Palmerston North Building Inspections

Building Inspections Palmerston North

Whether you are after easy going city living or that small town relaxed lifestyle, the Manawatu region is sure to have the property to suit your needs. 

CheckHome was established in 2010 and has been servicing the Wellington, Kapiti and Wairarapa regions, we are now extending our services to the Manawatu offering comprehensive building reports for clients looking to either buy or sell a property or simple want to give their own property a thorough warrant of fitness to see what maintenance is required. 

Stress less knowing CheckHome building reports are impartial, solutions based, easy to read and contain accompanying photos to help you make a well informed decision about a property. We can also provide estimates for repairs and damages sighted at no extra cost. 

If you have found the ideal lifestyle block, city house or that property with the perfect car-shed CheckHome can help. We offer good old-fashioned service with leading edge technology, so book your property inspection with one of our team today.

Manawatu services include pre purchase pre sale inspections, maintenance reports, moisture tests, interior inspections, handover reports for new builds, and additional add-on services.

  1. 24-hour turnaround for reports and a follow-up call after each inspection.
  2. CheckHome is fully insured to give you peace of mind.
  3. We are NZIBI registered and our reports are audited.
  4. Our inspectors are fully qualified tradesmen.
  5. We are committed to up-skilling and complete courses regularly.
  6. Compliant with the NZ standard – NZS4306:2005
  7. We are members of the New Zealand Institute of Building Inspectors (NZIBI).

Locations: Feilding, Ashhurst, Halcolmbe, Sanson, Palmerston North, Woodville, Bulls, Dannivirke

SERVICES AND PRICES

Pre purchase Inspection - $595 (Pending on size)

A pre purchase inspection provides a full, in depth report on the condition of the property for the purchaser. Compliant with the NZ standard - NZS4306:2005

Includes

  • An extensive inspection of the property
  • Moisture test
  • Hot point test and wiring check
  • In-depth written report in PDF format
  • Approximately 40-60 Pages
  • Photos of the house and problem areas
  • Further help with bank requirements and agents if needed.
  • Written estimate for repairs if requested
  • 24 hour turn around
Pre sale Inspection $645 (Pending on size)

A pre sale inspection provides a full, in depth report on the condition of the property for the owner. Compliant with the NZ standard - NZS4306:2005

Includes

  • An extensive inspection of the property
  • Moisture test
  • Hot point test and wiring check
  • In-depth written report in PDF format
  • Approximately 40-60 Pages
  • Photos of the house and problem areas
  • Giving you the vendor an understanding of the potential issues that could arise in the future
  • Written estimate for repairs if requested
  • Inspected sticker for your sale sign
  • 24 hour turn around
Interior Inspection- $490 (Pending on size)

Suitable for apartments or units as part of a body corporate. A interior inspection provides a full, in depth report on the condition of the interior of the apartment/unit for the purchaser or landlord.

Includes

  • An extensive inspection of the apartment/unit
  • Moisture test
  • Hot point test and wiring check
  • In-depth written report in PDF format
  • Photos of the interior and problem areas
  • Written estimate for repairs if requested
  • 24 hour turn around
Maintenance Report - $750 (Pending on size)

A complete maintenance report customised for your home or commercial building.

Includes

  • An extensive inspection of the property
  • Moisture Test
  • Hot point test and wiring check
  • In-depth written report in PDF format
  • Photos of the house/buildings problem areas
  • Priority list of works
  • Estimates for repairs
Moisture Test - $490 (Pending on size)

A moisture test of the whole interior of the property with two non-invasive moisture meters.

Includes

  • An extensive moisture test of the property
  • Two types of non-invasive moisture meters
  • In-depth written report in PDF format
  • Photos of the house and problem areas
  • 24 hour turn around
Earthquake Hazard Check - $295 (Pending on size)

An inspection of the main areas of your house to assess if there has been any damage caused from the recent 7.8 Earthquake.

Includes

  • Exterior check
  • Roof check
  • Interior check of walls & ceilings
  • Roof space check
  • Subfloor check
  • Plumbing check
  • Site check

Same day turnaround. Terms and conditions apply

Verbal Inspection - $350 (Pending on size)

No paper work is included with this inspection. With a verbal inspection, the builder will walk around the property with the client and list in detail all of the problem areas. The inspector will also be able to give the client a rough quote of how much is could potentially cost you to repair and maintain the home. If the client is unable to attend the walk around of the property, the inspector will make notes and provide the inspection over the phone, additonal fees apply.

Includes

  • An extensive check of whole house
  • Moisture Test
  • Wiring check

Additional Add On Services

Asbestos Testing - from $205

$205 for the first sample tested. $105 for additional samples. Areas we recommend are tested are cladding, roofing, vinyl, fibre cement sheeting, internal ceilings and plumbing lagging.

  • 24 hour turnaround
  • Results emailed directly to you
Meth Testing - from $206

We can provide peace of mind that your property has not been used as a Methamphetamine (P) lab, this can cost tens of thousands of dollars to decontaminate and severely reduce the property value. Methamphetamine manufacturers and drug users contaminate houses with dangerous toxins and chemicals that attach themselves to surfaces in the home, entering the body through skin and contact from hands to mouth and nose. Children who crawl on contaminated carpets and furniture are most vulnerable. If you are worried that Meth manufacturing or drug users may have contaminated a property you own or are looking to buy, we can assist you with on the spot meth screening tests. Don’t take the risk, let us check.

Additional charges if requested

Hourly rate for site re-checks, labour, report updates – $175
Leak elimination report – $175 per hour
Couriered copy of report – $35
Credit Card Fee - 3%

*All prices include GST - $195 cancellation fee

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