The Surveyors Toolkit – Drone

A critical piece of equipment which we always carry with us during level 3 surveys is a drone camera. In the past there were restrictions in place which made drone photography almost impossible to undertake on buildings however recent legislation changes free us up. This means we can now use a small but mighty drone […]

In the office – Purchaser Questionnaire

At Trusted Home Surveys we understand that a home survey is much more than just a tick box exercise. As part of our surveys, we always provide you with the opportunity to both tell us about yourself but also tell us how you intend to use of adapt a property which you are buying. As […]

The Report – Format

At Trusted Home Surveys we are licenced to provide the RICS format of reports. We choose to use these in most cases because they are familiar to our clients and the various stakeholders involved in the property purchase.  The format of the RICS survey was refreshed recently but has been similar for several years. Whether […]

The surveyor’s toolkit – Moisture Meters

One of the tools we use at Trusted Home Surveys is a moisture meter. These come in a variety of forms, and we have several different types which can be used for different purposes and different materials. The most basic kind of moisture meter is like that shown in the image above. These measure conductance […]