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

Deteriorating Masonry Cladding

Article Number

2.12

Condition

DETERIORATING MASONRY CLADDING

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Masonry cladding shall be manufactured and installed to prevent premature deterioration.

Warranty

One-Year – Work and Materials. Two -Year – Cladding Detachment, Displacement or Deterioration. Damage resulting from normal wear and tear, improper maintenance or additions, alterations and deletions made by the homeowner is not covered by the statutory warranty.

Action

Masonry cladding that is deteriorated, detached, or displaced shall be repaired.

Remarks

The colour/texture of repaired areas shall match the existing as closely as possible when dry. Variation in colour may be noticeable when wet. Where colour variation of the repaired area is visible under normal lighting and dry conditions from 6 m, the colour shall be adjusted. Professional tinting methods are acceptable to adjust colour. Masonry includes brick, block, stone, manufactured stone (or similar) and related materials Deterioration of masonry can result from problems with manufacture, installation or exposure.

  

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