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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 Will Not Close Completely

Article Number

3.14

Condition

EXTERIOR DOOR WILL NOT CLOSE COMPLETELY

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Exterior doors shall close completely and latch securely.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials

Action

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. Slight pressure may be required during latching to compress the weatherstripping. Exterior doors can warp to some degree because of the difference in the temperature between inside and outside surfaces. See Also: 3.9 EXTERIOR DOOR IS WARPED 3.13 EXTERIOR DOOR STICKS 3.17 EXTERIOR DOOR IS CROOKED IN THE FRAME

  

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