Call 131 546 and get a quote or book a building inspection for SA today. Or book online.

Jim’s Building Inspections services all of SA with residential and commercial building inspection reports. Our experienced inspectors have local knowledge of the SA area and are able to assist you with a range of inspection services.

All our inspectors have public liability and professional indemnity insurance, so you can make your next SA property purchase with complete confidence.

Jim’s Building Inspections can offer same day service and provide reports via email within 24 hours of the inspection being carried out.

Building Inspection Checklist

Depending on your situation you may require more or less information about a property. Therefore, Jim’s Building Inspections offers three different levels of inspections:

Building Inspection

    Package includes:

  • Basic Building Report
  • Safety hazards (e.g. Visual Asbestos)
  • Major defects
  • Minor defects
Building and Termite Inspection

    Package includes:

  • Building inspection report
  • Safety hazards
  • Major defects
  • Minor defects
  • Pest Related Damage
Premium Inspection

    Package includes:

  • Building inspection report
  • Includes safety hazards
  • Major defects
  • Minor defects
  • Pest Related Damage
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Gas

 

The Building Inspection looks at the condition of the property (safety hazards, major and minor defects). The inspector will also carry out a visual asbestos inspection upon request.

The Building and Termite Inspection includes everything in the basic package as well as a termite and pest inspection. This inspection type is the most popular among our customers, mainly because it deals with the most likely risks.

The Premium Inspection includes everything in the aforementioned packages, plus electrical, plumbing and gas inspections.

How Quickly Can I Get a Report?

In most situations, Jim’s Building Inspections can offer same day service and provide reports via email within 24 hours of the inspection being completed.

Benefits of a Building Inspection Report

A building inspection report is designed to give you independent and objective advice about the physical state of a building. This advice enables you to make an informed decision, usually about whether to purchase a property or not.

Building inspection reports are mainly carried out for the purpose of risk management, specifically with relation to: new construction management, dispute resolution, insurance claims, compliance with legislation and regulations. Additionally, building inspection reports help to inform renovation and extension decisions.

Pre Purchase Building Inspections

Pre purchase building inspections (also known simply as a building inspection report) are the most common report type in %%STATE%%. These reports are used by people who wish to purchase a property and want to ensure the quality of the building before considering the property or agreeing on a final price. These reports can also act as a safety net for the potential buyer and may also be used in post-sale cooling off period if terms are subject to building inspection.

To arrange a quote or a building inspection for a property in SA, call Jim’s Building Inspections on 131 546.

Or book your SA Building Inspection service online. Reports can be delivered within 24 hours of inspection.

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