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Wood or Hardboard or Panel-Type Siding - Fasteners are Excessively Countersunk Into Finished Surface

Article Number

4.3

Condition

WOOD OR HARDBOARD OR PANEL-TYPE SIDING - FASTENERS ARE EXCESSIVELY COUNTERSUNK INTO FINISHED SURFACE

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Siding fasteners shall be installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications, where applicable, and shall not expose hardboard siding fibre.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials

Action

Siding with nails not meeting the acceptable condition shall be repaired.

Remarks

Nails that have been excessively countersunk detract from the overall appearance of the finished surface. This condition can lead to premature deterioration of the product by allowing water to accumulate in the holes left by the nailheads.

  

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