Building surveys involve a complete structural survey of the building and they are conducted to get a detailed report of each element of the property. It will also provide the outlay of repair and maintenance and the estimated price which will be incurred in the maintenance and repair of the property. In Brooklyn, people consider getting their homes inspected after a certain time in order to get the minor issues resolved before they get big.
A building survey can be conducted for any type of building, but it is particularly helpful for listed buildings, older properties, bad architectural designed buildings and building that you want to change or renovate. With the help of home inspections based on Brooklyn, you can get your property certified that it is free from any damages. It is also one of the best things to do if you are looking forward to put your property on sale.
Aspects covered in a building inspection
A building inspection report will focus on the following aspects of your property:
- The report will contain the test of dampness in the building wall and any renovation that may have occurred without a prior planning permission. It will also give report on the presence of any hazardous or toxic material for example, damaged asbestos.
- The survey will contain a detailed report on any potential damage to the roofs, woodwork and masonry and also on the material that is used for constructing the property.
- There will be a detailed report of the condition of the foundation of the building and other essentials like the chimney and other parts of the house.