What We Check

We examine the roof – from outside and inside the roof space, the sub floor – where accessible, general foundation condition, and every individual room.

 

Exterior

  • Roof: External covering – Tiles, sheet metal and gutters.
  • Fretting of roof tiles, corrosion and leaks
  • Framing: timber, steel or trusses
  • Roof space: insulation, ducting, timber size and spacing
  • Eaves, fascias, barge boards and gables
  • Walls: structure, cladding, render
  • Rising damp
  • Chimneys: visual overall condition report

Interior

  • Fixtures and fittings
  • Walls: covering and cracking
  • Nails popping and defective lining
  • Distortion and drummy Plaster
  • Floors: all accessible areas, cracking, level
  • Timber floors: Nails popping and general condition
  • Ceiling: Sagging and nails popping
  • Defective Lining and cracking
  • Power points and lights
  • Stairs: stringers, handrails and balusters, posts and treads and risers
  • Overall stability

Joinery

  • Doors: damage and hardware
  • Windows: sash operation, hardware and damage
  • Timber finishes
  • Cabinets and built-in furniture. Hardware, damage and operation

Wet Areas

  • Check for dampness and the overall condition of fittings
  • Cracked, loose or drummy tiles
  • Plumbing leaks
  • Check water pressure and leaks

Exterior Improvements

  • Driveway, paths, fencing, gates and general garden condition
  • Sheds and garages
  • Retaining walls
  • Verandahs, balconies, pergolas and decks
  • Sub floor Accessible areas
  • Timber Framing and Dampness or damp damage
  • Pest damage Visual report only

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