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Inspecting and Diagnosing Disrepair

1st Edition

By Patrick Reddin

Routledge

128 pages

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Inspecting and Diagnosing Disrepair provides housing officers, surveyors, landlords, tenants, lawyers and environmental health inspectors with the essential information they need to record, diagnose and remedy disrepair. Pat Reddin presents technical information methodically, including useful diagrams to help readers to develop an understanding of building materials and structures and to advise and take action on disrepair. The book is fully up to date with the latest legislation and is essential reading for environmental health professionals, surveyors and students alike.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Housing Stock 2. Materials of Construction 3. Enemies of Healthy Buildings 4. Preparing for the Inspection 5. The Inspection 6. Reporting 7. Priorities 8. Action 9. Housing and Health 10. Court Proceedings 11. Conclusion Appendix 1 Building Diagrams Appendix 2 Diagnosing Building Defects

About the Author

Patrick Reddin (1947–2015) was a Director of Reddin & Company Limited, Chartered Building Surveyors and Corporate Building Engineers, London, and Executive Director of ABE Enterprises. He was also a Past President of the ABE.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS054000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Real Estate
LAW034000
LAW / Environmental
LAW047000
LAW / Housing & Urban Development
LAW078000
LAW / Real Estate
TEC005000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General