Common Building Defects List

Imperfection is always present in any construction. It’s part of reality that people must accept. However, negligence and knowingly disregarding obvious problems is widely seen as unacceptable. It is for this reason that before buying anything, especially houses or buildings, you must inspect for defects that might result in problems

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Signs of Drainage Problems

Get to know the signs of drainage problems early on so you can save yourself from spending thousands of dollars on home renovation and repair.  Drainage problems, if left unchecked, can slowly cause serious structural damage without you knowing it until it’s too late. Although you don’t have to be

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Why Regular Building Inspections Will Protect Your Investment
Why Regular Building Inspections Will Protect Your Investment

Homeowners seeking to protect their investment understand the value of routine building maintenance and inspections. It’s more than just the cosmetics and appearance of the house, regular building inspections allow you to know with confidence that the structural integrity of the building is intact. Property owners benefit in various ways

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6 Issues A Building Inspection Can Reveal
6 Issues A Building Inspection Can Reveal

Curiosity and doubt come naturally to human mind. We worry about the quality of the clothes when we go to buy them and so conduct a thorough check. It is the same when shopping for groceries, buying a pet, a car, or pretty much anything that we spend money on.

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Why Construction Progress Inspection Reports are a Must
Why Construction Progress Inspection Reports are a Must

A building is a significant investment, but it can be risky. Complications may appear during the construction process, and errors might be left unchecked. No matter how reputable a building contractor can be, letting a building project run without a means to monitor every stage is poor management. This is

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Identifying Leaks in Wet Areas
Identifying Leaks in Wet Areas

Although building materials have improved significantly over the years, the materials only work when installed correctly, and even then, will eventually show signs of deterioration. Wet seals or waterproof membranes are no exception. The entire building process is designed to keep moisture away, so if you suspect moisture problems, it’s

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Frequently Asked Questions about Building Inspections
Frequently Asked Questions about Building Inspections

No matter how you’re dealing with the real estate market, you need to be informed about the true condition of the properties you’re considering. Building inspections can give you a good idea on the value of your property and on what legal steps you may need to take. Inspection reports

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Myth vs Fact: The Real Dangers of Asbestos

Asbestos is most commonly found in the construction industry, and used as plasters, roofs, or adhesives. Asbestos can also be found in some fireproof items, insulators, and some types of fabric. This material is affordable, resistant, and relatively strong. Asbestos has been used for thousands of years, but it wasn’t

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