The problem is quality - Build 166 (2018)
- The problem is quality - Build 166 (2018)
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Before trying to improve quality, the building industry must agree what quality means.
Several high profile building quality issues have been reported in the media recently. Even someone unfamiliar with the building industry is likely to have heard about substandard reinforcing steel, cladding with questionable fire ratings, potentially dangerous electrical cable or poor-quality work being signed off by a building consent authority. Every day, it seems there is a new report of poor workmanship or knock-off products finding their way into Kiwi buildings.