Loose flashing discovered during cherry picker survey carried out by MAAC Studio Inverness

High Level Survey

High level surveys are important and need to be carried out on a regular basis, particularly if you have a city centre property.

Detailed stone survey on chimney in Forres MAAC Studio conservation architect

Hands On Approach

There is no substitute for getting up close and personal with your building, to get an understanding of its materials and its current condition.

Damp wall cottage Inverness MAAC Studio survey

Damp Problems ?

Anxiety makes homeowners vulnerable to bad advice and a damp problem is one of the biggest causes of distress to owners of traditional stone-built properties.

St Andrews Cathedral Inverness, bell tower, MAAC Studio Survey

Hidden Spaces

There are many unusual and evocative spaces that people rarely get an opportunity to experience. Hidden towers, labyrinths and dusty libraries. It is like some out of the Name of the Rose or the Da Vinci Code.

PAS 2035 retrofit of traditional properties

PAS 2035 - An early Warning

I bet few people will have heard of “PAS 2035”, but if you own a traditional property, quite soon you are going to be sick to death of it. There is an army of energy specialists, insulation companies and sales people getting ready to target you.