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Defect Diagnosis

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Defect diagnosis involves the analysis of a buildings construction to understand causes of failure or reduction in performance to enable formulation of appropriate repair measures.
As Building Surveyors, the understanding of building defects is at the core of our skill base.

Typical defects requiring diagnosis would relate to:

  • Structural movement
  • Water ingress
  • Appearance of dampness

Dependent upon the visual evidence recorded, further investigation may be required involving opening up of building elements, laboratory analysis or a period of monitoring.

Following diagnosis, we can prepare detailed specifications of repair and coordinate the repair works as part of a Project Management role.

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Associate Director

Tom Hargreaves
Preston Office
I am an Associate Director + Chartered Building Surveyor here at Anderton Gables providing both Contract Administration, Project Management and professional services to my Clients. I head up the Commercial Building Surveying Team in the Preston Office
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Senior Associate

John MacMillan
Manchester Office
I head up the Commercial Building Surveying Team in the Manchester Office

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