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

Stair Railings Lack Rigidity

Article Number

10.14

Condition

STAIR RAILINGS LACK RIGIDITY

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Stair railings shall be securely constructed in accordance with the Building Code.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials. Two-Year - Ontario Building Code Health & Safety Violations

Action

Stair railings not meeting the acceptable condition shall be repaired.

Remarks

Even when installed in accordance with the Building Code, slight movement in stair railings may occur under normal use and is acceptable. The selection of materials and the design of the stair railing can affect rigidity.

  

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