The “Essentials” Survey

The “Essentials” Survey is a product developed by Draycott Chartered Surveyors principally for their clients who have some knowledge of buildings and for clients planning major refurbishments who are really only interested in the Essential elements that will affect their decision to proceed, or not, with the purchase.

This report covers the “Essential” main elements of the building – chimneys, roofs, main walls and floors – for any structural problems, damp, rot and wood boring beetle infestation. It does not report on the conditions of internal or external joinery or decorations nor does it carry out tests on the services (electrics, gas, plumbing & heating) as these elements will commonly be subject to the refurbishment. The drain covers will be lifted for inspection where possible.

For further information or to discuss whether our “Essentials “ Survey would be suitable for your individual requirements, please get in touch either by giving us a call or completing the quick inquiry form at the right of the page and we will respond quickly to your enquiry.

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