Construction Performance Guidelines
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About the Guidelines
These helpful guidelines outline work and material deficiencies in new homes and residential condominium units covered under the statutory warranty [...]
Caulking should be installed in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications. Caulking shall remain intact without de-bonding, cracking/splitting or showing other signs of premature strain within the warranty period. Profiling of caulking should accommodate anticipated movement at the sealed joint. Caulking must cure as anticipated in the manufacturer’s specifications. All joints shown in the design to be caulked shall be caulked.
One-Year - Work and Materials. One-Year – Ontario Building Code Violation. Two-Year – Cladding Detachment, Displacement or Deterioration. Damage resulting from improper maintenance is not covered by the statutory warranty
Caulking which does not achieve the specified performance requirements shall be repaired.