The Survey Report
Contents of the Report
Peter Cox has a long and successful partnership with numerous social housing bodies and local authorities across the country offering experience and expertise when diagnosing and treating preservation issues such as damp, wood rot and woodworm and structural repairs.
Our survey process has been endorsed and ratified by a wide range of trade bodies, while our surveyors are some of the most experienced and qualified in the entire industry. We continue to train the next generation of preservation experts by bringing in apprentices to train in damp proofing and joinery.
You can benefit from our unmatched experience and expertise by getting in touch with us through clicking the button below, or continue to read more about our survey process.
We understand the specific demands of working with social housing providers and the tenants needs when it comes to modernisation projects and the renovation and repair of public housing.
Whether its one property or numerous premises we will carry out an in depth and comprehensive investigation to establish the scope and scale of any problems.
The surveyor will use a range of tools to calculate internal readings such as humidity, temperature and dew point. A moisture meter is also used to aid diagnosis and provide physical evidence to the report, as well as a thermal imaging camera to identify cold spots which may cause condensation.
Our survey will include:
The report will describe the scale and scope of the preservation and restoration issues in the property, along with a proposed treatment plan to rectify them. Repair specifications are devised in full compliance with relevant British Standards Institute codes of practice and whilst there is no obligation to follow up on our recommendations, a full method statement and pricing guide will be included should you choose to proceed.
Government guidance (Understanding and addressing the health risks of damp and mould in the home, 2023) suggests for landlords to consider “forms of physical testing, such as thermography” and “environmental monitoring” for complex cases of damp and condensation when identifying root causes of problems in tenanted premises. Peter Cox are able to use indoor air monitoring devices along with specialist tools to help diagnose these root causes.
There is no substitute for experience when it comes to working with large scale social and local authority housing projects, and as the leaders in the industry since 1951 there is no substitute for Peter Cox. Get in touch today by contacting us on 0800 633 5712 or complete the contact form below to discuss how we can help you.
*Survey enquiries for your local branch will be directed to our dedicated central survey control teams across the UK. Calls to 0800 and 0808 numbers are free unless you are calling from a business phone, in which case the rate will be set by your provider.