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Terms used to describe types of defects

DAMAGE: The building material or item has deteriorated or is not fit for it’s designed purpose.

DISTORTION, WARPING, TWISTING: The item has moved out of shape or has moved from it’s intended position and no longer fulfills it’s intended purpose.

WATER PENETRATION, DAMPNESS: Moisture has gained access to parts of the building not designed to withstand moisture.

MATERIAL DETERIORATION: The item is subject to one or more of the following defects; rusting, rotting, corrosion, decay, and is no longer performing its intended purpose as designed.

OPERATIONAL DEFECT: The item or part does not function as intended.

INSTALLATION: The installation of an item is unacceptable, has failed or is absent.