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

Movement Joints In Masonry Are Obstructed

Article Number

2.24

Condition

MOVEMENT JOINTS IN MASONRY ARE OBSTRUCTED

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Movement joints in masonry construction shall allow free movement of masonry to prevent or relieve stress due to differential movement.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials

Action

Movement joints not meeting the Acceptable Performance shall be repaired.

Remarks

The Ontario Building Code references CSA A371 “Masonry Construction for Buildings”

  

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