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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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Missing fire stopping

Missing fire stopping

A classic defect picture taken on-site where the fire stopping detail was missing. This is dangerous if left as it is currently.

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Quotation by David Allen Coe

Quotation by David Allen Coe

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Cable ties have many uses

Cable ties have many uses

The first picture refers to an electrical issue. The 22 x 20 mm flexible conduits should have been connected but in this case, they were only cable tied! The second

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Is this a trap?

Is this a trap?

The handles of this door were installed in between our inspections. This poor handle design on a double door installation means that if anyone attempts to close one door or

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Let’s rest it here!

Let’s rest it here!

This defect relates to a step over installed by a main contractor on a roof.  It’s intention is to ensure safe passage of operatives and protect the M&E services installed

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Lavae infected turf

Lavae infected turf

The main contractor had turf delivered without checking the origin and the quality of the material. The turf was full of a specific lavae which infects the soil and also

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Large air blisters

Large air blisters

The pre-formed insulated walls for the buildings were made from a powder coated sheeting pinned to a frame of soft wood then filled with high density foam fill. The problem

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Don’t get stung by poor quality

Don’t get stung by poor quality

An example of an M&E defect – an external balcony light which has been professionally installed. However the services have not been sealed around, thus leaving a hole and making

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Collectively stepping our way across 100 marathons for charity

Collectively stepping our way across 100 marathons for charity

We are an energetic and charitable bunch and despite the cold, wintery weather, our competitive staff have embarked on another step challenge to get fit before Christmas and to raise

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