Cottage with Lots of Cement

This 150 year old cottage has just been purchased recently and the new owners were looking froward to a full refurbishment. The past owners spent only the bare minimum on repairs and maintenance, so a lot of work was needed…

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Residential Building with Cellar

Here is a typical 150 year old, Victorian end-terrace house. The lady owner had some dampness problems in the cellar which she used as a gardening shed. We have done a full survey of the building and here are the…

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Survey: Semi-Basement Flat

The current owners of this semi-basement London flat have purchased the property about a year ago. Shortly thereafter some damp patches and flaking of the paint started to show in the hallway and master bedroom. They contacted us for a…

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Survey: Victorian Terraced Home

This building is from 1898 and it has been just purchased by a new owner, a building "enthusiast" who intended to refurbish it as part of a DIY project. The owner has just stripped the walls by removing all wallpapers…

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Atholl Cottage

This 100+ year old cottage had dampness problems for years and it felt very cold. The building didn't have a damp proof course (DPC) and the presence of rising damp was suspected.
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