BUILDING AND PEST INSPECTION GOLD COAST
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EVERYONE IS LOOKING TO BUY A HOUSE ON THE GOLD COAST
Gold Coast is famous for its long sandy beaches, great surfing, and the iconic Surfers Paradise. The property market on the Gold Coast is set to continue to boom over the coming years. It is also one of the fastest growing cities in Australia and offers some great opportunities for property investors and first home buyers alike. Most importantly you don’t want to buy a lemon make sure you have it inspected, book an inspection today!
Read below for a detailed list of Building and pest inspections services on the Gold Coast.
From the Northern end of The Gold Coast, right down to Coolangatta, The Gold Coast has everything from your beachside living to your hinterland hideaways. If you are an investor or first home buyer, there is a lot to offer.
With all this opportunity you should invest with the guidance of our local building and pest inspection team that have years of experience inspecting houses, completing reports and are familiar with all suburbs and building types on the Gold Coast.
Combined Building & Pest Inspection
Our combined building & pest inspection service is carried out by two building and pest inspectors, a licensed building inspector and also an
experienced timber pest inspector. When booking a building and pest inspection you are guaranteed to have all the information you require to ensure confidence when purchasing a property. Any combined building and pest inspection also include reports emailed back to you in 3 hours.
Non-Biased Professional Advice
Unlike other companies on the Gold Coast who quote on building repairs and in some cases promote it as part of their building and pest inspection reports, here at East Coast Building and Pest we feel this is a negative and pride ourselves on providing a non biased inspection. This ensures you obtain the correct advice when purchasing a new property from an inspector looking for potential issues not for opportunities to quote on and gain extra work. The aim of a building and pest inspection is to identify potential issues through the eyes of a professional to help you make an informed or educated decision, then from receiving the reports you can seek quotations from third party professionals on suitable repairs should you require.
A building inspection is carried out by a licensed builder who carries insurance. Our pre-purchase building & pest inspector will identify structural faults and safety issues and also provide advice to help with the purchase of the property. Our building inspector is also happy to answer any questions you may have about the property such as renovation ideas. If you are buying a new property don’t just obtain a building inspection, it is always best to ensure your building and pest inspection covers both pest and building. All building inspections receive a report that complies with current Australian Standards.
A pest inspection when purchasing a property should cover all timber pest, termites, timber decay and other timber pests such as borer, mould and fungi. A building & pest inspector must be licensed and further trained to carry out these inspections. Our building and pest inspectors have had further experience in treating termites, installing termite protection and they understand the life cycle and habits of termites. Our pest inspection comes with a same day detailed report combined with the latest pest inspection equipment.
Pre Sale Building & Pest Inspection
A pre-sale building and pest inspection is a service provided to the agent or vendor with the report available to the purchaser once the property is listed. A pre-sale building and pest inspection will uncover any hidden issues prior to sale. Having this vital information will ensure you have complete confidence when listing the property. A building & pest inspection prior to sale will save delays for all parties. Our pre-sale building and pest inspections are carried out by two inspectors, include same day reports with recommendations on findings.
We include the use of a thermal device on any of our combined pre-purchase building and pest inspection or if you require a pest inspection only. The thermal tool can help the pest inspector detect the presence of moisture and also termite activity if the conditions suit. This is only one of the additional tools we carry to ensure a thorough inspection.
Termite Radar Inspection
The Termatrac T3i is now an industry recognized tool that complies with the current Australian Standard for building and pest inspection. The new standard for building & pest inspection enforces the use of further devices to provide additional tests. The use of the Termatrac T3i termite radar is included free of charge on all our combined building & pest inspection services or pest inspections. If you have obtained a quote from another company and their quote does not include the use of these tools free of charge, beware.
FASTEST REPORTS ON THE GOLD COAST
You’ll get your report within 3-hours of the inspection being completed guaranteed, this will allow you more time on making an informed decision on your new investment. Just because we’re fast does not mean you are not receiving comprehensive building and pest inspection. Here is how we do it!
Every report is completed onsite while we are inspecting the property and this is an essential part of making sure the report has the correct information, we will take photos of any concern and input the relevant details straight into the report via a sophisticated report writer APP we have developed to suit East Coast Building and Pest which enables us to complete your report while we are onsite.
WHY SHOULD YOU BOOK WITH EAST COAST BUILDING AND PEST
We are one of the only few companies on the Gold Coast who have the Right licensing to inspect for both Building and Pest classes. If you are engaging a company for both Building and Pest inspections for your new property, make sure
the company you are engaging has the correct licensing they should have both “Completed residential building inspection license” and also “Termite management physical and chemical” Licences.
Our QBCC Licence number is 15023579
Engaging in a company with the right licenses ensures that the company is providing you the right advice and more importantly they are adequately licensed which means they are able to be insured for both Building inspections and Termite Timber pest inspections. Don’t risk choosing a company with no insurance! Basically if a company is not licensed for a service that they are providing and you end up with an issue from their work they will have no insurance to cover their mistake leaving you in the dark.
MOST TRUSTED PRE-PURCHASE INSPECTION COMPANY ON THE GOLD COAST
▶ We provide a Gold Coast local two-man inspection team, a licensed builder, and also a timber pest inspector.
▶ 5 star Google review
▶ East Coast Building And Pest are one of the only few companies that have the right license to inspect both building and pest. Beware of companies who are not licensed for completed residential building inspections. You may be engaging a company without the right QBCC license and more importantly no insurance or insurance that will be rendered useless in a case of a claim. Do the QBCC license search. We are fully licensed and insured,Our QBCC Licence number is 1502357-
▶ Our price includes GST and travel expense to all suburbs on The Gold Coast, with also Thermal imaging and the Termitrac T3i Termite radar included at no extra cost. We do not have any hidden add-on costs for inspections.
▶ Having a team of experienced professionals looking at your investment not only means identifying hidden issues but what sets us apart is that we also provide ongoing phone consultation and advice on issues outlined in the report and how or who you should seek advice to rectify.
▶ If you are looking to renovate, Our building inspector can help you answer questions or identify how and if it is possible to make your new ideas work.
▶ Our inspectors have all the latest high tech equipment to identify any possible water leaks, moisture and movement.
▶ We use and are accredited with the Termatrac T3i termite radar detection device, In most cases This can save the cost and having to return for an invasive inspection as we can identify if there is an movement behind walls and differentiate between moisture or possible Termite activity.
▶ You will receive two photographic digital reports on the same day of the inspection outlining all issues identified at the time of the inspection.
▶ We provide 24HR advice after the completion of the inspection, Feel free to call us about anything in regards to the inspection so we can help you clarify any concerns you may have.
▶ In Addition, We will organize the whole inspection process with the real estate agent, vendor, and tenants to save you the hassle of phoning back and forth.
▶ As an extra, we can provide Asbestos identification via laboratory testing and the new Drug residual surface test to determine if the house you are looking to purchase has been used for the manufacture of illicit drugs such as Methamphetamines.
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WHY A BUILDING AND PEST INSPECTION ON THE GOLD COAST IS SO IMPORTANT
WOULD YOU INVEST YOUR LIFE SAVINGS INTO A HOUSE KNOWING IT HAD MAJOR PROBLEMS ?
Obtaining a building and pest inspection on the Gold Coast before buying a property should be the most important step of the contract. Statistics are that termite’s effect one in three houses on the Gold Coast and as a result, this is a major financial headache for homeowners.
The main reasons for this statistic are building and slab designs, the use of untreated timbers, high-risk locations with no or inadequate termite protection and also conducive conditions such as poor maintenance.
Obtaining a pest inspection is essential it will identify not only termite activity but any potential issues and provide professional advice on how to manage conducive conditions for termite activity or procedures for ongoing maintenance to prevent a termite attack. There is no home and contents insurance cover that covers termite attacks. You need to make sure a full timber pest inspection is carried out on the property you are looking to purchase not just an annual termite inspection, a termite inspection by itself only covers half the risk factors for timber in a home.
Furthermore, It is also additionally important to obtain a building inspection on the Gold Coast.
The other issues apart from termites that can devalue a property are poor quality workmanship, Cracking to masonry and structural elements, Safety issues including asbestos, insufficient building supports, and also timber decay, rust, and moisture.
Another common issue with Gold Coast houses that can cause a purchaser grief are non-council approved attachments and renovations.
Fortunately, only a small percentage of properties for sale on the Gold Coast may have termite activity or major building issues. The type of home varies from location to the next. Carrying out a building and pest inspection will ensure that you have identified any risks and you will have peace of mind knowing you’re investing your money in a property without any hassles.
WHAT ABOUT METH TESTING YOUR NEW PROPERTY PURCHASE
Combine and save, Add a Meth Test to your Building and Pest inspection to ensure your not buying a Health hazard for your family to live in !
Did you know Australia is one of the world’s fastest-growing markets of methamphetamine. An Australian crime Commission Report revealed more than 740 laboratories used to make methamphetamine were detected around the country and 340 of them in QLD alone. The costs of removing such damage caused from residues used in a Methamphetamine lab or from heavy users can easily be in excess of $100,000.
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SOME COMMON ASKED QUESTIONS FOR BUILDING AND PEST INSPECTIONS ON THE GOLD COAST
Do you provide experienced staff and is your company licensed?
Yes, When booking a building and pest inspection on The Gold Coast with East Coast building and pest, We provide a two-man team, A licensed timber pest technician who has had years of experience dealing and treating termites and timber pests and also at the same time a licensed and qualified builder. Both inspectors and our company are insured and QBCC licensed. You can do the QBCC search here if you are unsure if the company you wish to use is adequately licensed.
Take Note: They should have both termite and a completed residential building license.
MORE ABOUT THE TERMATRAC T3I TERMITE RADAR
The Termatrac T3i is the worlds number one termite detection device and we are accredited to use it! Better than thermal for detecting termite movement, This instrument can penetrate into the wall cavity and will indicate to the pest inspector movement as opposed to moisture
Termatrac T3i All Sensor incorporates 3 technologies in to one hand-held device that is non-invasive and easy to use. The 3 sensors Radar, Moisture and Thermal have been designed to help operators to locate, confirm and track presence and the extent of termite activity. With all 3 sensors in one hand held device, Pest Control Operators can confirm movement and extent of activity with the radar sensor, detect moisture differential and thermal abnormalities. All sensors are simple and easy to use with pinpoint accuracy.
New Australian standards require inspectors to carry a tool that can carry out additional tests in this instance. If you are engaging a company to carry out an inspection on The Gold Coast, ensure they carry the right tools and also ask if they have had the training to use them!
THIS IS WHY WE USE THIS RADAR ON EVERY INSPECTION.
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See Our Recent Reviews
Dean walkley – Very thorough inspection, with great advice. Would recommend Andrew to others.
Micheal Antolak – I have been looking around for a Pest controller and was recommended by people to use East coast building and pest. I was very impressed with the thorough investigation carried out by Andrew.Absolutely outstanding! highly accommodating, friendly, professional and cheaper than expected. I’d recommend you all to everyone! Thank you so so so much. 😉
Ally Williams – I can’t recommend East Coast Building and Pest enough. They were professional, very thorough and both the building and pest inspectors took the time to call me afterwards to explain exactly what the different elements of their reports meant. Buying a house is stressful at the best of times so I am grateful that East Coast made the building and pest part easy. Special thanks to Jade who booked the inspections at short notice and Robert and Brad for their work.
Natalie Sanders – We had a building and pest inspection done today and the guys were very thorough friendly will definitely be using them in the future thanks so much for the great service guests hard to find here on the coast.
Susan Re Neilson – Yet again an amazing service. Our son and daughter in law use this company. Fast service and so accomodating with dates and times. Keith is amazing he is very professional, informative, very cheerful and friendly. Cannot recommend East Coast Building and Pest highly enough. Thank you again see you next year 😊
Phillip Greve– 5 stars all the way these guys were amazing from the time I booked the job in to the time I received the reports, the reports were great and they were there every step of the way not only did Andrew and Bruce explain everything to me at the inspection I was able to contact them the next day with a question from reading the report that Andrew answered right away. Fantastic job guys!!!!
Caroline Dunkley– I can not recommend the services of East Coast Building and Pest enough. I used them for the purchase of my own home, but I also refer them to all my conveyancing clients as a result. So thorough and helpful and go above and beyond.
Magda Durham– We got them to inspect the property before we purchased our home. They were very informative with the inspection and had great customer service. I would highly recommend them.
SOME OF OUR SERVICE AREAS FOR THE GOLD COAST
Advancetown, Alberton, Arundel, Ashmore, Austinville, Benowa, Biggera Waters, Bilinga, Bonogin, Broadbeach, Broadbeach Waters, Bundall, Burleigh Heads, Burleigh Waters, Carrara, Cedar Creek (part), Clagiraba, Clear Island Waters, Coolangatta, Coombabah, Coomera, Currumbin, Currumbin Valley, Currumbin Waters, Elanora, Gaven, Gilberton, Gilston, Guanaba, Helensvale, Highland Park, Hollywell, Hope Island, Jacobs Well, Kingsholme, Labrador, Lower Beechmont, Luscombe, Main Beach, Maudsland, Mermaid Beach, Mermaid Waters, Merrimac, Miami, Molendinar, Mount Nathan, Mudgeeraba, Natural Bridge, Nerang, Neranwood, Norwell, Numinbah Valley, Ormeau, Ormeau Hills, Oxenford, Pacific Pines, Palm Beach, Paradise Point, Parkwood, Pimpama, Reedy Creek, Robina, Runaway Bay, South Stradbroke, Southport, Southern Moreton Bay Islands, Springbrook, Stapylton, Steiglitz, Surfers Paradise, Tallai, Tallebudgera, Tallebudgera Valley, Tugun, Upper Coomera, Varsity Lakes, Willow Vale, Wongawallan, Woongoolba, Worongary, Yatala.