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    Construction Performance Guidelines

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

Finished Surface Is Rough

Article Number

9.8

Condition

FINISHED SURFACE IS ROUGH

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Surfaces that are touched during normal use shall be uniformly smooth. Surfaces not touched during normal use shall appear smooth when viewed without magnification, from a minimum distance of 1,500 mm under normal lighting conditions and from a normal viewing position.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials

Action

Surfaces not meeting the acceptable condition shall be made smooth and refinished.

Remarks

The open grain in some wood surfaces tends to show a rough appearance yet feel smooth; this is a natural property of wood and is acceptable. See Also: 9.7 FINISH OF PAINTED GYPSUM WALLBOARD (DRYWALL) VARIES

  

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