Buildings through the ages have always been prone to damp related issues, which can result in walls and adjoining timbers becoming damp and affected by fungal decay. Here we are in the year 2020 and nothing really has changed in that respect. Buildings (old and newer) are still – and will always be – prone…
Some of our office team have put together a short list of some of the lesser known terms that are used in our reports from time to time. Some of them make the team smile and others just sound great!
The term ‘woodworm’ is sometimes used loosely to describe woodboring insects. This can lead to myths and misunderstandings about what to expect if you have an infestation and how it can be treated.
Deathwatch Beetle is a native British woodboring insect which has the potential to carry out extensive damage to timber. These insects are renowned for making a tapping sound by bumping its head or jaws against the sides of the tunnels as it is creating bore tunnels in timber.
What to consider when selling your property? How do you ensure it is well presented and attractive to purchasers?