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

Water Leak Through Windows or Doors

Article Number

2.17

Condition

WATER LEAK THROUGH WINDOWS OR DOORS

Acceptable Performance/Condition

he building envelope openings in exterior walls such as windows and doors, and junctions between cladding materials, shall not allow water penetration.

Warranty

One - Year – Ontario Building Code Violations. Two -Year – Building Envelope Water Penetration. 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

Defects resulting in water penetration through the envelope, around windows and doors shall be repaired.

  

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