New Mobile-First Review Site Launched
Home Heroes

New Mobile-First Review Site Launched

We are changing the way we handle reviews and we blogged about this back in August saying we would be changing them adding some short links and a custom domain name to deal with them, we live and breath customer service, as well as a fair fee for quality work we want happy customers and…

What Does 2021 Bring?
Home Heroes

What Does 2021 Bring?

What Does 2021 Bring? This coming year brings with it some challenges for the world following the disaster that was 2020 but there are some interesting changes for the surveying world in 2021 and how we will all do things we will start with Home Heroes Limited and then finish with the industry in general….

Specific Defect Report
Specific Defect

Specific Defect Report

What is a specific defect report / Defect Analysis? Most of our survey reports such as Level 3 Surveys, Commercial Building Surveys are generally designed to provide advice pre-purchase or pre-lease and involve an inspection of the property as a whole.  Our defect analysis services or Specific Defect reports are usually used by people who…

Endoscopic Survey – Cavity Wall Ties / Insulation
Specific Defect

Endoscopic Survey – Cavity Wall Ties / Insulation

We’ve had a run of clients who have had a survey carried out by local residential surveyors for additional works that for whatever reason they haven’t been able to offer there client and they have come to us as we offer a full range of additional and specific defect surveys, for Damp, Drone Surveys for…

Building Conservation Accreditation Update
Historic Building Consultants

Building Conservation Accreditation Update

I posted back in July about my application for Building Conservation Accreditation (BCAS) with the RICS and I am pleased to confirm back in September following the submission and the peer interview I was successful on my first attempt. The update has been hard coming as sorting the paperwork out with the RICS has bee…

Roof Surveys – Drones Thanet & Canterbury
Home Buyers Survey

Roof Surveys – Drones Thanet & Canterbury

We’ve offered our Roof Surveys using Drones for just over a year and a lot has happened in that year but that’s 2020 for you. Now there are changes in legislation that come in today 31st December 2020 that do affect this service but this is good news, historically this has been totally at the…

Building Surveyor Canterbury Reviews
Home Heroes

Building Surveyor Canterbury Reviews

Back in April we spoke about the work going on behind the scenes the new format surveys are coming along nicely and people seem to like them with the added bonus they care customisation for the situation with sections being able to be added as required. Another of those developments was how we’d handle reviews,…

Planning for the future
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Planning for the future

The planning white paper 2020 has caused a bit of a stir since its launch with issues surrounding extra stories on properties being “permitted development” and so called RICS “Amberfield”. This post is more concerned about a single line contained within a single paragraph and the effect this will have for protecting our built heritage…

Building Conservation Accreditation
CPD | Historic Building Consultants

Building Conservation Accreditation

Building Conservation Accreditation has been something I have had my eye on for years, my passion is historic buildings they way they work, they way they are put together, altered or fail all interest me. The Next logical step for me is look at getting a Building Conservation Accreditation it appears I am eligible for…

Broadband Services
Home Buyers Survey

Broadband Services

One of the benefits of having our own survey products is that we are free to adapt and edit them as and how we wish. Early on during the Covid-19 ‘lockdown’ it became apparent that there are several changes to how people are using their properties and this is probably going to have a long-time…