Home Integrity logo

Perth Building Inspection Blog

Here you will find lots of useful information on topics that are important to residential, commercial and strata property owners in and around Perth.

Residential Buildings and the REIWA Building Annexure

Residential Buildings and the REIWA Building Annexure

Most sale contracts include a building inspection condition that requires a Pre-Purchase Building Inspection to be completed by a qualified Building Inspector, followed by a report. The report helps buyers get a clear understanding of the condition of the property...

Is a Leaking Shower a Structural Defect?

Is a Leaking Shower a Structural Defect?

Leaking shower recesses are a common defect found when conducting a Pre-Purchase Building Inspection in Perth. So it makes sense to ensure an inspection of the shower recess walls are not only included in the scope of your building inspection, but also written into...

Roof access issues

Roof access issues

Having a Pre-Purchase Building Inspection completed in Perth Western Australia in accordance with Australian Standard 4349.1, by a WA Registered Builder gives home buyers confidence, knowing they have made an informed decision. Most of the time, the Building Inspector...

Apartment vs Structural Inspections

Apartment vs Structural Inspections

When buying an Apartment or Unit in a Strata Complex in Perth Western Australia it is essential to have an Apartment Inspection completed by an experienced WA Registered Builder. Whether the Apartment is brand new or older, a detailed report will give you clarity on...

New Home Maintenance Reports

New Home Maintenance Reports

Having a building inspection completed by an experienced independent Building Inspector on your new home as it is being built is the best way to ensure a high standard of workmanship is achieved, by identifying issues and having them fixed as they arise. Once you have...

Seller Reports

Seller Reports

Buying or Selling a home in Western Australia can be frustrating and stressful at times for both Sellers, Buyers and Agents. A Pre-Purchase Building Inspection Report is essential to avoid potential building issues. But with many different selling methods available in...

New Planning Regulations

New Planning Regulations

Many savvy homeowners who are building a new home in Perth choose to have a New Home Practical Completion Inspection and/or New Home Progress Inspections completed during their build by an experienced inspector who is also a WA Registered Builder. This is the first...

Foundation Maintenance and Footing Performance

Foundation Maintenance and Footing Performance

Expert Advice to Homeowners on Identifying the Causes of Movement in a Building   Noticed some Cracks in Your Brickwork?   Having a thorough and accurate pre-purchase building inspection in Perth is the first step to gaining some understanding about your...

Replacing Your Roof Cover

Replacing Your Roof Cover

Things You Need to Consider When Upgrading Your Roof When purchasing a new home in Perth, a pre-purchase structural inspection will assess the structural integrity of the roof structure of the home.   Often when purchasing an older home, alterations, additions...

 

 

Have a question? Please contact us