Posted by on Feb 16, 2015 in Renovation |

Melbourne being the most populous city of Australia offers a high cost of property, and if we talk about buying a property in Melbourne, it is a biggest investment a person ever make in his life. Before investing you should get a check for all the necessary condition that can degrade the value and physical condition of your home. Inspecting the property for physical damage is the first thing that must be taken care of, on the other hand Inspecting the house for pests is the second most essential thing that should be done before buying a property. A pest affected property can create a hazard for you and your home, if the base of your property is affected by the pests then it is difficult to completely treat them and the treatment itself requires a very high cost.

Pests such as termites and flying bees are tiny and go undetected by casual visual pest check for many days, eating and hollowing your house from the inside before you can figure out them. In order to avoid such a damage you should hire a professional pest inspector in Melbourne before buying a property for figuring out pests and treating the property from them. The inspector will provide the detailed written inspection report. It is very necessary to get the pest inspection done at the time of contract so as if the inspection report shows that the house is pest free you can proceed further and purchase it or else if the report indicate that the property is little affected then you can negotiate the seller for its repair or for lowering the selling price so that you can get it treated by yourself. But if the inspection report shows that it is in very bad condition, then it is better to back out of the deal.

Pests like ants, beetles, and rodents can be easily treated and does not create a big mess to your property, but if we talk about termites and dry rots they are usually left untreated and are a serious potential threat for your home’s structural stability. They can even damage your property to the point at which it may collapse. Buying a pest infected property at a price as high as of the one which is pest free is a deal that can cause you a lot of loss.

For pest inspection in Melbourne, you can hire a professional inspector with a good working experience and performance. It is important to hire a professional who expertise in his field for having a good inspection. Any unskilled inspector can overlook your house leaving you with a false report indicating an infected house pest free and disguising you for taking the wrong action which can cause you loss unwillingly and even can create you a victim of some disaster. Pest affected homes, because of their hollow structure are more sensitive to collapse even in the very low scale earthquakes. so to avoid the loss in your investment or degradation of property and also to save yourself from hazards , it is mandatory to inspect the property from pests before buying it.