Now 52 years old, Peter started in the Building Industry at the age of 18 as a Carpenter, completing his apprenticeship working on predominately new homes with multiple companies, one being his fathers’ company, as he too was a builder for 55 years.
Peter became a Registered Builder Unlimited in 1996 and started Hearn Constructions where he built new homes, alterations and additions throughout Melbourne on a variety of modern and period homes. A majority of works performed was for Architects who worked with varying designs and eras.
Peter is qualified in carpentry, tiling, plastering, bricklaying and concreting as he was hands on as a Builder and worked with all trades over 35 years.
Peter started Buy Wise Inspections in 2005 as he wanted to utilised his knowledge and experience to assist people when purchasing a home, to make sure they were going to be making the right decision and protecting their investment.
Peter is also the Director of Pest Police Australia which has been operating for 12 years and offers termite inspections and termite control all over Melbourne. Peter has employed a number of pest technicians/inspectors between both businesses and believes he has the best technicians/inspectors around.
Peter is passionate about the building industry and performing building and pest inspections, and believes that the home you intend to purchase hasn’t been inspected for building & pest if two inspectors have not completed it! Buy Wise will send two experienced inspectors to every inspection with around 50 years’ experience between them.
Peter also conducts New Home Inspections/Quality Control, Special Purpose Inspections on your home and Building Advice for alteration/addition possibilities.