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Letterkenny,
Co. Donegal.
F92 EK74,
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Email: damien@consultingengineers.ie

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Mica Report – What to Expect:

The Department of Environment recently confirmed that the investigation into the issue of defective MICA blocks in counties Donegal and Mayo has been completed. The MICA report is now expected
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Damien takes on Ultra Cycle Challenge

HD McKay owner, Damien McKay is to take on the challenge of cycling over 553km along Donegal’s Wild Atlantic Way coastline in an Ultra Cycle Race which takes place in
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4 reasons why you need a pre-purchase survey

Buying a property is one of the biggest investments you are likely to make so it’s well worth it to order a pre-purchase survey to check for defects and problems before
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Coping with building defects and how to avoid them:

The dream of owning your own home becomes a nightmare when you are affected by serious building defects such as defective concrete blocks. Dealing with the consequences of building defects If you
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How do I know if my home has defective concrete blocks?

The first symptoms of defective concrete blocks in your home may be cracking on the surface of external walls. You could easily mistake this for normal settlement cracks or defects in
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HD McKay backs Engineers Week 2016

HD McKay is delighted to join the celebrations for the 10th annual Engineers Week, which runs from 28th February and 5th March 2016. We attended the Engineers Ireland Transition Year event at
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3 reasons why you need a pre-purchase survey

Buying a new home is probably the biggest investment you will ever make, so a pre-purchase survey could help you avoid a very costly mistake. It really is best to minimise the chances
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Engineers Ireland Donegal discuss defective concrete blocks

Engineers, architects, surveyors and solicitors gathered at the Engineers Ireland Donegal event in Letterkenny this week gave a strong response to the HD McKay presentation on Defective Concrete Blocks.  During my presentation,
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HD McKay to address Donegal Engineers on defective concrete blocks

One of the key issues I have been dealing with and raising regularly over the past 2-3 years is defective precast concrete blocks used for construction purposes. It’s an issue
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4 things you can do if flooding affects your home:

If your home was flooded in Storm Desmond, you are probably still dealing with the aftermath. But you may also be worrying about what happens next time we face extreme
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