Lyndon Smith Building Surveying Consultancy Ltd.

5 Sandes Close
SN15 2NH

01249 325 577
07952 944 988

Defect Analysis

If you have a problem affecting you property then we can inspect it and provide a report outlining what is wrong and what you need to do to put things right.

Defect analysis (building pathology) relates to building defects specifically, the purpose of the Defect Analyse & Report service is to inspect a defect or defects, identifying the causes and make recommendations for require to remedy them.

The three steps are:

  • Effects - look at the source of the defect, scale, location, damage patterns.
  • Cause - get to the underlying and root cause of the problem .
  • Remedy - recommending a cost effective remedy or mitigation and prevention in the future outlined in a repor


We will discuss your specific requirements and tailor the inspection and report to suit your needs. We can arrange for access to inspect high level areas and we can consult with other specialist to carry out further material testing where we see appropriate.

Please phone or email us to discuss your requirement at no cost and we will provide you with a no obligation fee quote for your further consideration.

What are the benefits?

  • Economic way of looking at a single defect or specific area of the property.
  • Through inspection and report of the defect
  • You will know what needs to be done to deal with the defect and to put things right.
  • Control and planning of costs – implement stage payments throughout the work so you can plan expenditure
  • Reducing stress for the homeowner