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AS 4349.1-2007

[Pending Revision]

Inspection of buildings, Part 1: Pre-purchase inspections - Residential buildings

Set out requirements for pre-purchase inspections of residential buildings, including the minimum criteria necessary in order to facilitate inspections and reports that are satisfactory to both the client and inspector.
Published: 20/12/2007
Pages: 25
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope
1.2 Limitations of standard
1.3 Referenced documents
1.4 Definitions
2 Inspection agreement
2.1 General
2.2 Purpose of inspection
2.3 Scope of inspection
2.3.1 General
2.3.2 Areas for inspection
2.3.3 Inspection process
2.3.4 Limitations
2.3.5 Extent of reporting
2.3.6 Acceptance criteria
3 Inspection
3.1 General
3.2 Areas to be inspected
3.2.1 General
3.2.2 Safe and reasonable access
3.3 Defects
3.4 Inspection records
4 The report
4.1 General
4.2 Report content
4.2.1 General
4.2.2 Administrative
4.2.3 Inspection details
4.2.4 Significant items Major defects Minor defects Safety hazard
4.2.5 Limitations
4.2.6 Recommendations for further inspection
4.2.7 Conditions
4.2.8 Conclusion
4.2.9 Summary
Appendix A
A1 General
A2 Purpose of inspection
A3 Scope of inspection
A4 Defects
Appendix B
B1 General
B2 Scope of inspection
B3 Liability for maintenance cost
Appendix C
Appendix D
Appendix E
E1 General
E2 Types of cracking defect
E2.1 Determining defect
E2.2 Appearance defect
E2.3 Serviceability defect
E2.4 Structural defect
E3 Categorization of cracks in masonry walls
Appendix F
Cited references in this standard
[Pending Revision]
Inspection of buildings, Part 3: Timber pest inspections
Inspection of buildings, Part 0: General requirements
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