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A Defects Analysis Report is a detailed analysis of a specific defect that has been reported on a property. Rather than view the property in general, it focuses specifically on the issue that is causing the problem.
Typically, damp issues, structural movement and rotting timber within a structure are all examples of when a Defect Analysis Report would be commissioned. However, we have also been asked to report on problems with rooms, retaining walls and various external issues relating to trees, vegetation and patio cracking/movement.
A Defect Analysis Report can help to confirm the cause of a problem and provide much needed clarity and guidance on how to proceed. If there is some dispute as to what is causing a problem and who is responsible, a Defect Analysis Report provides the factual information needed for parties to reach agreement on, based on the fact that a qualified and experienced Chartered Surveyor has inspected the defect and explained their findings in a detailed report.
This depends on the type of defect and size of property, but prices start from £650 + VAT. A detailed quotation will be provided upon enquiry.