All components of a building, and
therefore all buildings, have a limited lifespan. Elements wear out,
erode, become worn or decayed, and generally fail with time.
Alternatively they may be constructed incorrectly, having the wrong
construction details or just plainly the wrong component being
Defects can manifest themselves in a
building in many ways. Common faults are damp to the interior of a
building or water penetrating. Cracking is often a concern - is it
normal thermal movement and acceptable, or is it subsidence?
Whatever the defect, and however it
becomes manifest, Turner Surveyors can inspect and provide an
appropriate report. This report will identify the problem, investigate
the reasons, and provide recommendations for resolution of the
Please note that often there may be
several reasons for the same problem, and therefore several remedies,
and therefore we will attempt the order the most cost effective and
appropriate remedies first.
Should you have a building defect you
wish to be investigated, please don't hesitate to contact us.