Our surveyors have recently visited a site approaching practical completion following planning approval for a detached garage with store in West Tanfield. We also obtained Building Regulation approval for this scheme. See the photos for a before and after snapshot. For any Architectural or Building Regulation enquiries, please contact our team on 01845 521319
Remember…always get a survey! Hidden defects such as dry or wet rot, structural movement or dampness are some of the common defects our team often find. These can often get worse over time if left untreated and could be an expensive problem to fix once you have moved in.
We can highlight specific defects that may not be immediately obvious when you have initially viewed your dream property. No two properties are the same, and the knowledge and experience of our surveyors can help to identify issues and provide you with the whole picture before making that commitment.
Here are a couple of recent photos of retrofitted damp treatment that could be doing more harm than good. These are quite obvious to the naked eye, however we helped identify future issues, make recommendations for action and provide the buyers with confidence of the complete picture of the property they were buying.
Traditional properties often don’t like modern interventions. Like the pictures shown, these often mask a symptom rather than diagnose the cause. All homes are subject to some defects during their lifespan, so before making that investment. Remember, always get a survey.
Contact us to discuss the property you are purchasing and we will discuss the right survey for you.
Converting a derelict property into a beautiful home is a dream for many. But what do you need to know before embarking on a renovation project?
We all want to add value to our homes. After all, property is one of the best investments so why not make the most of it. The rule of thumb when it comes to adding value is to utilise what you already have. Any additions that are too costly might not bring you much of a return when you sell, so work with the space and think how it could be transformed to make it more useful.