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Douglas, James.

Building surveys and reports / by James Douglas. - 4th ed. - Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. - pages cm

Previous edition: published as by Edward Noy. 2005.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Front Matter -- General Principles and Responsibilities -- Procedure and Equipment -- Measurement of Existing Buildings -- Surveys of Historic Buildings -- Foundation Failures -- Defective Walls and Partitions Above Ground -- Reinforced Concrete, Cladding Materials and Structural Steelwork -- Damp Penetration and Condensation -- Timber Decay and Insect Attack -- Roof Structures and Coverings -- Fireplaces, Flues and Chimney Stacks -- Timber Upper Floors, Floor Coverings, Staircases and Ladders -- Finishes and Joinery Externally and Internally -- Services -- External Works -- Fire and Flood Damage -- Report Writing -- Legal Aspects -- Appendices. Appendix I: Definitions of Inspections and Surveys of Buildings (CIC Explanatory Leaflet) -- Appendix II: Sample Extracts of Survey Schedules & Checklists -- Appendix III: Checklist for Property and Site Surveys -- Appendix IV: Checklist for Building Surveys -- Appendix V: Surveying Safely (Based on RICS 2004) -- Appendix VI: Report on Roof Defects (Village Hall) -- Appendix VII: Report on Property to be Purchased -- Appendix VIII: Glossary of Building Inspection and Related Terms -- Bibliography -- Index.

Deals with structural surveys for all types of building, domestic, industrial & commercial, including diagnoses of a wide range of defects, & a consideration of both modern & older construction methods.

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9781444391091 1444391097

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Building inspection.
Building inspection.

Electronic books.

TH439 / .D68 2010


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