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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"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)
"Richard adapted very well to our compressed timeline, provided a thorough rundown and follow up report that was instrumental in determining how much we offered for our house!"Jun 15, 2014 by Michael HillInspector: Jim’s Building Inspections (Lockleys, SA)
"Andrew provided efficient, knowledgeable and thorough inspection of our property plus advice as to how to rectify problems which was invaluable. "May 26, 2014 by Anthea CookInspector: Jim’s Building Inspections (Prospect, SA)
"I would recommend Graeme to my friends if they needed a building report. "Apr 29, 2014 by G. BayleyInspector: Jim’s Building Inspections (Geelong, VIC)
"I was so impressed with the way Andrew responded to me and assisted at short notice. I was amazed at the report that Andrew had presented to me after doing a pre-handover on my new home.I would not have picked up on half the things that Andrew did.It was money well spent and would recommend Andrew to anyone."June 27, 2015 by Angela SpargoInspector: Jim's Building Inspections (Adelaide, SA)
"It was my first time building a new house and I have had issues with my builder throughout the process, but Richards’s inspection on the day, report of defects and general discussions have given me the peace of mind I needed. "Mar 23, 2014 by Tim BurtonInspector: Jim's Building Inspections (Lockleys, SA)