PCM Concepts

PCM Concepts

Member since: 2013

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Wilson connected with PCM Concepts through hipages and we have confirmed that they would recommend them

Wilson

Pre Purchase Property Inspections February 19, 2018 verified

Jonathon R connected with PCM Concepts through hipages and we have confirmed that they would recommend them

Jonathon R

"We secured the services of Craig Forster at PCM Concepts to do the buildings inspection for us. It has not been easy navigating through various hitches with the purchase since being back in UK but Craig was helpful from the start and although we had to change the inspection date several times he made sure he fitted in with the schedule. The inspection was thorough and very informative. It also gave us plenty of information on how to remedy various maintenance issues that came to light. We would have no hesitation in recommending Craig to friends or family. We would use his services again ourselves."

Pre Purchase Building Inspectors February 16, 2018 verified

Jie connected with PCM Concepts through hipages and we have confirmed that they would recommend them

Jie

"Very professional, very kind and helpful, highly recommended"

Pre Purchase Property Inspections February 7, 2018 verified

Andrew Purcell hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Andrew P

"Andrew Purcell: We employed Craig Forster of PCM Concepts to undertake two Building Inspections for us in Mandurah. The first a large 4 bed, 4 bath home in Dudley Park, Mandurah and the second a large 4 bed 2 bath home in Halls Head, Mandurah. In both cases we were more than pleased with Craigâs services. He writes a detailed and helpful report that is, in our opinion, as good or better than we have experienced in Australia, and we have employed Inspectors on 8 seperate occasions in the last 15 years. Craig writes an honest, in depth report, with photos, and where he finds a problem he suggests methodology to fix the item in question. PCM Concepts are good value for money, helpful and reliable and on both occasions Craig arrived at the properties on time as agreed. He delivered to us the full report within the same day or at latest in 24 hours. Our opinion is that PCM Concepts go above and beyond the average in this field and we would highly recommend them to any prospective buyer. Kind regards Andrew & Angela Purcell South Perth"

Inspections - Building February 7, 2018 verified

Alexandra . hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Alexandra .

"PCM Concepts was recommended to me do a building inspection report by a friend who is also a builder.

I was very happy with the service from the initial phone call and quote through to the thorough report received very promptly after the inspection was finalised. The price was very reasonable as well.

I would recommend Craig from PCM Concepts to anyone wanting a building inspection report as he was very professional, courteous, knowledgeable and reliable."

Inspections - Building January 11, 2018 verified

Phillipa . hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Phillipa .

"The job was done to a high standard, very thorough, comprehensive, timely and responsive to our requests."

Inspections - Building January 10, 2018 verified

Kylie . hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Kylie .

"I recently engaged Craig from PCMConcepts to complete my PCI on my new build. I contacted Craig via email and he immediately got back to me and was able to come to my PCI at the time I required and with only a couple of days notice. Craig arrived on time and was very thorough with his report, pointing out the smallest of things that we would have missed ourselves and
provided a very detailed report on the same day that was submitted to our building company.
I highly recommend his service to anyone looking for a professional building inspector."

Inspections - Building January 10, 2018 verified

Grace T connected with PCM Concepts through hipages and we have confirmed that they would recommend them

Grace T

"Craig has been extremely responsive and helpful to request. The inspection report is very impressive - it doesn't only highlight high risk and maintenance items but also advise how and what to buy to fix issues at low cost."

Building Inspections December 20, 2017 verified

Andrea Day hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Andrea D

"I bought a house recently and needed to conduct a buiding and pest inspection prior to settlement. I found Craig to be very efficient and prompt with my request and also took care of the pest inspection through a reputable company. The report I received was very thorough and included colour pictures of the inspection he performed on the property with his recommondations for any issue's that needed to be addressed
His price was very reasonable and I can recommend him to any one who needs a building inspection."

Inspections - Building December 18, 2017 verified

Lachy Mitchell hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Lachy M

"Hi there, i was hoping to leave some positive feedback for PCMConcepts after using their services for a building inspection recently. We recently used PCMConcepts (Craig) to undertake a comprehensive inspection and report for a house that we were purchasing. As first home buyers, we were looking for someone that had the qualifications and experience, came well recommended, would give us a report that we could use, gave us peace of mind and was reasonably priced. PCMConcepts ticked all of the boxes. We did a bit of shopping around and found that most of the inspectors in Perth (particularly the cheaper ones) do not have any qualifications at all. In WA, it is not a legal requirement to be a registered builder or an engineer to do structural inspections, which i found rather odd. Craig is a structural engineer and a registered builder with over 30 years� experience. He turned up when he said he was going to, was friendly, professional and had the very detailed report back to us on the same day! His report was really easy to read, had lots of photos and not only explained what he found, but gave a detailed explanation on how to get it fixed, including materials. He found some items that required the current owner to fix prior to settlement. Craig even discussed the items with the agent as she was a bit reluctant to get them fixed. However, after Craig spoke to her, all items were fixed at no cost to us. That exercise alone probably saved us more than the cost of the PCMConcepts inspection and report. We will now be moving into our new home safe in the knowledge that it has been professionally inspected. We would highly recommend PCMConcepts and Craig to anyone considering engaging a building inspector. · Web · 29th Nov 2017 17:16"

Inspections - Building November 29, 2017 verified

Zi L connected with PCM Concepts through hipages and we have confirmed that they would recommend them

Zi L

Pre Purchase Property Inspections November 23, 2017 verified

Elizabeth W connected with PCM Concepts through hipages and we have confirmed that they would recommend them

Elizabeth W

"Excellent service and very prompt with inspection and reports including termite report"

Pre Purchase Building Inspectors November 3, 2017 verified

Catherine V connected with PCM Concepts through hipages and we have confirmed that they would recommend them

Catherine V

"I could not be happier with the level of service and professionalism I received from Craig Forster in regards to a Building Inspection I had done on Monday 20th October 2017. I found Craig to be very prompt, helpful and efficient and Craig produced a very detailed Builders Report. I would certainly recommend Craig's services to anyone who is looking at getting a Builders Inspection done when purchasing your home."

Building Inspections November 3, 2017 verified

Gavin C connected with PCM Concepts through hipages and we have confirmed that they would recommend them

Gavin C

"Craig was VERY thorough. He knew all the guidelines and pointed out issues that we would've overlooked otherwise. Very happy with the final report as it covered every detail of the house."

Building Inspections November 1, 2017 verified

Janet connected with PCM Concepts through hipages and we have confirmed that they would recommend them

Janet

"My husband Alun and I wanted to highly recommend Craig and his professional, thorough and excellent services as a Building Inspector. We are new to the housing market and are purchasing our first home. We tried this once a few years ago but found the process difficult, confusing and ultimately heart breaking. Craig guided us through and explained everything he was doing to the best of his ability and when the house sale fell through, he offered ongoing support and encouragement. We have again hired Craig for our second attempt at this and have found him to be highly professional, reliable and trustworthy. His report on our new home is comprehensive and thorough and he has taken great efforts to go through our new home with a fine-toothed comb which is something I know my husband and I highly regard. If you're after someone you can trust who has YOUR best interests at heart and provides exceptional service, then do not hesitate to hire Craig and his company. With many thanks, Alun & Janet"

Building Inspections October 18, 2017 verified

Peter T connected with PCM Concepts through hipages and we have confirmed that they would recommend them

Peter T

Building Inspections September 8, 2017 verified

Mike Chadwin hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Mike C

"I hired PCM Concepts (Craig) to perform a building inspection prior to purchasing. Craig was extremely thorough and professional both during the inspection and with the subsequent report which covered both structural and maintenance issues. Craig certainly went the extra yard and i would have no hesitation in recommending him for similar building inspections."

Inspections - Building June 26, 2017 verified

Nick connected with PCM Concepts through hipages and we have confirmed that they would recommend them

Nick

"Definitely worth while!

Very informative and helpful. Really appreciate all your help mate and the detailed report. 10/10"

Completion / Defects Reports June 15, 2017 verified

Kim West hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Kim W

"The building inspection conducted by Craig (PCM Concepts) was conducted in a timely and very proficient manner. The report was done promptly; well presented with detailed analysis and helpful guidelines for repairs required to the property. Would definitely use PCM Concepts in the future."

Inspections - Building February 17, 2017 verified

Angie hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Angie

"As we are new to WA (from Qld) and didnât know ANYONE, I wanted only the best in a pre-purchase building inspection. Iâm so glad I selected PCM Concepts. Craig was very accommodating in providing knowledge and expertise in the building industry. He was able to answer all my concerns without hesitation; he has a great sense of humour and very reliable in returning any missed calls. Craig carried out a very thorough inspection and delivered a very detailed report with plenty of photos with superb detail in his findings. Observations of maintenance matters were followed by a detailed repair method to rectify the issues. The inspection fee is also very reasonable in comparison to others out there. We would highly recommend Craig at PCM Concepts to anyone seeking peace of mind in regards to a building inspection. Thanks again Craig! Angie & Chris Angie Wallace"

Inspections - Building September 28, 2016 verified

Angie hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Angie

"Iâm so glad I selected PCM Concepts. Craig was very accommodating in providing knowledge and expertise in the building industry. He was able to answer all my concerns without hesitation; he has a great sense of humour and very reliable in returning any missed calls. Craig carried out a very thorough inspection and delivered a very detailed report with plenty of photos with superb detail in his findings. Observations of maintenance matters were followed by a detailed repair method to rectify the issues. The inspection fee is also very reasonable in comparison to others out there. We would highly recommend Craig at PCM Concepts to anyone seeking peace of mind in regards to a building inspection. Thanks again Craig!"

Inspections - Building September 26, 2016 verified

Levi Martinovich hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Levi M

"Over the past 2 years I have requested Craig's services exclusively for pre-purchase building inspections on 3 separate occasions. I cannot fault him and would highly recommend his services to anybody. Craig is extremely professional and very thorough, going above and beyond what one would typically expect from a building inspection. Craig takes extreme pride in his work and this is evident in his inspection reports which are detailed extensively and offer value-add in the form of highlighting areas that the client can fix themselves via procedures that Craig outlines. Top level service from a top guy."

Inspections - Building September 22, 2016 verified

Aaron Scagliotta hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Aaron S

"Thanks Craig - a thorough and comprehensive building report. The service was quick and professional. Would not hesitate to use PCM again, or recommend him to friends and family.
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Inspections - Building June 13, 2016 verified

Ross W connected with PCM Concepts through hipages and we have confirmed that they would recommend them

Ross W

"Craig from PCM Concepts was very knowledgeable and professional. He researched the complex issues we were facing with our property inspection and produced a sound report. I would highly recommend his service to others."

Home Owner Warranty Reports February 23, 2016 verified

Lara Cutting hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Lara C

"I cant recommend Craig enough. I hired him to do a building inspection on a house i am in the process of purchasing. I believe Craig has saved me a lot of money and identified alot ot things i had no clue about.
He was extremely thorough, really took his time and presented me with a very detailed inspection report. He even put in there how to fix some of the smaller things!
I would highly recommend him to anyone. A really nice person too."

Inspections - Building February 13, 2016 verified

Dan hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Dan

"Well worth the expenditure. Extremely professional and knowledgeable.
Would recommend Craig without a doubt. "

Inspections - Building February 8, 2016 verified

Francisco Herbilla hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Francisco H

"Craig knows his craft very well. His inspection report is very detailed and he supports his findings with actual photos taken during his inspection. He is also very accomodating explaining issues and recommending solutions."

Inspections - Building January 30, 2016 verified

Clem Chan hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Clem C

"Craig was an absolute pleasure to deal with and his work is exacted to a very professional and ethical standard. His approach was holistic, detailed, and very helpful. Many thanks Craig and I recommend his services with 100% confidence!"

Inspections - Building January 28, 2016 verified

Verity S connected with PCM Concepts through hipages and we have confirmed that they would recommend them

Verity S

"Craig was knowledgeable and professional in his approach. He was helpful and very thorough. Has saved me money, for sure. Thanks, Craig."

Pre Purchase Property Inspections January 28, 2016 verified

Jolyn Cheah hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Jolyn C

"Craig is absolutely fantastic. He is very knowledgeable, friendly and most important of all, very experienced. His reports are thorough and complete.
Jolyn"

Inspections - Building January 24, 2016 verified

Sandia hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Sandia

"Craig is a genuine guy . He came to do our pre-practical handover inspection.As he didn't get permission to get on the roof .He promise to come back after handover which he did . We are glad he came back as he found some issues that needs to be address by the builder. We will recommend him anytime as he is a professional and a man of words."

Inspections - Building January 22, 2016 verified

Wayne Carter hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Wayne C

"I have used Craig on three separate occasions twice on my daughters house to do a Plate height inspection and Lock Up stage. Both times Craig carried out the inspections in a professional manner and gave comprehensive reports and was also available for calls regarding any questions that we had.
Craig has also just completed an final inspection on an investment property and as before carried out his work in a professional and timely manner. His service is also very reasonably priced, I have no problem in recommending his services."

Inspections - Building December 5, 2015 verified

Stacey hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Stacey

"Craig was absolutely fantastic, not a man of tall stature but he sure did make up for it with his expert eye in finding building defects. He was professional, thorough the cheapest, almost half the price of other companies and has a world of knowledge and experience in the building industry. He was prompt and had my report finished and sent to me within 24hours. If you ever need a thorough and accurate report of new home defects, Craig is your man!"

Inspections - Building December 4, 2015 verified

Ionie Woodman hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Ionie W

"I have know Craig for many years and his integrity and professionalism is second to none. We engaged PCM Concepts to do 2 building inspections on our newly built house. He was always available and did a complete and thorough report with incredible detail but done in a way that was easily understood by us. I couldn't get over the amount of effort Craig did with this report.
I highly recommend PCM Concepts for any Building Inspections and any Structural Engineering advice and help.
Chris Woodman"

Inspections - Building December 3, 2015 verified

Sherly hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Sherly

"I highly recommend Craig for pre-purchase building and structural inspection. Craig is both a registered builder as well as a structural engineer. We received a comprehensive report that identifies issues with photoes and detailed remediation method. Very competitive price!!"

Inspections - Building November 4, 2014 verified

Nicole Geha hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Nicole G

"Craig at PCM responded to a last minute inquiry from me to do our pre purchase building inspection. He was professional, friendly and thorough and got the report out to us with photographs, testing info, information on what Australian standards aren't met or have been, and gives suggestions on remedying any concerns. He is clear and concise about any major issues and flags them clearly, separate to general feedback. I have peace of mind after getting Craig to review our new home."

Inspections - Building September 17, 2014 verified

Heather Shortland hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Heather S

"Craig was recomended due to his qualification and detailed reporting, I did have concerns with some items at the property however with Craig undertaking a thorough inspection and providing a detailed report I now have full confidence in our purchase

Criag has not only provided details of concerns but also provided the methodology in detail how to repair, what rules apply under legislation to be compliant, this becomes a valuable document to accertain who the responsibility person is to undertake non compliant items weither it be the seller or purchaser.
I now have no concerns and have no hesitation to feel confident with my purchase.
Highly recommend Craig to undertake any pre inspection, value for money and proffesional.

I have had bad dealings with previous purchases in the past so make sure you go on recomendations when finding a reliable, qualified person to undertake your inspection, word of mouth is the best form of advertising as it is your money that you are spending based on the final report that has been provided."

Inspections - Building August 9, 2014 verified

Bryan hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Bryan

"Rang PCM Concepts as I needed someone quickly for a building inspection report on a property we are purchasing. Craig managed to fit us in that day. Report we received is excellent and not only points out any issues but gives recommendations for fixing these issues. Have shown this report to a friend who has a few investment properties and he said that it was the best report he has seen. Will definitely being using Craig again and will recommend him to anyone purchasing a property. "

Inspections - Building August 4, 2014 verified

Christine Hillan hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Christine H

"PCM Concepts were originally sent to our home to do a building inspection for the purchasers of our property. It is always a tense time when a contract for sale is so close but also still so far away! We were impressed however by Craig's professionalism in how he not only dealt with our purchasers report but also by informing us immediately of 2 minor issues that although wouldn't affect the sale of our property were issues that he felt we should be aware of. We had these issues fixed so we could leave our family home feeling happy that the new owners would have a trouble free home for many years. We then asked Craig (PCM Concepts) to complete a building report for the property we were purchasing. Now I know why getting a report done is so important. He found that the electric wiring in the down-lighting was non Aus Standard Compliant which was a major issue. This could potentially have been both very expensive and also very dangerous. He also found that the pool fencing was non-compliant. This was only a minor issue and easily fixed but still an expense that we didn't need. We have liked the way that Craig has taken many photographs of issues both good and bad and explained how to fix any problems that he has come across. We would recommend him 100% to anyone wanting a thorough building report prior to purchasing a property. Many thanks...."

Inspections - Building August 1, 2014 verified

Carli Morris hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Carli M

"We just hired PCM Concepts for a building/termite inspection for a property we are purchasing. Very impressed with the thorough & detailed report. For every problem noted, there were instructions for how to rectify it. It also made it easy to have the one inspection for both building & termite. Craig's knowledge in building is well worth him doing your inspection, would recommend to anyone!"

Inspections - Building July 23, 2014 verified

Alison & Graham L connected with PCM Concepts through hipages and we have confirmed that they would recommend them

Alison & Graham L

"If you are buying a house use PCM: fantastic service, quick and easy. The report was very thorough and explained everything in layman terms. He also picked up on a number of points that were not structural but useful information for us as the new owners, to be aware of making life simpler for us when we move in. Thanks PCM, great job!"

Building Inspections July 21, 2014 verified

Jun Neo hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Jun N

"Excellent job. Very detailed report and Craig also details ways the problems can be fixed in his report rather than just listing the problem. The price is very competitive and I had no problems when trying to discuss anything with him over the phone. Highly recommended."

Inspections - Building July 3, 2014 verified

Navdeep hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Navdeep

"
Craig foster,
He is professional , honest and highly recommendable .
His services are reasonable prices
He is detailed with his report and i will 100% refer him to my friends or relatives
Thanks "

Inspections - Building June 22, 2014 verified

Miriam hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Miriam

"Five things I really liked about PCM:
1. Fast- had good availability to do the building inspection and sent the report back the same day.
2. Friendly- as a first home buyer, Craig was very good at reassuring me and answering all my questions.
3. Detailed report- lots of photos, even gave tips on how to fix small maintenance items ourselves.
4. Combined termite and building inspections- saves time and money.
5. Cheap- I had quotes from several companies and PCM was the most competitive.

Thanks Craig!"

Inspections - Building June 11, 2014 verified

Amy hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Amy

"Craig is very professional and helpful. He over stretch his time to complete the prehandover inspection for me because I have a list of things that I need him to check due to poor workmanship of the builder. He completed everything in details and provided me with the report within 24 hours. His price is very reasonable too. He took the time to listen, reply my queries in email prior and after the job completion. He does his job with passion and customer focus. I strongly recommend him and also for your peace of mind and if financially is not too tight, if u started not having a good run or simply lost your trust with your builder, get the building inspector to check your new house at every stages. This is worth it compare to stressing yourself out! I am talking building a new house.

Hope this helps."

Inspections - Building June 5, 2014 verified

Nic M connected with PCM Concepts through hipages and we have confirmed that they would recommend them

Nic M

"I chose to hire Craig from PCM Concepts to complete a structural report and termite inspection on a building for me as he's well qualified, and I was pleased with the service from him"

Pre Purchase Building Inspectors May 29, 2014 verified

Jenny Fisher hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Jenny F

"We had Craig do a Disputed Works report for a kitchen renovation that we weren't happy with. Craig was on time, courteous and professional, and gave a detailed report on the faults that we wanted rectified. I would not hesitate in recommending him to anyone who requires any type of building report."

Inspections - Building May 26, 2014 verified

Karen hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Karen

"The report received was the most professional and detailed I have ever had done. I would not hesitate to recommend PCM Concepts and will use them again when required."

Inspections - Building May 21, 2014 verified

Jessica Simon hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Jessica S

"I cannot say enough good things about PCM Concepts. Craig completed an incredibly thorough inspection, had the report to us THE SAME DAY (complete with loads of photos, recommendations and instructions to complete repairs of even the most minor of issues) and provided a professional, personal service from start to finish. Oh, and did I mention the price was a third less than the competitors' quotes?

100% recommended and we will definitely be using them again."

Inspections - Building May 20, 2014 verified

Lauren B connected with PCM Concepts through hipages and we have confirmed that they would recommend them

Lauren B

"They're fantastic. He called me straight away, we booked a time and his report was thorough and great and he was cheaper than the others!"

Pre Purchase Property Inspections May 2, 2014 verified

John connected with PCM Concepts through hipages and we have confirmed that they would recommend them

John

"I would not hesitate to recommend PCM Concepts to anyone. They are exceptional in their manner and professionalism."

Building Inspections April 28, 2014 verified

Roxanne connected with PCM Concepts through hipages and we have confirmed that they would recommend them

Roxanne

"Craig from PCM Concepts was on time, friendly and completed everything as required for a reasonable price. I would happily endorse the services of PCM Concepts they are excellent."

Building Inspections March 18, 2014 verified

Gavin E connected with PCM Concepts through hipages and we have confirmed that they would recommend them

Gavin E

"Craig was absolutely fantastic to work with. He provided me with a pest, building and structural report within 2 days of requesting a quote. Very competitively priced and high quality of work and attention to detail - he gave me very extensive and professional reports."

Pre Purchase Building Inspectors December 16, 2013 verified

Graeme C hired PCM Concepts to complete a service

Graeme C

"Craig turned up on time. He was friendly and courteous. His report was given the next day and was very clear and useful. Not only did it look at structural issues but identified maintenance items and how to fix them as well as a free service. I still call him on occasion for advice and he gives it free of charge. I would thoroughly recommend PCMConcepts to anyone requiring building advice and inspections. "

Inspections - Building November 20, 2013 verified

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