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

Water Accumulates On Garage Floor

Article Number

14.6

Condition

WATER ACCUMULATES ON GARAGE FLOOR

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Provided garage floors are sloped to drain to the exterior, localized variations in the surface of the floor may impede immediate drainage and are acceptable.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials. One-Year - Ontario Building Code Violations

Action

Garage floors not meeting the acceptable condition shall be repaired.

Remarks

Closed overhead garage doors, stored materials and debris on the floor may impede drainage to the exterior. Winter conditions may also impede drainage and homeowner should ensure proper maintenance by removing any slush or snow that falls from vehicles. See Also: 14.5 GARAGE DOORS (VEHICULAR AND MAN-DOORS) ALLOW ENTRANCE OF SNOW OR WATER

  

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