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Shrinkage Of Inserted Panels Shows Raw Wood Edges On Exterior Wood Doors

Article Number

3.11

Condition

SHRINKAGE OF INSERTED PANELS SHOWS RAW WOOD EDGES ON EXTERIOR WOOD DOORS

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Wooden panels will shrink and expand because of temperature and/or humidity changes, and may expose unpainted surfaces; this is acceptable. However, gaps between the edge of an inserted panel and the rest of the door caused by shrinkage are not normal and not acceptable.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials. · Normal shrinkage of materials caused by drying after construction is not covered by the statutory warranty.

Action

Doors not meeting the acceptable condition shall be repaired.

Remarks

None

  

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