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Checking for Defects in a New Home

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You’ve just received the keys to your new home—what comes next?

Once you have the keys to your new home, it’s crucial to conduct a thorough inspection for any defects or issues that may require attention from the contractor. This applies whether it’s a new condo/HDB or a resale apartment.

What Are House Defects?

House defects are problems found in a newly constructed home. They can range from small cosmetic issues to significant structural problems, affecting the safety and usability of the house. Common examples include mold growth and wall cracks.

Top 10 Common House Defects

A house can encounter various defects, ranging from minor inconveniences to significant problems requiring extensive repairs. Here are some common issues to keep an eye out for:

1. Leaky or damaged roofs

2. Inadequate insulation or air leaks

3. Plumbing issues like leaky faucets, blocked drains, or burst pipes

4. Electrical problems such as faulty wiring or outdated systems

5. Structural concerns like wall or foundation cracks, sagging floors, or uneven walls

6. Dampness or water damage

7. Pest infestations including termites or bed bugs

8. HVAC issues like malfunctioning systems or insufficient ventilation

9. Poorly installed or damaged windows and doors

10. Insufficient ventilation in bathrooms or kitchens, leading to mold or moisture problems.

Taking care of any defects or issues in a house promptly is key to preventing further damage and ensuring the safety and comfort of residents. Regular maintenance and inspections are essential for identifying and preventing defects from occurring in the first place.

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Uncle Defect SG specializes in thorough inspections for houses, HDBs, condos, and landed properties. With our professional surveys, checks, and scans, we leave no area unchecked. From tiling to electricals, we ensure a comprehensive evaluation.

Trust us to provide you with a detailed report, empowering you to make informed decisions and address any issues before settling in.

Schedule your inspection with Uncle Defect SG today and move in with confidence!

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