Base Stage – This inspection is carried out before the concrete is poured. This ensures that workmanship is up to standard
Frame Stage – This inspection is carried out after the framework has been completed. Inspector check for constructed wall frame, their plumb and correct installation of bracing.
Lockup/Pre-Plaster Stage– This inspection is carried out just before the plastering of walls and ceiling. At this point, plumbers, electrician, heating, cooling and other contractors have finished their installation and pipework. the roof coverings are fixed, external doors and windows are fixed.
Fixing Stage – In this stage, All the cabinet and cupboards, doors, internal cladding, architraves, skirting, sinks are inspected for proper installation.
Final Inspection (PCI) – The final inspection for your new home construction is known as the handover inspection. At this stage, all the installations are inspected for proper working.
The basic benefits of the inspection report done before buying a property are:
It provides you information about what you are getting.
Using the inspection report to get the building defects repaired before it is too late.
acquiring specialist advice to make sure that construction is done according to standards.
For a detailed list of benefits of this Inspection.
Always use a suitably qualified person such as a licensed building inspector with proper qualification, license, and insurance to provide a professional report of the New home. These professions should see through any cosmetic improvements covering up faults that might otherwise be missed by an untrained eye.
A professional person will ensure that the format and content of the report comply with the relevant Australian Standard. Please ensure that the New Home inspector you choose has an adequate insurance cover, particularly for professional indemnity.
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The inspector should check all accessible parts of the property. These include
interior of the building
exterior of the building