California Code, Civil Code - CIV § 900

As to fit and finish items, a builder shall provide a homebuyer with a minimum one-year express written limited warranty covering the fit and finish of the following building components.  Except as otherwise provided by the standards specified in Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 896 ), this warranty shall cover the fit and finish of cabinets, mirrors, flooring, interior and exterior walls, countertops, paint finishes, and trim, but shall not apply to damage to those components caused by defects in other components governed by the other provisions of this title.  Any fit and finish matters covered by this warranty are not subject to the provisions of this title.  If a builder fails to provide the express warranty required by this section, the warranty for these items shall be for a period of one year.


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