Construction Performance Guidelines
CAST-IN-PLACE CONCRETE FOUNDATION WALL IS CRACKED
Cracks resulting from normal shrinkage are acceptable; cracks in excess of 6 mm in width are not acceptable.
One-Year - Work and Materials. · Cracks resulting from normal shrinkage of materials caused by drying after construction are excluded from the statutory warranty.
Walls with cracks exceeding the acceptable condition shall be repaired.
Concrete walls naturally crack during curing due to shrinkage. Where lateral or vertical movement is evident, further investigation may be required. The colour and texture of a repaired area may not match the surrounding concrete. See Also: 1.7 CONCRETE BLOCK FOUNDATION WALL IS CRACKED