If you are buying an existing property it is highly advisable to have an independent structural survey carried out by a qualified Chartered Engineer. We prepare comprehensive structural survey reports covering Building Regulation Compliance, Planning Searches and Boundary inspections.
We complete a visual survey of the property, internally and externally, in order to determine its structural condition relative to its age and nature of construction. We also prepare a conditions survey which reviews the existing fabric and material elements of the property.
The final Structural Survey Report will review and professionally comment on the condition of the following items:
When buying a New Property, you may need a “Snag List”. This is a list of visual defects associated with a new building. Our office visually inspects new property prior to your purchase. We also undertake Planning Search and Boundary Inspection services for new properties.
A Snag List usually encompasses the following items:
If you wish to understand the energy efficiency of your home we offer energy audits and consultancy. Our qualified experts will assess the current energy performance of the house or building by carrying out a detailed survey and gathering information on the following:
We prepare a comprehensive report specifically for your home detailing practical actions that can be taken to improve energy efficiency.
We prepare tender documents and specifications for obtaining quotations from Building Contractors and analyse returned quotations and make recommendations on best Contractor to carry out the work.
We carry out searches of planning files to determine planning history and to ensure that the property complies with planning regulations.
If you have a query relating to any of the above please contact us.