At Frisina Homes, we know that peace of mind is an important part of customer satisfaction. We do our best to make sure that your new home is free of any defects of deficiencies, and to help you be confident that your home meets or exceeds your expectations, we offer this series of construction performance guidelines. With them you can easily read about all the available warranty options for any issues that might arise with your new home. Simply click on any of the headings below to view the various topics in that section.
Article Number: 2.8
Condition: Springiness, bounce, visible sag when loaded, or shaking is observed in the floor
Acceptable Performance/Condition: These conditions are acceptable when all structural members including beams and joists are sized, installed and fastened in accordance with the Ontario Building Code.
Warranty: One-Year - Work and Materials, Two-Year - Ontario Building Code Health & Safety Violations
Action: Floors not meeting the performance condition shall be repaired.
Remarks: Long-spanned floor joists will normally move more than short-spanned joists under design loads. The conditions can be assessed by determining the performance under loading conditions; measuring the length of the structural member and dividing by 360 will give the maximum deflection allowed.