Defects

Fire Retardant Foam Defect

Fire Retardant Foam Defect

This Building defect shows incorrectly filled fire retardant foam. The entire void should be filled prior to attaching architraves to offer additional fire resistance. This could cause potential risk to

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Defect identified by Clerk of Works

Defect identified by Clerk of Works

Our Clerk of Works has identified this bad finish defect of concrete soffit to the mezzanine floor.

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This defect is affecting the stability of the wall

This defect is affecting the stability of the wall

This is a defect spotted by our Quality Site Inspector in the shaft wall partition system to riser UPG where a vertical leg has been chopped out, which is ultimately

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Crushed underfloor heating pipe

Crushed underfloor heating pipe

Our M&E Clerk of Work identified this crushed underfloor heating pipe which posed a threat to reduced efficiency and failure of the underfloor heating system. In the long-term, the pipe

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Central heating controller defect

Central heating controller defect

Too close for comfort? This defect photo shows a poorly installed central heating controller which meets a light switch, that our M&E Clerk of Works identified while onsite.

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Roof track inspection

Roof track inspection

We were brought in retrospectively after the project had completed. The entire roof had been condemned basically due to health and safety issues following our investigations/recommendations. The defect photo shows

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Lime staining brickwork

Lime staining brickwork

Lime staining is free lime, generally from mortar, which has been washed from the mortar joints on to the face of the brick.  Lime staining can occur with any brick as

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Common efflorescence

Common efflorescence

Common efflorescence is the visible occurrence of salts on the face of the brickwork. Soluble salts are left on the surface of the brickwork by water which has passed through

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Poor quality brickwork

Poor quality brickwork

This defect shows the poor quality of brickwork installation on a project.

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Perpend joints outside of tolerances

Perpend joints outside of tolerances

Classic build defect showing the perpend joints outside of tolerances, which is neither aesthetically pleasing nor will it ensure structural integrity of the building.

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