Location:

Tonbridge, Kent

Contract Type:

Flood Restoration

Contract Value:

£275,000

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Whiteford CBS were appointed to the refurbishment of detached bungalow, which had suffered extensive flood damage. The result of prolonged heavy rainfall, saturating the ground resulting in localized flash flooding.

The saturated concrete base was broken up and removed from site. Removal of the internal fixtures and fittings and defective render, was necessary. Post strip-out dehumidification and drying was then undertaken.

There was a long period of drying out. During this time, Whiteford CBS liaised with the local authority Building Control team and prepared the reinstatement specification. Following building consent for the refurbishment work plus agreement of the scope project value with the loss adjuster, Whiteford CBS appointed a specialist contractor to restore the dwelling.

Renewal of the kitchen, bathroom and replacement windows were required. Extensive Joinery repairs were carried out and the installation of a new staircase completed the structural works. Internal and external decorations were also necessary throughout. All plumbing, together with the heating and electrical installations were all replaced.

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