Property Surveyors that actually answer your calls

Are you exhausted from listening to endless answering messages? From having to respond to the endless demands of a long-winded messaging service? Or being forced to listen to the same dreadful “on hold” music for ages and ages? Does it feel like the longer you have to wait the more frustrated you become? Is your […]

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What is an apartment survey?

So you are entering that time of your life where you are looking to buy your first home. It’s exciting but it can also be a little nerve-racking. You haven’t done this before and need some information. You may have heard about apartment surveys and need to know a little more. Or maybe like lots […]

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How much does a house survey cost?

So how much does a house survey cost? This is one of the first questions any prospective home buyer will ask. We have answered this important question thousands of times over the last twenty years. We hope this blog helps you to understand the answer to this question. So here we go… Buying a house […]

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What is Pyrite in Houses?

Property Health Check does not provide pyrite testing, or any certification in relation to pyrite testing. However, clients often ask when they are thinking about buying or selling a property, should they consider getting a pyrite test carried out before selling or purchasing? The following should hopefully give a little more insight into pyrite and how […]

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Ventilation in floors

Ventilation in floors, especially suspended timber floors is very important so as not to facilitate the build up of moisture within the floor structure. This moisture build up can cause deterioration not only the timber joists but also any coverings placed over the joists.  Ventilation in suspended timber floors can be achieved by installing vents […]

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Building Survey on an old Victorian or Georgian Property

Thinking of buying or getting a pre-purchase survey carried out on an old period property? The following content will hopefully give you some guidance as to what to check out when buying an older property, including common mistakes that a building surveyor often finds when older properties constructed from the early 1800s to 1914 have […]

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What is a Property Survey

A Property Survey Explained… When buying a property you will hear property surveys being mentioned and be told that it is important to schedule one before buying a property. Most people buying their first home have little or no idea why this survey is important. This is understandable as buying a property is something that […]

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Cost of a Property Survey

A guide to property survey costs We feel it is important that people know as much as possible about the cost of a property survey. There are so many options available on the market it can be difficult to decide which survey is best for you. We put together this guide to help you make […]

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Tips for choosing a Surveyor

Pre-purchase building surveys are predominately visual inspections. It is really important that the surveyor you choose to inspect your future home has significant experience in pre-purchase building surveys and carries out building surveys on an ongoing basis. The suggestions below will help you to be confident that have chosen the right company. Your report should […]

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