Building Inspections Hawkes Bay

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We deal with the aspects of Professional Home Inspections

Pulse Building Inspections Hawkes Bay is here to ensure you make the right choice, when it comes to purchasing your next property.

My name is Sam and I have a number of services to help property buyers and owners to ensure the integrity of their investment:

  • Pre purchase/ Sale Building Inspections
  • Healthy Home Assessments
  • Lab Testing including Asbestos, Meth and Lead
  • Insurance work
  • Consultation work

I am a qualified, motivated and passionate builder. With a variety of skills and over 10 years of building experience around New Zealand and in Australia. I have building experience in residential, commercial, new builds and renovations. 

I understand how daunting buying or selling a house can be. I respect it is one of the most important decisions you will ever have to make for one of your most important assets, a building inspection is a great option to safe guard you when making significant decisions.

Which is why I believe that with my experience, skills, knowledge and practice in healthy homes legislation, you will appreciate the detailed and indepth house inspection services that I offer. An covers every aspect of the house and property and the report is presented in a straight forward and easy to understand manner. We often get comments on the quality of our reports and the amount of information presented in a concise practical way which will allow you to feel confident moving forward with your decision. I am also a firm believer in open communication and I am always happy to take calls and invite the opportunity to explain in more detail any concerns you have, or am happy to just have a chat with you and answer any questions that you might have in general. 

I look forward to hearing from you!


Pre-Purchase Inspections

We will do a full Pre-Purchase/Pre-Sale inspection of your house. Importantly, with the latest technology we can get to places places others dream of.

Encapsulating the NZ standard – NZS4306:2005, all aspects of the home are specifically covered; the the roof, cladding, common problem areas, foundations, we even check the washing line.

Property Maintenance Report

Perfect for someone getting ready to sell or those who have just purchased and want to make a priority list.

It is a much more in-depth report than a standard pre purchase. A Property Maintenance Report covers both the minor and major items around the home.

Sit back, relax, let us do it for you.

Healthy Homes Surveys

Landlords are required to meet the minimum Healthy Homes standards within 90 days of any new tenancy. A landlord found to be not complying can be given some hefty fines of up to $4,000

Pulse Healthy Homes
We can assess your property to ensure it meets the NZ Healthy Homes and Residential Tenancy Acts requirements.

We are fully independent and fully qualified for both Healthy Homes and Homefit

Rental Services

We can provide Rental Services for landlords and property managers a like

With our unique software we are able to provide interactive inspection photos of the entire property.

We are also able to provide a complete service when it comes to methamphetamine, moisture or even a smoke alarm management plan.

The Tenancy Tribunal is far more likely to side with a prepared landlord. So let us handle the property so you can focus on good quality tenants.

Laboratory Services

Methamphetamine – We can perform a composite test to confirm presence, if a detailed assessment is required we are fully NZQA certified and test in accordance with NZS8510:2017. This is perfect perfect for in-between tenancies to help demonstrate the property is in a safe and healthy condition for tenancy and reduce landlord liability

Asbestos – We are able to spot test materials to confirm the percentage of ACP and do a risk assessment on it. This can provide piece of mind for a future job or potential renovation.

Lead – We carry an onsite lead testing kit and can confirm the presence of lead in items such as paint.

Mould – We are able to sample the type of mould, moisture test and create a mould removal plan. Often for when mould is suspected to be growing in hidden locations.

Smoke Alarms – We can provide a monitored smoke alarm testing and replacement schedule. This combined with healthy homes helps ensure your property meets the Residential Tenancy Act.

Insurance Assessments

We can provide expert advice relating to property insurance claims.

We have an infrared subfloor robot which is able to access areas and see things that are not possible for a person. Combined with our unique software package will give a some assurances to all parties involved.

Why chose us?


We maintain the highest standard while focusing on putting the customer first. Ask us today.


We have the best Service. We can provide an industry leading turnaround, in the majority of cases the report is same day.


Our reports are comprehensive covering every aspect of an inspection from the bathroom to the clothes line.


We have the latest technology and software to cover everything including the latest infrared sub-floor drones.

Fantastic service, really pleased with how thorough the report was – also impressed that it was able to be done at such short notice. A+
This is a high quality service where they are willing to go above and beyond the call of duty. I was incredibly impressed by the speed and quality of the inspection and report.
An excellent and thorough report! Much appreciated. I’ll definitely be recommending Express Building Inspections



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