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Building and Pest Inspection Launceston

Need a comprehensive home inspection & condition report but don’t want to spend a fortune? We can send an industry recognised RBI expert to inspect the property. They will zero in on any potentially expensive problems or, fingers crossed, provide a concise report that shows the property is sound.
Your inspector will zero in on any potentially expensive problems and provide a concise property condition report to assist your purchase decision.
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Building Inspections In Launceston

When you buy a home, it will likely be the largest investment you make in your life. That is why take some of the stress out of this decision and allow you to make an informed decision with our easy-to-read reports.
It is good to know that our condition reports not only follow Australian Standards but are also recognised by solicitors and real estate agents.
Our condition reports can even help you avoid buying a property that could cost thousands in repairs. Because we value transparency, we’ll tell you how your condition report is prepared.
PHASE ONE

Home Inspections Launceston

Getting a second opinion by an industry expert is always a good idea with such a large investment, even if the property looks good at a glance and both the seller and homeowner tell you it’s in “top shape.” What may look like recently painted walls could be hiding rotting frames. As an untrained professional, you may even look past easily identifiable pest evidence.
Having a trained expert at your side will help you identify both potential and actual issues that may cost a great deal in repairs later on. Your inspector will be looking out for your interest, looking for seller ‘cover-ups’ and defects. If they find them, they’ll determine the extent of the damage. In order to inspect visible areas, they will use specialised devices, powerful torches and ladders to make sure that no stone goes unturned.
They’ll even go beyond what is visible with the naked eye and use thermal sensing and radar equipment to look inside the walls and cavities if necessary. We won’t charge you extra if the need arises either, that is all included in our fixed quoted cost.
PHASE TWO

Pest Inspection Launceston

Pest inspections in Launceston were invasive and messy, they included tapping, drilling and sometimes even ripping entire sections of the walls. And unfortunately, these testing methods still managed to miss deeply housed nest areas. Nowadays our inspectors use state-of-the-art technology that will detect any pests without doing any damage to the property.
Our inspectors are able to look through floors, ceilings, and walls without even leaving a mark on your home.
That is because each expert RBI Launceston inspector carries the Termatrac T3i device. This is the industry-leading device that can help detect, locate and confirm the fact that your house has termites. And it can do so without having to penetrate your ceiling, floors or wall. They will make sure to check for nesting hotspots in every visible area of the property!
PHASE THREE

Property Inspections Launceston

What’s good in a pre-purchase building and pest report if you do not understand half the worlds included? That is why we prepare them in accordance with Australian Standard (AS 4349.1-2007 and AS 4349.3) requirements and write in ‘plain’ English without the constant use of lingo. We make sure that safety hazards and defects that may need costly repairs and areas of concern are highlighted and pointed. If there are any safety hazards and identified defects we’ll even provide photos showing the location for easy identification later on.
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
  • Photos & Annexures
  • Additional comments
  • Certification
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PHASE FOUR

The Findings

We prepare our pest and pre-purchase building reports in accordance with Australian Standards (AS 4349.1-2007 and AS 4349.3). That is why these are recognised by both solicitors and real estate agents.
You can use our report as grounds to strengthen your negotiating position or terminate your contract entirely in the event that we find any issues that may possibly have a negative impact on your investment.
This means that you are buying your property with peace of mind, knowing full well that an industry expert in Launceston has thoroughly checked your property and did not come up with any defects.
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Why Choose Rapid Building inspections?

Guaranteed Expert Building Inspectors

Training is important and vital to the trade, but nothing beats actual experience in the industry. That is why each of our inspectors is qualified building and pest inspectors and trade expert. This means that with their experience, they may be able to find problems that less experienced inspectors would miss.
All RBI inspectors are Qualified pest inspectors
Our inspectors follow the Australian best practice in pest inspection and are trained and qualified according to the Australia inspection standards AS4349.1-2010 and AS4349.3. We are authorised to conduct pest inspections in the Launceston area.
Members of the Australian Institute of Building Consultants(IBC)
We are active members of the IBC and regularly meet to improve our capability in building inspections timber pest inspections, and pre-purchase inspections reports.
Fully insured with professional indemnity insurance – AD451001336LIAB
All our work comes with professional indemnity insurance of up to $5,000,000. We won’t need it, but isn’t it nice to know you’re covered if something does happen.

Latest Technology in Launceston

Technology has come a long way, and that is why our expert RBI inspectors all use the Tramex Moisture Encounter Plus and Termatrac T31. These devices make it possible to detect termites without having to physically damage your walls, ceilings or floors. The added benefit is that it will not disrupt or displace termite activity which would simply ‘relocate’ the problem.
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 Launceston

We have a money-back guarantee backing the fact that receives your report within 24-hours of the inspection being completed. We understand that buying a property is exciting enough, we don’t want to prolong the process.
We believe in getting our report to you fast, but that doesn’t mean we cut corners to do so.
Our head office will clear each report with a stringent quality review before it is ever sent over 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 in Launceston, 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?

We make sure that the custodian of the property and RBI Inspector have minimal face-to-face interactions. This allows our inspectors to move much faster. To make this possible, you must provide access to the property on the agreed time and date. We would rather focus on providing you with a high-quality condition report instead of having to schedule countless appointments. Let us know 24-hours in advance if it is not possible to secure a time for our inspectors to access the property. We will then make sure to book another time. Be sure to look at our price list for Building & Pest inspection services for a quick overview.

Launceston Building Inspection

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Any Questions?

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

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Professional Launceston inspections you can rely on

We take our inspections seriously and provide thorough checks that are above and beyond the norm. In fact, we think we offer some of the best building inspection in Australia.

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 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 Launceston
53 Elizabeth St,
Launceston TAS 7250
Phone: 1300 407 341
About Launceston
We’re located in Launceston and service CBD, Hobart, Queenstown and everything in between. Just give us a call and we’ll send over one of our Launceston inspectors

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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