EXAMPLES OF  COMMON CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS

 

Below are photos of some of the construction defects we have observed in Homeowner Association common areas, individual homes, and condominium units.

 

MOLD / FUNGAL GROWTH

 

STUCCO CRACKS

 

WINDOW LEAKS AND MOLD

 

PIPE  CORROSION

 

SLAB CRACKS / SLAB LEAKS

 

ROOF LEAKS

  • WOOD ROT

 

PONDING ON ASPHALT

  • UNCONTROLLED WATER THAT PREMATURELY DETERIORATES THE PAVEMENT

 

CRACKED WALLS / DAMAGED FENCING

 

​PLUMBING LEAK / CEILING STAINS

 

​CRACKING TENNIS COURTS

 

​WINDOW LEAKS

 

​CRACKED STREETS

 

​PLUMBING LEAKS

  • WET FRAMING

 

​CRACKING FLOORING TILES

 

​HVAC ISSUES

  • A/C PADS ARE NOT FLAT AND DRAIN TOWARD THE FOUNDATION

 

SITE DRAINAGE ISSUES

 

CONCRETE CURB DETERIORATION

 

DETERIORATION OF STONE VENEER

 

STUCCO STAINING / DISCOLORATION

 

WINDOW GAPS

  • GAPS AROUND WINDOWS/EXCESSIVE CAULKING WHERE IT APPEARS THE BUILDINGS HAVE MOVED

 

NAIL POPS IN WALL

 

​​DOWNSPOUT ISSUES

  • DOWNSPOUTS THAT ARE NOT TIED INTO A TIGHT LINE DRAINAGE SYSTEM ALLOWS WATER TO POND ADJACENT TO FOUNDATIONS

 

​​SIDEWALK CRACKS

  • CRACKS IN THE WALKING SURFACES OF THE COMMON AREAS

  • DOWNSPOUTS THAT ARE NOT TIED INTO A TIGHT LINE DRAINAGE SYSTEM ALLOWS WATER TO POND ADJACENT TO FOUNDATIONS​​​

 

LANDSCAPING ISSUES

  • TREES AND OTHER LANDSCAPING PLANTED TOO CLOSE TO THE BUILDINGS

FLOODED DRIVEWAY

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​ROOF DRY ROT

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​WATER FLOODING ON LANDING

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​EFFLORESCENCE

  • CRYSTALINE DEPOSIT ON SURFACES OF MASONRY, STUCCO OR CONCRETE

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