Can you remember the last time you had your rainwater goods checked? Whilst the weather is still subjectively reasonable, it is the ideal time for you to take action to prevent one of the primary causes of penetrating damp, defective guttering. Although out of sight for most, guttering plays a critical role in maintaining the structural integrity of your home and business premises and maintaining them is excellent way to avoid any costly repairs. Guttering has one sole purpos
Following some recent high profile cases, we have decided to write this article to reiterate the importance of safeguarding your property whilst undertaking notifiable work pursuant to the Party Wall etc. Act 1996. The Act was passed through Parliament to provide a legislative framework which permits a building owner to undertake construction to a shared structure and or undertake new construction up to or on the boundary line of a neighbouring property. As building work can
The main causes of building defects Building surveyors across all sectors are routinely tasked with investigating building defects to commercial and residential portfolio's. By understanding how some of these errors can occur, the surveyor can be mindful not to repeat such practices. TK Surveying Group have compiled a range of common reasons as to why defects may arise. Not in any particular order. 1. Water Although under-rated as the primary agent of decay and deterioration.