A snagging inspection carried over the weekend raised another issue with a flat roof balcony. After inspecting the roof and gutter system using our specialist aerial photography equipment, we were able to deduce the cause of damp being from a weak-point in the balcony membrane under the decking. This was the second instance of a flat roof balcony causing damp we have encountered this year. Luckily the developer of this new build property granted access 1 month in haste of the customer's completion; giving them ample time to rectify the intrusive work required before the customer moves in.
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"I always insist that there is specific provision for snagging," says Thomas Moran, partner at law firm Speechly Bircham. "Reputable developers do this anyway, but there are all sorts in the market, some big, some small, so you need a contractual promise than within, say, a year they will come back to remedy any minor defects in the finishing."
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