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Whether you are planning to buy a timber framed property with that has been underpinned or a one bed apartment in a block, our team of highly qualified house surveyors give home buyers in Rotherham the comfort of knowing exactly what they are buying..

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The surveyor will organise access to the property with the seller or agent and once granted the surveyor can normally do the house survey within two days.

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Local knowledge is an important component in a surveyor understanding the issues that can influence the market value and condition of a home. We always allocate RICS building surveyors in Rotherham which means a more precise Building Survey.

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Rotherham Building Surveys - local issues

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Walling Methods and Materials - Timber

Cruck and box-frame are the most frequently occurring examples of timber walling in Rotherham. In cruck construction, the A-frame is constructed on the ground, then raised, whereas the posts of a box-frame house may be held in position with stays or braces while the frame is built. Rotherham homebuyers should consider the cost of upkeep for timber-walled houses, particularly if the house is older. The choice of wall material can have a fundamental impact on the defects and problems likely to affect a house. Fortunately, there are several advantages to houses built with timber. These include -

  • Low thermal mass, properties can be heated faster than stone or brick
  • Higher thermal insulation
  • High-quality craftsmanship and precision engineering
  • Effectively carbon neutral
  • Timber can be recycled
  • Potentially lower overall maintenance costs
Cruck frames are quite common in the region, and may consist of a pair of timbers, arching from the base to the roof, or one of several other configurations. Your surveyor can advise as to the upkeep implications of cruck construction.

Thinking of applying for planning permission in Rotherham?

For further information following your Home Buyers Surveys in S60, S61, S62, S65, contact: - Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, Civic Building, Walker Place, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S65 1UF. Tel:

Does having local experience assist the house surveyor?

Rotherham is located in South Yorkshire, which has approximately 581,000 homes. Properties vary from recently built to older houses. However, awareness with local home-construction methods is only part of the equation, as there are various other local areas to bear in mind that can lower both the enjoyment and value of your proposed purchase.

Fridaysmove have recent experience of carrying out Home Buyers Surveys in South Yorkshire with a number in and around Rotherham including Home Buyers Surveys in S60, S61, S62 and S65. Considering the many issues which may affect a property, it is advisable that you carry out a survey when buying a property in Rotherham. Failing to do so could be a very costly mistake. Call us now for a Home Survey or get an instant quote online.

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