Specific Defect Survey & Diagnosis:
Introduction to specific defect building survey
A specific defect survey is conducted by a professional building surveyor. A Building Surveyor can sometimes be considered a ‘building doctor’ – we understand how buildings and structures are constructed and understand the common defects associated with each type of property and the associated causes. Whether your building is suffering from structural movement / damp issues / water ingress / timber defects or any other issue, our professional friendly team are here to help.
Our team of experts combines the latest technology and in-depth knowledge to diagnose even the most complex defects, providing you with a comprehensive report and solution to keep your property in a good state of repair. Our holistic approach considers external and surrounding factors, which can further assist us when making a diagnosis. We believe that every building has its own story, and our goal is to help you uncover and solve any issues with precision and care.
Key benefits of this service:
Identify the cause and extent of a defect or damage.
Assess the potential cost of repairs.
Uncover any hidden or hard-to-reach defects.
Address health and safety concerns.
Deal with defects caused by poor workmanship / latent defects.
Navigate complex building regulations.
Resolve legal disputes with neighbours or landlords.
Gain confidence in planning and executing the repair process
Why choose Quatrefoils to carry out your specific defect survey?
Examples of common building defects
Thermal Imaging Defect Detection Survey
Quatrefoils utilise the latest technology with their own in-house thermal imaging camera to assist with defect detection surveys for those hidden or hard to access areas.
Key benefits of this service:
Early Detection of Issues we can pinpoint anomalies such as water leaks, insulation deficiencies, electrical faults and structural defects that may not be visible to the naked eye.
Non-Invasive and non-destructive, there is no need for drilling or removing parts of the building to complete a specific defect survey and assess potential defects.
Comprehensive Analysis thermal imagine can reveal temperature variations and patterns, enabling our qualified Building Surveyors to conduct a comprehensive analysis of the data.
Cost & Time Efficiency this method allows our surveyors to scan large areas in a short period, thus reducing the cost for our clients.
Enhanced accuracy the data produced is accurate and can be documented for future reference or comparison, this can aid in negotiations / claims.
Proactive Maintenance & Risk Mitigation by detecting potential leaks / defects / hidden issues early on, enables proactive maintenance and mitigates risks. This can reduce repair costs & risk of safety hazards.
Compliance and Peace of mind thermal imaging defect detection surveys help building owners and stakeholders meet regulatory requirements and industry standards.
How can we help?
Our highly qualified and experienced surveying team use the latest technical best practice guidance, combined with the rigorous standards set by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), to carry out a thorough and accurate assessment of your property. We are committed to providing transparent and clear communication throughout the survey and diagnosis process, ensuring that you are fully informed and involved every step of the way. Our prompt response times and flexible scheduling options ensure that you receive the support you need, when you need it.
At Quatrefoils, we are dedicated to providing high-quality Specific Defect Building Surveys and Defect Diagnosis Services that meet your specific needs. Whether you are a Homeowner, Property Manager/Managing Agent, Landlord, or Developer, we have the expertise and experience to provide the solution you need.
Trust us to deliver technical excellence, reliability, and peace of mind, every time.