SWWC Accreditations & Professional Bodies

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Why Work With South West Wall Coatings?

Our Specialist Surveyors are trained to C.S.R.T. (Certified Surveyor in Remedial Treatment) and C.S.S.W. (Certified Surveyor in Structural Waterproofing) accreditation; they are fully equipped to carry out complete surveys and provide detailed comprehensive reports and quotations and are on hand to give professional advice.

Our quality of service, sensible pricing policy and workmanship can be demonstrated by being a founder member of the Property Care Association (PCA – formally the British Wood Preserving and Damp-proofing Association).

  • Skilled technicians, plasterers, plumbers, carpenters and joiners who deliver a quality, professional service with minimal disruption and minimal environmental impact.
  • Long-term guarantees with the option of independent Guarantee Protection Insurance.
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Fully Qualified to investigate, survey and resolve property defects

The Property Care Association (PCA) is the trade association representing specialists who can be trusted to resolve problems affecting buildings.

PCA member firms can investigate and resolve defects involving: Damp, Condensation, Timber decay or insect attack, Dampness and water penetration in basements, Structural defects, Invasive weed control

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Working to high standards of health and safety

CHAS has two main aims. To improve health and safety standards across Great Britain, to reduce duplicated safety applications for both suppliers and buyers. It provides information and assurances about the health and safety systems and competence of the Organisations who have been CHAS assessed or accredited.

CHAS assesses applicants on their health and safety policy statement, their organisation and how it deals with health and safety and their specific health and safety arrangements. This means that everyone will work to an acceptable standard.

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What makes selecting TrustMark tradesmen so worthwhile?

A firm's technical skills have been independently checked through regular on-site inspections, as well as checks on their trading record and financial status; Firms have signed up to a code of practice that includes insurance, good health and safety practices and customer care; The approved scheme operator has checked and will continue to monitor the firm's quality of work, trading practices and customer satisfaction.

Firms are able to offer an Insurance Backed Warranty; Deposit Protection Insurance is available for consumers in the event a firm should cease trading; Firms will be able to tell you about any building regulations you must comply with and may also be able to provide appropriate certificates; If you have a problem or disagreement with the firm, there will be a clear and user-friendly complaints procedure to help resolve the issue; The scheme is fully supported by Government, the building industry and consumer protection groups. All of these checks will give you - Peace of Mind

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National qualification for damp and timber remedial work

Accurate diagnosis of damp and timber problems in buildings is essential to ensure appropriate remedies without unnecessary use of chemicals and undue expense. The PCA has always promoted training for surveyors and two separate qualifications were developed to assess surveyors' knowledge and competence in timber and damp diagnosis. The Certificated Surveyor in Remedial Treatment (CSRT) is a nationally recognised professional qualification.

Covering diagnosis and specification of works for dampness, as well as decay and insect attack of timber, the examination also includes an assessment of the candidate's knowledge of relevant health, safety and legal legislation. Companies within the Damp-proofing or Timber Preservation sector wishing to apply for membership of the PCA must have, or employ, CSRT qualified surveyors in order to be eligible for membership.

Damp and Timber Specialists covering Devon and Cornwall

We are specialists in treating rising damp, woodworm, condensation control, basement tanking and completing all associated building works, such as plastering and carpentry.
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