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Warranty Coverage Details


General 30-Day Warranty

  • Plumbing stoppages
  • Repairs of this nature reported to us more than 30 days into the Warranty period are considered to be homeowner maintenance items and as such are not covered by the Warranty 

General One-Year Warranty on Appliances 

The items listed below, if installed, are warranted by either Ryder Homes or the specific appliance manufacturer to be free of defects in materials and workmanship for a period of one (1) year. For specific information regarding warranty responsibilities, please see the Warranty Section of your Homeowner’s Manual.

  • Air conditioning unit
  • Alarm system
  • Dishwasher
  • Doorbell
  • Fans
  • Fire sprinklers
  • Fireplaces
  • Freezer
  • Furnace unit
  • Garage door opener
  • Garbage disposal
  • Hot water dispenser
  • Ice maker
  • Intercom
  • Microwave oven
  • Ovens
  • Plumbing fixtures
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Smoke detector
  • Sound systems
  • Trash compactor
  • Vacuum system
  • Washer/dryer
  • Water heater

General One-Year Warranty on Major Components 

Ryder Homes hereby warrants that the following major components of the home will be free from material and workmanship defects for a period of one (1) year within the coverage guidelines set forth in the “Builder Responsibility” section of the Homeowner’s Manual. The following major components are covered by this warranty, if installed:

  • Cabinets
  • Ceramic tile
  • Closet shelves
  • Concrete flatwork
  • Doors
  • Drywall
  • Electrical systems
  • Exterior siding
  • Flooring materials
  • Heating and cooling
  • Insulation
  • Non-bearing walls distribution duct system
  • Paint materials
  • Plumbing system
  • Roofing materials and insulation
  • Stucco and masonry
  • Windows insulation

Limited 6-Year Structural Warranty (applicable to Nevada)
Limited 10-Year Structural Warranty (applicable to California)

Ryder Homes hereby warrants that the home will be free from any defect resulting in or causing tangible damage to the roof, walls, or foundation of the Home that materially diminishes the structural integrity and the load-bearing performance of the Home for a period of 10 years in California and 6 years in Nevada.  This date begins on the date of possession or closing of title, whichever occurs first.

CONSTRUCTION DEFECT(S) means a condition in the materials or workmanship used in constructing the home and/or common elements that:

  • materially affects the structural integrity of the HOME or the COMMON ELEMENTS; or
  • has an obvious and material negative impact on the appearance of the HOME or the COMMON ELEMENTS; or
  • jeopardizes the life or safety of the occupants of the HOME or the users of the COMMON ELEMENTS; or
  • results in the inability of the HOME or the applicable COMMON ELEMENTS to provide
  • the functions that can reasonably be expected in such a HOME or COMMON ELEMENT.

The Limited Home Warranty: 

  • Requires that all requests for warranty performance come directly to Ryder Homes throughout the 10-year term in California and 6-year term in Nevada
  • Establishes an agreed method for determining when a Construction Defect exists and a clear understanding of our responsibilities for remedying any such Construction Defect
  • Provides Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation and, if necessary, Binding Arbitration)
  • Contains the procedures homeowners must use to notify Ryder Homes of a condition in their home which you believe may constitute a Construction Defect