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NEW – Personal Drainage Report

NEW – Personal Drainage Report

You could be forgiven for thinking that drainage and sewerage was the same the world over. However, there are certainly some notable differences to the drainage systems here in the UK and other across the globe…

Different Types Of Drain Surveys For Different Houses.

Different Types Of Drain Surveys For Different Houses.

Victorian Terraced Houses: The rear extensions of Victorian terraced houses often suffer from subsidence due to leaking drains. If the original salt-glazed clayware drains, they are now over 100 years old and possibly suffering the effects of time, such as cracked pipes and porous pipe joints. 1960’s houses and bungalows: there is every chance that the drains are constructed with pitch fibre pipes. This type of pipe is now banned and for good reason: they have failed the test of time. Pitch fibre drains have a tendency to delaminate, deform and blister; conditions that tend to gradually worsen until blockages become a problem. As the pipes lose their circular shape they lose their strength; pipe collapse being the inevitable conclusion.

Homebuyers’ Guide To Drain Inspection

Sewer Inspections for Older Homes

Sewer Inspections for Older Homes

  Very few first-time home buyers ask for a sewer inspection before buying a home. Sewer inspections are not something most buyers think about. They know to get a home inspection, but sewer lines are almost an after thought, if it crosses a buyer’s mind at all. Yet it’s one of the most important inspections a buyer of older homes should conduct. The time to find out if a sewer is faulty or needs replacement is before buying a home, not after the fact. I recommend to all my buyers that they obtain a sewer inspection if the home is older than 20 years. Although the sewer line may be fairly new as compared to homes built before 1950, for

Here are some of the reasons to have a drain survey carried out by a certified drainage surveyor on a property you are buying or selling.

Here are some of the reasons to have a drain survey carried out by a certified drainage surveyor on a property you are buying or selling.

AN NADC C-D-S (Certified Drainage Surveyor) will provide you with easy to read and understand reports which will include:1. Structural Condition Reporting/analysis 2. Mis-connections identification and reporting 3. Drainage system ownership – Private / Water Company 4. Mapping – drawing to show drainage system locations and components 5. Mortgage lenders may/will request a drain survey, Insurance company may/will request a drain survey. These reports will satisfy all parties including solicitors for CON29DW’s (Water Searches) 6. Home buyers may not be aware that a survey could provide all of the above information which is extremely important. 7. Water company could be for-warned about defects on there asset, saving time and money on repairs and preventing the buyer from inheriting problems 8.