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Insulation, sleeping on a warm ceiling – do not disturb……..

January 28th, 2012

Energy Efficiency / Insulation Improvements, Thermography / Thermal Imaging

Insulation, a topic I’m┬ácovering allot lately, I suppose that’s due to the boom in insulation installations and the majority of my surveys being related to condensation and mould during the cooler winter months.

I’ve previously expressed my opinion on insulating, I’m right behind it and back the government Green Deal scheme or reducing Britain’s housing stock emissions which is estimated to… read more



Penetrating damp or just poor practice – thermal imaging answers the question

January 14th, 2012

All posts, Damp / Rising Damp / Damp Proofing /, Thermography / Thermal Imaging

Penetrating damp or just poor practice – thermal imaging answers the question.

A recent damp survey in York, came from a distressed client who thought they had problems with penetrating damp in the bedroom – so we booked them in for a survey.

The couple live in a north facing two storey semi detached house, constructed under a pitched roof with concrete roof… read more



Members of the Associations that Matter…..

January 12th, 2012

Accreditations / Associations, All posts

Members of the associations that matter…….

So what does it mean when a company or individual uses the term “Professional”, “specialist” or “expert” or wraps their vehicles and letterheads with logo’s and badges. Naturally anyone would assume the company is a professional knowledgeable organisation with a proven track record as the term and badges imply – although this is not always the case…..

So what… read more



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