Construction Performance Guidelines
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About the Guidelines
These helpful guidelines outline work and material deficiencies in new homes and residential condominium units covered under the statutory warranty [...]
Roofs shall allow no water penetration.
One -Year – Ontario Building Code Violations. Two -Year – Building Envelope Water Penetration. * Water leakage resulting from improper maintenance or an act of God is excluded from the statutory warranty.
Defects allowing water penetration through the roof shall be repaired.
Water penetration includes entry into occupied spaces and into concealed areas of the assembly or attic intended by the design to remain dry. Roofs include all components of the roof: shingles, membranes, flashings, drainage systems etc. The owner/Condominium Corporation should take immediate steps to prevent damage to their property and report any losses to their home insurance provider.