Defect Diagnosis

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.

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As Building Surveyors, the understanding of building defects is at the core of our skill base.

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

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Latest Case Study

British Gas/ Centrica
UK Wide

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Typical defects requiring diagnosis would relate to:
  • Structural Movement
  • Water Ingress
  • Appearance of Dampness

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

Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information.


“My role is to assess the building you are considering in terms of condition and its suitability to meet your business needs.”

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Dan Metcalf

Associate Director

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