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Contact HABiT Ashburton

Phone:  (0800) 325-858


Our Prices *

Based on homes less than 25 years old, under 250m2

(The inspection fee includes the house section, a stand-alone garage & carport, garden shed and the house.
The house is based on having 1 - 3 or 4 - 5 bedrooms, two living spaces, two bathrooms / ensuite’s, kitchen, laundry etc.)

1-3 bedroom, single storey home
$ 550 incl gst
4-5 bedroom, single storey home
625.00 incl gst

* Prices are subject to change outside the greater Ashburton area

* Additional charges would apply for older homes, more than one level, with additional living spaces, or service rooms, sleep-outs, studios or granny flats.

* All transactions will be billed in New Zealand Dollars (NZD).

Please email for our free no obligation quote

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HABiT Ashburton

HABiT can assist you with your pre-purchase house and building inspection. We pride ourselves on our quick, professional service. Contact us to see how we can help you.

Stu and Deb Horne are proud grand parents … and the owners-operators of Ashburton Habit.  Stu has over 35 years building experience in domestic & commercial construction, and Deb is a professional Loss Adjuster.  They live locally and together they run Ashburton Habit.  They bring a combined wealth of experience to their work and this is reflected in the quality of their inspections and reports.

 Ashburton Habit regional inspector, Stu Horne is a registered member of the "New Zealand Institute of Building Inspectors" (NZIBI)

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We get dozens of testimonials every month from customers saying our reports are comprehensive and our service fantastic. See why our service is so popular by viewing a sample report


METH Testing

Meth Testing is now available. A basic positive/negative answer, on the spot results.

Cost start at $140 (incl gst) for the first two rooms, then $90 (incl gst) for every two rooms thereafter when a building inspection is carried out.

When booking online, please mention in our "notes" section your request for METH testing - we will quote accordingly.


About Us

timaru2Owner-operators of HABiT Ashburton, Stu and Deb Horne with their grandchildren