This rental property has had unresolved issues for many years.
Previous surveys were undertaken by preservation and treatment companies, (April 2013 and June 2016), have diagnosed rising damp and have recommended a chemical damp proof course and cement render, and yet the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors describe ‘rising damp’ as a myth. Following an introduction from Building Managment Company, Simon James Lewis, Neighbourhood Construction CIC has been invited to ascertain the probable causes of a number of moisture-related symptoms being experienced at the property.
Vents, more often than not, are dysfunctional. Either ineffective or obsolete and need replacing with an appropriate solution or be closed off. Up to date building code now specifies, this applies to new-build. SR-MVHR dMEV Dysfunctional SR-MVHR – Single Room – Mechanical Ventilation Heat Recovery dMEV Dysfunctional […]