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Monday, 01 June 2020 / Published in BUILDING DEFECTS REPORTS
This article outlines some of the more common building defects and issues relating to dampness and condensation. It is relevant to residential, commercial and industrial buildings.     What is ‘Damp’? From a human perspective, whether a wall, ceiling, or floor is ‘damp’ is partly subjective. In many cases, dampness is often only noticed after
Monday, 01 June 2020 / Published in BUILDING DEFECTS REPORTS
This article outlines some of the more common defects in buildings and property related to timber decay, and similar issues. It is relevant to residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. In the construction of buildings, we take timber for granted; it is used for a wide variety of applications, from structural members, (such as beams and
Monday, 11 May 2020 / Published in Party Wall Surveyors
Do you know which section of the Party Wall Act is the most likely to come across a litigator’s desk? It’s section 7(2)! According to this section, the Building Owner carrying out any form of work in pursuit of this Act will have to compensate for any loss or damage faced by Adjoining owner or
Monday, 11 May 2020 / Published in Insurance Claims & Reinstatement
Introduction Incidents and catastrophic events to a business or home come at a time when you least expect them. That is when you need to look up your dusty insurance documents, to see who are the insurers that you need to contact, and what sort of cover you have in the policy, in the event
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