Functionality

Home audit

Electricity

Plumbing

Vents

Voids

Door

Window

Architrave

Cornice

Skirting

Curtains

Sub-floor

Attic

Masonry

Plaster

Paper and paint

Symptom

Source

History

Smögåsbord

Design

 


Electricity – staying safe

Before starting any works… is the consumer unit safe?

Are you and others living or working in the property familiar with the consumer unit and able to operate it.

Lights – are you in the habit of turning them off

How could the switching be improved to facilitate this

Plumbing – staying warm

– Radiator
– Radiators have TRV’s
– Which end should the valves be for ease of use
– Are all the radiators operable, omnidirectional functioning valves?

 


Vents – staying fresh

– Do you have a functioning kitchen extractor
– Do you have a functioning bathroom extractor

 


Voids – staying dry

– Do you have a functioning kitchen extractor
– Do you have a functioning bathroom extractor

 


Doors – when to open

– Internal and external
– Locks and latches
– Airtight – visual inspection

 


Windows – when to close

– Locks and latches
– Airtight – visual inspection