It's important that construction work is done properly because poor quality can affect the safety, longevity and the beauty of the building. If you are unhappy with the outcome of a construction project that you commissioned, you may be wondering what you can do to gain some form of compensation.
Construction litigation can be complex, and your chances of success when it comes to gaining back damages will depend on the specific circumstances. It is beneficial to understand what led to the poor quality of the construction project. The following are some of the most common reasons why a construction project suffers from poor quality.
Poor communication within the project
In all projects, communication between teams is key. This helps to ensure that all tasks are completed in the correct order and that all actions are working toward the same cohesive goal. When communication is poor, mistakes can happen, and as a result, poor quality quick fixes may need to be made.
Damaged or poor quality materials
Hurricanes or other unforeseen circumstances can damage materials before construction work begins. This can lead to a reduction in the quality of the project as a whole.
Construction projects should stick to a master plan whenever possible. Last-minute changes increase the likelihood of mistakes and poor quality work.
If you want to get compensation for a poor quality construction project that you paid for, it is important that you understand the law in full. Additionally, you should try and gather as much evidence as possible to show negligence or a breach of contract. This will help you to build a strong case.