Asbestos testing is crucial when you are looking to buy a home that was built several years ago. Homes built primarily before 1975 can contain some materials that contain asbestos. Everything from insulation to floor tiles could contain asbestos. While you have your building inspector in the western suburbs of Melbourne complete an inspection, it would be wise to have the home tested for asbestos as well. South Eastern Property Inspections provides potential home buyers throughout Melbourne with the confidence they need to make sound decisions for themselves and their families. When you hire us, you can trust that your inspection will be carried out by a licenced builder, who has years of experience in the industry. You can trust us to get the job done quickly and provide you with the knowledge you need before you make a decision to buy.

Testing for Asbestos

Asbestos testing in the western suburbs of Melbourne is necessary because of the effects that it can have on the body. Asbestos was common in many building materials before the 1970s. If you are purchasing an older home, it is worth having it tested for asbestos. Breathing in asbestos fibres can be very dangerous and has been linked to many health problems. Mesothelioma and lung cancer have been associated with asbestos as have other respiratory ailments, including asbestosis.

South Eastern Property Inspections building inspectors are trained in the detection of asbestos. We use the latest in thermal imaging as well as scope cameras to examine the areas most likely to contain this dangerous material. These technologies allow us to go deep into a home and its building structure. When we identify potential asbestos, we will take samples and send them to be analysed. Should the presence of asbestos be confirmed, we are also licenced asbestos removalists and can assist you in making your new home safe.

Why Choose Us as Your Building Inspectors in the Western Suburbs of Melbourne

In addition to asbestos testing, we perform home and building inspections throughout Melbourne. As mentioned, our team is made up of certified builders, registered electricians, and experienced building inspectors. Our home inspections will thoroughly assess a property and provide you with a detailed report of the condition of the building. We have an eye for substandard work and any defects in the building structure of a home. You can trust that our home inspectors will examine your home carefully to determine if there any issues before you purchase.

We use the latest in technology to help us complete your home inspection and once finished; we contact you right away to offer our honest and unbiased judgement of the property. Shortly after that, we provide you with a detailed, easy to read written report complete with photographs. The report will help you to make an informed decision on whether or not to purchase the property.

For more information about our services, you can call us on 0417 055 155 or send us an email at You can also book your inspection online by clicking the Click Here, Book Now button on our website.

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  • Hi Tom Great report and lots of photos, I really appreciate your quick response.

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