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Pitched Roof: Types & Common Defects

Pitched roofs are the most common types of roofs found on buildings. They are most often used because they effectively shed water, whereas the other type of roofs, such as a flat roof, aren’t. A pitched roof is most likely...
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What Are Listed Buildings & Conservation Areas?

What Are Listed Buildings? Listed buildings are buildings with cultural, historic (whether this is cultural, militarily, or are associated with significant people) or architectural (in terms of architectural design, decoration, and craftsmanship) importance. A list of these buildings is kept...
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Which Building Survey Do I Need?

A house survey is a professional inspection of a property’s condition and identifies any potential buyer issues. It’s completed by a surveyor who visits the property, carries out an assessment, and prepares a report outlining any problems they’ve found. It’s...
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Property Renovations That Add Value and Attract Tenants

Exceptional rental properties are a dime a dozen nowadays, and the industry is quickly becoming oversaturated and highly competitive. Nowadays, prospective tenants have plenty of options to choose from, so making your rental property stand out in functionality and aesthetic can be...
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Common Flat Roofs Construction Types & Issues

We often see flat roofs at our UK Kingston surveyors’ office, so we’ve written up a piece all about flat roofs and their construction. Flat roofs are often found on extensions and outbuildings; however, they can sometimes be found on...
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11 Common Defects in Older Homes

A large portion of older buildings, such as Georgian and Victorian houses, were designed to be breathable. Lime mortar and clay bricks were very popular in the Georgian and Victorian periods. These materials are permeable by nature, meaning when the...
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