How Much Does a Building & Pest Inspection Cost?

How Much Does a Building & Pest Inspection Cost? How Much Does a Building & Pest Inspection Cost? When purchasing a property in the Sunshine Coast, one of the crucial steps is to conduct a building and pest inspection. This process ensures that your potential new home or investment is free from structural issues and […]

Best Building & Pest Inspection Sunshine Coast

Best Building & Pest Inspection Sunshine Coast Seeking top-tier Building and Pest Inspection services in Sunshine Coast? Look no further. In today’s real estate landscape, finding your ideal home can be challenging, but ensuring its structural integrity and pest-free status is paramount. That’s where we come in. At BPI Building & Pest Inspections, we understand […]

What is a Major Defect & Minor Defect?

What is a Major Defect & Minor Defect? It’s essential to note that the classification of a defect as major or minor can vary depending on the specific circumstances, the building’s age and type, and the professional judgement of the building inspector. Major Defect: A major defect is a significant issue that adversely affects the […]

Subfloor Inspection

Subfloor Inspection – What does an inspector look for? A building inspector looks for various aspects during a Subfloor Inspection. The subfloor is a critical component of a building’s structure and highly susceptible to defects. Its integrity is crucial to ensure the stability and safety of the entire building. Here are some of the key […]

How a Building Inspection Can Save You Money

If you are purchasing a property, whether it be your first home or an investment property including a licensed building and pest inspection as part of the buying process can save you thousands of dollars in the future. An inspection can be requested by either the seller or the buyer and ensures that any problems […]


Poor site drainage can lead to many problems in and around your home. Inspect around your property, especially adjacent to the house. After rain, a walk over the entire area will help to identify any boggy or obviously wet areas. Rain water run off can accumulate in pockets and be held, even on sloping sites and […]

Roofing Defect Found at a Building and Pest Inspection

Detected early this could have been avoided, costly repairs to ceiling damage can be avoided with regular Building Inspections. If you have any questions or concerns about this or any other building matter, you can call Chris at BPI Building and Pest Inspections on1800 663 390 visit or email us on  


A recent BPI Building & Pest Inspection discovered this LP gas bottle installed to supply gas to the cook top. It was installed inside the kitchen cabinets! It was obviously a do it yourself installation as gas bottles must not be installed inside the house due to the very real prospect of causing a serious […]

Poor Drainage Causes Structural Damage

Structural crack to brickwork caused from poor drainage at a Toogoom Townhouse . BPI Sunshine Coast Central Building & Pest Inspections have a wide range of services: Building & Timber Pest Inspections Pre-Purchase & Pre-Sale Inspections Pre-Auction Inspections Tax depreciation surveys Defects/Handover Inspection We can arrange Electrical, Plumbing & Pool Inspections       If you have […]

Rising Damp Is Not Just A Problem for Medieval Castles

The damper climate conditions of the past couple of years have resulted in an increase in the occurrence of rising damp in the perimeter areas of concrete floors. Prior to this, several years of dryer conditions reduced the number of properties presenting with this problem. The problem now is quite common, and can be due […]