James Douglas Building Surveys and Reports

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Building Surveys and Reports

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This book provides guidance on building survey work for typical residential, commercial and industrial buildings, with advice on how to diagnose a wide range of defects. It considers both modern and older construction methods, together with new and traditional materials. The particular problems of alteration and renovation work are discussed, with guidance on how to carry out measured surveys.

A separate chapter covers survey problems after flood and fire damage, and the legal section takes account of recent developments in case law relating to inspections and surveys of properties.

This new edition continues to provide a thorough treatment of all the key issues relating to surveying buildings, dealing with the problems that surveyors are likely to encounter when inspecting buildings.

Changes for the new edition include:

  • Examples and references have been updated
  • Evaluation of condition rating systems for domestic and commercial buildings
  • A new section on the home condition reports
  • More information on slate defects
  • Bibliography revised and expanded, to make it more comprehensive
  • Additional appendix showing the home condition report format

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This book deals with structural surveys for all types of building - domestic industrial and commercial - and includes diagnosis of a wide range of defects. It considers both modern and older construction methods, and deals with the particular problems of alterations and restoration work. Guidance is given on how to carry out measured surveys and on report writing. The third edition covers the latest definitions of types of property surveys, more information on report writing and a range of detail updates."

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Property Surveys form a major part of building surveyors bread and butter work. This book provides guidance on this work for typical residential, commercial and industrial buildings, together with advice on how to diagnose a wide range of defects, it considers both modern and older construction methods, as well as new and traditional materials, The particular problems of alteration and renovation work are discussed, with guidance on how to carry out measured surveys.

A separate chapter covers survey problems after flood and fire damage. The legal section takes account of recent developments in case law relating to inspections and surveys of properties.

The third edition has been updated and expanded to cover the latest procedures and research. It includes four new appendices containing the Construction Industry Council's list of definitions of building inspections and surveys, sample survey schedules, advice on surveying safety and a glossary of building inspection terms. The new bibliography provides an extensive list of books on building inspections in the UK and North America.

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