Insurance Reinstatement Works

Insurance Reinstatement Works

Insurance Reinstatement Works including Specification, Tendering and Contract Administration. Following a burst water tank in the loft, this residential property in Addlestone, Surrey was in need of refurbishment throughout. Chawton Hill attended site to assess the repair works. After detailed meetings with the Client and Loss Adjuster, we produced a specification for the reinstatement works and issued the project to … Read More

Flood reinstatement insurance claim

Block Management Services - Chartered Surveyors for block management; Flood reinstatement insurance claim

Flood reinstatement insurance claim – as part of our Block Management services we are often engaged to project manage reinstatement works following an insurance claim. In this case block managers White & Sons had a problem with a leaking waste pipe in one of their Reigate buildings and the subsequent damage needed to be rectified to return the property to … Read More

When Building Projects go wrong!

Fire flood disaster recovery, RICS building projects, chartered surveying in Surrey

We are often asked to review existing building projects and comment on the quality and suitability of the work. We always pay particular attention to ensure the works meet current Building Regulations and are being carried out in accordance with Healthy and Safety Regulations. One such flood damaged project had suffered two failed Contractors and two failed Project Managers, leaving … Read More

Identifying damp in your property

Identifying damp in your property, building survey in Surrey, Hampshire & North London

Damp is one of the more common and damaging problems we find when carrying out a building survey. All our chartered surveyors are equipped with a Protimeter which measures  the percentage of damp in various materials around the property and you will see our surveyors making a visual inspection of an area then taking readings with a protimeter at regular … Read More

We are moving on 13th March 2017!

We are moving - Bridge House, 27 Bridge St, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 8HL

After 10 years in The Small Office, it’s lived up to its name & we are moving! Chawton Hill has grown steadily but with our most recent expansion there just isn’t enough room to comfortably accommodate the team. We also have some exciting plans for further expansion in 2017/18, so needed to find somewhere with enough room to grow. Bridge … Read More

Flood Survival Skills

Flood survival skills

We found this flood survival skills quiz by the Environment Agency under their ‘Floods Destroy’ campaign. Given the rain we’ve just had and the approaching ‘flood season’, we thought you might like to take the test and share your results. Early this year, we wrote about the actions you should take if your home is affected by flood waters. The … Read More

Flooded House Action Plan

Chawton Flooded House Action Plan

What to do immediately after a house flood is often the most stressful and upsetting time as you realise the extent of the loss and damage. Will your home ever be the same again?  With so many things to think of, it can quickly become overwhelming and hard to know where to start. To help, we’ve prepared this Flooded House … Read More

Fire Damage Survey and Repair

Argus loft fire damage flat refurbishment

The Argus Lofts in Brighton experienced a serious roof fire, caught here on camera. Chawton Hill were called in to carry out a full building fire damage survey report, specify repairs, liaise with the appointed insurance loss adjusters and project manage the roof reinstatement and flat refurbishments. The roof decking caught alight and at the height of the incident here were … Read More

Flood, Fire Insurance Claims

disaster recovery, flood insurance claims, flood damage surveys

Trust Experience A fire or flood is a very traumatic time for a property owner. Fortunately the Qualified Chartered Surveyors at Chawton Hill are experts in Flood, Fire insurance claims. Their insurance related advice is regulated by RICS, supported by our ISO 9001:2008 certification and trusted through years of experience. Each commission is treated with the utmost sensitivity and discretion. … Read More