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

Garage Doors Do Not Operate Properly

Article Number

14.4

Condition

GARAGE DOORS DO NOT OPERATE PROPERLY

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Overhead garage doors shall manually operate with relative ease without binding. An automatic garage door opener supplied and installed by the builder shall not interfere with the emergency manual operation of the door.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials. · Damage caused by improper maintenance or additions, deletions or alterations by the homeowner is not covered by the statutory warranty.

Action

Garage doors not meeting the acceptable performance shall be repaired.

Remarks

Proper operation of overhead garage doors should be confirmed at the PDI and any malfunction should be noted on the PDI Form to avoid any dispute about whether the damage was caused by the builder. The builder is not responsible for the door operation if the homeowner has installed a garage door opener.

  

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