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Exposed Cast-In-Place Concrete Foundation Wall Has Holes In The Surface

Article Number

1.9

Condition

EXPOSED CAST-IN-PLACE CONCRETE FOUNDATION WALL HAS HOLES IN THE SURFACE

Acceptable Performance/Condition

The exterior portion of foundation walls exposed to view above grade shall have no holes (including “honeycombing”) larger than 50 mm in diameter or 25 mm deep.

Warranty

One-Year – Work and Materials

Action

Walls with holes exceeding the acceptable condition shall be repaired.

Remarks

It is impossible to completely eliminate all surface voids. At the builder’s discretion a brush coat may be applied. The colour and texture of a repaired area may not match the surrounding concrete. See item 1.15 “Brush coating on above grade poured concrete foundation wall is falling off”

  

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