Slight cracking, nail pops, or seams may become visible in walls and ceilings. These are caused by the settlement of your home.
The ceilings in your home are easy to maintain: periodically remove dust or cobwebs as part of your normal cleaning.
With the exception of the one-time repair service provided by The Remington Group, care of drywall is your maintenance responsibility. Most drywall repairs can be easily made. This work is best done when you redecorate the room.
Repair hairline cracks with a coat of paint. You can repair slightly larger cracks with spackle or caulk. To correct a nail pop, reset the nail with a hammer and punch. Cover it with spackle, which is available at paint and hardware stores. Apply two or three thin coats. When dry, sand the surface with fine-grain sandpaper, and then paint. You can fill indentations caused by sharp objects in the same manner.
The Remington Group Limited Warranty Guidelines
During the pre-delivery inspection, we confirm that drywall surfaces are in acceptable condition.
One Time Repairs
One time during the materials and workmanship warranty, The Remington Group will repair drywall shrinkage cracks and nail pops and will touch up the repaired area using the same paint colour that was on the surface when the home was delivered. Touch-ups will be visible.
Repainting the entire wall or the entire room to correct this is your choice and responsibility. You are also responsible for custom paint colours or wallpaper that has been applied subsequent to possession. Due to the effects of time on paint and wallpaper, as well as possible dye lot variations, touch-ups are unlikely to match the surrounding area.
The Remington Group does not repair drywall flaws that are only visible under particular lighting conditions.
Related Warranty Repairs
If a drywall repair is needed as a result of poor workmanship (such as blisters in tape) or other warranty-based repair (such as a plumbing leak), The Remington Group completes the repair by touching up the repaired area with the same paint that was on the surface when the home was delivered. If more than one-third of the wall is involved, we will repaint the wall corner to corner. You are responsible for custom paint colours or wallpaper that has been applied subsequent to possession. The effects of time on paint and wallpaper, as well as possible dye lot variations, mean touch-up may not match the surrounding area.