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

Bricks Breaking Up on Surface of Chimney

Article Number

13.3

Condition

BRICKS BREAKING UP ON SURFACE OF CHIMNEY

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Bricks used for chimneys shall not deteriorate or become displaced.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials. Two-Year - Cladding Detachment, Displacement or Deterioration

Action

Bricks not meeting the acceptable performance shall be repaired.

Remarks

Moisture migration into the chimney brick can contribute to premature deterioration. Chimney cap overhangs are critical to protect the chimney from weather. See Also: 4.20 CLAY BRICKS ARE CHIPPED

    

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