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

Skylight Leaks

Article Number

5.24

Condition

SKYLIGHT LEAKS

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Skylights shall be installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications and shall not allow water penetration.

Warranty

Two-Year - Building Envelope Water Penetration. · Damage resulting from dampness or condensation due to failure by the homeowner to maintain adequate ventilation is not covered by the statutory warranty.

Action

Skylights not meeting the acceptable performance shall be repaired.

Remarks

Condensation on the interior surfaces of a skylight may occur if indoor relative humidity is high. Condensation is not considered indicative of a defective condition. To test for water penetration, see Appendix A5 “How to Conduct a Water Test”. See Also: 5.4 ROOF OR FLASHING LEAKS

  

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