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

Exterior Door Swings Open Or Closed By Itself

Article Number

3.16

Condition

EXTERIOR DOOR SWINGS OPEN OR CLOSED BY ITSELF

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Exterior doors shall be installed sufficiently plumb and square so they do not swing by themselves due to the force of gravity alone

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials. · Alterations, deletions or additions by the homeowner are not covered by the statutory warranty.

Action

Exterior doors not meeting the acceptable performance shall be repaired.

Remarks

Confirm proper operation of exterior doors during the PDI and record any malfunction on the PDI Form to avoid any dispute about whether the damage was caused by the builder. Doors will swing open or closed by the force of gravity if the hinges are not aligned plumb. See Also: 3.9 EXTERIOR DOOR IS WARPED 3.17 EXTERIOR DOOR IS CROOKED IN THE FRAME

  

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