool gates, fences, dividing fences, resuscitation signs, climbable objects, and any tree branches, doors and windows close to the pool area for crucial safety factors.