Subject to terms and conditions set forth herein, doors manufactured by : Stanford-Dor Marketing (M) Sdn Bhd (hereinafter referred to as "the Company") are guaranteed by the manufacturer for two years from the date of shipment by the manufacturer to be of good material and workmanship, free from defects which may render them unserviceable or unfit for the use for which they were manufactured.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Natural variation in the color, texture or grain pattern of the wood or MDF/HDF are not to be considered defects. Doors must be accorded reasonable treatment by the purchaser and should be stored or hung in dry buildings and not in damp, moist or freshly plastered areas. The utility or structural strength must not be impaired in the fittings of the door, the application of hardware, or cutting and altering of the door for lights, louvres, panels or any special details. A maximum of 3mm may be trimmed from any door. Normal "show through" of frame components in doors shall not be considered a defect. Entrance / solid doors up to 2040 x 820 required three hinges, larger doors required four hinges or pivot system. ENTRANCE DOORS SHOULD BE HUNG IN WEATHER PROTECTED AREAS.
Immediately after fitting, and prior to hanging, the entire door, including top and bottom edges, must receive two coats of undercoat and two coats of paint. If staining, exterior grade varnish or sealer must be used and its application to be equivalent to paint finish, to prevent absorption of moisture.
Semi gloss or satin finishes are recommended for all doors to reduce"show through". Exterior finishes to be applied strictly in accordance with paint manufacturers instructions. Entrance and exterior doors should be finished in light reflective colours to reduce the risk of heat absorption which may cause warping. DARK COLOUR MAY VOID WARRANTY. Regular maintenance should be provided to prevent deterioration.
Where any legislation provides for remedies for the Company's breach of condition or warranty whether statutory or otherwise, then, at the Company's option, the customer's sole remedy for such breach except a breach of the Trade Practices Act will be limited to : such remedy, or the repair of the products, or the replacement of the products or the re-supply of the products, or the payment of the cost of replacing the products ; or the cost of having the services supplied again; or the provision of the services. No claim will be accepted unless notified in writing to the Company within seven (7) days of the date of delivery of the products or the supply of the services.
The Company will not be held responsible for the additional charges of hanging, painting or other charges arising from the replacement of doors. Any such defects must be brought to the attention of the manufacturer when discovered and in any event within two years from the date of shipment by the Company. The Company is not liable to reimburse any purchaser for doors repaired or replaced without the prior written consent of the Company to such repair or replacement.
The Company will not assume responsibility for doors which become defective because of failure to follow these conditions or hazards of shipment of storage, after doors leave the control of the Company.
The Company will not be liable for any costs, claims, damages or demands arising from personal injury, loss or damage whatsoever occurring to the customer or its agents, servants as a result of either acts or omissions of the customer. The Company will not be liable for any consequential loss or damage, whether due to its negligence or otherwise. The Company will not be liable to the customer for the Company's failure to comply with its obligations to the customer due to any cause beyond the Company's reasonable control and the Company's obligations affected by such cause are suspended while the cause continues to prevent or hinder the Company's performance.
Considerable damage can occur during the delivery of doors particularly to country areas. "Special Packaging" is recommended (optional extra cost) in an attempt to prevent transit damage. The Company is not responsible for any transit damage.
INTERPRETATION OF WARP
Warp shall be interpreted as meaning the cupping/bowing or twisting of doors. It refers to distortion within the door itself and not its relationship to the jambs or frame in which it is hung. Warp exceeding 5mm for doors up to 2100 x 920mm and 6mm for doors over 2100 x 900mm and up to 2340 x 920mm shall be considered a defect. Doors in excess of 2340mm high or 1200mm wide are not guaranteed against warp.
The guarantee against warp does not apply to the following :
a.Solid timber door with mixed species whereby categories as C Grade mixed wood doors.
b.Doors that exposed directly to weather.
c.Doors that are improperly hung or do not swing freely.
Experience has demonstrated that when warp occurs after doors have been delivered to storage or building sites, it is usually due to improper storage or adverse moisture conditions after hanging and not to faulty manufacture. The Company will not accept no responsibility for doors when moisture content of timber falls below 12% or exceeds 18%.
The Company will not accept responsibility for conditions wholly beyond its control.