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    Construction Performance Guidelines

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These helpful guidelines outline work and material deficiencies in new homes and residential condominium units covered under the statutory warranty [...]

Gap Between Cabinets and Ceilings or Walls

Article Number

11.1

Condition

GAP BETWEEN CABINETS AND CEILINGS OR WALLS

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Cabinets shall be fitted to each other. Where cabinets abut walls and ceilings, visible gaps in excess of 3 mm are not acceptable.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials. · Damage resulting from normal shrinkage of materials due to drying after construction is excluded from the statutory warranty.

Action

Cabinets not meeting the acceptable condition shall be repaired.

Remarks

It is common to have gaps where cabinets meet different materials.

  

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