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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 (Vehicular And Man-Doors) Allow Entrance Of Snow Or Water

Article Number

14.5

Condition

GARAGE DOORS (VEHICULAR AND MAN-DOORS) ALLOW ENTRANCE OF SNOW OR WATER

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Garage doors are not required to be weatherstripped and may allow snow and water to enter the garage.

Warranty

None

Action

None

Remarks

Unless a garage is constructed by the builder to be used for habitable space, garage doors are not required to be weathertight. See Also: 14.6 WATER ACCUMULATES ON GARAGE FLOOR

  

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