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

Joint or Crack in Chimney Cap Allows Water Leak

Article Number

13.1

Condition

JOINT OR CRACK IN CHIMNEY CAP ALLOWS WATER LEAK

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Chimney caps shall be waterproof.

Warranty

Two-Year - Building Envelope Water Penetration

Action

Chimney caps not meeting the acceptable performance shall be repaired.

Remarks

Masonry chimney cap cracks may develop due to the severe conditions caps must endure.

  

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