Since the first edition was published in 1983, Building Surveys has been the core text 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.
It 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 making this a comprehensive text to this important subject.
* Based on real-life experience of professional surveyors
* Claims against surveyors has resulted in the much greater us of action paragraphs in surveyors reports and new to this edition the specimen report in the book has been re-written to reflect this