At Dry abode we provide a professional and impartial building defect surveys relating to dampness, timber and structural defects in domestic and commercial buildings.
We specialise in the diagnosis and professional repair of building defects from survey to completion.
Our surveyor who is also the proprietor has a wealth of experience as a degree qualified commercial quantity surveyor, CSRT qualified damp and timber expert and incorporate member of the Chartered Institute of Building.
Dryabode are accredited members of the Property Care Association (provisional) the leading governing body in our specialist field of business.
The interests of our clients come first and you are guaranteed to receive a professional and friendly service.
Our technical reports are written in a way that there is sufficient technical content to provide transparency and accountability.
Our clients are varied and have many reasons for employing our services, some of which are as follows:
Homebuyers and vendors.
Building defect diagnosis and repair
Pre-purchase homebuyer surveys and reports
Condition reports and budget estimating.
Damp and timber remedial investigation
Cavity wall tie inspections
Ventilation inspections and scheme design
Thermal efficiency inspections
Flood damage recovery, schedules of repair and cost forecasts
Landlord and tenant disputes
Technical scheme design regarding damp proofing and structural water proofing, basements and wall ties.
We use cutting edge technology to assist us with providing you with an accurate diagnosis including:
Electronic radio frequency moisture detection
Endoscope wall cavity and chimney inspections with camera and video
Taking of building material samples and laboratory analysis
Invasive survey techniques safely opening up parts of a building for close visual inspection.
Building pathology, defect diagnosis and schedules of repair
The building defects and parts of buildings we are called out to inspect on a daily basis are as follows:
Damp walls, floors and ceilings
Roof surveys, chimneys, gutters and rainwater goods
Timber fungal decay and woodworm infestation
Condensation and ventilation issues above and below ground floor
Black toxic mould and fungal growth
Concrete and reinforcement defects
Call us now for a free initial consultation on:
Preston 01772 650065
Chorley 01257 491100
Mobile 07946 669554