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Residential Property Defects - Damp

On average, the UK has to cope with a high level of rain water each year, and thus damp is potentially a problem affecting all buildings.

Mon 3 Dec 2018
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
1.5 hours formal CPD
£50 + VAT


Learning outcomes

  • Identify the main causes of damp affecting buildings
  • Differentiate between the different types of damp present
  • Advise on the consequences of damp and its spreading effect on buildings
  • Suggest relevant investigation techniques

Web Class Summary  

This class takes an in-depth look at the common forms of dampness and how it affects buildings. It includes an explanation of the common causes of dampness, the consequences and rectification of rising damp, penetrating damp and condensation. The trainer will advise on diagnosis and investigation techniques and the use of damp meters and other instruments

Who should attend

  • General practice surveyors undertaking domestic property inspections,
  • Property professionals from other pathways wishing to improve their knowledge of property defects
  • Graduate/junior building surveyors

Web class pre-requisites

It is beneficial if you have some experience in conducting residential mortgage valuations and/or pre-purchase surveys but not necessary


It will be interactive and include practical examples, and will be followed by an open question and answer session.

Other dates

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