As El Nino batters the landscape with increasingly fierce storms, understanding construction defects that might lead to leaks and water damage can help home and property owners protect assets. If you do experience a leak caused by construction defects, you might have a case for compensation against the construction company or contractor that handled your building or repair.
In recent weeks, we discussed several ways that El Nino could compromise structures or result in construction damage or claims. For certain areas of the city, landslides can become a danger when continuous rain and running water leave the ground beyond saturation. Landslides near your home or other structures can be a serious concern, and poor construction or faulty land management can contribute to those dangers.