Common Forms Of Construction Defects In California

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What Are the Most Common Defects? There are four main categories that all construction defects can fall under for a given project. These are design defects, engineering defects, construction defects and the use of defective materials in the construction of the project. Design defects can include defects in the architectural plans or details, such as a design that fails to comply with local building and safety codes.  Engineering defects can include errors in engineering calculations for structural, mechanical, civil and geotechnical components for the project. Construction defects typically result from the contractor failing to perform the construction in conformance with … Read More