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Maintenance Schedules for Building Consents

All building works has an arena of risk about them, and none so more than the area of weathertightness. This risk is an area that needs to be managed just like all other risks with sound management strategies that lower … Continue reading

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Fascias-style guttering leak internally

Fascia-style gutters causing water to run into the building Guttering can be a hidden leaky building danger in many ‘low-risk’ homes Fascia-style (hidden) guttering systems pose risks of causing leaks to come into building walls and cause rot and leaky … Continue reading

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New Home with horrible roof detailing – haven’t learnt the leaky building lesson

New Home with horrible roof detailing – the industry hasn’t learnt the leaky building lesson This property is an absolute classic of how NOT to design, a property that could easily have wonderful large eaves, instead has almost complete internal … Continue reading

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Reclad still failing

Reclad still failing This is a classic situation showing how it doesn’t pay to blame the cladding first – and think that recladding will solve your woes. This property has been reclad for at least 3 years now – yet … Continue reading

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