WHAT IS COVERED ?
Any verifiable roof or other envelope leak will be repaired once during the Warranty Period, except for leaks resulting from Owner’s failure to maintain proper grade; Owner’s neglect in adjusting door thresholds; Owner’s failure to engage in periodic caulking in relation to exterior sealants used to seal doors, windows, and siding; ice buildups; rain driven into attic louvers/vents; overflowing gutters.
Concrete foundations, walls, patios, floors, driveways, sidewalks, and other cracks are covered under this Warranty if, and only if, the cracks were solely caused by defective concrete/materials or improper installation of the concrete that is below the standard of care and does not conform to the generally recognized and accepted practices in the local residential home building industry and the cracks are substantial in size and substantially affect the functionality and use of the concrete. Owner acknowledges and agrees to the following: no concrete surface will remain crack-free, concrete cracks will happen and are simply the result of the natural expansion and contraction of the concrete including due to weather variation, and cracks that are ¼ inch or less are not substantial and instead are normal cracks, and as such, are not covered by this Warranty. Owner also acknowledges and agrees that surface patching is an acceptable method to remedy this item and that the patched areas will likely not exactly match the rest of the concrete and Remodeler has no liable for the aesthetic result of any concrete patching.
Stucco, stone, masonry, or brick cracks greater than 1/8 inch will be repaired once during the Warranty Period, but there is no guarantee as to the color match or pattern in such repair work, and Owner acknowledges and agrees that patching with a concrete sealant is an acceptable method to remedy this item.
Wood trim separations between joints that exceed 1/8 inch in width will be repaired, and Owner acknowledges and agrees that puttying and/or caulking are acceptable methods to remedy this item.
Wood floors exhibiting substantial and abnormal squeaking are covered under this Warranty if, and only if, the cracks were solely caused by defective wood/materials or improper installation of the floor that is below the standard of care and does not conform to the generally recognized and accepted practices in the local residential homebuilding industry, to the extent possible without removing the floor or ceiling finishes. Owner acknowledges and agrees to the following: no wood floor will be squeak/noise free and squeaking/noise within wood floors is normal. Owner also acknowledges and agrees that face-nailing is the acceptable method to remedy this item and Remodeler has no liable for the aesthetic result of any face-nailing.
Newly constructed walls by Remodeler with a bow exceeding 1/2 inch out of line in a 32-inch horizontal measurement, or 1/2 inch out of line in an 8-foot vertical measurement will be repaired, provided however that Owner acknowledges and agrees that interior and exterior walls, initially and after any wall repair, will have slight variances in their finished surface.
Carpet seams that open in excess of 1/8 inch will be repaired during the Warranty Period.
Nail pops in the walls or ceilings that break the surface paper will be repaired one time during the Warranty Period.
Drywall cracks that exceed 1/16th inch will be repaired once per year during the Warranty Period, provided however that minor dings, scratches, and other imperfections in the drywall are not covered by this Limited Warranty.
Paint touch-ups will be done only following warrantable repairs, such as excessive drywall cracks (in excess of 1/16 inch, but color and texture matches on touch-ups will only be as close as reasonably possible and may not exactly match the rest of the drywall. In the event Owner requests that the entire wall be painted by Remodeler following a warranted repair, as opposed to merely a paint touch-up on the repaired portion of the wall, Owner acknowledges and agrees that Owner will pay for all such painting costs.
Circuit breakers, wiring circuits, switches, outlets, and wiring that do not operate as intended will be repaired or replaced.
For faulty plumbing or electrical/lighting fixtures supplied & installed by Remodeler’s subcontractors, Remodeler will coordinate repair and replacement of these fixtures, and the ordering of parts, as necessary, with Remodeler’s plumbing and/or electrical subcontractors.
WHAT IS NOT COVERED?
Damage resulting from fires, floods, storms, electrical malfunctions, accidents, or acts of God.
Damage from alterations, misuse, or abuse of the covered items by any person.
Damage resulting from the home owner’s failure to perform reasonable home maintenance.
Damage resulting from the owner’s failure to observe any operating instructions furnished by the builder at the time of installation.
Damage resulting from a malfunction of equipment or lines of the telephone, gas, power, or water companies.
Defects or any other problems with sod, trees, shrubs, and plants after installation.
Any Owner(s) or third party supplied materials, fixtures or workmanship including but not limited to appliances, ceiling fans, plumbing fixtures, lighting or fixtures installed or reinstalled (recycled) at the owners’ request. The Remodeler bears no liability or responsibility related to such materials, the installation of that material, or warranties related to damages cause by failure of owner supplied material.
Any appliance, piece of equipment, or other item that is a consumer product for the purposes of the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, 15 United States Code § 2301 et seq., installed or included in the owner’s property. Examples of consumer products include, but are not limited to, dishwasher, garbage disposer, gas or electric range, range hood, refrigerator, microwave oven, trash compactor, garage door opener, washer, dryer, water heater, furnace, or heat pump. The only warranties for any appliance, pieces of equipment, or other item considered to be a consumer product for the purposes of the Magnuson Moss Act are those provided by the products’ manufacturers.