Owner-Builder Inspections and Guidance


Prior to selling owner built constructions, the building work to be inspected and reported on by a licensed building practitioner. Our services include staged construction inspections and assistance in gaining Compliance Statement to Regulation 83AB & Regulation 74. The inspection and report are prepared by Master Builder and licensed Building Inspector, Reinhard Kabelitz.

You will require a BHBIS Owner-Builder Inspection Report if you have any additions or renovations (including tiling, cabinetry, removal of walls etc) regardless of the size or cost of the project.


Block work leaks, timber floor destroyed
Internal wall pushed over by wet & expanding floor
Shower ponds water, Safety Issue
Roof tiles leak; foam repaired
Oven, pushed back to hide problem, live wires found, Safety Issue
New roof, covering incomplete
Box gutter, vermin & water access point
Cladding & 2nd fix complete, but door & corner leaks
Salt Bloom
Balcony Leak
Lacks Downpipe
Carpet Water Damage
Wet Skirting
Bushfire Zone, tile under sarking hangs down, embers able to fall into wall frame.
Wet Floor Frame
Salt Damp
Door Leak
Slab Salt Damp
Ponding Gutter
Leaking tiled balcony into garage below – common fault
Footing drops causing weatherboards to bow down
Weatherboard bowing down due to footing dropped

What to Expect

Part of our Owner-Builder Inspection and Guidance includes assisting you with supervisory roles, compliance reports, and guidance regarding contemporary legislation as well as details non-structural and cosmetic building elements (including the quality of the workmanship).

Our Owner-Builder Inspection and Guidance will show clear evidence of Major Structural Defects, Safety Hazards, Conditions Conducive to Structural Damage and we also list significant minor defects that may require ongoing maintenance.

BHBIS Inspection Reports

All BHBIS Reports are written by a registered Master Builder and are comprehensive and easy to read. We are happy to provide a soft copy, or hard copy of our report. Our professional reports can contain digital photographs detailing concerns or defects and advice on any necessary repairs.


Click here to see our Building Inspection Checklist