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Old 11-08-2010, 06:49 AM   #1
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Hi i am new to the forum
my wife and i are looking to buy a bungalow but have been told it has sub floors not concrete
what are the things to look out for ?
what could be the problems going forward ?
any advice or suggestions most welcome .
thanks bob

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where is the bungalow located? do you mean that it has a crawl space/foundation VS. a concrete slab? it's kind of hard to tell what to look for/ what problems you might have going forward without a bit more information.

regardless...please hire a quality home inspector before you make a purchase. the money spent will be a worthwhile investment.

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Yes there is crawler space under the floor boards
the bungalow is in southport lancashire
i have heard timber beams under the floor tends to root and lead to rising damp
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Yes there is crawler space under the floor boards
the bungalow is in southport lancashire
i have heard timber beams under the floor tends to root and lead to rising damp
Is this England?
What does." timber beams under the floor tends to root and lead to rising damp" mean? Especially the "floor tends to root" part.
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