Homes Bill

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What is the act and what is its purpose The act is simply an amended version of the ‘Landlord and Tenant Act 1985. The legislation informs landlords they must ensure that their property is fit for human habitation at the beginning and throughout the tenancy. Ensuring their property is free …

Wall Ties & Structural Stabilisation

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The first time most people outside the industry ever hear about wall ties, is when either when the receive a home buyers or structural engineers report following cracking to the walls of their property. Olympic Construction, have Chartered Building Engineers, who have a full and detailed working knowledge of wall …

rising damp

Rising Damp

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This is defined as ground water rising through the structure by capillary suction. Rising damp results in unsightly damage to internal decorations, which will lead to timber decay and heat loss through the wall.  This can be effectively addressed by installing BBA Agrément certificated damp proof systems, to BS 6576: …

Condenstion

Condensation

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Condensation accounts for approximately 70% of reported damp problems in domestic dwellings. It manifests itself in Streaming windows, Black mould on walls, fabrics or furnishings; and musty smells. We have been curing condensation problems for over 25 years, and provide a number of cost-effective solutions for both home owners and …

delta waterproofing system

Delta waterproofing system

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When having waterproofing works undertaken to convert an existing basement or form a new basement under your property, ensure you instruct a PCA qualified CSSW waterproofing designer to design your basement, in accordance with BS8102:2009, and building regulations approved documents:

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Is it time to Abolish the house of lords?

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There are a number petitions Abolish the house of lords as they are out of touch with the people of the UK. ·        Is this is an outdated system as this is a democratic country, they are not elected, just privileged, mostly rich people who are out of touch with the …