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

Electrical Fixture Doesn't Work

Article Number

7.4

Condition

ELECTRICAL FIXTURE DOESN’T WORK

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Electrical fixtures supplied and installed by the builder shall be installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications and the Ontario Electrical Safety Code.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials. · Damage resulting from improper maintenance or additions, deletions or alterations made by the homeowner is excluded from the statutory warranty. · Secondary damage caused by defects, such as property damage or personal injury, is excluded from the statutory warranty.

Action

Electrical fixtures not meeting the acceptable performance shall be repaired.

Remarks

Identify damaged electrical fixtures on the PDI Form to avoid any dispute about whether the damage was caused by the builder. Check the electrical circuit panel when a receptacle or switch fails to work. See Also: 7.2 GROUND-FAULT CIRCUIT INTERRUPTER (GFCI) TRIPS FREQUENTLY 7.3 ELECTRICAL OUTLETS OR SWITCHES DON’T WORK

  

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