This report will look at a single aspect of the property that you may have concern about either as a potential buyer or as an existing home owner.
The specific defect survey will identify what the problem is, what the factors are that have caused it and provide advice and detailed guidance as to how to rectify the problem.
This type of building defects report is often provided following on from a mortgage valuation report. Existing homeowners who are concerned about an issue in their own property also find this report to be useful.
The inspection will normally be of the whole of the property and then followed up with a report that will concentrate on the specific area of concern.
Commonly used to identify possible structural movement, issues with dampness, removal of internal load bearing walls and the analysis of proposed works of alteration.