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A guide to the

Top 10
Structural
Defects

Guiding CRL clients through each stage of the construction process

It highlights the numerous issues from poor-quality construction methods to serious health and safety concerns that a CRL internal and external Surveyor might encounter when undertaking a site inspection.

As specialist in construction insurance, at CRL our primary purpose is raising the construction standards of new homes in the UK. This is what is demanded by our customers, insurers and, ultimately, home buyers.

This ebook highlights the 10 most common defects the internal CRL Surveying team have encountered during recent site inspections. The purpose of this guide is to relate common defects back to the correct technical solution contained in our Technical Standards.

This ebook contains:

  • The 10 most common defects

  • How they relate to technical solutions

  • Further reading and useful articles

CRL are experts in
structural insurance

What's included in the guide?

If you read this whitepaper in full, you’ll have a better understanding of the 10 most common defects, the internal CRL Surveying team have encountered during recent site inspections.

Contents of the guide include:

  • What are the most common structural defects within most construction sites

  • Finding out how the common defects relate to the correct technical solution

  • Useful links to other relevant documentations, including the Building Regulations which every construction venture must comply with

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