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Old 2015-04-12, 02:36 PM
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Default Kitchen Island is smaller than in the house plan

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We moved in to our new house a few months ago, and our house plan indicated that we get a kitchen island 4 feet long. When we moved in, it seemed to be small but we did not measure. Today I measured it, and it is only 42 inches ( 3.5 feet ). We did not report this in our 30-day list, so I don't know if there is anything we can do about this now. But I have a question, what is the tolerance level for such things, can builders make mistakes like that? There is plenty of room on both sides ( each side has a 39 inch clearance ), so I don't think they can say there was not enough space

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Old 2015-04-12, 10:41 PM
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You mean the island size was written in your agreement or you just "assumed" it will be 4 ft. based on how it "looked" on the floorplan? If the latter then not much you can do since it's just illustration & size will vary once built & 6" off is not that bad. I highly doubt there's much you can do about it now.
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If measurements were explicitly stated, add it onto your 1 year. It's an unauthorised substitution.
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If you have a detailed kitchen plan, it should match that. Talk to the builder and litchen supplier. If you worked with a kitchen designer, talk to them too.

Could be just a simple mistake.
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Thanks, i am going to try anyway.
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Thanks, i am going to try anyway.
Tarion is very explicit as to how a builder has to fix this

http://www.tarion.com/Warranty-Prote...titutions.aspx
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