Assessing Rising Damp in Buildings

Rising Damp can occur for a variety of reasons: Failure of an existing damp proof course (DPC) Bridging caused by raising of external ground (flower beds) or internal floors. This can also occur where internal suspended timber floors have been replaced with solid floors. Absence of a DPC, often in older buildings. Permeable building materials…

Do we charge for surveys?

Well, this is a debate which continues to have no specific conclusion and has been considered many, many times over the years. It is true to say that most Companies affiliated to the PCA (Property Care Association) have, at some point, considered this question. Some Companies now charge for all surveys / inspections, while others…