25 Oct What is a Specific Defect Survey?
What is a Specific Defect Survey?
A specific defect survey, also known as a specific structural survey, is an inspection of a building’s particular structural problems. The survey further inspects a specific issue with the building’s structure.
This issue could be a specific defect that has been uncovered by the Homebuyer or Building Survey and your surveyor has recommended further structural inspection to more comprehensively investigate and rectify the issue.
What Will The Specific Defect Survey Investigate?
The specific defect survey will assess a building’s specific structural defects and uncover new issues. The survey will enable you to gain more detail on a specific issue so you can gain peace of mind on any deeper concerns. The survey could investigate such issues as:
What Is Included In The Specific Defect Survey Report?
The specific defect report includes details of what is uncovered during the inspection. The report will assess whether there is a problem with the structure of the building and what needs to be done to rectify any issues along with budget costs.
It highlights the causes of the defects and their seriousness. Your survey will offer advice on how to repair the damages and the course of action you need to take to address the problems. It will also suggest whether any further investigations are required and a budget of the costs of repairs.