0418 322 925

We are a private and independent New house and existing home pre-purchase inspection service working for you

We have the training and the experience we are respected leaders in our industry

Call us for a free quote and any questions we are here to help you with any concerns













We conduct final independent inspections of new homes pre-purchase residential property inspection before you buy












We have a full understanding of the Australian standards & Building Codes of Australia

Your Home – Our Assurance

Buying your dream home may be the biggest investment of your lifetime. Even though the process appears very exciting and thrilling, it may soon turn out to be overwhelming. While the property you’ve selected appears perfect and absolutely flawless, how could you be certain that there aren’t any serious defects in it? Allow us to ease down your worries and bring you complete ‘peace of mind’.

Home inspections are an important part of all real estate transactions. Whether you’re buying a new home, a unit-townhouse or a second-hand property, a professional inspection offers an insight into the potential issues of the building in question. When making such a big investment, there’s a considerable amount of risk involved in it. With professional new building inspections in Melbourne, you can cut down the risk and take a well-informed decision.

Even if you’re putting your house on sale, it’s pretty sensible to opt for home defect Inspections. Remember, knowledge is power. All constructions, domestic as well as commercial, have strengths as well as weaknesses. At The Building Watchdog, we provide you with a detailed building defect reports and help you analyse the prospective issues. At the same time, we help you settle on the issues that need immediate attention and the ones that can wait. With our handover inspections services, you come to know more about your property. Naturally, you become more prepared to put your property on sale.

Yes the are mandatory inspection required by a Registered Building Surveyor for new housing and renovation work but they do not inspect the the after frame stage so the builder can cover up any defective work and they do not inspect the quality of work done.         Thats were we can help you the client to take control of how your house is to be constructed and quality of finish that you expect and has been built to the plans and documentation for a proposed building work meets the requirements of the Building Code of Australia, The Building Act 1993 and the Building Regulations 2006.

So for your peace of mind we conduct the following types of building inspections as follows:

Per-slab steel prior to pouring the concrete, The frame being walls,roof,floor and beams, lock-up before the plaster is installed, Waterproofing membranes before tiling, Final completion/handover, The 3 month occupation defect inspection.

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Who are we & what our objectives are

Welcome to The Building Watchdog. We aim at assisting contractors, businesses and individuals by delivering the necessary property inspection details. We are a Melbourne based organisation in the south east Casey and Mornington area, providing all types of building inspections for new homes under construction and per-purchase of existing property We also employ a team of highly experienced professionals, who are some of the most skilled and dexterous inspectors in the state. We focus on client satisfaction by delivering appropriate, timely and unbiased inspection related services. At our organisation, we treat every client with the utmost esteem and respect that he/she deserves.

At The Building Watchdog, our experience, ethics and expertise make sure that our clients receive the best benefit and value from their pre purchase house inspections in Melbourne. We are impartial and deliver only genuine pre purchase property inspection reports. Our objective is to please and satisfy our clients.

Don’t risk just getting an handyman the cost of using a non professional may cost you a lot more in the long run.

We are well qualified to handle all your New home and Pre-purchase Inspections as David has over 30 years being a registered Builder in Housing & Commercial classifications and is a member of  the following associations
Housing Industry Association Member (HIA)
Australian Institute of Building Surveyors (ABIS )
Housing Industry Association (HIA) Awarded carpenter
Master Builders Association (MBAV) Awarded carpenter

David has also completed the following Tafe College Subjects.

Certificate 6 in building & construction
Diploma of building surveying
Building Math’s 1,2 & 3
Building Science 1,2 & 3
Building Administration & Supervision
Building Construction 1a & 1b
Building Construction 2a & 2b
Building Construction 3a & 3b
Building Graphics
Certificate 4 in training & assessment
Chisholm Tafe college building & construction teacher
Red card induction

We also have Full insurance cover

We work in conjunction with a qualified and registered pest inspector for all you termite and pest requirement

So if you building inspector claims to include termite inspection ask them for proof of qualification and do not sign a waver as you will not be covered if there happens to be termites present.

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Our Services, Your Peace of mind

What brings you composure during the course of inspection? Well, it’s the trust. Trust that we have been in the industry for over 30 years, trust that our inspectors are thorough, knowledgeable and technically trained. In new building concrete slabs and waffle pod designed slabs , wall and roof frames, lockup, waterproofing and final inspections, we relate photographic reports to you in an easy and timely manner. At The Building Watchdog, we’ll address the concerns of our clients before, during and after the inspection process. We are here for you not the builder or any other third party to give you peace of mind and the best service possible.

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We cover – Melbounre, Mornington peninsula, Mordialloc, Cranbourne, Clyde, Clyde North, Pakenham, Casey, Aspendale, Edithvale, Bonbeach, Carrum, Carrum Downs,Frankston, Pearcedale, Langwarrin, Skye, Parkdale, Mentone, Black Rock, Cheltenham, Dingley Village, Bentleigh, Hampton, Mount Waverly, Gippsland, Inverloch, Phillip Island, Korumburra, Ringwood, Rowville, Ferntree Gully, Doncaster, Berwick, Gembrook, Warneet, Warragul, Rosebud, Flinders, Burwood, Beaconsfield, Officer, Cardinia, Koo Wee Rup, Nyora, Wonthaggi, Sommers, Hastings,

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Our Inspection Areas :
We cover all Melbourne Suburbs, Clyde, Clyde North, Pakenham,Cranbourne, Mornington peninsula, Mt Martha Dromana, Mordialloc,   Moe, Inverloch, Phillip Island, Korumburra, Gippsland, Ringwood, Rowville, Ferntree Gully, Doncaster, Berwick, Gembrook, Warneet, Warragul, Rosebud, Flinders, Burwood, Bundoora, Park Orchards, Croydon, Beaconsfield, Officer, Cardinia, Koo Wee Rup, Nyora, Wonthaggi, Sommers, Hastings, Dingley Village, Bentleigh, Hampton, Mount Waverly.