Structural Survey: Volume 1 Issue 3


Table of contents

In situ floor finishes –: types and defects

JI Hardwick

There are a great number of in situ floor finishes available today, including the traditional self‐finished concrete, granolithic and sand cement screeds as well as a bewildering…

Easements on site

John Anstey

I once began a lecture to the Pyramus and Thisbe Club (which, as you doubtless know, is the organisation which all Party Wall surveyors belong to, have applied to join, or should…

Tree root damage to low rise buildings

W.F. Hill

The abnormally long, dry summers of 1975 and 1976 which resulted in a considerable amount of damage to low rise buildings founded in shrinkable clay subsoils, were largely…

Surveying for timber decay

A.P. Gibson, M.T. Lothian

Since the time of primitive man, timber has remained the most useful and versatile of all naturally available materials. Its obvious aesthetic value makes it irreplaceable in the…

Windows—types and inspection techniques

Malcolm Hollis

Although it may be said that man sees the world through a window a surveyor can see much of the condition of a building in a window. From the narrow windows of the massive…

Basic facts about concrete III — remedies

G.T. Williams

A building might require repair after suffering structural damage from accident, design error, overloading, relative settlement or attack from the elements to such an extent that…

Residential surveys of Victorian terraced brick houses

Malcolm Hollis

For the purpose of this article I want to look at one of the house types most common in all the main cities and large towns of this country, the Victorian terraced property…



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