What Happens During the Inspection

16th January 2024

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Gold Coast Inspections

Curious about what unfolds during a building inspection? Our professional team conducts a meticulous examination of your Gold Coast property, focusing on various aspects crucial to its structural integrity and safety. From checking the foundation and roofing and everything in between, our experts leave no detail unnoticed. The duration of the inspection depends on the size and complexity of the property, but rest assured, our commitment to thoroughness remains unwavering. Throughout the process, our inspectors maintain a high level of professionalism, ensuring that you receive a comprehensive report detailing their findings. This section will walk you through what to expect during the inspection, providing insight into the careful examination that contributes to your peace of mind in the property journey.

What to Expect During Your Gold Coast Property Inspection

  1. Introduction and Overview:
    • The inspection typically begins with an introduction, where the inspector outlines the process and discusses any initial concerns or specific areas of focus based on your input.
  2. Exterior Examination:
    • The inspector will carefully examine the exterior of your property, checking for issues such as the condition of the roof, walls, foundation, and drainage systems. This includes inspecting for potential pest-related concerns, especially important in the Gold Coast.
  3. Interior Assessment:
    • Moving indoors, the inspector will assess key areas such as the foundation, walls, ceilings, and floors. They will examine windows, doors, and check for signs of water damage or structural issues. Please be aware that inspectors are not permitted to move or touch furniture or owner/tenant belongings to carry out their inspection.
  4. Moisture:
    • The inspector will assess for moisture using a moisture meter and thermal camera.
  5. Electrical Systems:
    • Whilst not licensed to inspect electrical systems, Building Inspectors can check for safety switches meet safety standards and turn lights and switches and air con units on and off to include in the report. They may also check the functionality of appliances.
  6. Attic and Crawl Spaces:
    • Accessible attic and crawl spaces such as the sub floor will be examined for insulation, ventilation, and any signs of pests or structural issues.
  7. Appliance Checks:
    • If requested, inspectors will sometimes agree to check major appliances, such as stoves, ovens, and dishwashers, to ensure they are in working order.
  8. Detailed Documentation:
    • Throughout the inspection, the inspector will document their findings, taking notes and possibly capturing photos. This documentation contributes to the comprehensive inspection report you’ll receive.
  9. Final Walkthrough and Summary:
    • After completing the examination, the inspector will provide you with a final walkthrough, summarising their key findings. This is an opportunity for you to ask questions or seek clarification on any aspects of the inspection.  If you have been unable to attend the inspection, you will receive a phone call do discuss the findings.
  10. Comprehensive Inspection Report:
    • Within a short period, usually within a 24 hours, you’ll receive a detailed inspection report. This document outlines the inspector’s findings, including any areas of concern, recommended repairs, and important considerations for your property.

By knowing what to expect during the inspection, you gain valuable insight into the condition of your Gold Coast property. This thorough examination contributes to your peace of mind, empowering you to make informed decisions in your property journey.

Empower Your Property Journey with a Gold Coast Inspection

As you prepare for the detailed examination of your Gold Coast property, envision the empowerment that comes with knowledge. Your property journey is about to take a significant step forward. Schedule your inspection now to unlock a comprehensive assessment that contributes to your peace of mind. Click, anticipate, and embark on a journey where insight and assurance go hand in hand.

Your home deserves the attention to detail and care that a professional inspection provides. Ensure a thorough examination that leaves no question unanswered. Book your Gold Coast property inspection today and take charge of your property journey with confidence. The path to peace of mind begins with a proactive approach—schedule now and embrace the insights that will guide your property decisions.


Visit www.qbcc.qld.gov.au to check inspector licensing, and www.google.com to view their Google Rating Reviews for peace of mind.