Plumbing and Electrical Construction Defects

Construction defects in plumbing, electrical and mechanical can cause life safety issues, as well as substantial monetary damage. 

These are some common place electrical and plumbing construction defects:

  • Inadequate water pressure
  • Excessive sound transfer
  • Waste pipe clean-outs buried inside walls
  • Non-functional water shut-off valves
  • Corrosion and leaks in copper piping
  • Failure to properly install backwater valves
  • Improper installation of hangers and supports to
  • Prevent water hammering
  • Failure to properly install air unit vents and condensation drains
  • Failure to properly install water heaters and water heater vents
  • Improper selection and installation of outlets
  • Improper weather protection of exterior fixtures
  • Improper grounding of electrical fixtures
  • Improper installation of aluminum wiring
  • Improper labeling of panel directories
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