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Drone roof inspection now standard as part of Pre-Purchase Surveys of period properties

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Drone surveys of period roofs are now carried out as a standard (weather and location permitting) as part of our pre-purchase surveys. Talk to us about the benefit of drone technology and how it can identify hidden roof defects not visible from ground level. Get the full picture in crystal clear, 4K format. Video footage […]

Vacant & Derelict Homes Update: Local Authority Home Loans will soon be made available to renovate vacant & derelict homes.

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“A State-backed mortgage loan will be made available for people looking to renovate derelict properties under plans due before Cabinet today. Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien will bring a series of memos to Cabinet including updates on the Coalition’s flagship Housing For All plan. Under new plans targeting the issue of vacancy around the country, […]

Vacant Property Grants

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The State is now offering substantial Vacant Property Grants A report from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) has shown that throughout the last three months of 2021, the vacancy rate for dwellings based on metered electricity consumption was 4.3%, meaning that thousands of homes are laying empty around the country, some of which only require […]

Japanese Knotweed – a Building Surveyor’s perspective

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Japanese knotweed (Reynoutria japonica syn. Fallopia japonica) is an invasive plant that spreads rapidly. In the Winter the plant dies back to ground level but by early summer bamboo-like stems emerge from rhizomes deep underground. These stems can rapidly grow to a height over 2.1m (7ft), suppressing all other plant growth around it. The leaves are shield or heart shaped, usually […]

Drone surveys of flat roofs

Drone surveys of flat roofs

As part of our pre-purchase surveys, inaccessible flat roofs can be inspected by drone to confirm their condition. The condition of modern roof membranes and more tradition torch on felts can be appraised in considerable detail helping the building surveyor to diagnose building defects. Such drone inspections help to: Identify damaged flat roof surfaces and […]

Insulating Your Period Property

Insulating Your Period Property

With energy prices increasing, people naturally want to save money by insulating their homes. In a modern property, internal dry lining is often the most cost effective way of reducing heat losses through external walls. Approximately 35% of heat losses in a property occur through uninsulated walls. A further 15% is lost through floors (typically […]

Kelleher & Associates expand their range of boundary and land surveying services

Kelleher Associates expand range of boundary and land surveying services

In order to serve the needs of our Clients we have expanded our range of boundary and land surveying services. Our Land Surveyors carry out highly accurate, detailed surveys. Our range of services now includes: Land, Topographical and Property Boundary Surveys using precision GPS equipment: Land Registry Compliant Mapping Large- and small-scale general mapping Boundary […]

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