National Warranty manual
controls. Garage door openers can be expected to make noise when opening and closing. This is not a construction defect and is not covered under the Century Communities’ Warranty. PART 5: DRIVEWAYS, PATIOS, SIDEWALKS, STEPS AND GARAGE FLOORS A. Walkway, patio, step, stoop or driveway separated from the house Soil expansion, contraction and weather conditions can cause walkways, patios, stoops and driveways to separate from the house. Separation should not exceed one inch. Walkways, patios, steps, stoops and driveways that do not meet this standard will be repaired. Water collects on concrete driveway, patio, sidewalk, step or stoop Standing water should not exceed 3/8ths of an inch for more than 24 hours following the conclusion of a rain event. Driveways, patios, sidewalks, steps or stoops that do not meet this standard will be repaired. C. Concrete driveway, garage floor, patio, sidewalk, step or stoop is cracked Cracks, other than at expansion and control joints, should not exceed 1/4th of an inch in horizontal or vertical displacement. Driveways, garage floors, patios, sidewalks, steps or stoops that do not meet this standard will be repaired. Cracks and movement at expansion and control joints are normal and are not considered construction defects and are not covered under the Century Communities’ Warranty. B. D. Driveway, patio or sidewalk sections deviate at expansion or control joints Concrete sections should not deviate in vertical displacement by more than 1 inch. Driveway, patio or sidewalk sections that do not meet this standardwill be repaired. Concrete finish has deteriorated Concrete surfaces can be damaged by salt and de-icing solutions commonly used in cold weather climates. Discoloration from rust, fertilizer, and other chemicals are not covered. TIP: Toprevent damage, homeowners should remove salt and chemical buildup from concrete surfaces.Damagetoconcretesurfacescausedbysaltandother chemicals isnot coveredunder the Century Communities’ Warranty. F. Asphalt driveways Cracks in asphalt driveways should not exceed 1/4th of an inch vertical displacement. Standing water should not exceed 1/2 of an inch for more than 24 hours following a rain event. Asphalt driveways that do not meet these standards will be repaired. In coldweather climates, asphalt driveways may become displaced by up to three inches when the ground underneath becomes frozen. This is not a construction defect and is not covered under the Century Communities’ Warranty. TIP: Asphalt driveways require homeowner maintenance on a regular basis to ensure E.
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