NEW SERIES: 10 defects that could be hiding in your home – a surveyor’s view

Defect 3 – Rising Damp
In part 1, we covered, last month it was water ingress, and this month we’re going to take a look at rising damp, which is defined as the upwards flow of moisture through a permeable wall structure.
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A surveyor’s guide to home maintenance – Drainage

Drainage faults are a common source of water ingress, so keeping your drainage systems in good order is essential to maintaining a dry house.
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Is our green countryside being sacrificed for new housing?

There is a huge debate between those who think that the country does not have enough housing, and those who believe that our countryside should be protected.
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