There is a huge problem of leaky condos in Vancouver, buildings with improperly designed and/or constructed building envelopes that allow water to enter into the structure. Not only is this terrible for the quality and value of the home
The building envelope is everything that comes between the inside of a building and the elements: the roof, walls and foundations as well as the windows and doors. Water, dust, or mud should not become trapped within walls, vents, or crevices.
Water ingress is a huge problem for homeowners, both immediately and in the aftermath of a water breach. It is surprisingly easy to have unwanted water enter your home. Whether it is through a leak, improperly sealed surfaces, or a catastrophic event