The WA Government's audit of new homes constructios in 2014/15 and again in 2016 found almost one in three houses where non compliant. Given there is no external reviews during a new home build your own independent inspection by Houspect can be extremely
If you are building a new home in WA another important construction inspection on the construction journey is the “Lock Up (and waterproofing)” inspection.
When it rains in WA the water hits the roof, runs off the roof into the gutters, down the downpipes and into soakwells or storage tanks. But what happens when the volume of storm water is simply too great for the gutters to handle?
Did you know that the transitional Smoke Alarm rules for post 1 May 2015 approved WA residential buildings end on 1 May 2017?
New Home - Staged Construction Inspections in WA – Roof Frames If you are building a new home in WA one of the most critical inspections along the construction journey is the roof frame inspection.
If you are construction a new home and there is the potential that your demolition and or construction works may damage your neighbours houses, a dilapidation inspection may be just the answer.
There are laws ion WA to protect Home Owners against unprofessional, illegal and unscrupulous trades people. Now your rights, use your protection and seek support form qualified Building Inspectors if your renovation does not proceed to expectation.
Weep Holes. A Critical Part of your home. Make sure they are installed so as to avoid future problems
Collar Ties - A fashion statement or integral part of your roof frame?
New Legislation in regard to Bush Fire Control will impact most home owners in WA, .
Vendor Inspections, often referred to as Pre-Listing inspections, are becoming more popular because they eliminate many of the pitfalls and hassles associated doing an inspection when you have a buyer.
A report is a visual assessment by an inspector to identify any structural and/or significant defects of the major building components of a property that are visible at the time of the property inspection.
Most outdoor home areas are the centre of activity during Spring and Summer so its important that some simple easy checks are done to ensure trouble free enjoyment especially if the property is being prepared for sale
For many years it was a standard practice that pre purchase building inspections were conducted in accordance with the Australian Standard AS4349.1 This standard required people conducting building inspections to be either architects, engineers or regist
One solution to improving the chances of selling your property quicker is a Houspect pre-listing or general maintenance inspection, which can both be used as great tools for selling your home.
Building a new home or renovating an existing home is a complex process
Though few people want to spend the weekend repairing their toilet, hiring a professional is only appealing until you consider the bill.
As owners and investors scramble to add value to their properties, they often choose to make minor structural changes that appear easy and inexpensive to undertake but can be a liability when it comes time to sell.
At the first sign of cracks in house walls, most homeowners will feel a bit of panic.Learning more about how wall cracks can happen can help homeowners to gain some peace of mind while waiting for a professional building inspection company to evaluate the
BUYING OR BUILDING A NEW HOME?
A Houspect Building Inspection will protect your investment.
HOUSPECT has been established for 30 years and is the leader in the Western Australian Building Inspection industry. We are also members of the Master Builders Association, Housing Industry Association and the Experts Witness Programme.
HOUSPECT specialise in comprehensive building reports within 2 business days.
Inspection Reports include:
- Under Construction inspections at all major stages and at practical completion
- Structural Soundness
- Building Indemnity for Owner/Builders
- Maintenance Issues
- Problem Areas
- Building Disputes
- Pest Inspections
- Buyers Agents
HOUSPECT inspectors are registered builders located in all Perth metropolitan areas and all major regional centres throughout Western Australia.
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