Specialists in Property Inspections, Christchurch

THE Building Inspection Company offer a range of customised property inspection reports including verbal only reports request. We are flexible to fit your requirements, and cater for residential and commercial clients.

Pre-Purchase Property Inspections / Pre-Sale Building Inspection

We Comply with NZ Residential Property Inspection Standards (NZS 4306:2005)


We will inspect the condition of:


Interior – operation of doors, windows, accessible electrical sockets, heat pumps, taps and drainage. General condition of everything visible including but not limited to walls, ceilings and floor coverings.


Roof Space – Insulation, chimney, roof framing, ventilation ducting.


Sub Floor Space – Insulation, ventilation, piles, ground condition, plumbing, flooring including bearers and joists.


Roof – Roof cladding, chimney, flashings and spouting.


Exterior – Cladding, windows/doors, fascia and soffits.


Site – Grading, Drainage, decking, paths, driveway and fencing.


Thermal Imaging Inspections

What we do:


  • We will do a thermal scan of internal walls and ceilings taking thermal images when needed.

  • Thermal abnormalities and high risk areas are double checked using the non invasive moisture meter.

  • We do a thermal scan of the exterior as well as a visual inspection.

  • Comments are also given around maintenance issues when it comes to weather tightness with recommendations given.


Moisture Detection

Trotec T650

The Trotec T650 is a professional scanning system used for the detection and measurement of moisure. It is a handheld instrument for fast, non-destructive determination of moisture content in areas of up to 40mm from the surface. Being qualitative we can report if the area is Dry, Damp or Wet.


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