Chartered surveyor Ian is the author of eight popular Haynes House Manuals and is a director is Rightsurvey.co.uk. He is also in the process of adding a large extension to his home.
From cracks and bulging to dreaded artex, ceilings can be subject to a whole host of problems. Step in chartered surveyor Ian Rock to provide the answers
The methods used to construct new floors have come on in leaps and bounds in the last decade. Here, we explain the options for ground and first floor structures for new homes and extensions
Whilst discovering that your home is suffering from subsidence can be unsettling, there is usually a simple cause and solution. If you are wondering what underpinning costs, we have the answers — plus a guide to all the possible causes of structural movement.
Render repair is one maintenance job that you really cannot skip if you want your house to be protected from the elements — damage should be put right as soon as it happens
Open fireplaces ooze character and charm and can be a DIY job for keen renovators. Before you tackle the task of opening up a fireplace, here’s all you need to know
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