A. Due to temperature differences and moisture content in the home air (humidity).
Keep blinds open 2 – 3 inches, refer to your humidity document for more information on controlling indoor humidity levels.
A. Due to warm air movement/heat across the window surface.
To test if this is air infiltration, use a lighter or match to see if the flame moves.
A. The home is settling.
The trim and the window are made of different materials, as the home moves and settles the caulking or DAP will crack. At your final inspection/trade’s day, we will show you the product used and how to apply it going forward.
A. Due to condensation in the venting through a cold zone.
Leave your bath ventilation fans on for a minimum of 20 minutes after any shower or bath to allow proper moisture ventilation. Refer to your humidity document for more information.
A. It is further away from the furnace; harder to keep air warm on long runs of venting.
Keep the furnace filter clean, ensure all vents and air returns are unobstructed, partially close heat registers or vents closest to the furnace.
A. This is due to normal expansion and contraction. Humidity levels play a role in this as well.
Refer to your humidity document for more information. It is important to note, not all floor squeaks can be rectified.
A. Due to interior and exterior temperature differences.
Adjust the door sill or catch plate with a screw driver.
A. Due to the drying out process.
The basement and garage floors are not a structural component of your home. Depending on the width of the crack, this can be filled using a caulking type material. Please refer to your Concrete Care documentation for acceptable and not acceptable crack widths.
A. No, it will not sink.
Walkways are reinforced by steel and attached to the wall of your home or garage. If you have a void, ensure to fill it with a clay-based soil so animals do not enter the area and make their home. Contact us to have some clay-based fill dropped off for you to use.
A. This is the area that was previously excavated, the backfill area.
Once the Final Grade Certificate is obtained, it is the homeowner’s responsibility to fill settled areas. Ensure to use clay-based fill, using top soil will settle further.
A. Once we have obtained the Final Grade Certificate.
The respective landscaping company, for your area will reach out to you and provide the details of the package and dates they can complete. This is a Complementary Package, provided by the Developer. Landscaping materials is not covered under the home warranty. For questions or concerns regarding your Complimentary Landscaping Package, please contact the landscaper that completed the work.