Top 10 building defects

Top 10 building defects

Each month, the Building Services Authority (BSA) releases a list of the ‘Top 10 defects’ reported in the Queensland building and construction industry.
Note: the ‘number of defects’ figure accumulates over the financial year and begins again at ‘0’ each year from 1 July. The June defect report was:

 

Rank

Defect category

Number of defects

1

Fire separation

299

2

Roof drainage (R/W plumbing)

206

3

Wall/ceiling internal plasterboard (clad/lining)

186

 4

Shower recess (w/proof)

137

5

Steel sheet (roof cover)

127

6

Decks

126

7

Window/door aluminium – install (joint/fin)

121

8

Window/door timber – install (joint/fin)

116

9

Floor ceramic – install inc ad (tiling)

109

10

Cement render – external

91