Girard Architectural Products Warranty
All awnings manufactured by GIRARD are covered by a limited warranty for a period of five (5) years from the date of original purchase. This warranty covers GIRARD awning hardware, but does not include fabric or optional motors and electrical accessories used in conjunction this hardware (ask your dealer for separate warranty information). GIRARD warrants to the original purchaser that the framework shall be free from defects in material and workmanship for as long as this warranty remains in effect. Under this warranty, GIRARD agrees to repair at our facility or replace free (at our option) any hardware or component part, not including labor costs, related to the repair in the field.
This is GIRARD's entire liability and the customer's sole and exclusive remedy in lieu of all others. This warranty applies under conditions of normal non-commercial use, but does not apply to defects that result from: damage due to faulty installation, use or misuse for which the product was not intended or improper maintenance, unauthorized repairs and/or installations made or attempted by non-Girard authorized individuals, or failure to perform periodic maintenance as outlined in the owner's manual.
GIRARD is not liable for damage due to any structure to which the awning is attached, or to property above or near the awning. This warranty does not cover any damage to a structure caused by nature such as acts of God, ice, snow, rain, excessively high winds, vandalism, neglect, fire, use of which the awning was not intended, weights or loads allowed to accumulate or normal wear and tear from use. This warranty is in lieu of all warranties, expressed or implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. GIRARD will not be liable for any consequential or incidental damages, including but not limited to general, special, indirect, incidental, consequential, aggravated, punitive or exemplary and economic loss. This warranty gives specific legal rights and you may also have other rights that vary from state to state.
Returns for repairs or replacement: No returns will be accepted without prior written authorization by GIRARD. A Return Authorization number issued by GIRARD must accompany all returns, and all unauthorized returns will be refused. The return shipment is to be freight prepaid by Buyer, and under no circumstances shall the Buyer deduct the value of returned merchandise or the freight from any remittance due.
THIS WARRANTY IS VOID IF AWNING IS NOT REGULARLY MAINTAINED AND CLEANED.