Poor Roof Installation – what can go wrong

When you commission a team to survey, design and install a replacement roof you rely on their trustworthiness and competency, forming an unbreakable chain of trust throughout the process. Here’s a story about a roof we inspected where a link in the chain was broken....
Why Flat Roofs Leak – 7 Reasons

Why Flat Roofs Leak – 7 Reasons

If you’re a headteacher or school business manager for a school that wasn’t built relatively recently, you’ll have flat roofs. But why do some flat roofs leak, and can be done to prevent it? This article looks at the most common causes of flat roof failure so that you...

CIF Surveys: Don’t Leave it Too Late!

You know how you can spot the student who has spent hours on his homework, and the student who has rushed and spent only a few minutes? It’s not hard to tell the difference: The deadline for submitting an application for this year’s round of Condition Improvement Fund...
What is Causing the Stained Ceiling?

What is Causing the Stained Ceiling?

As most of you are aware I have been conducting various CIF bid surveys over the last week or so – bids for the government’s Condition Improvement Fund for Academies and Sixth Form Colleges. One of the most common features we come across in our inspections are stained...