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

Missing Or Inadequate Fire Stopping

Article Number

4.1

Condition

MISSING OR INADEQUATE FIRE STOPPING

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Fire stopping shall be installed in accordance with the Ontario Building Code and the design.

Warranty

One – Year – Work and Materials. Two-Year - Ontario Building Code Health and Safety Violation. Damage resulting from improper maintenance or additions, deletions or alterations made by the homeowner is excluded from the statutory warranty.

Action

Fire stopping not installed in accordance with the Ontario Building Code or the design shall be repaired.

Remarks

Fire stopping is a rated assembly with particular dimensional and material requirements that must be adhered to.

  

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