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

Condensate Line Is Blocked

Article Number

8.15

Condition

CONDENSATE LINE IS BLOCKED

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Condensate lines from furnaces, air conditioning condenser coils and heat recovery ventilators shall be free from blockage.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials. · Damage resulting from normal wear and tear or improper maintenance is excluded from the statutory warranty.

Action

Condensate lines not meeting the acceptable condition shall be repaired.

Remarks

Where conditions permit, confirm the proper operation of the furnace, air conditioner and heat recovery ventilators during the PDI and record any malfunction on the PDI Form, to avoid any dispute about whether the damage was caused by the builder. Condensate lines should be inspected and cleaned as part of regular home maintenance.

  

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