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Building Inspections Adelaide

Need a comprehensive pre-purchase inspection in Adelaide but don’t want to spend a fortune? We can send an industry recognised RBI expert to inspect your property. They will zero in on any potentially expensive problems and provide a concise property condition report to assist your purchase decision.
Your inspector will zero in on any potentially expensive problems and provide a concise property condition report to assist your purchase decision.
green check icon Guaranteed Turnaround: You’ll receive your report within 24 hours of the inspection or your money back.*
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green check icon Guaranteed expert inspectors: Our inspectors are all trade experts and qualified building and pest inspectors.
Want to be present during the inspection? Sure! Feel free to watch your Inspector in action. At the end of the inspection – at your request – your Inspector will be very happy to walk you through the report.

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Building Inspections In Adelaide

For many people, buying the family home is the most significant purchase you ever make, something that we at RBI are well aware of. We’ll help you to make an informed decision about your dream property by providing you with the full benefit of our extensive professional experience.

Our reports are prepared according to strict Australian Standards guidelines, and as such are recognised by solicitors and estate agents nationwide. We’ll make certain that you have the confidence to buy knowing that your decision is built on solid foundations.

Our detailed reports, based on years of experience, could help you to avoid getting caught in a bad deal that could cost you dear in future repairs. How do we do all of this for you? Simple…

PHASE ONE

Home Inspections Adelaide

It’s always wise to back up an important decision like a house purchase with the opinion of an expert, however much your heart and the real estate tell you how beautiful it is. As a layman, it’s not easy to see the tell-tale signs that point to rotten frames or pest activity lurking behind a fresh lick of paint.

Our inspectors are trained in the building trade and can draw your attention to parts of the building that may need repairs costing you a small fortune in the coming months or years.

We’ll cast a keen, professional eye over the property, looking for signs of an attempt to hide damage or deterioration. Armed not only with an inspector’s ladder, torch and other traditional kit, but also cutting-edge electronic detectors to inspect all readily accessible areas in house and to keep you back covered.

If necessary, areas like wall and floor cavities can be checked using thermal and moisture sensors as well as radar technology. Don’t worry, though, this comes to you at no extra cost – the price we quote when you book your inspection is the price you pay.

PHASE TWO

Pest Inspection Adelaide

There was a time when a pest inspection in Adelaide meant invasive disruption of the property, ripping out sections of wall, drilling holes, et cetera. These invasive and destructive methods, however thorough they may look, still miss deep-seated termite nests within the structure.Our highly-trained inspectors will not leave a single mark on the property, instead using cutting-edge technology to detect the presence of pests.

RBI inspectors can go over the entire property using moisture and thermal sensors, plus radar technology as though they could see through walls.

PHASE THREE

Property Inspections Adelaide

We’ve said it already but it’s always worth saying it again: Our pre-purchase building and pest reports are written in layman’s English, and prepared according to Australian Standards (AS 4349.1-2007 and AS 4349.3). We will identify for you any areas of the property that could be subject to the need for expensive repairs and any safety concerns. We’ll also provide full-colour photographs highlighting where the safety hazards and defects are – for you, nothing could be simpler.

Our reports included:

Property Report Pest Report Findings
  • Method of construction
  • Serious Safety Hazards
  • Inside – major defects
  • Outside – major defects
  • Minor defects
  • Timber pest attack
  • Other pest attack
  • Termite, Pest, Fungal Evidence
  • Conditions conducive to attack
  • Major safety hazards
  • Property report summary
  • Pest report summary
  • Photos & Annexures
  • Additional comments
  • Certification

Property Report
  • Method of construction
  • Serious Safety Hazards
  • Inside – major defects
  • Outside – major defects
  • Minor defects

Pest Report
  • Timber pest attack
  • Other pest attack
  • Termite, Pest, Fungal Evidence
  • Conditions conducive to attack
  • Major safety hazards

Findings
  • Property report summary
  • Pest report summary
  • Photos & Annexures
  • Additional comments
  • Certification

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PHASE FOUR

The Findings

Your pre-purchase building and pest report from RBI will meet the tough Australian Standards (AS 4349.1-2007 and AS 4349.3), meaning that it will be recognised by your solicitor and estate agent.

If our inspector uncovers anything that could compromise your investment in the house, the report is your key to cancelling the contract or putting you in a better position to negotiate.

All of this means that you are free to buy your new home in complete confidence, knowing that a local expert in Adelaide has given it the all-clear.

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Why Choose Rapid Building inspections?

Guaranteed Expert Building Inspectors

While training is great, nothing beats industry experience. Every inspector is a trade expert and qualified building and pest inspector. Which means they’ll be able to spot issues less experienced inspectors could miss.

Members of the Australian Institute of Building Consultants

We are active members of the IBC and regularly meet to improve our capabilities in building inspections, timber pest inspections and pre-purchase inspections.

All RBI Inspectors are Qualified pest inspectors

Our inspectors follow the Australian best practice in pest inspections and are trained and qualified according to the Australia inspection standards AS4349.3. We are authorised to conduct pest inspections throughout the greater Adelaide region.

All RBI Inspectors have Professional Indemnity Insurance

All our work comes with professional indemnity insurance of up to $5,000,000. We won’t need it, but it’s nice to know you’re protected if something does happen!

Latest Technology in Adelaide

Our expert RBI inspectors all use the Termatrac T31 and Tramex Moisture Encounter Plus. These devices can precisely detect, locate and confirm the presence of termites without needing to physically penetrate any walls, floors or ceilings and more importantly, it won’t disrupt or displace termite activity.

Termatrac Thermal (Home Inspections)

The ‘Remote Thermal Sensor’ can pin point significant heat sources generated by termites within conventional building structures and the Termite Detection Radar accurately detects and confirms the presence of termites in the suspect areas. It can also trace and locate termite nests and entry points.

Termatrac Radar (Pest Inspections)

Using a calibrated radar signal, this device can identify termites through timber, brick, masonry, concrete, plasterboard, plastic and other common building materials. No more holes in walls, and no need for tapping or prodding. And because the termites aren’t disturbed, they remain active for easy and accurate detection by the Termatrac Termite Detection Radar.

Termatrac Moisture Sensor (Property Inspections)

The moisture sensor built into the ‘Termatrac T3i’ hand-held unit can measure and record differential moisture levels in building materials without damaging them. It can identify potential termite risk areas by the concentrated presence of moisture in most surfaces including wood, plasterboard, roofing, plastic, brick and concrete.

Tramex Moisture Encounter Plus (Pre-Purchase Inspections)

Our inspectors all carry the ‘Tramex Moisture Encounter plus (MEP)’. It is a non-invasive overall building inspection moisture meter. It’s fast, precise and versatile! It can measure and evaluate moisture levels through paint, wall coatings, plasterboard, ceramic tiles, floor coverings, wood, roof coverings and ceilings.

Fastest turnaround time in Adelaide

We know that your building and pest is time-sensitive, so once you make your payment, we commit to having the report in your hands within 24 hours or you get your money back.

However, we may be quick, but we never cut corners!

Furthermore, every RBI inspection building and pest report passes a stringent quality check before being sent to you.

Guaranteed Lowest Price

Our business model means we can provide the best price in each region. If you can find a lower comparable price, send us a copy of the written quote and we’ll price match it!

WE ACCEPT MULTIPLE FORMS OF PAYMENT

How Do We Keep Our Prices Low?

Our guarantee to you is that we’ll provide a report that is 100% unbiased, completely thorough and the best possible quality – all at the lowest possible price. How do we manage this? We keep down our costs by minimising the administration that our inspectors have to do in terms of contact with real estate agents and owners – it’s as easy as that!

It can be time-consuming to co-ordinate with owners and real estate agents, so we ensure that access is established for our inspectors for the agreed date and time; this means that he can concentrate entirely on carrying out inspections and completing the reports as quickly as possible.

All we ask of you is to let us know 24 hours before the agreed time if there is any problem getting access so that we can make the necessary alternative arrangements with our inspector. Want to know more? Take a look at our guide inspection prices.

Adelaide Building Inspection

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Inspectors are available weekdays and available weekend at special request.

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Any Questions?

We’re happy to answer all you questions about building inspections – even the hard ones. So give us a call today, and get the information you need from one of our Adelaide team members.

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Professional Adelaide inspections you can rely on

We take our inspections seriously and provide thorough checks that are above and beyond the norm.

The Roof Exterior

Visual inspection of gutters and tiles looking for structural damage.

The Roof Void

Look for insulation and timber/structural related issues. Please make sure we have access so we can check.

The Exterior

Check for moisture, mould, cracks a pest evidence. Look for favoured pest habitats.

The Interior

Look for holes, termite mounds and moisture and inspect greenery near walls.

The Subfloor

Inspect visible subfloor areas for cracks, structural damage, rotting timber and evidence of leaks.

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Rapid Building Inspections Adelaide 167 Flinders Street,
Adelaide SA 5000
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About Adelaide

Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia. It is home to more than 75 percent of the South Australian population, making it the most centralised population of any state in Australia.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does rapid mean? It means fast dispatch, not missing the appointment and efficient turnaround time for your report!

When can you do the inspection? We never turn work away, so we will endeavour to make a slot available to you at the earliest convenience.

Could I attend the inspection? Yes, you can be on-site when the inspection is taking place, that way, you can talk to the Inspector directly and discuss any issues. However, we do ask that you allow the inspector to conduct his inspection unhindered and save questions until he is finished. This helps to ensure a thorough and uncompromised report.

Do you check the loft and roof? As long as our inspectors are able to gain access, they are areas that we will check.

What is included in the report? The report includes either a building inspection report, a pest inspection report or both. And all in easy-to-understand English.

How soon will I receive my report? You’ll have your report within 24 hours of the completed inspection provided payment has been received, or your money back!

Can I rescind my contract based on your findings? Our condition reports are in accordance with current Australian Standards and are therefore recognised by real estate agents and solicitors. Provided you have special conditions in your contract, RBI’s condition report is known as proof.

What happens after I book an appointment? Our RBI concierge will call to confirm the details of your property. We will dispatch the RBI inspector at your confirmed access time.

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