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What to do if you were insured with Alpha

What to do if you were insured with Alpha

What to do if you were insured with Alpha Alpha – a key structural defects insurance provider for UK homes – went into insolvency this week. This means that thousands of people’s structural defects insurance cover has come to an immediate end. Unfortunately, no...
DEW CARE & ATTENTION

DEW CARE & ATTENTION

Dew Care & Attention Relatively Speaking In order to understand what interstitial damp is we firstly need to look at what causes water to condensate. The air within a house or a single room will hold a certain amount of moisture, this is called the relative...
A RISING CONCERN

A RISING CONCERN

A Rising Concern Suck it up A misconception regarding ‘rising damp’ is that it is the water rising up the building under a ground pressure or positive hydrostatic forces; actually, moisture is drawn through the masonry like a sponge absorbing water, which is known as...
Roof Trusses & Elements

Roof Trusses & Elements

Roof Trusses & Elements Origins of the Truss Trussed rafters are defined as triangulated timber frames. Ordinarily, trusses will be located at a centre (distance from the outer face to the inner face) of 600mm, this may be altered by a designer or structural...