Better Home & Building Inspection Service

Better Home and Building Inspection Service offer comprehensive, professional and timely inspections, and complete and unbiased building reports.
We have been providing property buyers and sellers with comprehensive and timely property reports for over 30 years, with the last 17 years working in South Australia.
We are specialists in providing professional home pre-purchase, construction inspections, asbestos content surveys, commercial building inspections, as well as preparation of technical fault and maintenance reports for statutory warranty issues.

What We Do

We know that buying a home is one of the biggest financial decision you will ever make. Choosing to have a licensed Building Inspector survey the house is essential. Knowing as much as possible about the condition of the property before commiting to purchase will help save you from excessive additional costs and heartache.

Qualified + Expert Advice
Unbiased Reporting
30+ years of experience
Current industry knowledge
Strong Reputation & Ethics
Best Practice
Local area knowledge
We work for you, not the vendor

See a full list of all our inspection services here:


  • Pre-Purchase Building Inspections
  • Construction Inspection Service
  • Owner-Builder Inspection Report
  • Commercial Building Inspection
  • Technical Fault Report and Guidance
  • Special Report

Pre-Purchase Building Inspections

Our professional service provides you with the information you need to purchase your new home or investment property with confidence.

General condition
Ingress of Moisture & Slab Edge Dampness
Vertical Wall Alignment & Cracking
Damp Proof Course Moisture Scanning
Wet Area Plumbing Flow Check
Tile Grades to Waste
Tile Adhesion Check
Dampness Scanning of adjoining walls
Roof/ Crawl Space Check of Frame Structure, Insulation, Wires, Wermin and Pests

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Construction Inspection Service

Protect your investment and enjoy peace of mind, secure in the knowledge that your home is built according to your specifications and the relevant Codes and Standards. Staged progress inspections include, but are not limited to;

Concrete Slab or Floor Frame
Wall, Floor & Roof Frame
Brickwork (or cladding) & Roof
Internal Linings, 2nd Fix Carpentry, Cupboards & Waterproofing
Pre-practical Completion

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Owner/Builder Inspection Report

Services include staged construction inspections and assistance in gaining Compliance Statement to Regulation 83AB & Regulation 74.

Concrete slab or floor frame
Wall, floor & roof frame
Brickwork (or cladding) & roof covered
Internal linings, 2nd fix carpentry, cupboards & waterproofing
Pre-practical completion
Statement of Compliance 83AB

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Commercial Building Inspection

Our professional service provides you with the information you need to purchase or maintain your property with confidence.

General condition
Ingress of Moisture & Cracking
Vertical Wall Alignment
Damp Proof Course Moisture Scanning
Wet Area Plumbing Flow Check
Tile Adhesion Check
Dampness Scanning of Adjoining Walls
Roof/ Crawl Space Check of Frame Structure, Insulation, Wires, Wermin and Pests

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Technical Fault Report and Guidance

We provide technical analysis reports of defects encountered in new buildings.

5 year Statutory Warranty provisions of the Building Works Contractor Act 1995
defective work covered for 10 years under provision of the Development Act 1993

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Special Reports


Asbestos survey
Asbestos testing & report
Asbestos register
Asbestos register

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Better Home & Building Inspection Service (BHBIS) provide you with qualified, expert advice and information alongside a professional service to ensure you have the information you need to purchase your new home with the utmost confidence.

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Areas We Service

Better Home and Building Inspection Service specialise in the following areas.
A thorough understanding and knowledge of the local area is an advantage when taking into account natural elements which may affect the condition of your home.

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