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Damp and timber surveyor

our damp and timber surveyor Mr Nigel Foster CSRT
N Foster CSRT

Our damp and timber surveyor has been approved and trained by


  • Our damp and timber surveyor is a Certified Surveyor in Remedial Treatments.
  • Installation operative’s course in remedial damp and timber treatments.
  • Specification and installation of Curator G moisture sensors.
  • Structural water proofing and a tanking systems course.
  • Certificate in Timber Infestation Surveying.
  • Health and safety and law module.
  • Certificated Surveyor in Remedial Treatment.
  • ITC course in using an infrared camera in buildings.

Work Experience

  • Investigations using electrical and chemical meters for damp and wood rot.
  • Salt analysis of masonry samples.
  • Timber decay inspections and drill testing timber for the extent of any wood rot.
  • Constructing and installing moisture sensors
  • Installing and monitoring moisture in the air using relative humidity sensors
  • Surveying and installing dry rot sensors and monitoring damp timber areas.
  • Designing and installing epoxy resin structural repairs.
  • Treating and consolidation of artwork support.
  • Infrared inspections for dampness and insulation failures.
  • Consultancy work for National Museum for Scotland about the condition of the gallery roof timbers.
  • Inspection report for NTS for Hutchison Hall, Glasgow
  • Extensive knowledge of how to use Boron in timber treatment and carrier limitations.
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