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Practical Pre Completion Inspection (PCI) Melbourne

Ensure your building is up to scratch with our pre completion inspection.

Practical Completion Inspections

 We have a bunch of very picky inspectors who will not let anything slide when it comes time to complete that all important practical completion inspection (PCI) for your new home.

Have you scheduled your PCI building inspection yet?

You must schedule your pre completion inspection with a professional independent inspector once your builder has advised you that they have completed the contracted works and have addressed all your previous concerns raised during the build.

Don’t fall into the trap of doing the inspection yourself, or believing that your builder warranty will cover any defects, so you don’t need to worry about a professionally completed PCI before your new home is signed off as complete by your builder.

We strongly advise all our clients to make sure that each and every defect is identified, urgently flagged and properly resolved by the builder before taking possession of the property, it is cheaper to have it all fixed before moving in and you avoid having never ending, expensive and emotionally draining disputes over your new home.

Organise a pre completion inspection with one of our trusted and experienced Melbourne inspectors today.

What does our popular Practical Completion Inspection cover?

During the inspection of your new home our inspectors will:

  • Examine every single room of the house
  • Check that everything has been built in accordance with the Victorian and National building code
  • Clearly note down and query all defects and faults
  • Check for any health and safety regulatory breaches and report any adverse findings
  • Provide a detailed comprehensive PCI report of findings and recommendations for your follow up

Why is a PCI building inspection it important?

This will be the last opportunity for you and your family to have one last chance to make sure the builder has done their job.

Certain construction defects such as a leaking roof are difficult and expensive to remediate while you are living in the property and can cause damage to other personal goods. In addition, you want to avoid disputes with the builder relating to damage that can be incorrectly attributed to occupancy.

While the builder is compelled by law to provide post occupancy warranties and maintenance guarantees a professionally conducted PCI building inspection is critically important and we recommend that it must not be omitted for your own protection and peace of mind.

 Our Melbourne team

All our pre completion inspections are conducted by our local Melbourne experts, a team of licensed building inspectors that are recognised across the building industry as world class meticulous professionals.

We are industry experts that provide unbiased reports that will keep your builder accountable and will protect you and your family in the event of a future dispute relating to any defects identified during the PCI building inspection.

How long does a building dilapidation survey take to prepare?

Completing a standard PCI building inspection in Melbourne typically takes [2-3 weeks] to prepare after the physical inspection has been completed. While we will probably deliver it quicker than that it’s a good guide to work with.

The key time factor is access to your new home and the most common reason for delays is availability of the building site supervisor.

If you have an urgent need for a fast turnaround in the preparation of your pre completion inspection, just get in touch with our Melbourne team via email michael@correctinspect.com.au or give us a call on 0411 487 300 and one of our licensed inspectors in our Melbourne office will chat to you and work out possible availabilities.

Bookings and scheduling appointments

Our team is flexible to work around the availability of the building site supervisors in order to get the work completed for you.

We work directly with you, your agent or building site supervisor to arrange the best time for the physical property inspection.

After the inspection

After we have inspected your property, our team will prepare a comprehensive pre completion inspection report that will be reviewed and signed off by one of our senior qualified licensed building inspectors complete with findings and recommendations for your follow up with the builder.