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What is Alumawood™?

Alumawood is manufactured by Amerimax Building Materials from
structural grade aluminum and coated with a baked on weather-resistant
polyester paint system that withstands the harshest environmental            
elements. During the manufacturing process an embossing pattern is
applied which gives the look and feel of real Rough-Sawn wood.  
Alumawood provides all the benefits without the maintenance of real
wood!  Alumawood will never: burn, attract termites, crack, peel, warp, or
rot.  And because Alumawood is maintenance free and backed by a
lifetime warranty, you can count on years of worry-free beauty and
functionality!

How can I get Alumawood™?

Alumawood can be ordered in a "Do-It-Yourself" Kit or we can recommend
a licensed contractor to preform installations in your area.

Who is Alumawood Patio Covers LLC?

Alumawood Patio Covers LLC is a California Limited Liability Company
doing business as Merritt Construction, established to service our
customers in improving their outdoor environment by offering products
designed to enhance the living space of their homes. We have been
designing consulting, and installing "Alumawood" Patio products locally in
Southern California since 1991.
We've got you covered!!
Alumawood Patio Covers, LLC / Merritt Construction
Alumawood Patio Covers, LLC / Merritt Construction         Palm Springs, CA        760-289-6204
Limited-Lifetime Material Warranty

Amerimax Building Products, Inc. Plano, Texas (hereinafter referred to as “Amerimax”) warrants that its Alumawood
Lattice, Patio Cover, Carport, and Awning products manufactured by Amerimax which are installed at the locationshown
on this warranty certificate will not split, and the finish will not chip, peel, flake or blister under conditions of normalwear
for the life of the original retail purchaser.

This warranty is TRANSFERABLE by the original retail purchaser to a subsequent owner of the product during the first
ten (10) years of warranty coverage. In the event of the transfer of this warranty, the warranty period shall be ten (10)
years from the date of original installation. The warranty only applies to manufacturing defects in the products. Steel
products are not warranted against rust.

Claims Procedure

Any claim under this warranty must be communicated via website (www.alumawood.net/warranty) or in writing and sent
to Amerimax Building Products, Inc., 5208 Tennyson Parkway, Suite 100, Plano, Texas 75024 and received within 30
days of discovering a claimed defect. This written notification must include a description of the defect, the address of
the installed product, plus the date of installation, and the name and address of the contractor who installedthe
product. Amerimax shall have the right to inspect each claim. Any repairs or alterations to the product prior to said
inspection may void the warranty.

If Amerimax determines that said claim is covered by this warranty, Amerimax shall have one hundred twenty (120)
days to remedy the defect as follows:

For valid warranty claims during the first (1) year after original installation, Amerimax, at its sole option, will repair,
refinish, or replace the defective product at no cost to you;

1. For valid warranty claims from the second (2) year through the fifteenth (15) year after original installation (or through
the tenth (10) year after original installation in the event of a transfer of this warranty), Amerimax, at its sole option, will
repair, refinish, or replace the defective product, but you will be responsible for any labor and product shipping charges;
and

2. For valid warranty claims from the second (2) year through the fifteenth (15) year after original installation (or through
the tenth (10) year after original installation in the event of a transfer of this warranty), Amerimax, at its sole option, will
repair, refinish, or replace the defective product, but you will be responsible for any labor and product shipping charges;
and

3.  For valid warranty claims from the sixteenth (16) year through the life of the warranty, Amerimax will refund to you, if
you are the original retail purchaser, 50% of the original wholesale cost of the defective item.

Amerimax shall not be liable for any shipping or labor costs to remedy the defective products following the first year of
the warranty period.


Exclusions and Limitations

Amerimax does not warrant the qualifications of the person installing its products and this warranty does not cover
installation or any consequences of improper installation. This warranty does not cover damage due to normal
weathering; chalking; fading; corrosion due to atmospheric contamination, chemical fumes, salt; vandalism; accident;
misuse; improper care or any act of God, explosions or other causes beyond the control of Amerimax.

The owner must follow the Care and Cleaning Instructions outlined on the back of this page. Failure to follow
suchinstructions may void this warranty.

Amerimax does not warrant damages due to aggressive environmental conditions. This includes, but not limited to,
black streaking.

The warranty only applies to manufacturing defects in the products. Steel products are not warranted against rust.

This warranty shall not be valid or enforceable unless it is registered with Amerimax within thirty (30) days after
completion of the original installation of the product covered hereby and on the registration form attached hereto.

Amerimax reserves the right to discontinue and make changes in any of its products. In the event that products covered
by this warranty are not available, Amerimax shall have the right to substitute products that in Amerimax’s sole
discretion are of comparable grade, quality, or price. This limited warranty only covers products erected within the
continental United States, Canada, and Mexico.

THE LIMITED WARRANTY IS MADE IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WRITTEN AND ORAL, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED
WARRANTIES, AND AMERIMAX EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTYOF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE PURCHASER’S RIGHTS ARE LIMITED TO THE TERM OF THIS WARRANTY. The
foregoing shall constitute Amerimax’s sole and exclusive liability in connection with the purchase of the products.
Amerimax shall not be liable for any incidental, special or consequential damages.

This warranty is governed by the laws of the State of Georgia, excluding its conflict of law rules.