New Home Building Inspections

New Home Building Inspections Perth

“The Cap-It-All New Home Building Inspections Perth are designed uniquely to provide you with as much information about the progress of your build as possible so you can proceed confidently knowing your new home has been built to standard”.

You’ll be afforded the following benefits when appointing Cap-It-All Building Inspections Perth to represent your interests during the

building of your new home:

  • Your home builder and their nominated supervisor will be informed of our appointment and our expectations ensuring your project receives maximum attention.
  • Your build will be inspected at each stage of construction to ensure that every aspect is completed to a high level of workmanship and fully complies with both the Australian Standards and the Building Code of Australia. This process ensures that defects are identified prior to them being concealed by finishes such as flooring and paint.
  • The use of specialised tools and equipment including moisture meters and thermal imaging cameras to assist in the thorough investigation of any perceived defects in your new home building inspection.
  • Individually tailored reports packed with information and high resolution photography detailing each stage of your build.
  • Post report telephone consultations to clarify any areas of concern and provide advice on rectification matters.
  • Advice on what to do should the Builder refuse to rectify a defect, and a dispute arises.
  • Recommendations of one of our affiliated mortgage brokers, real estate agents, property managers, settlement agents or tradespeople should it be required.

What do we inspect at each stage of the build during your New Home Building Inspections Perth?

Stage 1 – Plate Height:

The first stage inspection in the building of your new home will be undertaken once brickwork has been completed.

The following items will be checked during this
inspection:

  • Mortar joints & masonry appearance
  • Cracking in masonry
  • Lintels
  • Roof straps
  • Wall tie spacing
  • Wall Cavity
  • Structural columns
  • Flashings & weepholes
  • Level & plumb
  • Internal Layout (Room dimensions, door openings etc.)
  • Sub-floor construction (if applicable)
  • Wall cladding (if applicable)

Stage 2 – Roof Framework:

The second stage inspection in the building of your new home will be undertaken once the roof framework has been completed.

The following items will be checked during this
inspection:

  • Roof structure AS compliant
  • Scotch valley construction
  • Truss roof construction
  • Correct connection between structural members

Stage 3 – Practical Completion:

The third stage inspection in the building of your new home will be completed when the home is “practically complete”. Any defects identified here will need to be rectified by the builder before
handover.

The following items will be checked during this
inspection:

  • Concrete Paving
  • Building Exterior
  • Termite System
  • Site Drainage
  • Flooring & Skirting Boards
  • Windows & Glazing
  • Doors
  • Room Heights
  • Smoke Alarms
  • Sanitary Compartments
  • Tiling
  • Plumbing
  • Shower Area
  • Kitchen
  • Stairs & Barriers
  • Decks & Balconies
  • Painting
  • Site Cleanliness
  • Plastering
  • Ceilings & Cornices
  • Eave Sheeting
  • Downpipes
  • Flashings
  • Gutters
  • Roof Tiling
  • Metal Sheet Roofing
  • Chimneys