Category Archive for "surveyors"

INTRODUCING THE NEW CSTDB QUALIFICATION

As from the 1st January 2018 The Certificated Surveyor in Remedial Treatments (CSRT) qualification has been re-named Certificated Surveyor of Timber & Dampness in Buildings, (CSTDB)  however, the  existing CSRT qualification will continue to be recognised as a professional qualification…

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Dry-Rot Outbreak and Treatment

Shaw Preservations

A report on our findings was sent to the client together with a quotation of costs. During a Damp and Timber Survey, our Surveyor suspected a problem with the timber floor. Photos taken at random showed an outbreak of Dry-Rot Fungus. …

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What is a Damp and Timber in contact Survey ?

Shaw Preservations

Damp and Timber Survey when buying a property Have you been asked for a damp and timber survey? What does ” Timbers in Contact” mean? Most people are flummoxed by the “timbers in contact” phrase . Basically, it’s the timbers…

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When is damp not damp?

Shaw Preservations

We recently inspected a property where the client said had “raging dampness” As you can see from the photo, there is definitely a problem and a vusial inspection did indeed show the surface of the wall to be damp, however,…

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Future surveyor?

Why do you charge for your surveys?

Shaw Preservations

WHY DO YOU CHARGE FOR YOUR SURVEYS WHEN SOME OTHER COMPANIES DON’T ?             Please let me explain: As a company we take pride in our efficiency.  Everything is communicated in writing for complete transparency…

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