Importance of a Quality Engineered Build

It is extremely important that every builder/prospective home builder makes sure that the services of a fully qualified engineer are engaged to provide a soil test! (which is also a mandatory requirement)
A soil test will dictate what is required for the slab & foundation design for the proposed structure.
Inevitably with the extremes of climate & prolonged dry spells & wet seasons we are experiencing will be put to the proof.
Recently we were asked to inspect a home with serious internal defects. A close inspection revealed tell tale signs of an inadequate slab & footing design. See images above….