Interior of the building:
Floors, walls, ceilings, windows, doors & frames, kitchen, Bathrooms, WC, Ensuite, laundry, stairs & damp problems.
Exterior of the building:
Walls, doors & windows, timber or steel frames & structures, chimneys, stairs, balconies, patios, decks, suspended concrete floors, handrails, balustrades.
Roof coverings (including tiles, sheet metal, shingles, slate, gables, flashings), skylights, vents, valleys, flues, guttering & downpipes, eaves, fascias & barges.
Roof exterior will only be inspected when accessible from a 3.6m ladder placed on the ground.
Roof space: roof coverings, framing, sarking, party walls, insulations. Roof interior must have 400 x 500mm access opening, with a minimum 600 x 600mm high crawlspace, and be accessible from a 3.6m ladder.
Floor, supports, ventilation, drainage, dampness.
Property within 30m of house:
Garage, car port, detached buildings, sheds, retaining walls (that support other structures & landscaping retaining walls taller than 700mm), paths, driveways, steps, fencing (including pool fencing), site drainage.
What we don't inspect:
General exclusions detailed in Standard AS 4349.1-207, including:
Electrical, smoke detectors, concealed plumbing, appliances.
Defects that would only be apparent under particular weather conditions or when using particular fitting and fixtures.
Unauthorised building work or work not compliant with building regulations, unless requested separately.
Defects not apparent due to occupancy of occupant behaviour:
e.g. Non-use of leaking shower; Any areas where access is denied or where reasonable access is not available, including any concealed areas.
Reasonable access does not include:
Any destructive or invasive inspection methods, cutting or making access holes, moving furniture, floor coverings or stored goods.
The inspection report is not a certificate of compliance of the property within the requirements of any Act, regulation, ordinance, local law or by-law and is not a warranty against problems developing with the building in the future.