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John Conlin

Chartered surveyor John Conlin sorts out your legal and building woes every month in Saga Magazine. Have a question? Email surveyor@saga.co.uk. John can answer questions only in Saga Magazine and on our website.


Latest Articles from John

A grandchild peeks through the window of a Wendy house in the back garden
Home & Garden

Planning permission for a Wendy house?

Chartered surveyor John Conlin resolves a planning permission issue.

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A smoke alarm surrounded by smoke
Home & Garden

The right way to check your smoke alarm

Are you checking your smoke alarm correctly? Our chartered surveyor explains.

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A builder builds a brick wall for a house extension
Home & Garden

Can I be compensated for a neighbour’s extension?

Advice from chartered surveyor John Conlin could help.

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A satellite dish pointing to the sky for better TV reception
Home & Garden

Listed buildings and TV aerials

Chartered surveyor John Conlin resolves a bad reception issue.

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An avocado tiled bathroom
Home & Garden

Retiling a bathroom

Chartered surveyor John Conlin comes to the rescue of a tiled bathroom suite.

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A model of a house and gavel to represent buying a house at auction
Money

How safe is buying a house at auction?

Chartered surveyor John Conlin advises a would-be landlord.

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A man turns on a kitchen stopcock
Home & Garden

Can we move our kitchen stopcock?

Is your kitchen stopcock out of reach? Chartered surveyor John Conlin advises.

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A conservatory roof
Home & Garden

Can we replace our conservatory roof?

Chartered surveyor John Conlin’s advice on replacing a conservatory roof.

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Water leaks through the light fixture in a ceiling
Home & Garden

Water leaks and upstairs neighbours

What can you do if the upstairs neighbours won’t stop a water leak?

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