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

Doors Bind From Improperly Installed Hinges

Article Number

10.9

Condition

DOORS BIND FROM IMPROPERLY INSTALLED HINGES

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Doors shall not bind on their hinges.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials

Action

Doors not meeting the acceptable performance shall be repaired.

Remarks

Confirm proper operation of the doors during the PDI. Defects discovered after the PDI will be covered under the warranty if they result from the builder’s work. Hinges that are not aligned or are excessively recessed into the jamb or door may cause the door to bind; this is not acceptable. See Also: 10.4 DOOR RUBS ON THE DOORJAMB OR DOES NOT LATCH

  

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