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

Roof Flash Leaks at Chimney

Article Number

13.2

Condition

ROOF FLASHING LEAKS AT CHIMNEY

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Roof flashings at chimneys shall not leak under normal weather conditions.

Warranty

Two-Year - Building Envelope Water Penetration. · Damage resulting from improper maintenance is not covered by the statutory warranty.

Action

Roof flashings not meeting the acceptable performance shall be repaired.

Remarks

Ice buildup around chimneys can contribute to water penetration. Keeping roofs clear of heavy snow and ice is important to help prevent ice buildup. Normal home maintenance should include professional removal of heavy buildups of ice and snow. See Also: 5.4 ROOF OR FLASHING LEAKS

  

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