Asbestos Removal In And Around The Home

Asbestos Removal

What is Asbestos and how do you go ahead with asbestos removal?

Asbestos is a naturally occurring fibrous mineral often found in insulation materials around pipes and tanks, in tiles and other building materials. It was used extensively in the 1970s because of its strength and heat resistance.

White, blue and brown asbestos are all potentially dangerous and have all been banned in the UK.

This is become if asbestos is damaged, the fine fibres become airborne and can be inhaled. When these fibres penetrate the lung tissue, they trigger Read more


The History Of Quantity surveyor

The origin of Quantity Surveying as a profession dates way back in the 17th century during the restoration of London after the Great Fire in 1666, though the first reference to a Quantity Surveyor is found in the Bible in the book of Luke 14:28 which says “Suppose one of you wants to build a tower, will he not first sit down and estimate the cost to see if he has enough money to complete it.

Before 1666, masons, carpenters and other craftsmen were paid by the day, but because of the large amount of labour needed to reconstruct the city after the fire, it was decided that each craftsmen be paid for the quantity of his trades work. This meant that instead of being paid a wage, the tradesmen were paid for the amount of Read more


Top tips from solicitor for a Tenants when renting a property from a Landlord

Top tips from solicitor for a Tenants

According to solicitor there are many points a tenant should consider before taking a tenancy some of which are listed below:


What length tenancy is being offered is the first question you should ask according to solicitor? 6 months/1 year and what are the renewal options at the end of the fixed term?   If the landlord has an agent it may be that if the tenancy is renewed the agent will require a new tenancy to be signed up and will require payment of an admin/renewal fee from the tenant.

Also if the landlord has an agent there are likely to be regular inspections by the agent –solicitor said you should enquire as to how often these are to be Read more