How to Avoid Structural Damp

How to Avoid Structural Damp

The severity of structural damp can vary. However, its presence is unwanted and, in some circumstances, can cause severe problems to the structural integrity of your home. Before you reach crisis level however, there are several steps you can take to reduce damp and...
Can I Claim for Structural Damage on my Home Insurance?

Can I Claim for Structural Damage on my Home Insurance?

Structural damage to a property is something we all hope we don’t have to deal with. However, the unfortunate reality is, there are many ways in which it can happen. This type of damage, depending on the severity, can sometimes be costly, and many of us turn to our...
Party Wall FAQ’s

Party Wall FAQ’s

A party wall is a wall that separates the buildings of two different owners. Under the Party Wall Act of 1996, there are two types of party wall. Type A – forms part of a building and stands on land shared by different owners, for example, a wall that separates a...
Types of Roof Trusses

Types of Roof Trusses

A roof truss put simply, is a structure that includes one or more triangular units that include straight, slender members with their ends connected via nodes. The roof truss is what supports the weight of whatever material is used for the roof, be it slate or tile...