Your Build: Timber In-service Testing

Your Build: Timber In-service Testing

Have confidence in products

Are you concerned about the status of the treatment in the products being used for your project? Do you have a structure that construction has been on hold, and you are now concerned about the timber that was used?

The IVS Labs Your Build testing service allows builders, councils, timber retailers, home owners, home purchasers to test timber from projects currently under construction. We provide accurate test results in three to five days, depending on preservative treatment, along with a Test Certificate determining how the results apply to current NZ and AS/NZS timber standards.


Benefits of testing with us

  • A wide range of testing available
  • Fast, accurate results
  • No hidden charges
  • Easy to understand lab reports

Get in touch with us for sampling information, formal quotations and any questions regarding the testing results. We can also recommend reputable consultants for independent interpretation of your results and who can provide ongoing advice for your project. 

This service is available in both New Zealand and Australia.

Preservative testing available includes:

  • Copper, Chromium, Arsenic – individually or in combination
  • Boron
  • LOSP Azoles (Tebuconazole, Propiconazole, including Permethrin)
  • Permethrin only
  • Bifenthrin (envelope and glueline)
  • Copper Azole
  • ACQ (Copper and DDAC / DDAX)
  • Waterbourne azoles (Tebuconazole, Propiconazole, Permethrin)
  • Cyproconazole, Triadimefon and Bifenthrin (individual and in combination) 
  • Imidacloprid (envelope) (Australia only)



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Our team is ready to help

New Zealand
Chris Berkers - Laboratory Operations Manager
021 440 510 |

Christina Pegler - Technical Manager
021 230 5428 |

Tim Evans - Business Development
0417 726


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To discuss your requirements regarding our testing services in more detail, please contact us on 0800 021 169 or