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

Noise Can Be Heard At Register

Article Number

8.13

Condition

NOISE CAN BE HEARD AT REGISTER

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Floor registers and cold air return grilles shall be installed to prevent rattling.

Warranty

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

Action

Floor registers or cold air return grilles not meeting the acceptable condition shall be repaired.

Remarks

The sound of air movement at floor registers or cold air return grilles is normal, but they should not rattle under normal use. See Also: 8.11 NOISY DUCTWORK

  

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