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

Eavestroughs Or Downspouts Not Performing Properly

Article Number

5.22

Condition

EAVESTROUGHS OR DOWNSPOUTS NOT PERFORMING PROPERLY

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Where provided, eavestroughs and downspouts shall collect water from the roof and drain it to grade. Where downspouts are not connected to a sewer, extensions shall be provided to carry rainwater away from the building in a manner that will prevent soil erosion.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials

Action

Eavestroughs and downspouts not meeting the acceptable performance shall be repaired.

Remarks

Normal home maintenance includes keeping the eavestroughs and downspouts free of debris that can clog the system. Extensions may include splash pads set on the ground. See Also: 5.23 EAVESTROUGHS DON’T DRAIN COMPLETELY

  

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