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

Mortar Splatters and Stains on Exterior Masonry

Article Number

4.16

Condition

MORTAR SPLATTERS AND STAINS ON EXTERIOR MASONRY

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Exterior masonry shall not have mortar splatters and stains detracting from the appearance of the finished wall when viewed from a distance of 6 m under natural lighting conditions when dry.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials

Action

Masonry not meeting the acceptable condition shall be repaired.

Remarks

Care must be used in cleaning masonry. Although pressure washing and chemical cleaners are the normal way of cleaning masonry, they must be used properly and in accordance with brick manufacturer’s specifications. Professional brick tinting methods are acceptable to adjust colour.

  

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