What does a builders warranty cover wa?

What does a builders warranty cover wa?

It covers all faulty and defective work, including the installation of white goods; however the manufacturer’s warranty would be the initial reference point on these items. Not all problems are due to faulty and defective workmanship during construction.

How long does a builder have to fix defects WA?

six years
In Western Australia, builders are required to rectify defective works identified within six years of practical completion of the works under the Building Services (Complaint Resolution and Administration) Act 2011 (WA). This is often referred to as the statutory defect liability period.

How long does a builders warranty last?

Builders warranty insurance lasts for up to six years after the build’s completion or termination of the building contract. If the contract doesn’t state when the work is complete or there is no contract, the build’s completion occurs on practical completion.

Where can I find the home building Contracts Act 1991?

Copies of the Home Building Contracts Act 1991 and the Home Building Contracts Regulations 1992 (includes Schedule 1 – Notice for the Home Owner) are available on the Parliamentary Counsel’s Office website or contact Building and Energy for assistance on 1300 489 099 or [email protected].

Who is a builder under the HBC Act?

Under the HBC Act a ‘builder’ is any person who performs home building work for others and is not necessarily a registered builder.

What are the requirements for a home building contract?

If you are unsure about contractual requirements or a particular aspect of the contract you should seek independent professional advice. Home building contract provisions under the Home Building Contracts Act 1991 (HBC Act) apply to fixed price contracts for ‘home building work’ valued between $7,500 and $500,000.

Can a registered builder be paid on a home building contract?

That person may or may not be a registered builder. A home building work contract cannot provide for a payment a deposit prior to the commencement of work that exceeds 6.5 per cent of the total cost of the work. Once work has commenced, any progress payment must only be for work actually performed or materials already supplied.

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