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Beware of issues that arise during the rainy season

On Behalf of | Mar 28, 2019 | Construction Law

As the spring rains come, people in this area of California must be vigilant to watch for signs of issues that come with the overflow of rains. Water damage to roofs, foundations and other components of structures can lead to serious issues. For most people, there aren’t going to be any problems that come from it. When there are problems that arise, they must be addressed promptly, or massive destruction can occur.

One thing that many people don’t think is how construction defects might play a part in this situation. The fact here is that any issues with the building can exacerbate the impacts of the rainy season. For example, a foundation without proper drainage might fail. This puts the entire building in danger of falling. Another example is a roof that isn’t properly installed. There is a chance that it could fall in due to the weight of the waterlogged trusses and other components.

We know that you probably never imagined that your structure would have issues because of the rain. One of the most important things for you to do at that point is to find out what the issue is. Knowing what is causing the problem enables you to come up with a plan for fixing it. If it is caused by a construction defect, such as shoddy workmanship or materials, you can take legal action that may reduce the financial burden you have due to the situation.

We are here to help you review the options that you have so that you can determine the best way to handle things. We want to protect your interests so don’t wait too long to get started once you know there is something amiss.

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