Experts Blame Substandard Federal Housing Buildings On Inadequate Supervision, Poor Plumbing


T here are complaints by occupiers of houses built by the Federal Housing Authority (FHA), on not just foundation and finishing works but it’s plumbing system as well.

Experts in the building industry have identified inadequate supervision, use of substandard materials and quackery as the major reasons for this.

Speaking with me, a civil engineer and a property consultant, Michael Abe, noted that poor plumbing is mostly caused by not following the design of that particular project.

“In today’s modern construction projects, mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineers are essential in the professional layout of the piping system, drainage system, sinkhole as well as surface water drainages.

“The most common plumbing problems are clogged drains and toilets, leaky faucets and pipes, water heater issues. In all of this is poor supervision and poor quality control causing poor plumbing from the materials, installation and repairs.

“If your water pressure is too high, it can lead…

Source: Leadership Newspaper