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Comprehensive Building Inspections in Adelaide, South Australia

South Building Inspections is Adelaide owned and operated. Our Buiding Inspectors provide building inspections in Adelaide and most metropolitan areas. Unsure if we service your suburb? Contact us here.

Buying or selling a property can be one of the biggest financial commitments you undertake so it’s crucial you have the correct information to make sure this decision is the right one. Getting a building inspection performed accurately is a small cost that has the potential to save you thousands.

At South Building Inspections, we don’t leave any stone unturned. With over 40 years of experience, and using the latest technology, our building inspector will accurately report the condition on any inspection and provide an honest, comprehensive report. At South Building Inspections, we’ll find it, before you buy it.

To learn about our full range of services and pricing call us on

0488 195 510


Pre-Purchase Inspections

You’ve found a potential new home or investment property, make sure you get the right advice to guarantee the right price.

Project Management

Make sure your property maintains its value and performs for you year after year with regular inspections.

Pest Inspections

Protect your investment; using the latest equipment we’ll locate any damage, areas of concern and unwanted guests.

Staged Building Inspections

We’ll supervise and report in detail every aspect of every stage during a build.

Drug Testing Premises

Contaminated properties are a growing concern, we’ll ensure you and your family’s health is not at risk.

Owner / Builder Sign-Offs

You’ve just completed that new renovation, contact us to confirm its up to code.

Experienced and passionate

With over 40 years working in the building and construction industry, Paul Stone created South Building Inspections. Friendly, professional and enthusiastic, Paul is passionate about property being developed and maintained correctly, ensuring any inspection is of the highest standard.

Why choose South Building Inspections?

With over 50 years of experience in the building industry we have the skill and knowledge to provide you with accurate information and great service delivered in a quick time frame. We pride ourselves on our high standards and honest assessments and can provide building inspections in most suburbs of Adelaide including Adelaide hills building inspections.
South Building Inspections is a South Australian based and owned Building Inspection Company. Owner and operator Paul Stone is a qualified Home Inspector, licensed builder and supervisor based in Seaford Rise South of Adelaide with more than 40 years of experience.

Are all Adelaide building inspection companies the same?

You may think that all building inspection companies in Adelaide and building inspectors have the same experience and qualifications but that is far from the truth. The Adelaide building inspection industry is unregulated and many people don’t realise that a building inspector doesn’t have to be qualified to provide a pre-purchase building inspection report! A cheap building inspection report by an under qualified or inexperienced Adelaide building inspector could end up costing you thousands because of bad advice. Essentially anyone can call themselves a building inspector in Adelaide.
At South Building Inspections we provide a professional service in the House Inspection Industry in Adelaide by using Paul’s experience in the Building industry. Using an expert Adelaide building inspector like Paul should be part of your purchase budget. This would reduce the risk of having to spend thousands of dollars later to rectify issues that may have been identified by a qualified building inspector.

Experience matters

Paul has seen just about everything there is to see in this industry having Built homes for himself and Supervised the Building of homes for others. He can offer you one of the most thorough Adelaide Building Inspections services in the market because he has an eye for detail.

Paul’s intentions when he moved from being a Builder to starting South Building Inspections was to put the customer first not the seller. With too many unqualified Building Inspectors in Adelaide, who just tick boxes on lists and provide extraordinarily little detail, South Building Inspections was going to be different.

Purchase with confidence with our building inspection report

When you receive one of South Building Inspections Pre-Purchase Building Inspections it’s not just a list with ticked boxes, it is a thorough report detailing any current problems, things that might arise in the future and lots of photos. You can then make an informed decision on your purchase or use the document to negotiate a lower price with the vendor or real estate agent.

At South Building Inspections we are making consumers aware the importance of having a Building Inspection whenever they are looking to purchase a house or commercial property. Imagine not having a Building Inspection and then finding out that your new property is infested with Termites.

Or imagine if you don’t have a pre-purchase inspection because you wanted to save money and then you find out that the electrics in your new home are shot and the whole home needs rewiring. Some of the issues we find can save you a few thousand dollars but other ones can save you tens of thousands of dollars.

Attention to detail for your peace of mind

South Building Inspections is also making a habit of spotting the problems that other Building Inspectors in Adelaide have missed. For example it’s important to understand that while there is some overlap between a building inspection and a pest inspection, they are two separate things.

A pest inspection looks specifically for active pests like termites to stop potential future damage up to 30 metres from your property (depending on your property) while a building inspection identifies current issues or problems. South Building Inspections adheres to AS4349 Australian Standards. We feel confident that you will be satisfied with our service and our 5-star reviews prove that others are.

Another important type of Building Inspection service you might not be aware of is Premise Drug Testing. With more drug labs infiltrating Adelaide suburbs you can’t be sure the property you are about to purchase was not previously used as a drug lab. Even after the property has been cleaned up or renovated there can be chemical residue that can affect yours and your family’s health. Experienced Adelaide building inspectors can detect previous drug use at the property and provide advice on possible costs to remove the contamination.

Service you can trust

South Building Inspections can help you with the standard Home Inspection Services like pre-purchase inspections, rental inspections and pest Inspections. But as a licensed Builder Paul can also provide supervised staged building inspections if you want independent checks done when you are using a Building Company to build your home. Also, we can provide Owner/Builder Inspection Signoffs if you are building your own home using contractors and Project Management if you are looking to build multiple homes on one block.

If you’re looking for an experienced building inspector, who can provide you with a quality building inspection report in Adelaide at an affordable price give Paul a call today to book in your building inspection.

Comprehensive Reporting

Every report is thoroughly compiled to give you an accurate assessment of you property.

Same Day Inspections

Time is of the essence, and we offer same day reports emailed to you within 24 hours.

Licensed Professional

We take inspections seriously, rest assured we are fully licensed and insured.

Adelaide, Australia

We love Adelaide and proudly service all metropolitan areas. Please contact us if you’re unsure about whether we service your location.

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