DeKorne, Clayton

Did you know that about 45% of residential field inspections result in a code violation? That leaves a lot of room for improvement.

This article in JLC looks at published lists of the top code violations from various municipalities across the country. Editor Charlie Wardell also contacted building inspectors to find out what items have been giving builders the most trouble.

Here is a list of the most common reasons that a builder or remodeler will fail inspection. Paying extra attention to them should make for fewer items that need correction.

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