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  • Writer's pictureMike Diehl

Siding falling off, oops

On a one year warranty inspection the other day I caught something that didn't look right. It was a section of siding that had fallen loose on the side of the dormer above the garage. Just another reason to get a one year warranty on your newly built home. If the homeowner would not have been notified of this in the report I gave them, there is a good chance in a few years they would have been replacing the siding instead due to premature rot.

There should be a minimum of 1-1/2 to 2" of clearance from the siding to the roof surface. The reason for this it to keep water from wicking up into the siding and causing premature rot.

One year warranty inspection finds

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