Defective building materials are not as common in later construction but were quite common during the 1970's - 1990. Many building materials generated construction litigation during this time period. Currently there is no complete or exhaustive list of building materials that are known to be defective published in one place.
In an attempt to generate an exhaustive list of previously known defective building materials, we will begin the list here, and visitors are encouraged to contact us via the contact page with suggestions to be included on this list.
- Federal pacific Electric Panels
- FPE Stab-Lok Breakers
- Polybutylene Water Pipe
- Entran Heating Tubing (for boilers)
- Masonite (fiberboard siding)
- Aluminum Branch Circuit Wiring
- Plastic Waste Drain Pipes
Once again, This list is not all inclusive. As we are contacted we will generate a page for each topic with a comprehensive editorial about each building component and why it has been widely accepted as being defective or why courts have deemed the materials defective. Please feel Free to participate with comments via the contact page.