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    Construction Performance Guidelines

About the Guidelines

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

Roof Leaks

Article Number

3.2

Condition

ROOF LEAKS

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Roofs shall allow no water penetration.

Warranty

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.

Action

Defects allowing water penetration through the roof shall be repaired.

Remarks

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.

  

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