Defects

Wonky cladding

Wonky cladding

Though at first glance you may feel like you’re looking through a fun-house mirror, this wonky cladding was identified by one of our experienced Clerks of Works and was able

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Knock, knock, knock…

Knock, knock, knock…

Who’s there? A Quality Site Inspector who has taken a picture of a door which has clearly been damaged whilst the lock set was fitted.

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Perils of programming

Perils of programming

Water ingress on the ground floor of a 6 storey building. Programme constraints meant that the contractor had to start fitting-out (note that the walls are already plastered) before roofing

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Lack of resilience

Lack of resilience

It’s defects like this that might get missed by the ‘normal eye’ which is why Quality Site Inspectors are vital on site to check for errors that may cause potential

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Sound thinking

Sound thinking

Insulation to this high specification acoustic partition appeared to be properly installed, but a closer inspection by one of our Clerk of Works showed that it was cut between the

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Who will be in the hot seat this winter?

Who will be in the hot seat this winter?

Maybe this a good way to keep warm whilst using the toilet during the cold wintery months?

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An electrical fire waiting to happen!

An electrical fire waiting to happen!

One of our M&E Clerk of Works identified this electrical hazard on a recent project. Spades should be in contact with the earth bar. If there was a fault it

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Safety matters…this fire damper was not supported or fire sealed

Safety matters…this fire damper was not supported or fire sealed

One of our Site Inspectors noticed that the fire damper was not supported or fire sealed. This means that the fire compartment is compromised and the spread of the fire

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Where are the cavity ties?

Where are the cavity ties?

It is never acceptable to have missing cavity ties on any build project as it can lead to the wall collapsing which is dangerous. We only have to be reminded

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Wet insulation identified using thermal imaging

Wet insulation identified using thermal imaging

These two pictures show wet insulation identified using thermal imaging. If undetected there could have been several problems occurring which include damp appearing inside, poor thermal performance and corrosion of

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