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Damp and Timber Survey

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TYPICAL DAMP AND TIMBER SURVEY REPORT CONTENTS

CONTENTS

AREAS COVERED

Property

Location

Instructions

Purpose of survey

Background

Reasons for survey

Limitations

Investigation and access limitations which may conceal hidden defects

Restrictions

Scope and application of the report

Date

On which survey was carried out

Weather

Conditions in which survey were carried out

Type of Property

Construction, year of build and orientation

External Observations

Walls, Roof, Brickwork, Ventilation, Chimney

Internal Observations

Fungal attack, Insect infestation, Insulation, Timber issues, Moisture meter readings, inter-ventilation, etc

Discussion

Main issues and likely causes i.e. failure of damp proof course

Conclusions

Measures and recommendations, including proposed remedial actions