Home Warranty Services
Home owner warranty condition and defect identification reports
Within all residential buildings where building works have exceeded $12,000 by a single contractor, the contractor is obliged to provide Home warranty Insurance and provide statutory warranties in accordance with the Home Building Act. This type of inspection/report can check on the performance of the contractor and compliance with the Building Code of Australia and relevant Australian Standards.
Pre-sale inspections and reports
Independent and unbiased Pre purchase Reports can be prepared for inclusion within sale documentation to assist potential purchasers, instil confidence and reduce delays.
General condition building reports and causation reports
General condition reports can assist landlords, home owners or potential purchasers to an insight into the current condition, short and long term maintenance requirements of the building.
Building defect inspection and identification reports
Defect inspections can identify areas where the construction of the building does not meet current standards and where this will have an effect on the buildings longevity, safe occupancy and/or maintenance requirements.
Compliance reports - Building Code of Australia and Australian Standards
The performance of a building contractor is not normally checked for compliance until something goes wrong and a non-compliant section of works could cause detrimental effects to adjoining areas over a prolong period of time and possible high cost repair consequences. Early detection could prevent costly repairs.
Tenders for specified works can be prepared and called for to assess the market prices and availability of interested contractors. Tendering is carried out in confidence and closed at a single point of time to minimise potential advantages to late submissions and possible collusion of contractors.
The effective co-ordination of small, medium and large projects has the potential save the owner money by minimising potential downtime and avoiding prolonged contract periods.
Co-ordination of industry experts
SCBC can arrange and co-ordinate specialist industry experts such as Environment Hygienist, Geotechnical Engineers, Structural Engineers, Hazardous Materials Handlers, Disaster Recovery Support to provide assistance if required and expert advice.
Assistance with claim preparation and damage assessmentsfor storm, flood, fire and general insurance claims
If an unfortunate circumstance occurs and a claim on your insurance policy is made, assistance can be provided to ensure that the claim is made to cover all that is required to restore your property to its previous condition and that the works are completed in a professional and tradesman like manner to industry standards.