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Top building inspectors near you

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Types of building inspection services

Pre-purchase inspection

With an untrained eye, many potential problems with a home will go unnoticed. From cracks in the foundations to leaks in the roof, it's always best to know about problems that you'll need to get fixed before you make an offer.

Pest damage

If you're worried about termites in your home or any other kind of pests – such as silverfish – that may be doing damage to your house, a building inspector can look for the tell-tale signs of an infestation.

Asbestos identification

The dangers of asbestos have been well documented, but some older homes still have it present in insulation. If you're worried about this, a building inspector can check to see what material has been used in your home, and can often suggest a professional who can safely remove the problem.

How to choose the right building inspector


Professional building inspectors should back their judgement with public liability insurance. If you encounter a problem that should have been picked up during the inspection, the inspector's insurance will help cover the cost of repair.

Previous work

The idea of bringing in a building inspector is to either give you peace of mind about the property you're considering or to identify issues that save you money in the long-term. By reading reviews left by previous customers, you can see if a building inspector is up to scratch.

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