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

Exterior Wood Handrails Have Slivers

Article Number

14.17

Condition

EXTERIOR WOOD HANDRAILS HAVE SLIVERS

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Handrail surfaces meant to be touched shall not have slivers that prevent the handrails from being grasped.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials. · Damage resulting from normal wear and tear is excluded from warranty.

Action

Handrails not meeting the acceptable condition shall be repaired.

Remarks

This condition is warranted only where there is a demonstrated defect in work or material supplied by the builder. Small slivers can develop from weathering and can be easily removed by sanding as part of normal home maintenance. See Also: 14.15 EXTERIOR DECK RAILING IS SHAKY

  

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