Jims-building-and-pest-inspections-on-job-flash-lightCall 131546 and get a quote or book a Building and Pest Inspection for ACT online today.

Jim’s Building Inspections offers Building and Pest Inspections and Reports in ACT . Our Building Inspectors have local knowledge and the extensive industry experience needed to assist you with your Building Inspection and the detection of Termites or timber Pests.

All our Building and Pest Inspectors have public liability and professional indemnity insurance, so you can make your next purchase with complete confidence.
Jim’s can often provide same day Building and Pest Inspection services in ACT and provide written reports via email within 24 hours of the inspection being carried out.

 

Building & Pest Inspection Checklist

Our comprehensive reports consists of the following information:

  • Documentation of major hazards safety hazards, such as structural issues or the suspected presence of asbestos.
  • Documentation of minor defects, such as expected property maintenance
  • Overview on the presence and/or workings of termites or timber pests
  • Review of any present conditions that may attract or assist termite or timber pest infestation
  • Information on the works that may be required to rectify defects or issues
  • Recommendations of appropriate trades to perform necessary works

All our reports come with detailed photos describing defects and other potential issues.

Download a Sample Building and Pest Inspection Report here

sample building inspection report

How Quickly Can I Get a Report?

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

Benefits of a Building and Pest Inspection Report

Unlike a basic building inspection, Building and Pest Inspections identify the presence of termites and other pests, as well as highlighting conditions conducive to future activity. Due to the devastating damage termites can cause, these reports are considered vital in most parts of Australia.

If major defects or termite activity is found, our reports provide the knowledge you need to either avoid purchasing the affected property – saving you from stress and financial loss – or assist in negotiating an appropriate price that factors in corrective action that may need to be taken.

By obtaining a Jim’s Building and Pest Inspection, our clients are also able to plan ahead and factor in any additional costs such as maintenance, repairs and future renovations. Due to the popularity and necessity of these inspections, we offer the Building and Pest reports combined at a discounted rate – saving you money and helping you to minimize risk.

To arrange a quote or a Building and Pest Inspection for a property in ACT, call Jim’s Building Inspections on 131546.

Or book your ACT Building and Pest Inspection service online. Remember, reports can be delivered within 24 hours of inspection.

What is a Building Inspection?

A building inspection is designed to give you independent and objective advice about the physical state of a building, enabling you to make an informed decision, generally about whether or not to buy a building. A building inspection is a snapshot...
Read more

What Does Jim Know About Building Inspections Anyway?

ACTUALLY, QUITE A BIT MORE THAN WE EVER REALISED! We recently discovered that Jim Penman’s dad was a forensic engineer. From an early age Jim’s father was investigating materials, structures and their components which failed o...
Read more

The Science Of Inspections

There’s a science to property inspections. Seriously. Because while your average inspector can and does spot problems, a trained inspector can find problems behind problems and other easy-to-miss issues. What’s more, he or she is less likely t...
Read more

Am I An Owner Builder?

Whether you are or aren’t an owner builder can sometimes be a tricky concept to get your head around. Even if you didn’t personally lift a hammer, but rather project managed different trades to do the work, – you are still, legally, the owne...
Read more

Why Rental Safety Inspections Matter

“When Jonathan’s family rented a home they began experiencing recurring headaches,” reports news.com.au. “Then they made a shocking discovery.” It turns out that Jonathan and even his children were victims of dangerous traces of crystal ...
Read more

The Politics Of Smoke Alarms

From 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...
Read more

House Inspections Take Time

Okay, random question: How long would you spend inspecting a house before buying it? In Australia, more than half of homeowners (58%) spend less than an hour inspecting before the big buy, according to research put out by ME bank. Thus, it’s not...
Read more

Passing Your Next Rental Inspection With Mould-Busting Professionals

What’s one thing landlords despise? If you guessed mould, you’re right. “The obvious things we look for are mould in the bathrooms/cupboards/bedrooms,” says one expert in the field. “This is usually an indication that the tenant isn’t ...
Read more

Property Management and Smoke Alarms are Good Friends

Property management and smoke alarms are good friends. Or at least they should be. Worst possible scenario: Inaction can lead to deaths and a stint in prison. It’s a familiar story, even in developed countries, however. From one BBC report: “A...
Read more

Asbestos Imports - A Health Concern

If you follow the news, you’ll be aware that Chinese companies have been exporting asbestos products to Australia. But did you know that they’re not alone? There’s a long list of countries exporting products with asbestos to Australia. They ...
Read more