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Stain Colour Variation On Wood Deck

Article Number

14.20

Condition

STAIN COLOUR VARIATIONS ON WOOD DECK

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Stain on a wood deck shall appear generally uniform in colour. Colour variations are acceptable when changing from the horizontal plane to the vertical plane (i.e., from a vertical guard or fence to a horizontal deck).

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials. · Damage resulting from improper maintenance or additions, deletions or alterations made by the homeowner is excluded from the statutory warranty.

Action

Stain colour not meeting the acceptable performance shall be repaired.

Remarks

Stain colour will fade with exposure to the elements. Stain colour in areas with intense sun exposure will vary more than areas that have some protection. Wood is a natural material and stain penetration may vary with wood type and grain patterns. See Also: 14.22 STAINS ON EXTERIOR DECKING FROM NAILHEADS

  

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