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Part III: QA Inspectors Say These Are The Most Common Construction Defects

Regular readers of our Florida legal blog know that we have in recent weeks written a couple of posts about what QA inspectors report as the most common mistakes made in the construction industry. QA (quality assurance) inspectors check on both quality and progress in construction projects.

QA inspectors working in Florida and elsewhere say the most common construction defect of all is in flawed foundations and improperly installed vapor retarders. They also report that defective exterior wall weatherization is a major problem.

Part IV: QA Inspectors Say These Are The Most Common Construction Defects

Regular readers of our Florida legal blog know that we have in recent weeks looked at the most common flaws quality assurance inspectors find as they look at new condominium complexes, houses, apartments, offices and more.

In previous posts, we have discussed the construction defects QA inspectors say they find most frequently, including flawed foundations and vapor retarders, issues with framing, fire blocking, insulation, windows, exterior wall weatherization and more.

Part III: QA Inspectors Say These Are The Most Common Construction Defects

Regular readers of our Florida legal blog know that we have in recent weeks written a couple of posts about what QA inspectors report as the most common mistakes made in the construction industry. QA (quality assurance) inspectors check on both quality and progress in construction projects.

QA inspectors working in Florida and elsewhere say the most common construction defect of all is in flawed foundations and improperly installed vapor retarders. They also report that defective exterior wall weatherization is a major problem.

Children's museum sues over construction and design defects

Florida has a wealth of museums, from Sarasota’s State Art Museum to Orlando’s Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and of course, the famous Dali Museum in the St. Petersburg-Clearwater area, among others.

It is not difficult to imagine how construction and design defects could hamper a museum-goer’s appreciation of the exhibits and both the public’s safety at risk as well. Both concerns are part of a recently filed construction defects lawsuit involving a museum far from us.

Part II: QA inspectors say these are the most common construction defects

Regular readers of our Florida legal blog will undoubtedly recall that we recently published a post about what QA inspectors say are the most common flaws in newly erected buildings. QA (quality assurance) inspectors check on the quality and progress of construction work.

QA inspectors who work across Florida and the rest of the nation identified the construction defects they see most often, including the most common one of all: defective foundations and vapor retarders.

QA inspectors say these are the most common construction defects

Let’s say you’re a Florida developer who wants to build a condominium complex. After you hire a contractor to construct the project, you will also likely hire QA (quality assurance) inspectors to check on the progress and quality of the work being done.

Those QA inspectors look at work all across the nation and compile data on which construction defects are most common in the construction industry. Let’s take a look at the problems they find most often.

Dispute in sale of luxury Florida home cost seller $300,000

It's no secret to anyone who has ever tried to sell a house: you can easily run into complications. But when you sell a high-end luxury house for millions of dollars, the risks increase.

A seller in Tampa Bay recently learned how complicated selling a luxury home can be. After running into a dispute with the buyer, the seller ended up paying $300,000 to settle a lawsuit so he could find another buyer.

Part II: Florida city, county fight to get construction defects fixed

Regular readers of our legal blog will undoubtedly recall a recent post about a construction defect dispute that has embroiled both a Florida city and county.

The exterior of the Manatee County Judicial Center in Bradenton is defective; pieces of it have fallen to the ground, putting pedestrians and passing motorists at risk. Both government entities have been frustrated in their efforts to get the construction defects resolved.

How to trademark your business name and logo

You spent a lot of time creating the perfect name and logo for your business. They completely represent your passion and the purpose of your company.

Even though you’re sure that you have the right name and logo, you are nervous to use them. You might feel as though anyone could take your intellectual property as soon as you reveal it to the world. Is there any way to protect your business’ brand?

Part I: Florida city, county fight to get construction defects fixed

It isn't just Florida homeowners, condominium owners, homeowners' associations and condo owners' associations that struggle with construction defects. According to a recent news article, even government entities can find themselves locked in disputes with general contractors, developers and others over construction defects.

Take, for instance, the city of Bradenton in Manatee County. Both entities are caught in a fight the flawed exterior of the County Judicial Center. According to an article in the Bradenton Herald, "there are defects on the exterior paneling of the building, causing pieces of it to fall to the ground."

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