Epic Building Fails

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Quick, easy and cheap building can lead to EPIC building fails

Poor planning or shoddy contracting for building a home or building, or for electrical, plumbing and HVAC projects create hazards that will put your family and home at risk.

When it comes to home improvement and maintenance projects, cheap isn’t necessarily better. Investing in your home by focusing on durability and safety will improve your home’s value and may save you from results like these epic building failures!

Project Description: Deck support board aka deck ledger. Installed against the house with no flashing- No permits, no flashing, no good!

Project Description: Deck support board aka deck ledger. Installed against the house with no flashing- No permits, no flashing, no good!

An innovative use for plastic water bottles, but it won't be long before water is pouring out of this pipe.

An innovative use for plastic water bottles, but it won’t be long before water is pouring out of this pipe.

Foundation and siding fail!

Foundation and siding fail!

You can avoid issues like these by hiring a licensed, insured and bonded contractor and getting the proper permits for your projects. Permits ensure value and safety by paying for professional plan review and inspection that verifies the work in your home is completed to building safety code.

You can learn more about safe and smart building practices at the following resources:

Think Permit
Verify your contractor
Clark County Building Safety

 

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