A small selection of stupid and shameful things seen on surveys

Gutter kept too far from slates by aerial bracket

Periscope vent to front bay fitted incorrectly

Discharge pipe from dehumidifier pumping condensate back through lower airbrick

Structural integrity of floor joists compromised by pipe cut outs

Toilet 'repaired' with expanding foam

Rain being directed into sub-floor void through airbrick

Gutter falling away from outlet

Chemical DPC holes above a perfectly sound double slate Damp Proof Course

Bathroom extractor fan discharging into roof void

Structural integrity of parapet wall undermined to join gutters

Unsighltly and unnecessary environmentally contolled damp-proofing system installed at first floor level in a cavity walled 20 year old house

Chemical Damp Proof Course installed above a 2.5 metre high opening