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We did not expect that!!

Monday, 1 April, 2019

On a recent inspection on a property in Cornwall, our surveyor, having been instructed to undertake a Building Survey could not believe what they were seeing.  Inspecting the windows and checking seals for blown double glazing units the surveyor identified that the seals had deteriorated and double-glazed units had failed. This being a potentially large … Read More »

Inspection – We go further

Friday, 29 March, 2019

If there is an area big enough to crawl through, we will, as far as we possibly can. Whether these are sub-floor voids or small roof spaces, we have the flexibility both physically and with the equipment available to us to view difficult to see places. Colin Cockram, one of our director’s got a little … Read More »

Top Tips For Those Who Wish To Make Cornwall Their Second Home

Friday, 15 March, 2019

The landscape, the see, and the laid-back
life of Cornwall make it the perfect place to “live” the life in a real sense.
The high-streets of Cornwall are packed
with not just tourists, but aspirants who wish to buy a property there as the
‘second home’.

We go further – As standard.

Tuesday, 22 January, 2019

Our ‘look see’ drainage scan proves its worth time and time again. Depending on the drainage channels their length and condition, defects below ground could be costly. A ‘look see’ drainage scan provides you as a potential purchaser, an eyes wide open perspective of the property. We have recently identified a series of defects to … Read More »