Consumers are surprised to learn that compliance of new homes to the Building Code of Australia is self regulatory and the builder is responsible to sign off that the building complies.Building Inspector, Steve Miller said “With a rise in new home builds because of the governments stimulus package more and more consumers are moving into a house they have paid hundreds of thousands of dollars for and feeling disappointed,”“I can perform a practical completion inspection for a client and find many examples of non compliance to the building code or finishes that are considered poor workmanship,” said Mr Miller

“Issues like gutters that don’t fall towards downpipes or wet area sealing that has not been completed and roofing beams that are not properly supported are typical issues found at the time of the inspection,” he said.