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

Exterior Paint/Coating Is Peeling Or Bubbling

Article Number

2.15

Condition

EXTERIOR PAINT/COATING IS PEELING OR BUBBLING

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Paint or coating on cladding shall not separate from the substrate.

Warranty

One - Year – Work and Materials. One - Year – Ontario Building Code Violations. 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

Paint/coating not meeting the acceptable condition shall be repaired.

Remarks

Paint/coating includes any finish applied to a substrate whether factory-applied or site-applied Paint/coating separating from the substrate may indicate a problem with trapped moisture. The colour or texture of repaired areas shall match the existing as close as possible. The patched area should not be readily apparent when viewed from a distance of 6 m under normal lighting conditions.

  

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