Structural Inspection Report
WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF A STRUCTURAL INSPECTION REPORT?
The purpose of a structural inspection is to provide advice to a potential purchaser or interested party on the condition of the structure of the property. A benefit to getting a structural inspection as opposed to a full pre-purchase inspection is mainly cost. A structural inspection looks solely at major defects like unsupported roof elements, illegal retaining walls and other structural defects like weakened chimneys etc.
WHO NEEDS A STRUCTURAL INSPECTION?
Generally, a structural inspection is a pre-purchase inspection service, where clients want to be sure of the structural integrity of the property before making a bid. However, our structural building inspection can be tailored to suit a range of differing circumstances, including:
- Assessing the condition of timber stumps and the associated subfloor structure
- Inspecting pest infested areas and assessing any structural damage that may have occurred
- Assessing structural damage that has occurred as a result of impact damage, water damage, general deterioration, etc.
Our structural inspection service is essentially designed to provide advice on the structural integrity of the property, and can therefore be adapted to suit numerous circumstances.
WHAT’S INVOLVED IN A STRUCTURAL INSPECTION?
As with the majority of our services, our structural inspection service involves thorough inspection of the interior and exterior of the property, including the site. Additionally, where safe and applicable, inspection will be carried out on the exterior roof, the roof space and the sub-floor area.
- Identifying any structural defects which pose immediate safety hazards
- Identifying major structural defects which may require significant repair work
- Assessment of conditions which may be conducive to the development of structural defects, e.g. excessive moisture in the subfloor area
- Overall assessment of the structural integrity of the property
Additionally, we provide advice on maintenance and reparation works that may be required throughout the property.
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What others are saying
"Neale was so helpful on the phone even before the report, which was comprehensive and easy to read...I wanted to use a local professional and that's what I got! "May 31, 2014 by Gina HillInspector: Jim's Building Inspections (South West Victoria)
"Murray arrived on time and did a wonderful inspection. He pointed out defects that we didn't know we had."Jun 26, 2014 by Jean KyleInspector Jim’s Building Inspections (Burleigh Waters, QLD)
"Brian was very helpful when I called him to get a quote. He wasn’t pushy at all like previous company’s I had spoken to. "May 23, 2014 by MelInspector Jim’s Building Inspections (Yokine, WA)
"I was present for the inspection; he explained any issues and the likely causes and who to contact to resolve the issues. Richard's report helped us renegotiate the purchase price."Jun 12, 2014 by LeighInspector Jim’s Building Inspections (Lockleys, SA)
"I decided to purchase a property a week before it was going to auction. On the date of the final inspection, I contacted David to see he could do a last minute inspection - and he did!"Jul 08, 2014 by Christine NaumovskiInspector: Jim’s Building Inspections (Werribee, VIC)
"I would have no hesitation in recommending him to anybody that maybe building a new home."May 29, 2014 by Owen MaherInspector: Jim's Building Inspections (Werribee, VIC)