National Warranty manual
S E C T I O N 5 — H OM E C OM P O N E N T S A N D T O P I C S
TIP: During the first few uses of the fireplace, you may notice some odor being emitted. It is recommended that you burn the fireplace for at least three hours to help burn off any factory coatings.
Caution: The exterior vent cover for a direct-vent gas fireplace becomes extremely hot when the fireplace is operating.
Century Communities Limited Warranty Guidelines If installed in your home, fireplaces are not intended to be the sole heat source in the home. The fireplace should function properly when Century Communities and the manufacturer’s directions are followed. Discoloration Discoloration of the firebox or brick is a normal result of use and requires no corrective action. Glass Doors During the orientation we confirm that glass fireplace doors, when included with the home, are in acceptable condition. Homeowner Use and Maintenance Guidelines We install the foundation of your home according to the recommendations of our consulting engineer. The walls of the foundation are poured concrete with steel reinforcing rods. To protect your home’s foundation, follow guidelines for installation and maintenance of landscaping and drainage in this manual. Cracks Even though an engineer designed the foundation and we constructed it according to engineering requirements, surface cracks can still develop in the wall. Surface cracks are not detrimental to the structural integrity of your home. If a crack develops in a foundation wall that exceeds the standards, follow the procedures for submitting a warranty claim. Century Communities Limited Warranty Guidelines The foundation of your home has been designed and installed according to the recommendations of an engineer. Cosmetic Imperfections It is common for slight cosmetic imperfections in foundation walls, such as a visible seam where two pours meet or slight honeycombing (aggregate visible), are possible and require no repair. FOUNDATION
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