Are you looking for the best timber pest inspections in Melbourne before purchasing a property? See how it works and why you need to do so with Building Property Inspections (BPIM).
Termites and wood borers could be doing major structural damage to your property without you even knowing it’s happening. Timber pests can go unnoticed for years and once you see the signs, the damage may already be done.
At Building Property Inspections, we offer expert pest inspections across Melbourne.Whether you’re looking to purchase a property, or you’ve found what looks like pest damage at home, or you’re just looking for a preventative pest inspection, we can help.
If you’re getting ready to buy a new home, it’s essential to know if there is any timber pest activity or damage in the property. Our team provides pre-purchase building inspections across Melbourne as well as pre-purchase pest inspections . Our independent building inspectors can quickly and affordably determine whether the property has any timber pest infestations, activity or previous damage before you purchase the property.
For homeowners, regularly checking for timber pest damage is important. By catching any pest activity early, you can eradicate them before they do significant and costly damage.
Our timber pest inspections cover all visible timber inside and outside the house (including the roof cavity and sub-floor area), as well as timber around the property including outbuildings, fencing, old trees and stumps and any scrap timber or vegetation near the house.
Once this is done, you will receive a detailed, easy-to-understand report documenting any traces of timber pest damage or activity (past or present), as well as highlighting any areas that may be at high risk. Our inspectors can walk you through the pre-purchase termite inspections report and provide advice on eradication, repairs and pest-proofing. We can also connect you with a network of trusted and reliable tradespeople.
For reliable and affordable building inspections and pre-purchase pest inspections in Melbourne, contact the team at Building Property Inspections today.
For reliable and affordable building inspections in Melbourne, contact the team at Building Property Inspections today.
Pre-Purchase Building and Pest Inspection
Servicing Chelsea, Narre Warren, Cranbourne, Doncaster, Mitcham, Bayside and all surrounding Melbourne Suburbs.
Frequently Asked Questions on Timber Pest Inspections Melbourne
What are timber pest inspections?
Timber pest inspections are thorough examinations conducted by trained professionals to detect the presence of destructive pests like termites, wood borers, and fungi in the timber structures of a building.
Why does my property need a timber pest inspection?
Homes and properties with timber structures or elements are at risk of damage from timber pests. Undetected, these pests can cause significant structural damage leading to expensive repairs. Regular inspections can detect pests early, helping to mitigate damage and treatment costs.
How often should I have a timber pest inspection done in Melbourne?
For homes in Melbourne, it is recommended to have a timber pest inspection done at least once a year. If your property is in a high-risk area, inspections every six months may be beneficial.
What pests do your services identify in a timber pest inspection?
Our timber pest inspections primarily identify termites, wood borers, and wood-decaying fungi. However, our inspectors are also trained to identify other pests that may pose a threat to your property.
Do timber pest inspections cover all areas of my property?
Our timber pest inspections extend to all visible timber, both inside and outside the property. This includes the roof cavity, under-floor area, fences, trees, stumps, outbuildings, and any region with scrap timber or vegetation—places where pests are usually found.
I’m about to purchase a property. Do I need a pre-purchase timber pest inspection?
Absolutely. Pre-purchase pest inspections can uncover current or potential issues caused by timber pests before you buy—a very crucial step in making an informed purchase decision to avoid potentially expensive repairs in the future.