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Hidden Dampness – How unsuspecting surveyors can be caught out!

Hidden Dampness – How unsuspecting surveyors can be caught out

Sometimes, damp problems are not easy to detect and find. Many professional surveyors throughout their career will have missed the hidden signs of potential problems. But for the inexperienced surveyor, property professional or student; what exactly are these hidden signs and how can you recognise them? 

To find out more, join us on 30th March (9-10am) for this free webinar as we take a look at hidden dampness, sharing tips and guidance to help prevent the unsuspecting surveyor from being ‘caught out’!

What you will learn from the webinar?

  • The benefit of taking a holistic approach and the importance of not jumping to conclusions.
  • The importance of following to trail to ensure correct diagnosis when investigating damp.
  • How to look beyond the obvious to accurately identify the source of unwanted moisture.
  • Understanding the limitations of the diagnostic tools available to minimise the risk of incorrect diagnosis.
  • The importance of establishing orientation when investigating damp in buildings.
  • How to convey your findings to the homeowner/occupier and the benefit of recommending future monitoring to identify unforeseen underlying defects to limit your liability.

Benefits - Why you should watch the webinar

  • Better understanding & knowledge of how you can identify hidden dampness in the future
  • Tips and advice to help you look beyond the obvious
  • Key insights when using diagnostic tools
  • Straightforward online learning while sitting at your desk
  • Benefit from gaining 2 CPD points

About the presenter – Neil Marsden

Having progressed from a time served trade background to a well established independent preservation surveyors for the last 35 years, Neil has achieved a number of vocational qualifications including HND and NVQ (level 5) in Business Management, as well as various PCA Qualifications.

In his current roles as a PCA RSO, PCA Trainer, Independent Surveyor/Consultant and Expert Witness all provide Neil with a unique insight into the diversity within our industry and what is needed to drive it forward and to meet the challenges it faces in an ever-changing world.

Our 'on-demand' webinar/video library

We now have quite an extensive library of previous dampness & other sector webinars 'on-demand' for anyone interested in developing their knowledge and understanding on a variety of subjects.

Simply get yourself a cup of tea and a biscuit, and click on the button below to view the library and watch any of our previous CPD webinars.

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Other Related Information

As the Trade Association for the industry, the Property Care Association offers a variety of webinars, tools and training courses to help you with your professional development. Take a look at some of the options below.

Find More Webinars >>    Training & Qualifications >> 

Enquire about becoming a PCA member

Are you a professional interested in growing your business and benefitting from the advantages of becoming a PCA member? If so, find out how we can provide support and assistance for you by getting in touch on 01480 400000 or using our online contact form

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