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    Construction Performance Guidelines

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

Noisy Water Supply Pipes

Article Number

7.7

Condition

NOISY WATER SUPPLY PIPES

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Water supply pipes shall be installed to minimize noise caused by water hammer or vibration/pipe movement.

Warranty

One-Year – Work and Materials. Two-Year - Delivery and Distribution Systems.

Action

Water supply pipes not meeting the acceptable performance shall be repaired.

Remarks

Some vibration may relate to poor maintenance of fixtures. The sound of water flowing through pipes is normal and not covered by the statutory warranty.

  

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