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Types of Building Inspections

The Jim’s Guide to Types of Building Inspections in Perth.

There are so many types of building inspections, it can be difficult to understand what you might need when you are approaching a property deal. Jim’s Building Inspections Perth are part of the well-regarded Jim’s family, looking after every aspect of your home and business, from gardening to window cleaning – and our building inspection team are the biggest in Australia.

With more than 140 building and construction experts in our team, we complete over 5,000 inspections a month across Australia, so we know what we are talking about when it comes to the importance of the right inspection at the right time.

To help you decide, the types of building inspections we offer are wide-ranging, and they cover everything you could possibly need to know about a property.

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What Type of Building Inspection Do You Need?

To fully answer this question, you need to understand what the types of building inspections are, how they differ, and who they help.

  • Pre-Purchase Inspections

This service is aimed at those who are looking to buy a property and offer peace of mind and confidence for buyers.

  • Construction Inspections

Building a house comes with a lot of things to think about, including keeping track of the different stages of the build process. Staged building payments can be made with confidence when you know that the builders are working hard and up to standard.

  • Termite and Pest Inspections

Timber structures are at risk from pests like termites, and they can quickly become an expensive problem to remedy. An inspection can assess if there is a problem and suggest treatment options to help if it is needed.

  • Asbestos Inspections

If you have a property built before 1990, there is a good chance that asbestos was used in the construction process. Knowing about the presence of asbestos in your property is important to make it safe, as it can cause severe health problems if disturbed. An asbestos inspection is more than just a visual check, it involves taking a sample to be checked in a lab – so a certified inspector is important.

  • Methamphetamine Inspections

Western Australia has the highest recorded methamphetamine use in Australia, and illicit drug use in a property leaves contamination that cannot be seen. Exposure can cause severe health problems, and remedial work can be expensive. Inspections to check for methamphetamine residue could save you from purchasing a home that could end up being a money pit.

  • Industrial Inspections

Commercial buildings need inspections in the same way that homes do, and our team can inspect a property to ensure that it is safe according to standards and passes industry regulations.

  • Dilapidation Reports

If you are planning a large-scale renovation or construction, a report can include details about the existing and current condition of a property – perfect for protecting neighbours. It is a great way to offer reassurance for others who might be affected by any works to avoid nasty and expensive disputes.

Your need is individual, so choosing the right types of building inspections from Jim’s is a simple choice – just get in contact and we will be happy to help.

Whenever you buy, whenever you build, trust Jim’s Building Inspections Perth to be in your corner.

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Pre-Purchase Inspections

Why do I need a pre-purchase inspection?

The decision to get your dream home inspected before you buy, is one of the best decisions you can make, to reduce the risk of inheriting structural damage, termites or even asbestos – which could cost you THOUSANDS to fix.

Termite and Timber Pest Inspections

Why do I need a termite and timber pest inspection? 

Termites can spread. FAST. A termite, or any other pest infestation in either your current or future property, can cost THOUSANDS of dollars in structural damage. When we inspect your property for termites, we spare no corner or crevice.

New Construction

Building your dream home? Or developing investment property?

Building your dream home is exciting! So much to do and choose from to make it perfect for your family! Don’t be caught out by poor building practices that may look fine on the surface, but will cost you thousands in the long run!

Asbestos Inspections

Why do I need an asbestos inspection?

If your property was built before 1990, it is essential to get it checked for asbestos BEFORE starting any renovations, or purchasing. Our comprehensive inspections will find where the asbestos is, what condition it is in, and make sure you are fully aware of any danger posed to you, or your family’s health.

Commercial and Industrial Building Inspections

Why do I need a commercial building inspection?

Just like buying a house, commercial property is a significant investment; an investment that you can’t afford to lose on.

Methamphetamine Inspections

Why do I need a methamphetamine Inspection?

Illicit drug use inside properties can lead to contamination levels like those found in a drug lab. Exposure to this contamination can lead to various health risks, such as respiratory problems, headaches, nausea and even behavioural changes in small children.

Dilapidation Report

Why do I need a dilapidation report?

If you are planning on doing any renovations, you need to get a dilapidation report in order to record any existing defects, and the overall condition of the premises.

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