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

No Reinforcement In Garage Slab

Article Number

14.3

Condition

NO REINFORCEMENT IN GARAGE SLAB

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Unless the slab is specifically intended and designed to be a structural slab, reinforcing or mesh is not required.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials. Seven-Year - Major Structural Defect

Action

Where a structural slab is not reinforced as required by the design, repairs shall be made; otherwise no action is required.

Remarks

Concrete slabs in garages shall conform with the Building Code. Reinforcing of concrete slabs is not usually necessary unless abnormal design or construction conditions are encountered.

  

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