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

Inadequate Attic Ventilation

Article Number

5.5

Condition

INADEQUATE ATTIC VENTILATION

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Attics shall be ventilated in accordance with the Building Code.

Warranty

Two-Year - Ontario Building Code Health & Safety Violations. · Damage caused by dampness or condensation due to failure by the homeowner to maintain adequate ventilation is excluded from the statutory warranty.

Action

Attics not meeting the acceptable condition shall be repaired.

Remarks

Roof vents should be kept free of obstructions. Inadequate attic ventilation can lead to heat and moisture problems. Snow covering roof vents can obstruct ventilation. See Also: 8.4 CONDENSATION IN ATTIC SPACE

  

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