PrePurchase Building Inspection

Building Inspection Adelaide

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.
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By |March 16th, 2017|Building Inspection Cost, Building Inspector, News, PrePurchase Building Inspection, Staged Construction Inspections|Comments Off on Building Inspection Adelaide

Mentoring is the real role of the Building Inspector

Mentoring is the real role of the Building Inspector. It is not to instruct you whether to buy or not to buy.
Some time ago we wrote an article on this web site titled “What to expect from a Building Inspection Report”. In that article we noted that it should not be the role of the […]

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Does your safety switch work or are you at risk of electrocution?

Does your safety switch work. You need to know it will work when needed. To do this you need to test it regularly.
 

 
All electrical circuits in newly built homes under the Building Code of Australia require safety switches to be fitted to all circuits supplying power outlets and lighting. Indeed we suggest that you do not […]

By |May 15th, 2015|News, PrePurchase Building Inspection|Comments Off on Does your safety switch work or are you at risk of electrocution?

Are your Stove and hot plates Operable and safe?

Would you be expecting to be advised if the stove and hot plates operable and safe when you had a home building inspection on the home you are hoping to buy?
 

Ovens, stoves, hotplates, and indeed any electrical or gas appliance in the home should be regularly serviced by a qualified technician. When you purchase a […]

By |May 11th, 2015|News, PrePurchase Building Inspection|Comments Off on Are your Stove and hot plates Operable and safe?

House Rules – why home buyers need building inspections

TV programs like House Rules can be very entertaining and quite compulsive and addictive viewing.
 

My wife for one see reality shows as compulsory viewing. She loves them. Shows like MKR, Dancing with the Stars, X-Factor and of course House Rules.

 

I, on the other hand, avoid watching these shows. In particular the shows centred around house building […]

By |May 9th, 2015|News, PrePurchase Building Inspection, Structure|Comments Off on House Rules – why home buyers need building inspections

Building Inspections do not mean the Purchaser will cool off.

I often feel an uneasy concern when conducting pre purchase building inspections that a Vendor may have when a building inspector enters their home on behalf of a potential purchaser. You just know that they are worried that your inspection may prompt the purchaser to cool off. This occurred just recently in a home I inspected at […]

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