Building Inspections Adelaide

If you’re buying a home in Adelaide and want a building inspection done to make sure you know the problems before you buy, Don Palmer from Reliable Home Inspections is the best person to contact. He prides himself on providing service that is professional, personal, independent and unbiased.

The Reliable Home Inspections difference

Don Palmer is the only inspector at Reliable Home Inspections and he does every single home inspection himself — he does not use other contractors. This way, he can guarantee that the person inspecting your new home has 40+ years’ experience in the building industry. He’s the owner of the business and the person you’re talking to when you call Reliable Home Inspections on 0414 820 773.

40 years’ experience in the Adelaide building industry

Don Palmer is familiar with all the suburbs of Adelaide, so it doesn’t matter where in metropolitan Adelaide the home you are buying is. He does have a particular affinity with the following suburbs —

Goodwood

Forestville

Everard Park

Black Forest

Clarence Park

Millswood

Unley

Unley Park

Hyde Park

Kings Park

Highgate

Fullarton

Parkside

Malvern

Clarence Gardens

Cumberland Park

Daw Park

Melrose Park

Edwardstown

Glandore

Keswick

Ashford

Plympton

Mitcham

Kingswood

Myrtle Bank

How much does a building inspection in Adelaide cost?

It does depend on the size of the home you are buying — obviously the bigger the house, the longer an inspection takes. And it also depends on where it’s located, to factor in travel time. Don Palmer does building inspections all over Adelaide, from Morphett Vale to Enfield and from Mitcham to Prospect and his fees are extremely competitive, starting from only $370. Which is not very much for peace of mind, when you consider you are

Don Palmer does building inspections all over Adelaide, from Morphett Vale to Enfield and from Mitcham to Prospect and his fees are extremely competitive, starting from only $370. Which is not very much for peace of mind, when you consider you are paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to buy your new home.

When you call Reliable Home Inspections to book a building inspection, Don will be able to give you a firm quote over the phone. Feel free to ring around, compare quotes and then call Don back to book. But don’t leave it too long — he’s often very busy and you usually don’t have a lot of time.

What’s in the building inspection report?

Don’s been in the building industry since 1969 and has seen it all, so if you want to make absolutely sure you know the problems before you buy, Don is the best person to do your building inspection. Upon payment, you will get an extremely thorough report via email, 15-20 pages long, covering 5 major areas:

  1. Structure

  2. Dampness and Drainage

  3. Termites

  4. Plumbing

  5. Electrical

He’ll even check out the cupboards, windows and doors.

The two big deals ­— termites and asbestos

These are the two things that most people are concerned about, and rightly so. Think of Don as your local ‘house’ doctor. He can diagnose problems and if he believes your potential new home has an issue, he will recommend that you see a specialist. It will all be documented in detail in your written home inspection report, which you will receive once payment for your building inspection is made.

Book your Adelaide building inspection before you sign!

Buying a home is one of the most stressful times in your life — don’t increase your stress by leaving the home inspection till the last minute. Don is usually booked one or two days in advance so the best time to contact Reliable Home Inspections to make sure Don is available to inspect the home you want to buy is actually before you sign the contract! For peace of mind, and to make sure your dream home doesn’t turn into a nightmare, call Don Palmer to book your Adelaide home building inspection today on 0414 820 773.