Author: Building Surveys NI

Do you ever tap on a wall? We do it all the time. Tapping on a wall can tell you a lot. It can help tell you if the wall is structural or just a partition. We also measure the …

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Trees are a very important part of any garden. Trust us, even the tiniest of gardens can accommodate a tree if designed correctly. But can you just plant a tree anywhere? You don’t need to get permission to plant trees …

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Northern Ireland is a great place to live. It’s not surprising that property prices are on the rise. Across the country there is a mix of beautiful historic buildings and indeed modern homes with all the mod cons. After a …

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Flooding is happening more often these days. Many state that climate change is a contributing factor so (in theory) the problem is only going to get worse. But does a building survey help reduce flooding? The most serious cases of …

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Drains, gutters and damp can be related. Buildings that have signs of internal damp are often caused by unmaintained guttering or drainage. A building can suffer issues from rising damp, penetrating damp and condensation from inside the home. Can I …

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We survey property across Northern Ireland. People often ask how we “know” that a building is in a good state of repair whenever we can’t see all places such as within cavities and under floors. Qualified Building Surveyors We are …

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If you want to know how to protect your home this winter, we can help in this article. We have compiled pointers from our surveyors on essential tasks you can carry out. Protecting Pipes From Freezing Water expands as it …

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Did you know that a building survey can spot botched work? We take great care to uncover any D.I.Y that could end up costing you a fortune. See our building surveys page for more information. You will find we cover …

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Good question! We certainly endeavor to check as much as we can during a property survey. As described on our building surveys page, we will survey the interior, exterior, roof structure, services, grounds and check for asbestos. What’s Covered During …

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If you want to know how to check for drainage problems, we will help you in this post. Northern Ireland gets it’s fair share of rain and stormy weather. It is important that the rain ends up in the gutter. …

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