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

Plumbing Or Sprinkler Pipes Freeze And/Or Burst

Article Number

7.3

Condition

PLUMBING OR SPRINKLER PIPES FREEZE AND/OR BURST

Acceptable Performance/Condition

lumbing and sprinkler pipes exposed to freezing temperatures should be protected so the fluid inside does not freeze.

Warranty

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

Action

Plumbing and sprinkler pipes not meeting the acceptable performance shall be repaired.

Remarks

Some systems require draining as part of routine operations. Failure to drain may result in freezing that would not be covered by warranty.

  

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