Building Surveys / Edition 6 available in Paperback
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- Taylor & Francis
•New edition updated to include new concerns such as asbestos, contamination and energy efficiency in buildings as well as changes in legislation
•Essential for building surveying students, professional surveyors, trainee or practising Home Inspectors
Since the first edition was published in 1983, Building Surveys has been the core reference in its field for students and professionals alike. Covering everything needed for initial inspections such as equipment, know-how and procedures to writing an accurate report, this book is a proven indispensable guide.
Based on real-life experience of professional surveyors the book considers all the structural elements required when surveying a property for example, foundations, walls and roofs as well as what to look out for and how to deal with it. Legal considerations and recent cases are used to illustrate good working practice.
This new edition also includes procedures to be followed preparing a Home Condition Report as part of the Home Information Pack for home sellers in England and Wales..
Peter Glover, FRICS is a Chartered Surveyor.
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About the Author
Peter Glover FRICS is a chartered surveyor working in London.
Table of Contents
Preface Introduction 1. Surveyors and their Instructions 2. House Surveys 3. Foundations 4. Walls 5. Floors 6. Roofs and Chimneys 7. Joinery and Carpentry 8. Finishes and Surfaces 9. Services 10. Modern Methods of Construction and the Drive for Green Homes 11. The Report 12. Traffic Light and other Pro-Forma Reports 13. Reports on Non-Residential Buildings 14. Reports on Flats and Apartments 15. New Buildings and Buildings under Construction 16. Reports on Older Buildings 17. Reports on Leasehold Properties 18. Reports for Prospective Mortgagees 19. A Typical Building Survey Report 20. Legal Considerations 21. Dilapidations 22. Conservation and the Surveyor 23. The Surveyor as an Expert Witness Glossary Bibliography List of Court Cases Useful Addresses