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Wall movement showing in plinth?


Hi guys,

Just saw this in the hallway on the fifth floor of the apartment building I live in. There's also another one like this on the third floor.

What's going on, is this wall going to fly apart?

The building's finished but the elevator's not installed yet, hence the unfinished wall.

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Here's another example over the stairs, sorry for triple post, I can't edit my first.
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Does anyone else think it strange that a 5 storey building is occupied without the elevator being functional? Would never be allowed here.

Aside from that, is the tile glued to the wallcovering, which looks like a sprayon texture?
Might be a poor bond there.
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Probably not the only elevator in building.

I don't see anything alarming in the photos. The area is in a hallway. People bang things into base all of the time. May be a poor application of tile, and poor choice of material, but the building doesn't look like its falling apart.

They could be just testing materials for approval. In your post one, it looks like there is an impression from a larger tile that was removed.
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Hi guys,

Just saw this in the hallway on the fifth floor of the apartment building I live in. There's also another one like this on the third floor.

What's going on, is this wall going to fly apart?

The building's finished but the elevator's not installed yet, hence the unfinished wall.

Thanks.

OMG if I were you I wouldn't renew my lease and get the heck outta dodge pronto.
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OMG if I were you I wouldn't renew my lease and get the heck outta dodge pronto.
What do you mean?

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I'd be surprised if the wall hasn't already flown apart since you posted these pictures 3 days ago.............
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Abondone ship... we're takeing on water....




Oh chit... that was the swimming pool.....


Roger..... We can't inspect the building from here, but the pictures you show do not indicate any material structural issue.

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