Oct 082014
 
DRAMATIC FAILURE DUE TO PROPERTY HAVING BEEN BUILT ON CLAY SUBSTRATE - WITH INADEQUATE FOUNDATIONS

DRAMATIC FAILURE DUE TO PROPERTY HAVING BEEN BUILT ON CLAY SUBSTRATE – WITH INADEQUATE FOUNDATIONS

Do you have construction problems in Spain – does your property have worrying cracks or flaws that seem strange or out of place?

Are you concerned that there may be a construction problem with your swimming pool or some part of your property?

Do you think that you may have a potential court case for some defect caused either by your builder or the original constructor?

Well, if so – then contact us at Building Defects Spain because we specialise in investigating and remedying building defects throughout Spain.  We have an expert, British building surveyor (qualified in the UK and Spain) who is insured to work in Spain – and who has many years’ experience of Spanish properties (and their problems).   He is constantly surveying properties throughout Spain and has an intimate knowledge of the problems associated with Spanish construction

Furthermore, our surveyor has taken part in numerous court cases (including substantial group actions) and is therefore used to presenting and assembling the necessary evidence to support a court case concerning defective construction.

Meanwhile, we also have a lawyer who specialises in Spanish construction litigation.  He is fluent in both English and Spanish and can provide you with the advice that you need and the skills required to prosecute a successful action.

So – if you are concerned about your Spanish property and you think you may have construction problems in Spain then contact us so that we can help you!

Certainly, you will not be alone.  The overall quality of construction in Spain has been erratic and has encompassed excellent building on the one hand and some very poor construction on the other.  This is particularly true of properties built during the boom years when some constructors lacked skilled workers or the proper supervision their projects deserved.

However – there are normally recourses available to you to recover from construction problems in Spain (even if your builder has disappeared!).  That said, as always, you should act as soon as you notice a potential problem both for safety reasons and because the sooner you act the sooner that remedial action can be undertaken.  Equally, there is always the possibility that your Decenal (Spanish 10 year building guarantee) may be on the point of expiring…

Mark Paddon