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    Construction Performance Guidelines

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

Precast Concrete Cracking

Article Number

2.11

Condition

PRECAST CONCRETE CRACKING

Acceptable Performance/Condition

There shall be no cracks that penetrate through the full depth of a precast concrete panel.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials

Action

The vendor/builder shall obtain expert advice considering the structural and building envelope implications of the cracking to determine if remedial action is required. The identified actions must be completed.

Remarks

Some cracking which does not fully penetrate a panel may still be structurally significant and may require review.

  

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