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

Laminated Countertop (Including Seams, Joints or Edges) Has Swelled

Article Number

11.6

Condition

LAMINATED COUNTERTOP (INCLUDING SEAMS, JOINTS OR EDGES) HAS SWELLED

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Laminated countertops shall not have localized bumps or swells at the time of the PDI.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials. · Damage resulting from improper maintenance is excluded from the statutory warranty.

Action

Countertops not meeting the acceptable condition shall be repaired.

Remarks

Damaged countertops not identified on the PDI Form may be excluded from the statutory warranty, unless the homeowner is able to establish that the damage was caused by the builder. Countertops are susceptible to damage from standing water. Care must be taken to ensure that countertops are kept free of standing water at joints and openings at sinks and faucets. See Also: 11.7 LAMINATED COUNTERTOP IS DELAMINATED 11.8 CRACKS IN COUNTERTOP SURFACES

  

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