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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 […]

Kelleher & Associates – Providing a more comprehensive building survey using drone technology

Kelleher Associates providing more comprehensive building survey using drone technology

Kelleher & Associates have been using drone technology for several years to provide a superior building inspection service to our Clients. Inaccessible roof surfaces can be inspected and reported on as part of our structural pre-purchase surveys, saving Clients time and money by diagnosing roof defects without the need to engage third party contractors such […]

The Benefits of Thermal Imaging as Part of Property Surveys

Benefits of Thermal Imaging as Part of Property Surveys

Thermal imaging surveys involve the use of thermal imaging cameras to visually represent surface temperatures of building materials in order to identify thermal anomalies that indicate possible defects such as dampness or temperature variations that could indicate missing or wet insulation. Kelleher & Associates have made extensive use of this technology for several years now […]

Bespoke Structural Surveys when Switching Mortgages

Bespoke Structural Surveys when Switching Mortgages

Kelleher & Associates are now offering concise and competitively priced mortgage switcher structural surveys in light of the increase in people changing mortgage providers to lock in to lower interest rates. According to the latest figures from the Banking and Payments Federation, more people have completed a mortgage switch this autumn, at 1,616, than since […]

RICS Property Maintenance Tips

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Maintenance Tips Your house needs proper maintenance over time and planning routine maintenance is important. If you are concerned about any issues with your property that have developed contact a Chartered Building Surveyor for further advice in the form of a focused Building Survey to identify areas in need of maintenance. Outside the Property You […]

Pre-Purchase Surveys: Settlement & Subsidence – what is the difference?

Pre Purchase Surveys Settlement Subsidence Differences

Chartered Building Surveyors, as part of a building or pre-purchase survey, frequently have to report on internal and external cracking and the cause or causes of such movement. Most internal and external cracking is minor and cosmetic and caused by normal uniform ‘settlement’ which is caused by the downward movement of the soil due to […]

The Kelleher & Associates Home Buyers Guide to Residential Building Surveys

Kelleher Associates Home Buyers Guide Residential Building Surveys

Type 1, 2 or 3 Building Surveys? Our definitive Surveyor’s Guide to RICS & SCSI Home Buyers Surveys Kelleher & Associates are an independent practice of Chartered & Registered Building Surveyors who have surveyed thousands of houses, apartments and commercial properties for buyers since 2008 covering the Greater Dublin area as well as Galway and […]

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