Staged Construction Inspection Pricing Page
Note: Additional fees maybe applicable if non standard items / additional stages are required. Confirmation once building plans are sighted. You will be able to select several stages on the next page. Simply click a “Book Now” button to move forward.
CARRIED OUT ONCE SLAB HAS BEEN LAID
Plumbing and electrical pre-lay location on slab
Step down to wet areas
PLATE HEIGHT INSPECTION
WALLS FULLY BUILT
Window and door frames installed plumb and square
Window and door frames are in the correct location within reason as per plans.
Flashings and weep holes installed.
Room dimensions and openings are of similar size to approved plans
Wet area rooms are square.
If possible check that lintels have a minimum bearing
If possible check that brick lintels have a minimum bearing
Brick work bonding and sufficient mortar in place
Cavity dimensions and clean.
Wire tie spacing.
Walls are ready for next trade.
Holding down straps and tie down points installed.
Other timber/steel frame and/or composite wall system (Masterwall).
ROOF FRAME INSPECTION
BEFORE ROOF COVERING IS INSTALLED
Holding down straps and tie down points fixed to roof frame.
Ceiling Joist Trimmers
Timber/Metal roof battens
BEFORE YOU SIGN ACCEPTANCE
Roof Tiles: installation, fixing-centres
Adequate use of pointing - hip and ridge tiles.
Roof Sheeting: fixing, including ridges and hips.
Gutters joins, clips.
Downpipes location, joins, spacing and clips.
Labelling and safety markings
Windows: labelling safety markings, restricted opening two story.
Location and number of Smoke Alarms and RCD\\\'s
Fire Separation: Separating walls underside of roof covering.
Wet area and external balcony waterproofing: floor wall junctions, penetrations in shower, bath to wall, floor wastes
Wall and floor tiling: Workmanship, corner joints, adhesion, falls to floor waste.
Hot and cold tap operation. Drains clearing as expected.
Operation of plumbing fixtures. i.e. toilet.
Shower screens and mirrors: Workmanship, fixings.
Light points. Power points.
Kitchen Appliances basic functions.
Air Conditioning: Cold and Hot operation.
Ventilation: exhaust fan and Rangehood ducted to outside air.
Stairs: riser and going dimensions.
Balustrade: structure and handrails. Height and spacing.
Insulation: Sarking and ceiling insulation.
Internal plaster: Set – hardness, curing and workmanship.
External render/acrylic: Ground level finish and workmanship.
Ceilings and wall plasterboard linings: Fixings, back blocking, workmanship and cornices.
Cabinets: Workmanship, Fixings, Install level and plumb. Penetration sealing. Bench top sealing. Rangehood distance from hotplate.
Fixing carpentry: Internal and external doors: gaps/alignment. Door furniture. Skirtings and architraves.
Paving: Concrete/brick – workmanship, edge restraint, steps and falls.
Patio/pergola – other exterior structures. Workmanship.
Fences and gates: Workmanship.
Garage door: Operation.
Garage door: Operation.
Stormwater drainage: connection to downpipes.
Termite durable notice: Installation of notice.
EXTRA FOR 2 STOREY HOME
Suspended Slab Inspection ($445)
Slab Thickness Check
Upturn/Downturn Beam Dimensions
Plumbing and Electrical Pre-Lay Location on Slab
Second Storey Plate Height Inspection ($445)
Cost for Additional Roof Frame Inspected ($275)