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

Mildew Or Fungus Is Visible On Interior Surfaces

Article Number

9.15

Condition

MILDEW OR FUNGUS IS VISIBLE ON INTERIOR SURFACES

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Interior surfaces shall be free of visible mildew and fungus at the time of the PDI. This condition is warranted where there is a demonstrated Building Code violation or defect in work or material supplied by the builder.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials. Two-Year - Ontario Building Code Health & Safety Violations. · Mildew and fungus resulting from improper maintenance and normal wear and tear are excluded from the statutory warranty.

Action

Interior surfaces not meeting the acceptable condition shall be repaired.

Remarks

Note any concerns about visible mildew or fungus on the PDI Form to avoid any dispute about whether the condition was caused by improper maintenance or normal wear and tear. Mildew and fungus often occur when indoor humidity levels are high. Ventilation of rooms and spaces can help control indoor humidity.

  

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