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Building Consultancy Services

Owner Builder / Home Warranty Inspection

A Home Warranty Inspection or Owner Builder Inspection is carried out as a final check of works completed by an owner builder as a requirement of home warranty insurance cover. The inspection is to ensure there are no incomplete works or major defects. Home warranty insurance provides a set period of cover for loss caused...

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Structural Engineer Report

Structural Engineer’s Report Role of an Engineer Structural Engineers play a bigger role in the construction of a house or renovation than you might realise. When a building is constructed or renovated, all of the major structural elements of the building are designed and certified by a consulting structural engineer. This includes the roof, wall...

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Special Purpose Inspection / Technical Reports

A Technical report is a special purpose report detailing specific defects within a property and include a description of the defect, the likely causes and recommendations on an appropriate course of action to rectify these issues. Technical reports may include recommendations on seeking advice from relevant contractors to help resolve the problems. Our reports are designed...

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Estimating Report

Our building consultants can prepare a cost estimate report on any renovation, building or repair work. Pre-purchase building reports should not contain cost estimates for the rectification of defects found during a pre-purchase building inspection for several reasons: The Australian Standard for pre-purchase inspections specifically recommends against the practice. Repairs and remedial work can be notoriously difficult to...

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Expert Witness

Building disputes are common and the preparation of a detailed technical report by an independent building expert can be required if the dispute is to be escalated into a legal proceedings involving mediation, arbitration or a court hearing. A Sydney Pre-Purchase building consultant will inspect the site and prepare a detailed defect report which can...

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Dilapidation Report

A dilapidation report is basically a ‘snapshot’ or photographically documented record of the condition of existing dwellings that are adjacent to proposed building works. Excavation and heavy earthworks can cause movement or ground subsidence which can damage neighbouring houses causing cracking or other structural damage. Accidental damage is also possible with the movement of materials...

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