Tarion Warranty

The Tarion Home Warranty:

Deroo Fine Homes is a registered Tarion Builder. Marc and Paul work with Tarion to ensure that your investment in your new home is protected.

Your new home is required to meet or surpass the structural requirements and health and safety standards of the Ontario Building Code. And like every new home in Ontario, it is protected by a mandatory warranty provided by your builder and backed by the Tarion Warranty.

Tarion, a non-profit, private corporation established in 1976 to protect new homebuyers according to the terms of the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act not only requires builders in Ontario to provide new home warranty coverage, but they must also be registered with Tarion and enrol every new home prior to the start of construction.

The Act also gives Tarion responsibility for managing a guarantee fund to ensure that the builder’s warranty will be honoured, and for enforcing the overall terms of the Act.

The following outlines how your home is protected by the Tarion Warranty:

  • Deposits Made to Your Builder
  • Delays in Closing or Occupancy
  • Pre-Delivery Inspection
  • One-Year Warranty
  • Two-Year Warranty
  • Seven-Year Warranty


Energy Star

Energy Star:

Energy efficient choices can save families about a third on their energy bill with similar savings of greenhouse gas emissions, without sacrificing features, style or comfort. ENERGY STAR helps you make the energy efficient choice for your wallet, for your family, and for the environment—bringing these important benefits:

  • Lower Utility Bills

By using less energy for heating, cooling, and water heating, ENERGY STAR certified homes deliver approximately 20% savings on annual utility bills. Over the 7 to 8 years that a typical family lives in a home, you can save thousands of dollars in maintenance cost.

  • Enhanced Performance

In ENERGY STAR certified homes, comfort is ensured with consistent temperatures between and across rooms; indoor air quality is enhanced by reducing dust, pollen, bugs, and excessive humidity; and durability is improved with comprehensive water protection, windows that block damaging sunlight, and better grade equipment.

  • Environmental Protection

The energy used in our homes often comes from the burning of fossil fuels at power plants. So, by using less energy to operate, ENERGY STAR certified homes help to prevent air pollution—an added benefit for today’s environmentally-conscious consumer looking for “green” choices.

Our Features

Standard Quality Features

What’s Fine About Deroo Fine Homes


• Nine inch poured concrete foundations with Delta drainage layer on exterior and R6 comfort board on interior basement walls
• Exterior walls 2″ x 6″ construction with R-5 breathable exterior sheathing, open web floor trusses
• 5/8” spruce plywood floor decking and 1/2” spruce plywood roof sheathing
• Purchaser’s choice of exterior finishes of brick and siding from Builder’s samples
(Stone and stucco standard on some models)
• Number stone over garage where applicable
• Factory pre-finished and maintenance free exterior windows and doors
• GAF Timberline Premium lifetime, fibreglass based asphalt shingles
• Garages fully insulated, dry-walled and paint primed, insulated garage doors and man-door to outside
• Insulated exterior walls R25. Attic is insulated with R60 blown fibre
• Basement exterior walls are fully framed, insulated with R18 and draped with 6ml poly
• Rockwool Comfortboard, R-6 continuous insulation inside wall of basement
• Cold cellars in most models
• Superior Engineered Open Web Wood Floor Truss: Stronger allows for larger floor plans and minimizes bulk heads
• Spray Foam Floor Rim Joists: Gives superior seal to the Building envelope


• Direct vent gas hot water heater (rental unit)
• High efficiency furnace with DC motor and programmable thermostat
• Central Air Conditioning
• Gas fireplaces
• Energy Recovery Ventilation (ERV) System: Improves quality of air in home and life of home
• Spark Ignition Clean Face Fireplaces: More efficient system with no pilot light, better look
• Energy Efficient 2 Stage DC Furnances: Quieter, more energy efficient, and linked to ERV unit


• Mirolin acrylic tubs and showers with Moen taps
• 3 piece rough-in in all unfinished basements
• All showers fitted with scald proof taps
• Soft water system included
• Builder installs Purchaser’s dishwasher
• Exterior water lines in garage and at rear of home with exterior freeze proof tap
• Water line to fridge
• Sewer Back Flow Preventer: Prevents basement flooding, raw sewage and sewer backups, possible discount on home insurance
• Manifold Plumbing System: Better volume less decrease in water pressure


• Home is wired to Ontario Code with 200 amp
• Generous use of LED pot-lights interior and exterior of home
• Purchaser’s choice of light fixtures from Builder’s samples
• Rough-in security system by request
• Rough-in Central vacuum
• Cable and telephone roughed in
• 200 Amp Electrical Panel
• Generous Amount of LED Pot Lights

Interior Finishing

• Custom built kitchen cabinets and bathroom vanities in Purchaser’s choice of door style and colour from Builder’s samples
• Interior doors – Purchaser’s choice from Builder’s samples
• Black or brushed nickel knobs or levers on interior doors
• Wrought iron spindles on staircases
• Deadbolts on all exterior doors
• Nickel finish wire shelving in all closets
• Deluxe hardwood poplar trim package includes 2 3/4″ casings, and 5 1/2″ main floor baseboard and 4 1/4″ second floor baseboard
• Ceramics floors, all baths, and laundry – Purchaser’s choice from Builder’s samples
• Ceramic back-splash in kitchens – Purchaser’s choice from Builder’s samples
• Hardwood flooring (per plan) in main living areas and kitchen – Purchaser’s choice from Builder’s samples
• Carpeting in balance of home – Purchaser’s choice from Builder’s samples
• Hand designed California ceilings in majority of home except baths and laundry rooms
• Home painted with two finish coats of premium acrylic paint, Purchaser’s choice of 4 colours
• Solid Acrylic Shower Base and Soap Dish and 2nd Storey Washer Base (in 2nd storey laundry rooms)


• Installation of kitchen appliances available on request (additional cost)
• All building permits and final survey are included
• Home is enrolled in 7 year Tarion New Home Warranty program, paid for by the Builders
• Lot is final graded with top soil, and fully sodded lot, front and back
• Gravel driveways
• Floor drains in all garages

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