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

Cracks Appearing In Grouting Of Ceramic Tile Joints Or At Junctions With Other Materials Such as Bathtubs

Article Number

12.31

Condition

CRACKS APPEARING IN GROUTING OF CERAMIC TILE JOINTS OR AT JUNCTIONS WITH OTHER MATERIALS SUCH AS BATHTUBS

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Hairline cracks in grout are common, however, loose or missing grout is unacceptable.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials. · Cracks resulting from normal shrinkage of materials due to drying after construction are excluded from the statutory warranty.

Action

Cracks not meeting the acceptable condition shall be repaired.

Remarks

Slight variations in grout colour are to be expected when making repairs. See Also: 12.33 GROUT IS NOT A UNIFORM COLOUR

  

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