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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 Overflow During Normal Rain

Article Number

5.21

Condition

EAVESTROUGHS OVERFLOW DURING NORMAL RAIN

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Eavestroughs shall be installed in accordance with municipal requirements (where applicable) with a slope to downspouts or drains. Eavestroughs may overflow during a rain as a result of converging water flows.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials. · Damage resulting from normal wear and tear or an act of God is excluded from the statutory warranty.

Action

Eavestroughs not meeting the acceptable condition shall be repaired. Overflow resulting from inadequate slope or non-conformance with municipal requirements is subject to the statutory warranty.

Remarks

The homeowner shall keep eavestroughs and downspouts free from environmental debris or physical damage that could cause blockage or restrict water flow.

  

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