February 1, 2014 all new homes in the province of Alberta were required to be covered by a New Home Warranty Program. The mandatory warranty provides homeowners with
- 1 year protection on care of finishes, throughout the home, includng any defects in flooring, paint, or trim
- 2 year protection against defects in labour and materials, related to heating, plumbing and electrical systems
- 5 year protection on the building envelope which is the exterior shell of the home and includes the roof and walls. Homeowners can also purchase an additional 2 years of coverage for the building envelope.
- 10 years on structural components of the home including the framing and foundation.
Click here to find our more about what this Mandatory New Home Warranty covers and how it works.