Single Defect Surveys

Single defect surveys to assist property owners in identifying and addressing specific issues within their properties.

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What is a Single Defect Report?

A Single Defect Report is a specialised inspection conducted by our experienced RICS surveyor to investigate and analyse a particular issue or defect within a property. It focuses on a specific problem that requires attention, enabling property owners to understand the underlying causes, potential risks, and appropriate remedial actions.

Our Single Defect Report Services:

  1. Thorough Inspection: We will thoroughly examine your property’s identified defect or problem area. This involves using specialised equipment, tools, and extensive knowledge to assess the issue’s severity, extent, and underlying causes.
  2. Expert Analysis: Based on the inspection findings, we will comprehensively analyse the defect, including its potential implications and impact on the property. We consider the structural integrity, safety considerations, and any related issues arising from the defect.
  3. Detailed Recommendations: Our ‘single defect reports’ include clear and actionable recommendations for addressing the identified issue. We guide you with the necessary steps to rectify the defect, such as repairs, maintenance, or further investigations if needed. We aim to equip you with the information you need to make informed decisions about resolving the problem.
  4. Independent and Unbiased Advice: As an independent and RICS-regulated surveying practice, we prioritise providing unbiased advice solely in our client’s best interest. Our ‘single defect reports’ are based on our professional expertise and experience, ensuring you receive accurate and reliable information to guide your decision-making process.
  5. Peace of Mind: By obtaining a “single defect report” you gain peace of mind knowing that professionals have thoroughly assessed the specific problem within your property. Armed with the knowledge and guidance necessary to address the defect effectively, you can proceed confidently.


Price Range (No VAT to pay)

£550 – £1050 

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Examples of issues a specific defect survey could address include the following:

Why Choose Us for Single Defect Surveys?

  • Qualified and Experienced Surveyors: We are RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) regulated and qualified surveyors with extensive experience identifying and assessing various property defects. We stay updated with industry standards and techniques to provide reliable and accurate reports.
  • Tailored Solutions: We understand that each property and defect is unique. Our ‘Single Defect Reports’ are customised to address your concern, providing targeted recommendations and relevant solutions.
  • Timely and Efficient Service: We prioritise delivering our Single Defect Reports on time without compromising on the quality of our assessments. We understand the importance of promptly addressing property defects to prevent further damage or complications.
  • Client-Focused Approach: Our commitment to client satisfaction drives everything we do. We strive to ensure that you receive exceptional customer service, clear communication, and ongoing support throughout the process.

If you have a specific defect or concern within your property, contact us today to schedule a Single Defect Survey. We will provide you with the insights and guidance you need to address the issue effectively and protect the condition and value of your property.

Frequently asked questions

What is a Single Defect Survey?

A Single Defect Survey is a specialised inspection conducted by our qualified surveyors to investigate and analyse a specific issue or defect within a property. It focuses on a particular problem, such as dampness, cracks, roof leaks, or structural issues, providing a comprehensive assessment and tailored recommendations to address the identified defect.

When should I consider getting a Single Defect Survey?

It would help if you considered getting a Single Defect Survey when you notice a specific property problem or defect requiring expert evaluation. Whether it’s a crack in the wall, water stains on the ceiling, or persistent dampness.

How does a Single Defect Survey differ from a full building survey?

While a full building survey comprehensively assesses the overall condition of a property. A Single Defect Survey focuses on a specific issue or defect.

How long does a Single Defect Survey take?

The duration of a Single Defect Survey can vary depending on the complexity and extent of the defect. Our surveyors can complete the survey within a few hours or a day.

Why choose us?

Quick, easy and efficient. That’s what you can expect from Smart Home Surveyors. Our RICS-registered services are designed to give you the best possible experience, with quick turnaround times and round the clock customer support.

We have years of experience behind us. We have the right skills and experience to provide you a detailed and concise report to give you the peace of mind that you deserve. 

8 Years Experience

5 Star Rating

Quick Turnaround

Dedicated Support

Do you have any Query? Schedule a free consultation call with our Survey Expert!

Do you have any Query? Schedule a free consultation call with our Survey Expert!