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Our Warranty

Warranties on Building Works / Repairs carried out by Queensland All-Trades Pty Ltd

Queensland All-Trades Pty Ltd is a licensed building company, regulated by the Queensland Building Services Authority (QBSA). Warranties on building works carried out at your property are as per the guidelines set out by the QBSA.

There are 2 Categories of warranty

Category 1

(Additional Information available in ‘RECTIFICATION OF BUILDING WORK Guideline Policy’)

Where the defect first became evident within six years and six months after:

(i) The date of payment of the insurance premium, or the date of entering into the contract (and where more than one date, whichever is the earlier);
or

(ii) Where no insurance premium was paid and there was no written contract, the date of commencement of construction.

Examples of category 1 defective building work include:

· leaks in roofs, showers, doors, windows or walls;

· faulty or inadequate flashing;

· faulty or inadequate damp proof course;

· fretting or spalling masonry;

· inadequate strength mortar;

· extensive cracking or distortion of wall or ceiling lining beyond normal frame settlement;

· shrinkage or thermal movement;

· extensive cracking or dislodgement of floor or wall tiles;

· defective, incomplete or inadequate termite protection methods;

· inadequate provision for discharge of roof water;

· incorrect or inadequate site drainage;

· paint – large areas delaminating – adhesion failure; and

· use of materials not fit for the purpose.

Category 2

(Additional Information available in ‘RECTIFICATION OF BUILDING WORK Guideline Policy’)

Where the defect first became evident within six months after the date of practical completion of the residential construction work.

Examples of category 2 defective building work include:

· sticking doors or windows;

· cracked plasterboard joints, cornice joints; and

· poor finishing detail, including paint work.

 

Time Limit for Making a Claim

The Insured is NOT ENTITLED to payment for loss under this Part unless:

(a) in the case of a category 1 defect, the claim is made within three months of that defect first becoming evident (in the opinion of BSA);

or

(b) in the case of a category 2 defect, the claim is made within seven months of the date of practical completion, or within such further time as BSA may allow.


If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact a member of our Management Team


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