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What is House Snagging and When is a Snagging Survey Necessary?

What is House Snagging and When is a Snagging Survey Necessary?

There are several methods for inspecting the structure for existing faults or concerns that may cause problems in the future when buying a house. In the conveyancing procedure, there are various sorts of surveys and valuations, one of which is known as a snagging survey. What is Snagging? Snagging is the process of thoroughly inspecting …

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Do you require Party Wall Agreements for Loft Conversions?

Do you require Party Wall Agreements for Lofts?

You’ll probably need to get a party wall agreement from your neighbours if you live in a terraced house or semi-detached house. Due to the fact that most building work involves structural changes to shared walls, chimneys, and roofs, adjoining properties could be damaged. The Party Wall Act provides a solution for resolving disputes and …

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5 Common Misconceptions about Party Wall Agreements

5 Common Misconceptions about Party Wall Agreements

The Party Wall Act is an essential piece of legislation that permits neighbours to have a say in work done near their property, that may cause damage to their homes. This year represents the 25th anniversary of the Party Wall Act of 1996, and its importance has not lessened in the following years. The Party …

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Consequences of Ignoring the Party Wall Act

Consequences of Ignoring the Party Wall Act

If you live in a semi-detached or terraced house, you may have already heard some complicated stories about the Party Wall Act and, as a result, decided that you will never do any major home improvement work on your house. But it isn’t all doom and gloom. It can even be a relatively painless process …

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Can A Civil Engineer Do Structural Engineering?

Can A Civil Engineer Do Structural Engineering?

When building a new home, renovating an existing home, or undertaking any other construction project, you will require the services of either a Civil Engineer or a Structural Engineer, or both. “Can civil engineers do structural engineering?” is a common question that many of us have. The answer is Yes! Civil engineering is one of …

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Basements and the Party Wall Surveyor Team

Basements and The Party Wall Surveyor Team

Basement excavations are becoming increasingly popular, according to our Party Wall Surveyor Surrey Team. Living spaces are generally becoming smaller. People are today taking advantage of basements. Excavations are now very common; this provides additional living space, also possibly increasing house values. More innovative ideas are being used for basements to get the best out …

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Can a Neighbour Refuse Consent to Party Wall Works?

Party Walls typically separate buildings belonging to different owners but could include garden walls built astride a boundary – known as party fence walls. Since the Party Wall Act 1996 was introduced, homeowners in England and Wales have had a procedure to follow when building work involves a party wall or party fence wall, some excavations …

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What Do You Do If A Contractor Destroys Your Property?

When you hire someone for a building or repairs project in your home, you want the work to be of high quality and for them to treat your property with care and respect.  However, in some cases, a contractor might do subpar work that can cause immediate and lasting damage to your property. Even if …

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