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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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75% of construction professionals say quality management is inadequate

75% of construction professionals say quality management is inadequate

Article written by Will Mann, Construction Manager 28th February 2018 The findings from the CIOB ‘call for evidence’, which will be shared with the Hackitt Review and the Grenfell Inquiry

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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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Would the plug ever meet the socket?

Would the plug ever meet the socket?

Maybe this is acceptable to some, but luckily for our client, this is not acceptable to us. This defect, which shows poor co-ordination, is a common issue that our Clerks

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A little defect to ‘lighten up’ your day…

A little defect to ‘lighten up’ your day…

One of our Clerks spotted this defect on a project recently which shows a light fitting which had been relocated and then just left. Quality finishes are important to us

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