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What our customers think...

I found the service from Property Health check very professional. It was easy to book and the surveyor was very thorough and friendly. It's a very well organised and reasonably priced service.

Clare O'Connor, Dublin

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What's included in a snag list

  • Terraced house


    The exterior inspection reports on the following items to building regulation standards:

    • Exterior doors
    • Windows
    • Balconies
    • Roof coverings
    • Roof ventilation
    • Fascia's and soffits
    • Chimney's and flues
    • Valley's, gutters and downpipes
  • Structure

    The structure is by far the most important part of the building survey. The snag list checks that the structure conforms with current building regulations. It involves examining all visible structural parts of the building including:

    • Structural alterations
    • Masonry walls
    • Foundation movement and cracks
    • Timber framed walls
    • Window sills / Lintels
    • Internal floors
    • Rising damp
    • Lateral dampness
  • Drains in manhole


    This section covers building regulation compliance to the grounds

    • Drainage
    • Grading
    • Driveway
    • Pathways
    • Gates
    • Patio's
    • Retaining Walls
    • Boundaries
    • Septic tank / biocycle unit
    • Well
  • Unconverted attic space


    Observations on the roof structure / attic space including:

    • Roof structure and materials
    • Ventilation and insulation
    • Chimney breast in attic space
    • Access
  • Mould on wall in corner of room


    Observations on decoration and ventilation concerns including:

    • Ventilation, condensation, dampness and mould
    • Walls
    • Ceilings
    • Thermal imaging scan
    • Interior doors
    • Windows
    • Floors
    • Stairs
    • Installed detectors
    • Property insulation
    • Party walls
  • Electrical meter

    Electrical Services

    A cursory view of the electrical installations is included.

    No opening up or testing of systems or individual parts is carried out.

    This section includes general observations on:

    • Overview of electrical system
    • Electrical panel
    • Electrical wiring
    • Electrical fittings
  • Boiler in boiler house

    Heating System

    A cursory view of the heating fixtures is included.

    No opening up or testing of the system or individual parts is carried out.

    This section includes general observations on:

    • Overview of heating system
    • Water heating system
    • Fireplaces
    • Pipes to radiators
    • Radiators
  • Plumbing trap under kitchen sink

    Plumbing Installation

    A cursory view of the plumbing system is included.

    No opening up or testing of the system or individual parts is carried out.

    This section includes general observations on:

    • Overview of plumbing system
    • Plumbing supply and discharge, private or public
    • Taps and showers
    • Plumbing fixtures
    • Water storage tank
  • House shaped logo for property health check

    Our Service

    This is a visual snag list to inform you that the building complies with current building regulation standards for both design and construction e.g. structural soundness of floors, walls, foundations, roof structure, stairs, drains, fire regulations, roof coverings.

    Our professional service will provide you with the following:

    • 24/7 online quotation service
    • Friendly staff available for telephone queries during office hours
    • 24/7 online booking notification service
    • Access to property organised by us
    • A qualified building surveyor to perform your survey
    • Verbal report from the surveyor on the day of survey
    • PDF report emailed to you within 3 working days
    • PI insurance cover


Thank you Property Health Check for the professional services you provide. All elements of your service were carried out efficiently and thoroughly from the detailed inspection itself to the excellent pre and post customer support services in place.

Emer Campbell, Clondalkin, Dublin
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20-20 vision videos

Quick insightful videos of issues our surveyors looks for, find and report on during their surveys.