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Clay bricks are chipped

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Clay brick veneer shall be installed in accordance with the Building Code. Chips in clay bricks shall not be visible from a distance of 6m under normal lighting conditions.


One-Year  Work and Materials
Damage resulting from normal wear and tear, improper maintenance or additions, alterations and deletions made by the homeowner is not covered by the warranty.


Brick veneer not meeting the acceptable condition shall be repaired.


There are certain brick types that are designed to be tumbled or chipped in appearance. Professional brick tinting methods are acceptable to repair the appearance of chipped bricks. The colour/texture of repaired areas shall match the existing as closely as possible when dry.  Variation in colour may be noticeable when wet.


New Home Warranty Program of Saskatchewan
Construction Performance Standards
Effective January 1, 2014