Category “Advanced Preservation Treatments”

Giant Hogweed

Tuesday, 12 July, 2011

Giant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum) is a member of the Parsley family (which includes Wild Carrot, Fool’s Watercress, Cow Parsley, Hogweed, Wild Angelica, Alexanders, Sweet Cicely and Hemlock) and is native to Asia. It has hollow green/purple stems with fine spines, that make them appear furry, and dark green coarsely toothed leaves. Small white flowers are … Read More »

Japanese Knotweed

Tuesday, 12 July, 2011

Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica) is an invasive non-native species that is highly regenerative and can cause both ecological and structural damage. Japanese knotweed is an impressive species that grows rapidly to a height of 2 – 3 metres (6-10 feet) in a single season. In the spring, new growth emerges as rapidly growing soft red/purple … Read More »

Condensation – Pleasures & Curses!

Wednesday, 23 February, 2011

Condensation Pleasures & Curses – A brief outline A cold drink presented with beads of condensation on the outside of the glass is one of lifes simple pleasures. The same effect on domestic windows, walls and floors is unwelcome but arises from similar ircumstances – put simply, a cool surface in a humid atmosphere. Yet … Read More »

RADON GAS ~ 10 Questions Answered!

Monday, 25 October, 2010

10 Questions Answered on Radon Gas 1. What is Radon ? Radon is an odourless and colourless naturally occurring gas. 2 Should I worry about Radon ? A property is recommended not to have an excess of Radon gas within the environment as it can lead to long term illness and even cancers and other … Read More »

We have now teamed up with Blue Flame Gas & APT!

Friday, 6 August, 2010

Our friends at Blue Flame Gas and APT (Advanced Preservation Treatments) have teamed up with us to offer you a wide range of services. We can now offer you the following * Premier Building Surveys *Building Surveys * RICS HomeBuyers Survey & Valuation * “Look See” Drain Scans * Domestic and Commercial EPCs (Energy Performance … Read More »