pre purchase pest inspection Don't buy or sell your home or property without a Pest Inspection.
You are exposing yourself to a lot of risks if you don't have a pre-purchase pest inspection. Homes can be purchased with existing pest or termite problems that could cost thousands. If you are selling and the buyer finds a pest problem you can lose a sale or thousands.
Pre Purchase Pest Inspection
Pre Purchase Home Inspection
With termites causing more damage to buildings than flood, fire or earthquakes it is important to have your home/investment inspected and protected as there is no insurance available. It can also be a very costly investment if leaving it to chance, with 1 in every 3 houses that will have termites or a termite history we recommend having your house professionally inspected. With doing our Termite Tips and having a Professional Inspection, you can enjoy your new property and if you’re selling you have a smooth and easy sale.
Pre Sale Pest Inspection
Be a step ahead of your potential buyer, organise your own Pre-Sale Timber Pest Inspection – this could save you from losing a sale of your Property plus reduce the grounds of a price reduction! If the buyer finds your house has live Termites the Sale can fall through and it will delay selling your home.
Pre Purchase House Inspection
Don’t take the risk of purchasing a House without a Pre Purchase Property Report. This could be a very costly mistake. Buying a house should be an exciting time don’t leave yourself open to risk that your new house could be infested with Termites. You could not only be left with the cost of the treatment but the repair cost. If you do a Pre Purchase Pest Inspection and your potential property has termites you can negotiate with the seller with paying for the treatment and fixing the damage.
What’s involved in a Pre Purchase Pest Inspection?
When you have a Pre Purchase Inspection done, the inspection is carried out to the entire dwelling. This includes the roof void, all accessible times including skirting boards, architraves, walls, window frames and doors.
Pre Purchase Inspection Tools and Technology
At D-Tec Pest Solutions our Inspection Techniques includes the use of the latest tools and equipment for detection.
Termatrac T3i Termite Detection Device
The T3i Termite Detection Sensor detects termites or pest movement through and behind any walls, ceilings or roof areas (excluding solid metals). It has radar; thermal & moisture sensors and we can show you the exact location of movement of the findings.
Thermal Imaging Camera
A Thermal Imaging Camera is used to inspect the internal walls within buildings for temperature variations.
Moisture Meters provides the Technicians with readings and evaluations which is used as a non-invasive tool to detect Termites.
A Boroscope is an optical tool used by a Technician in cases where we need to assess the presence of termites or if there is termite damage behind the walls.
This tool is only used in special cases discussed between you and the Inspector.
What does a Pre Purchase Property Inspection Report on?
We offer a comprehensive report that includes:
- Reporting on active (live) Termites
- Subterranean Termite Management Proposal
- Termite workings and/or damage
- Previous Termite Management program
- Frequency of future inspections
- Chemical delignification
- Fungal decay
- Wood borers
- Subfloor ventilation
- Excessive moisture
- Bridging/breaching of termite management systems/zones.
- Untreated timbers
- Conducive conditions
- Safety hazards
- Plus much more.