Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you will make in your life. Give yourself peace of mind that it won’t fall down around your ears by choosing a building inspector you can trust.
Leading Building & Pest Inspections Castle Hill are committed to providing honest, thorough and detailed inspections that will save you from any expensive surprises after your property is settled. Our team of expert industry professionals are licensed, qualified and insured to carry out services compliant with the latest Australian Standards (AS 4349.1 & AS 4349.3).
Leading Building & Pest Inspections Castle Hill utilise a modern systemised approach to your property inspection including digital photos of any issues found. Our experts are trained to sniff out building defects that the average inspector may well miss!
- Peace of mind
- No hidden costs
- Latest software
- Detailed Reports
- Fully insured and licensed professionals
- Compliant to Australian standards
- Available at short notice
Leading specialise in a range of services as listed below to ensure the property is safe and maintained up to standard:
Pre purchase reports: Defects report before purchase, done by buyer, puts you in control!
Pre-Auction Reports: Once the hammer is down (Sold) it’s too late to get a property inspection and you’re stuck with what you just bought. Very risky!
Pre-Sale Report: Defects report before sale, done by owner (Same as Property Condition Report).
Timber Pest Report: Termites are a small pest, but a huge nightmare for home owners. We can organize this at the same time.
Handover Reports: No one else checks your new home for quality of workmanship and quality of materials.
Structural Integrity Reports: Is it well built and sturdy? This is the only way to ensure your home is structurally sound.
Verbal Reports: Delivered immediately after the inspection is completed, then written confirmation delivered by email the same day.
Asbestos Auditing: So you can feel safe in your own home.
Property Video: For that complete picture, popular with interstate and O/S buyers.
Rental Property Condition Report: Not all tenants are perfect, so protect your property with pre-tenancy, periodic and exit inspections.
Dilapidation Reports: Details the existing condition of a building at a specific point in time. Prior to and completion of construction works. As part of development approvals most councils will stipulate that one of these are required to protect adjoining neighbours.
Property Maintenance Report: Keep the property well maintained and therefore minor issues won’t turn into major expenses.
Investment Property Tax Depreciation: Data collection for Quantity Surveyors and registered tax practitioners across the country.
Special Purpose: Custom reports to suit your specific needs
What is inspected? (Where access is available)
Roof – covering, sagging, drainage, flashings, gutters, skylight, chimney (visual only), fascia, barges, downpipes
Exterior – drainage, wall cladding, trim, doors, decks, stairs, timber, windows
Masonry – salt damp, rising damp, cracking, fretting, subsidence, mortar, damp proof course
Attic – roof structure, signs of water leakage, access, party walls, fire walls, Insulation
Interior – walls, ceiling, floors, doors, windows, cupboards
Kitchen – cupboards, drawers, bench tops, sink, tap operation, visible plumbing
Bathroom – tiles, caulking, grout, shower/screens, bath, vanity, toilet, taps operation, visible plumbing
Fireplaces – hearth, mantle, vents, chimney (visual only)
Structural (visible) – foundations and footings, framing (walls, floors, roof), lintels
Subfloor- where access is available, cellars
Insulation – batts, vapour barrier, fire hazards
Ventilation – roof, soffits, bathroom, laundry
Plumbing – (visible plumbing only), water source , leaking pipes, drainage, related piping, water hammer, water pressure, tap operation and leaks
Electrical – (visible electrical items only) switches, power points, lights