New Damp and Timber Exams are coming soon.

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Exciting News: Damp and Timber exams are changing   The PCA ( Property Care Association)   our regulatory body,  has been awarded the status of approved centre for the Awarding Body of the Built Environment  (ABBE) The current examination process was reviewed by…

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What does “Damp and Timbers in Contact” survey mean?

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  Have you been asked for a damp and timber survey?  You probably know what a damp survey is, but what about the timbers in contact that they have asked for?     What does ” Timbers in Contact” mean?…

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We are opening a shop!

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We are pleased to announce that our new shop will be up and running from 8th November located in the glorious Box Hill Region.    We aim to supply ventilation products, flood remediation and control systems alongside traditional and innovative damp proofing…

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Its a Boy!

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Sophie, our accounts wiz and all round customer services girl has been blessed with another boy – Alfie.    Welcome little fella and we hope to have your fantastic Mum back soon.  

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Flooding in local area.

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This morning it was 24 degrees, within a matter of minutes it appeared the world was about to end.   Severe flash floods today in Wallington, Purley, Carshalton and Caterham. Flooding can cause huge damage in a property not to…

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Ladies Day & The Derby

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We are so lucky to have our offices in Tattenham Corner in Epsom Downs. It really is a beautiful part of the world. Today (Friday) is Ladies Day, Our favourite day of the year. There is nothing nicer than watching…

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Air Bricks and their purpose

  We are often asked why air bricks in the wall are important. Another question we are regularly asked is “ What does my Mortgage Valuer/Surveyor mean by “improve the sub floor ventilation”? In simple terms, an air brick is…

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When is damp not damp?

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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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Why we charge for damp surveys.

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We invariably are asked  why we charge for damp surveys.  Please let me explain: In order to carry out a survey  our office staff will take the time to speak to you before taking your details and emailing you details of the inspection and…

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Shaw Preservations Sponsor Woodmansterne Hyde Tigers U12s

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We are proud to sponsor Woodmansterne Hyde Tigers U12 Football Team After several successful years competing in the Wallington Little league, the “Tigers” are now embarking on a new challenge in the Epson & Ewell U12 League – Division 1….

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