Construction Performance Guidelines
LEAK IN EXTERIOR WALL
The building envelope shall be constructed to prevent water entry.
Two-Year - Building Envelope Water Penetration. Two-Year - Cladding Detachment, Displacement or Deterioration. · Water penetration resulting from improper maintenance or normal wear and tear is not covered by the statutory warranty.
Building envelopes not meeting the acceptable condition shall be repaired.
Joints and cracks in exterior wall surfaces and around openings shall be properly sealed to prevent the entry of water. Caulking and sealants deteriorate under normal weather conditions and should be checked regularly. See Also: 1.14 FOUNDATION WALL LEAKS