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August and September are the normal times when adult beetles will exit from timber, commonly refered to as Woodworm, though this title does cover a multitude of hungry wood munching beetles they have spent thier life since being deposited as eggs chewing through your loft and floor timbers.

The Larvae is the culprit that causes the damage as the eggs are laid...

Our Free of charge survey is always honest and accurate and if that means there is none or only a small amount of work to rectify an issue then thats what we will recommend.

We recently carried out a survey on a Victorian terraced house in Yeovil and for the most part the house was in excellent condition. At ground floor we identified a few isolated areas of visible staining and these...

The recent weather means you're most likely to of had your windows open and fans on, day and night ! Miraculously no water on the windows and sills and no new mould on the walls, handbags, shoes and window frames. If you have spent the colder months plagued by condensation issues then this will be a nice break from the norm.

With fewer cold surfaces present for...

If you take a look at the exposed elevations of a property you will often see airbricks at or around internal floor level, though these are mostly found in older properties, they are there to provide ventilation to a timber floor structure and commonly function by allowing air to pass under the floor between front and rear walls. We regularly see that extensions to the rear or side of a...

As the weather improves gutters and downpipes will have less work to do and probably be furthest from your mind however this is the time to check and replace them, if needed, or at least give them a good clean.

We where called back to a end of terraced house in Gloucester, that we had previously completed works on a few years ago. The previous specification had followed a ...

Often following a building survey 'woodworm' is reported to be present particularly in roof or floor timbers and the possibility of catastrophic structural failure is indicated. In truth such destruction is rarely seen however it is always a possibility and as such every indication of an infestation should be inspected and remedial work taken as necessary.

The hardest part of the...

With heavy rainfall at the beginning of February an external decorating works has been somewhat delayed and the first visit has been all about the preparation which is a bit more flexible in relation to the weather.

We provided a comprehensive specification and quotation for the external painting of the front and rear elevation of a mid terraced house in Bristol. Whilst there are...

We have now fitted a number of the new range of Drimaster units with the most popular being the ECO heat version. The unit has the same excellent build quality that we have found throughout the Nuaire range and it seems quiter with a more efficient heater module.

One of the best improvements is the circular outlet which is ceiling mounted and now has the operating controls in easy reach...

A Yeovil client contacted us with a damp issue to a small section of wall from their kitchen to an extension.

The symptoms presented where a combination of stains at approximately 1.8m and some peeling paint, a Protimeter was used to test the wall and high meter readings where recorded though in a sporadic pattern. There was also further staining above the kicthen window which was...

A client contacted us with serious condensation issues in a large house in Bristol, mould spotting and water on windows had been bothering him for sometime.

After a comprehensive inspection we presented a remedial detail which included the installation of a Drimaster heat. This was to be installed in the loft to vent into the first floor hallway.