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Call-Back Periods in Call-Back Warranties: Confusion on Other Warranties in Construction Contracts

By on May 11, 2019 in Construction, Contracts

ConstructionAmanda Garza of Porter Hedges, writing in the firm’s Texas Construction Law blog, explains the use of a “call-back warranty.”

“A call-back warranty establishes a period of time after the substantial completion of a project within which an owner can call upon a contractor to correct nonconforming work. The length of the ‘call-back period’ is typically one year but is ultimately determined by the language in the call-back warranty.”

She explains that the rights and obligations expire at the end of the call-back period, which can lead to some confusion about the effect on other warranties in the contract.

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