Handover / PCI (Practical Completion) Inspections
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NEW HOME HANDOVER / PCI INSPECTION
Practical Completion ON A NEW HOME
Window and door frames installed plumb and square.
Window and door frames are in the correct location within reason as per plans.
Weep holes installed.
Room dimensions and openings are of similar size to approved plans.
Other timber/steel frame and/or composite wall system (Masterwall).
Holding down straps and tie down points fixed to roof frame.
Ceiling Joists, Ceiling Joist Trimmers and Hangers
Timber/Metal roof battens
Ridge, Rafters, Under-purlins and Struts and Neck and Collar ties
Trusses: Plumb, Speed Brace, Ribbon plate and tie downs.
Eaves: Trimmers, Lining and Fascia.
Gables: Trimmers, Lining, Barge and Scribe Fillet.
Alfresco/Veranda ceiling linings.
Tiles: installation, fixing-centres
Adequate use of pointing - hip and ridge tiles.
Roof Sheeting: fixing, including ridges and hips.
Gutters joins, clips.
Downpipes location, joins, spacing and clips.
Labelling and safety markings
Restricted opening two story.
FIRE / SAFETY
Location and number of Smoke Alarms and RCD’s
Fire Separation: Separating walls underside of roof covering.
WALL AND FLOOR TILING
Wet area and external balcony waterproofing:
Floor wall junctions
Penetrations in shower
Bath to wall
Workmanship, corner joints and adhesion
Falls to floor waste.
PLUMBING / ELECTRICAL
Hot and cold tap operation.
Drains clearing as expected.
Operation of plumbing fixtures. i.e. toilet.
Shower screens and mirrors: Workmanship, fixings.
Light points. Power points.
Kitchen Appliances basic functions.
Air Conditioning: Cold and Hot operation.
Exhaust fans and Rangehood ducted to outside air.
CEILING, WALLS AND STAIRS
Stairs: riser and going dimensions.
Balustrade: structure and handrails. Height and spacing.
Insulation: Sarking and ceiling insulation.
Internal plaster: Set - hardness, curing and workmanship.
External render/acrylic: Ground level finish and workmanship.
Ceilings and wall plasterboard linings: Fixings, back blocking, workmanship and cornices.
Doors - top and bottom edges
Eaves fascia gutter and downpipes.
CABINETS AND FIXING CARPENTRY
Cabinets: Fixings, Install level and plumb.
Cabinets: Penetration sealing. Bench top sealing.
Cabinets: Rangehood distance from hotplate.
Fixing carpentry: Internal and external doors: gaps/alignment. Door furniture.
Fixing carpentry: Skirting and architraves.
Paving: Concrete/brick - workmanship, edge restraint, steps and falls.
Patio/pergola - other exterior structures. Workmanship.
Fences and gates: Workmanship.
Garage door: Operation.
Stormwater drainage: connection to downpipes.
Termite durable notice: Installation of notice.
APARTMENT HANDOVER / PCI INSPECTION
Practical Completion ON A NEW APARTMENT
Floors, walls and ceilings
Metal and/or timber windows
Doors and frames
Moisture testing to moisture susceptible areas if required
BATHROOM, WC AND ENSUITE
Bath and shower
Balconies : Tiling and balustrades
Carports / Car Parking area