This involves a visual condition survey as well as core sampling of roof materials. Drone surveys are available should there be no safe access onto the roof.
From here it is established whether there is a need for further investigation which involves non-destructive testing - particularly effective at detecting trapped moisture and locating leaks. A detailed roof condition report with a recommended course of action and budget costings is produced.
Under1 can then project manage the whole process of works for you, working with existing contractors or tendering for new ones. They will prepare design specifications for all works, create a repair schedule and liaise with contractors throughout to ensure the highest quality workmanship. Under 1 can carry out the role of Designer or Principal Designer on roofing projects in order to satisfy the requirements of the CDM Regulations 2015.
Under1 can also deliver dilapidation and expert witness reports on existing buildings as well as provide eco advice on performance of roofs for new buildings.
In addition to reparative work they can deliver preventative ongoing maintenance works on roofs.
As experts in the field, Under1 regularly deliver CPD seminars to fellow professionals in the construction industry and are available to tailor courses to businesses.