Appointing an RICS chartered building surveyor to inspect building defects such as timber decay, damp or movement can be highly beneficial for a number of reasons:
Expertise: RICS chartered building surveyors are experts in building construction and maintenance, and are trained to identify building defects and determine their causes. They can provide detailed reports on the state of a building and the repairs required, which is essential in ensuring that any defects are addressed effectively.
Understanding of the law: RICS chartered building surveyors are knowledgeable about the relevant laws and regulations that govern building defects. They can advise on the legal requirements for tenants and landlords, and ensure that any repairs or remedial work is carried out in accordance with the relevant legislation.