Call 131546 and get a Quote or Book an Asbestos Inspection for ACTtoday. Or book online.
Jim’s Building Inspections services all of ACT with Asbestos Inspection Reports. Our experienced Asbestos Inspectors have local knowledge of the ACT area and are able to assist you with your asbestos related concerns.
All our Asbestos Inspectors have public liability and professional indemnity insurance, and we only use NATA accredited labs for Asbestos Testing.
Jim’s Building Inspections can offer same day asbestos inspection services in ACT and provide visual reports via email within 24 hours of the inspection being carried out. Asbestos sampling is always required to give a 100% accurate asbestos confirmation.
Asbestos Inspection Checklist
Depending on your specific situation you may require different Asbestos related services. Therefore, Jim’s Building Inspections offers three types of asbestos inspections for your convenience:
- The Visual Only package looks at areas that are suspected of being asbestos containing materials. These areas are documented and a management strategy is provided to assist you with the next steps required and how to proceed depending on the outcomes. These inspections are most common when buying a property and samples cannot be taken as it will cause minor damage to the property.
- The Visual + Samples package includes everything in the visual package as well as a sample taken for testing purposes. Additional samples can be taken as needed for this report type (at an additional cost). This report type is popular for those considering renovations and who are wanting to maintain a safe environment for themselves and their family.
- The Air Monitoring packages is used by asbestos removalists and OHS officers who want to take measures to ensure the quality of the air during the asbestos removal process. Additionally, this service can be used after an incident has occurred where asbestos has unintentionally been disturbed and asbestos fibres have possibly been released into the air.
How Quickly Can I Get a Report?
In most situations, Jim’s Building Inspections can offer same day Asbestos Inspection service in ACT and provide visual reports via email within 24 hours of the inspection being completed. If samples are required for testing, the results can take between 3-5 days.
Call 131546 and get a Quote or Book an Asbestos Inspection for ACT today. Or book online.
Benefits of an Asbestos Inspection Report
The different Asbestos services help identify the presence of asbestos in a given property. This allows you to manage your potential exposure to Asbestos containing materials. Additionally, this service allows you to ascertain the possible presence of Asbestos within a property before you purchase.
Asbestos can be costly to remove and this insight can save you from financial loss and potential health risks.
To arrange a quote or an asbestos inspection for a property in ACT, call Jim’s Building Inspections on 131546.
Or book your ACT Asbestos Inspection service online. Remember, reports can be delivered within 24 hours of inspection.
Asbestos Register and Management Plans
In addition to asbestos testing, Jim’s Building Inspections also offers asbestos registers and management plans for business owners and workplace managers.
Workplaces must comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Acts and their related Regulations, in their State. Work safety authorities in each state have issued Compliance Codes to provide practical guidance to those who have duties or obligations under the OHS Act and Regulations, in particular persons with management control of workplaces.
These Codes generally advise on the responsibilities of workplace managers, including how to safely manage and arrange for the safe removal of asbestos in the workplace.
Further information about the requirements of Managers of Workplaces can be found at: http://www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au/
Jim’s Building Inspections Asbestos Register and Management Plan can be updated as part of programmed annual re-inspections offered by Jim’s Building Inspections.
WHY SUBFLOOR INSPECTIONS ARE IMPORTANTJust as you wouldn’t purchase a vehicle without looking under the bonnet you need to be aware of more than just the attractive exterior and stylish interior of the property you are considering purchasing. What you cannot see on first viewing could ...
The Politics Of Smoke AlarmsFrom 1993 to 2015, CSIRO conducted tests on smoke alarms but the public is yet to read the findings. This comes at a time when activists want ionised smoke alarms banned due to alleged issues with response times to common fires. In America, the alarm...
To Buy Or Not To Buy (Off The Plan)To buy or not to buy (off the plan) is an important issue for an increasing number of new homebuyers and property investors. When done responsibly with professional guidance (offered by Jim’s Building Inspections, for example) it can be a positi...
Inadequate Site and subfloor drainageA sub-floor is the structure and crawl space between the lowest floor and the ground. High moisture levels in these areas promote fungal decay and other timber pests such as termites. All sub-floors and crawl spaces should be considered as having ...
Safety Reversal Check For Automatic Garage DoorIn most houses, the largest moving object is a garage door. Newer garage doors are often operated remotely through radio controls, electrical systems, pulleys and motors. Serious injury or death from being hit by a closing garage door or from bein...
The Pitfalls Of Property InvestmentThe pitfalls of property investment are many. Andrew Heaton from Sourceable advances the argument that it’s important to get a quality survey. While a retail store is often happy to return a $10 item of clothing, it’s far more complex with rea...
Is your house cracking up?Is your house cracking up? A long, spidery vein is inching its way across the dining room wall. It seems to be spreading even as you stare at it! You’re sure it wasn’t there yesterday! So what does this mean and how can it be fixed? Don’t...
A Good Building Inspection Is Better Than An Expensive CurePut yourself in Hao’s shoes. He buys his dream home only to discover a buyer’s worst nightmare: most of his buildings are illegal. As the Whittlesea Council says: His bungalow was constructed without a permit. And to add insult to financial in...
Due Diligence for Home BuyersLiteral meaning of Due diligence is doing a comprehensive appraisal of any buying task undertaken by a prospective buyer, especially to establish its assets and liabilities and evaluate its potential. It is utmost important to do your due diligenc...
What is Caveat Emptor?Increasingly property buyers are aware of their responsibility to discover building defects before sale – this is known as the Latin principle Caveat Emptor or ‘buyer beware’. The full quotation is ‘caveat emptor, qui ignorare no...