What to do if a contractor refuses to honor a warranty?

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What to do if a contractor refuses to honor a warranty?

Leak in roof; installed 6 years ago. 30 year warranty on materials; 10 year warranty on labor.

Asked on October 3, 2011 under General Practice, Massachusetts

Answers:

Stan Helinski / McKinley Law Group

Answered 10 years ago | Contributor

Depends on the reason for the leak and the terms of the warranty.  The contractor's probably saying that the leak was caused by the snow and ice of last season and isn't covered. Your only recourse would be a lawsuit, regardless.  You can't really force someone to pay for something without a court order/execution.  


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