Archives for July 2010

Property Care Association Flood Remediation course July 2010

Last Tuesday and Wednesday I attended this two day course at PCA HQ in Huntingdon. Whilst I’ve been involved in a few flood repair jobs, I was keen to learn more, especially following the PCA flood remediation CPD I attended the other week, courtesy of The institute of specialist surveyors and engineers.see this post Some […]

Effect of mortar type on wall tie corrosion

Most surveyors are well aware that black-ash mortar causes wall tie corrosion.  However, there are not many opportunities to see this as clearly demonstrated as it is in my video.  I was fortunate to be asked to survey a property in Gargrave, North Yorkshire today.  The pre-war semi, is constructed in a combination of sand […]

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