A building defect is the failure of a component of a building, the poor performance of materials and inadequate workmanship. It is your responsibility to report what you think may be a defect. You should report all defects within the defects liability period. In this page you can find the answers to some of the most common questions about defects.
What are not considered defects?
The following are not considered to be a defect:
- Loss of water, electricity or gas supply (if by supplier);
- Blocked toilets or drains;
- Third party damage;
- Wear and tear and vandalism;
- Expiration of consumable products such as light bulbs, smoke alarm batteries and
- Shrinkage cracks up to 2mm.
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