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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

Damp rising in a house wall
Home & Garden

The issue of damp

Chartered Surveyor John Conlin advises on a host of damp issues.

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Curved window frames to represent curved 1930 metal framed windows
Home & Garden

Can I replace my curved 1930s windows?

Chartered surveyor John Conlin advises a reader on curved windowframes.

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Damp in a flat
Money

Notice to quit given after complaint

A reader is told to leave their rented home after complaint - John Conlin advises.

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A dark pub with chairs stacked on the tables to represent the pub closing
Home & Garden

Can we save our village pub?

Advice from chartered surveyor John Conlin could help.

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An old oak door that hasn't been restored
Home & Garden

How to restore an old oak door’s colour

Chartered surveyor John Conlin’s advice on restoring an oak door’s colour.

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A pile of copper pipes
Money

Are plastic pipes as good as copper?

Chartered surveyor John Conlin explains why plastic pipes are better.

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A spanner loosening a screw to represent loosening the screws to stop your fibreglass roof extension making loud banging noises
Home & Garden

Why does the fiberglass roof bang?

Chartered surveyor John Conlin’s advice on why a fibreglass roof is noisy.

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A metal oil heating tank needing repair
Home & Garden

Can we repair a metal heating oil tank?

Chartered surveyor John Conlin answers a query on metal heating oil tanks.

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Free loft insulation ready to be put in a loft
Home & Garden

Can we get free loft insulation?

Chartered surveyor John Conlin explains the ECO scheme.

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