Leaking Tectite Plumbing Fittings
Leaking Tectite fittings
Balcombes Claims Management have been appointed on several large and complex claims by homeowners, as a result of leaking Tectite plumbing fittings, from a manufacturer based in the UK.
A considerable amount of these fittings, that were manufactured over the space of two years and supplied to the Irish market are faulty. They are causing leaks from the deterioration of the ‘O’ ring seals contained within the fittings.
We have successfully represented many homeowners with their claims, directly against the manufacturer of these fittings. The remedy ultimately involves the removal and replacement of every Tectite fitting installed in the property, that are part of the faulty batch.
Samples of the fittings need to be removed and sent to the UK for testing and confirmation they are faulty. We will work with your plumber to ensure the proper steps are followed. All costs and fees incurred will be covered.
As you can imagine, the vast majority of these fittings are hidden below flooring, within walls, behind kitchen units, and in ceiling voids. If you believe that your home may have been plumbed with these fittings and you have noticed a loss of pressure in your heating system, water damage to your ceilings or any other concerns relating to Tectite fittings please do not hesitate to get in touch with Balcombes for a no obligation discussion on how we can help you.
Indemnity from manufacturer
The works that are required to expose and replace the fittings is considerable, disruptive and costly. Should the whole property be plumbed with these fittings, which is often the case, the house will be uninhabitable whilst the works are being carried out. The cost of alternative accommodation will also form part of the claim issued to the manufacturer.
Help is at hand – professional assessment
For more about Balcombes burst pipe claims service – click here. For specific queries or advice in relation to Tectite water damage claims click here to contact us, or talk directly to us on 0818 118 118