TABLE OF CONTENT
Title page i
Table of content vi
- Introduction 1
- Statement of the problem 4
- Significant of the study 5
- Purpose of the study 7
- Research questions 8
- Scope and limitation of the study 9
- Definitions of terms 10
2.0 Literature review 13
2.1 Building Surveying cover the following area 14
2.2 Equipment used for Building Surveying 15
2.3 Procedure for Building Surveying 17
2.4 Survey Reports 20
2.4.1 Division of Properties 21
2.2 General Report 21
2.5 A Building surveying report on
Identification of building defects determination
Of causes and proposed appropriate remedies
(A study on Imo State Bungalow) 23
3.0Research Methodology 68
3.1 Research design 68
3.3 Population 68
3.4 Sample 69
3.5 Method of data collection 69
3.5 Data analysis technique 70
- Data presentation and analysis 71
- Summary 85
- Conclusion 87
- Recommendations 87
This research project present the use of building survey for maintenance of buildings. It used analytic model and field studies on improper building maintenance to discuss the causes and remedial measures to be used. It was discovered that low level of awareness about building survey is the major problem of our building maintenance (i.e carrying-out maintenance programme without proper inspection or investigation to know the causes of the defects in building)
The study tried to find out how building survey helps in maintenance of building in our society. It also identified the application and importance of sound building surveying for maintenance of building.
In constructing this research project, the research had to review some literati on and subsequently embarked on data collection through observation, interview and questionnaire.
The objective of chapter one of the research projects is to introduce the topic which the need for the research is given and stated. The background of the study and other important aspects like the significant of the problem, the scope and limitation were given.
The objective of chapter two is to present a piece of the extensive literature review carried out in order to reveal the expressed opinion of notable authors and scholar as regards to the relevance of the building survey. A case study of building survey on one storey residential building was included for reference purpose. The chapter three presents the research design and methodology. Chapter four and five presents the analysis of the research and result, conclusion an recommendation respectively which summarizes the use building survey.
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