A home is one of the biggest purchases anyone will ever make. This is why it's vitally important that you take all the steps necessary to make sure that the soil is in good shape before your builder starts the earthworks process. Learn why a soil test is important, and what happens to your land and house packages in Perth if you don't get a favourable test result.
Why Are Soil Tests Important When Buying Land And House Packages In Perth?
Soil tests will help ensure that the ground supporting your new home is secure. If the soil shifts after a home is built on a plot of land, the foundation could be compromised. This could cause structural damages to your home, leaving you stuck with major repair bills.
The soil is tested for it's shrinking and swelling potential using samples from around the site. The land is then classified according it its results.
What Happens If Your Soil Test Reveals A Negative Result?
If your soil test indicates the potential for a problem, it will be rated with a P. However, this P doesn't necessarily mean that you need to look for other land and house packages in Perth. It just means that you need to work closely with your builder to determine which is the right type of home for the site. If you have your heart set on a certain design and the builder indicates that it won't work on your chosen site, look for other land and house packages in Perth that will be better suited for your dream home.
Easystart Homes completes soil tests during the preconstruction stage, so home buyers can be sure that they're purchasing a home they can have confidence in.
If you're interested in learning more about land and house packages in Perth from Easystart Homes, please visit our website to find locations of our available land and house packages in Perth. Don’t' see what you're looking for? We can create a personalised house and land package in any suburb throughout the Perth Metro and South West areas. To learn more, contact us at 08 9333 0833.