In Moorooka, a building handover inspection saved the new owner from unneeded problems

 by Gavin Godfrey

12 Feb 2023

For a building to be safe for occupancy and provide acceptable living conditions, it must be constructed to high standards. A top-notch building inspector, like the team here at Ironside Building and Pest Inspections, can help you find out where your new home needs to be improved before you complete settlement on a home like this Moorooka house.

New homes must adhere to a strict set of tolerances and standards. This is outlined in the National Construction Code Series, which includes the Australian Building Code. Depending on the standard, a habitable space may be defined, or sliding doors may be installed in a way that assures their smooth operation for many years. You won't have to do any additional work once you move into your home as our team inspects your property according to the tolerances and standards laid out.

The construction of this Moorooka home contained a number of issues, totalling 22 areas of concern. In addition to minor issues like paint defects, there were also more serious concerns such as heavy scratching on the powder coating of the windows and walls, impact damage to the sliding door track, and defects within the cabinetry.

The good news is that these issues don't have to become permanent. Our report enabled our client to resolve these issues before the settlement was completed so that they could enjoy their new home without worrying about council intervention.

Because of the high standards of building construction and development, it's important to make sure that your new home is compliant with every requirement. Whether you are building, renovating or extending a home in Moorooka or other Brisbane suburbs, the guarantee is easy when you contact Ironside Building and Pest Inspection, the leading building inspectors servicing all Brisbane suburbs.

To speak with our team, call us now on 0416 291 179.

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