“The Christmas Rose” by Suzanne M. Hurley

Andrew WilliamsArcadias Children, Romance, Uncategorized, Who-done-it

Who stole the Christmas Rose by Susanne M Hurley The Christmas Rose by Susanne M Hurley – Who stole the the Christmas rose ornament worth a million-dollars from philanthropist Eugene Turner’s mansion? High school principal Olivia Lyons is appalled to discover that one of her students is suspected of stealing an expensive tiny golden angel holding a red rose. As … Read More

Arcadia’s Children – Samantha’s Revenge – Fantasy Fiction Novel

Andrew WilliamsBooks, News, Uncategorized

Arcadia’s Children – Samantha’s Revenge – Fantasy Fiction Novel by Andrew R Williams AMAZON Paperback – https://www.amazon.co.uk/Arcadias-Children-Samanthas-Andrew-Williams/dp/1613097107 AMAZON ebook – https://www.amazon.co.uk/Arcadias-Children-Samanthas-Andrew-Williams-ebook/dp/B06XC4SJ4L/ref=sr_1_1? Are you ready for a cracking good read? Do you like science fiction, fantasy and other futuristic sci-fi titles? What about a friend or partner, do they like this genre? Released on March 1st 2017, Arcadia’s Children – fantasy … Read More

A guide to home maintenance

Andrew WilliamsHome Buyer report, Home Condition Reports, Surveying, Uncategorized

The external walls The walls of a property are the barrier which keeps the elements, and particularly water, from reaching your comfortable internal environment but they need maintenance. In order to fulfil that function effectively, however, they need to be clear of soil and ground level build up. The problem Old properties Already prone to rising damp, solid wall structures … Read More

Let’s vote out (Britexit)

Andrew WilliamsBNI, Britexit, News, Uncategorized

Let’s vote out.(Britexit) One thing is certain. If the we vote to stay in the EU we will be sitting ducks. We will have agreed to take anything that is thrown at us. If we vote Britexit They will suddenly realise that they are about to loose a great deal of UK funding. They will then start making offers. Note … Read More

Builders love repointing – Replacing mortar old between bricks.

Andrew WilliamsUncategorized

Jeff Howell Sunday 11 January 1998 Repointing is the act of hacking out the old pointing and sticking some new stuff in. It hardly ever needs doing, but architects and surveyors like to say it does. Well, they have to say something to justify their fees, don’t they? Pointing rarely needs replacing because it should be a sacrificial material; that … Read More

NEW HOMES, HOUSE BUILDING AND PROPERTY

Andrew WilliamsBNI, Commercail Energy Reports, Home Condition Reports, News, Party Wall, Surveying, Uncategorized

The number of new homes being completed is exceeding 2014 figures by 14%. The majority house building was made up of private sector completions.  According to Knight Frank prime UK waterfront property is 70% above that of inland homes. The Environment Agency saying 1.8m homes in the UK are at risk from sea or river flooding.  Jeremy Corbyn is proposing … Read More

EPCs – Energy Performance Certificates

Andrew WilliamsBNI, Commercail Energy Reports, Commercial Energy Reports, Commercial EPC, Energy Performance Certificates, Home Buyer report, Home Condition Reports, Party Wall, Photographic Condition Reports, Surveying, Uncategorized

  Chartered Surveyors            Energy Performance Certificates are required when selling or renting a domestic or commercial building. For domestic premises the EPC can be completed very quickly but because commercial premises are more complex, a commercial EPC is calculated using the SBEM formula. Andrew R Williams & Associates are qualified to carry out both types of EPC. Energy Saving Ideas … Read More

Badly flooded gardens

Andrew WilliamsLegal, News, Surveying, Uncategorized

We have a client who has a badly flooded gardens. The gardens in question have been flooding for at least 12 years. The flooding is so bad that three quarters of the rear garden is flooded for at least four months of the year. Even in dry weather, the ground under foot is soft. Despite many letters to the Local … Read More