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Surveyor training day – June 2016

3 June 2016

Surveyor training day is the first Friday of every month. Sometimes these days are quite technical and last week – we concentrated on getting the basics right.

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Thermal survey training with PCA

8 May 2015

Thermal surveys were improved with additional training for our team – read how it went on the Property Care association’s – ‘Thermography introduction Day’

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Our Sheffield Damp and Timber survey CPD event

7 April 2015

Wow – CPD for Sheffield damp and timber surveyors reached epic levels last week as our boss Bryan Hindle passed on years of skills…..

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Filed under: Damp Dry Rot Mould Surveying Timber Infestations Wet Rot Woodworm

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Why is my house mouldy?

18 February 2015

Why is my house mouldy? This is a question we get asked almost every day, especially in winter. There was a time when the mouldy house situation was quite rare but over the last decade mould has become the number one complaint in Yorkshire, when clients or landlords call us with a damp problem. It’s […]

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What is a Damp Survey and What is a Damp Report ?

5 February 2013

Damp survey? Damp report? These terms come up every day, all around Yorkshire, when people are either buying or selling houses and? there doesn’t have to be a damp problem for a damp survey to be asked for.

The problem is that most of us don’t buy and sell houses every day, so when a damp survey or damp report is asked for, people don’t know where to turn and that leaves them open to stress, confusion and sometimes; poor service.

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Accurate damp diagnosis using our gravimetric lab

12 December 2012

Brick Tie Preservation take damp diagnosis to a new level of precision with the establishment of a state-of-the-art damp diagnosis laboratory

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Specialist damp diagnosis getting even better

5 December 2012

Specialist damp diagnosis in Yorkshire just improved even further when Brick-Tie preservation acquired new laboratory equipment and detailed instruction from damp industry guru Graham Colerman….

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Damp advice – how to get good diagnosis and treatment

8 July 2012

How to get good damp advice in Yorkshire – a guide. “I wonder if you can help me, I’m selling my house and the buyer’s surveyor says it’s damp?” “Are you the people who cure damp, because I think we’ve got that?” “There’s a smell and I’m sure it’s damp, can you help?” Where damp […]

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Electronic moisture meters for damp surveying

25 March 2012

Electronic moisture meters are useful tools but can cause real problems when used incorrectly. If you’ve ever thought “Why use an electronic moisture meter?” this post is for you.

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Rising damp and timber decay – they go together!

18 March 2012

Rising damp can cause structural timbers to decay but this interesting case shows how wood has acted as a type of organic damp proof course….

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Gravimetric damp testing

17 January 2012

Bryan heads to Graham Coleman’s lab for hands on gravimetric damp testing tuition from the Property Care Association head examiner

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