When it comes to building inspections in commercial and domestic construction, the most astonishing finding is the blind trust in the builders and the owners with mist in their eyes throwing bags of money at a builder in the naïve hope that they will get what they paid for.

In truth most of them will (almost) but many don’t. Many are short changed – some seriously – and a few unlucky (or foolish) ones end up with a complete disaster, a bad job, a blown budget, wrecked health, and perhaps a ruined marriage. A few even die from stress….