HBA of Southeastern Michigan

The owner should request a warranty from the contractor that states all work will be performed in a commercially reasonable manner and there will be no defects in the labor or materials furnished to the project by the builder or remodeler. The warranty should be for a period from one to six years, depending upon how much the owner is willing to pay for the warranty. Typically, builders or remodelers will provide a one-year warranty. The owner should request the builder or remodeler to provide to the owner all written warranties for all manufactured or consumer products which are installed during the course of construction such as roofing materials, appliances, windows, heating and mechanical systems, etc.