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

Corrosion Of Coated Metal Elements

Article Number

2.4

Condition

CORROSION OF COATED METAL ELEMENTS

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Protective coatings shall remain intact and effective for the warranty period. Protective coatings shall remain free of corrosion.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials

Action

Corroded materials, corrosion shall be removed and the substrate refinished with appropriate protective coating.

Remarks

This item is not intended to address corrosion related to chips or other post-installation damage, but rather material failure of the paint finish. Components which are specified to be shop primed will be expected to corrode, and corrosion of these elements is not warranted.

  

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