50 year Limited Warranty against Wood Decay (Applies to Shingles & FraserHD and Rough Finishes)

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Fraser Specialty Products Ltd. (Fraser) hereby warrants that for a period of fifty (50) years from the date of original purchase, when installed according to the “Fraser Wood Siding Installation Guide” (including Storage Guidelines), and maintained as per the “Fraser Maintenance Guide” (both documents available at www.fraserwoodsiding.com), this product will not decay due to normal weathering. This warranty is void if the product comes into direct contact with the ground, adjacent structures (e.g. decks, docks) or is immersed in water. This warranty does not cover any other defects other than those previously noted.

Within five (5) years of the purchase date, upon notification and validation of the complaint by Fraser Specialty Products Ltd., and at its sole discretion, Fraser shall compensate the purchaser or the subsequent homeowner, as the case may be, for the material and labor required to repair the material involved as per the attached schedule. Fraser shall reimburse the homeowner for labour at a rate to be determined by Fraser. Fraser reserves the right to inspect the materials prior to any repairs being undertaken. Only the affected areas as validated by Fraser Specialty Ltd. will be covered. Fraser Specialty Ltd. reserves the right to void all warranties if installation and maintenance requirements are not adhered to. Installation requirements can be found in the product bundle or on the web site (www.fraserwoodsiding.com). Maintenance requirements are available upon request. Contact us by phone or web for more information.

Terms and Conditions

The warranty contained herein is in effect for fifty (50) years from date of product purchase and is subject to the terms, conditions, exclusions and limitations, requirements and legal rights stated in this document. This warranty remains in effect for the owners of the property to which the product was originally applied. This warranty is transferable by the original property owner to a first transferee. In the event of a warranty claim, the warranty period shall not be longer than fifty (50) years from the date of original product purchase. In the event of a claim, the claimant must provide proof that they are the original owner and a copy of the original invoice is mandatory.

Any product found to be unsatisfactory, prior to installation, for any reason, must not be installed and should be returned to the dealer where it was purchased for possible replacement. Fraser Specialty Products Ltd. will not be responsible in any way for labor or material if defective or unacceptable material is installed. Fraser Specialty Products Ltd. shall not be liable for any consequential or special damages, or for other expenses such as accessories (building paper, sheathing, Fasteners, etc.) which may arise in connection with this Warranty.

This warranty does not apply to damage or failure caused by excessive warping, cupping, splitting, checking and shrinking of siding and shingle material (as defined by industry standards); breakdown of underlying substrate; falling objects; lack of proper maintenance; accidental damage; structural defects; fire, lightening, hurricane, tornado, windstorm, earthquake, hail or other acts of God; harmful chemicals (including harmful cleaning compounds); surface deterioration due to air pollution; misuse; abuse; vandalism; mildew accumulation; scratching, abrading, or misuse/ abuse of the factory-finished product after application.

Any claim against this warranty must be made in writing and include a copy of the original invoice for the product. The quantity of replacement product will correspond to the quantity of product damaged by decay, as determined by Fraser Specialty Products Ltd.

In purchasing the product, it is understood and accepted that the rights and limitations of this Warranty are accepted as a pre condition of the purchase of Fraser Wood Siding. This warranty is expressly made in lieu of any and all other warranties, expressed or implied, including merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. This Warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights, which vary due to local jurisdiction of claim.

Effective: March 2017

Material and Labor Cost Schedule

50 Year Limited Warranty – Wood Decay

 

IF COVERED BY WARRANTY

 

AMOUNT OF REIMBURSEMENT

 

Claim occurs during:

 

Materials

 

Labour

First year after purchase date

100%

100%

Second year after purchase date

100%

93.33%

Third year after purchase date

100%

86.67%

Fourth year after purchase date

100%

79.99%

Fifth year after purchase date

100%

73.32%

Sixth year through Fiftieth year after purchase date

100%

0%