Our surveys not only cover the home but also provides information about whether the home is likely to conform to the site license, the local authority regulations, fire regulations and BS3632.

Blue Chip Park Homes Limited offer the following:

The Full Structural Survey which covers the entire home, and is an in-depth survey and inspection and will take in the region of 2 – 3 hours to complete. The Full Structural Survey report will run to 15 – 20 pages in length, complete with colour digital photographs taken during the survey to illustrate points made in the survey and will be presented bound in a folder.


EXTERIOR

LOCATION
Measurements will be taken from the home to both the nearby roads and any neighbouring structures, to ensure that the distances comply with fire regulations.

BASE
The base will be checked for any signs of cracks or subsidence, and to confirm that the base complies with current siting regulations.

SUPPORTS
The type, position, and condition of the supports will be checked, to ascertain whether they are supporting the home sufficiently, and that the home is sited level.

CHASSIS
The chassis will be inspected for excessive corrosion and bent or damaged steel work.

FLOOR BEARERS
The floor bearers (or joists) under the home, and their fixings will be checked for condition.

INSULATION
The insulation will be examined for – type of insulation, thickness, compliance will current BS3632 regulations, the condition of the insulation and the way it has been protected against deterioration.

PIPE WORK
The pipe work will be checked for leaks, condition and insulation.

EXTERIOR SKIRTING
The skirting around the home will be inspected for condition, suitability of construction, and compliance with siting methods.

WALLS
The exterior walls will be examined on all sides for excessive movement, deterioration to the texture and/or cladding, and/or drip rail, suitability of the cladding, and the type of insulation in the cavity.

WINDOWS AND DOORS
The doors and windows will be inspected to clarify if the frame style is the recommended type for park home construction, the condition of the windows and doors, the type of locking systems on the windows and whether the windows and doors conform to fire regulations.

ROOF
The roof will be inspected for its construction, and condition. The fascia and bargeboards will be examined, along with the guttering system.

PORCH/EXTENSION
Any porch and/or extension will be examined for its construction, and to ensure it complies with regulations regarding additional structures and that it doesn’t impede that home’s mobility.


INTERIOR

WALLS
The internal walls will all be checked for stability, construction, ventilation and moisture.

FLOORS
The floors will be checked for stability, construction, and moisture. Any excessive movement in the floors can be indicative of the supports under the home being incorrectly positioned.

CEILINGS
The ceilings will all be checked for excessive bowing, stability, construction and moisture.

SUMMARY
The report will be summarised, highlighting any areas for concern, the causes of the faults and how they can be rectified. Plus recommendations for any remedial works if any, and future preventative maintenance.