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    Construction Performance Guidelines

About the Guidelines

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

Wall Is Bowed

Article Number

3.2

Condition

WALL IS BOWED

Acceptable Performance/Condition

On the interior of a home, where bowed framing causes local distortion, the variation shall not be more than 15 mm from the specified plane.

Warranty

One-Year - Work and Materials. · Distortion due to shrinkage caused by normal drying after construction is not covered by the statutory warranty.

Action

Bows exceeding the acceptable condition shall be repaired.

Remarks

It is reasonable to expect walls to have variances in their finished surface. Varying light conditions can exaggerate minor variations in appearance. See Also: 3.1 WALL IS OUT OF PLUMB 9.3 GYPSUM WALLBOARD CORNERS ARE UNEVEN

  

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