Difference Between Building and Pest Inspections Brisbane

If you are considering purchasing a property, you will want to consider building and pest inspection Brisbane. It is worth noting that these are two separate services, and you will require both if you are looking for a full report on the condition of a property.


Building Inspections


The purpose of a building inspection is to look at the overall structure of a property. They will see whether there is any damage to the foundation. Whether there are leaks in the property. Whether there are issues with insulation of the property etc. While they will be able to see, to an extent, whether there are any pests in the property, this is not their main area of expertise so they could never be 100% sure.


Pest Inspectors


The pest inspectors will solely be looking for signs that pests are present in the property. Often, particularly during the early days of a pest ‘invasion’, the signs will be fairly small and difficult to spot unless you are trained in it. The pest inspectors will also be able to provide on how you are able to deal with the pest problem.


The Benefits of Building and Pest Inspections Brisbane


As suggested; it is important that you opt for both a building and pest inspection. If you do, then it will allow you to spot any potential problems with a property before you purchase it. This can help you to save money in the long run. After all, the last thing you want is to purchase a property which needs a lot of work doing to it, or a property which is on the brink of ‘collapse’. Building and pest inspections will allow you to ‘haggle’ with the seller of a property to see whether you are able to get a reduction in price.