One should never prefer to pursue home extensions and home improvements without considering the party walls. It is the common wall between the two houses and there generally arises a conflict when one house owner starts the construction work due which the party wall may get damaged. In London, several such cases have come into being and thus is suggested that you take party wall advice in London before moving ahead with the construction project. The professionals advise you to get into an agreement with the neighbour so that you do not have to face any issue. The party wall agreement enables to provide framework for resolving and prevention of disputes between the neighbouring properties and owners.
Understanding about the importance of party wall act
According to the party wall act, if damages are caused to neighbour due to the adjoining owner’s property construction then the damages caused to the property would be borne by the building owner. Specialist assistance is given for the identification of any type of damages.
The party wall surveyors can also carry out photographic and descriptive survey on the risky condition of damages. In the party wall award also comprises of the formal documents that describe about the extent of work and details of the nature of work that would be carried out by the owner of the building. It is essential to give the notice to the neighbour before a certain time period and gain his consent. The surveyors will get the survey done and also notify the neighbours.