We measure distance to boundaries and
This is the manufacturing standard to which
and park homes are built; this has altered over the years and is
changed every few years. We therefore identify the home and
assess whether the home was manufactured to these standards.
UNDER THE HOME
We inspect and check the type of base on which
the home is
sited. We check for cracks, subsidence and drainage issues.
The type, position, number and condition of the
The chassis is constructed by welded channel
and angle section
steel. We inspect the chassis for corrosion, distortion and its load
The floor bearers are the timbers used to
connect the steel work
chassis to the timber structure of the home. These are similar to
the floor joists found in a traditionally built bricks and mortar
homes. These are checked for condition.
Coach bolts are generally used to secure the
timber floor bearers
to the steel work chassis. These are inspected for condition.
The underside of the floor is insulated we
inspect its condition
and identify the type of insulation used.
All the pipe work under the home is inspected
for leaks, drainage
The underside of the home is generally
enclosed. The type and
condition of the skirting is inspected.
The exterior walls of the home are inspected
for type, condition
and materials used.
WINDOWS AND DOORS
The doors and windows are inspected to see if
they comply with
fire regulations, operation and assess whether the frames are the
recommended Odd Leg or Bricks and mortar frames called Even
The roof is inspected (we actually climb onto
the roof) to identify
the type and its overall condition.
The barge, fascia and soffit boards are also
If the home has had a porch fitted it is
inspected to assess what
materials it has been built with and whether the porch complies
with general legislation.
An extension may have been added to the home by
owners. Its condition and whether it contravenes the site licence
and definition of a park home is calculated
All walls are inspected to assess type and
Damp readings and thermal bridges are
All ceilings are inspected a long with damp
All floors are inspected for condition and
A summary at the end of the report confirms our