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Concrete floor slabs – not enough ground clearance to floor level

Crack(s) in foundation walls

  • Settlement due to ground subsidence or shrinking/expansion of clay soils

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  • Insufficient depth of footings for ground conditions

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Rust stains on concrete/concrete block foundation walls

  • Poor quality concrete absorbing water that rusts the reinforcing, which in turns causes the concrete to spall or crack, allowing in more water 

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  • The reinforcing was installed too close to the outer surface of the concrete

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Drummy plaster in foundation walls

Blocked ventilation openings in foundation walls

  • The soil level has been built up, covering ventilation openings

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  • Paving covers or partly covers the ventilation openings

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Cracks in the mortar and/or bricks

  • No control joints incorporated in wall

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  • Differential settlement of the building caused by swelling/shrinking of clay soils and inadequate foundations and indicated by cracking through the mortar stepped across the face of the wall

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Concrete blockwork – cracks in the mortar and/or blocks

  • No control joints incorporated in wall

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  • Differential settlement of the building caused by swelling/shrinking of clay soils and inadequate foundations and indicated by cracking through the mortar stepped across the face of the wall

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Stone veneer – cracks in the lintel

  • Corrosion of steel lintel bar supporting the stone

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  • Differential settlement of the building caused by swelling/shrinking of clay soils and inadequate foundations

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Lightweight aerated concrete panels cracked