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

Clay Bricks are Chipped

Article Number

4.20

Condition

CLAY BRICKS ARE CHIPPED

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Clay brick veneer shall be installed in accordance with the Building Code. Installed clay bricks that are visible as part of the cladding shall not be chipped in excess of the limits described in Appendix A6 “Chipped Clay Bricks”.

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

Brick veneer not meeting the acceptable condition shall be repaired.

Remarks

There are certain brick types that are designed to be tumbled or chipped in appearance. Professional brick tinting methods are acceptable to repair the appearance of chipped bricks. The colour/texture of repaired areas shall match the existing as closely as possible when dry. Variation in colour may be noticeable when wet.

  

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