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Wick® Limited Warranty
1-Year ~ 10-Year

Wick Building Systems, Inc., ("Wick") warrants that your new manufactured home ("Home") is free from defects in design, materials, and workmanship, except those excluded below, for the applicable time periods specified herein, beginning on the date of delivery to the first retail purchaser ("Date of Delivery.") Wick further warrants that your new Home meets or exceeds those standards prescribed by federal regulation and applicable state law, both statute and rule, In effect at the time of its manufacture. For sales occurring in Wisconsin: Wick warrants that your home meets those standards prescribed by law or administrative rule of the Department of Industry, Labor and Human Relations in effect at the time of its manufacture, and that your Home is reasonably fit for human habitation if it receives reasonable care and maintenance as defined by rule of the Department of Industry, Labor and Human Relations. For sales occurring in Michigan: Wick warrants that your Home complies with Michigan law as to construction and fire protection in effect at tile time of manufacture. For sales occurring in Kansas: Wick warrants that your Home has been manufactured in conformity with the Kansas Mobile Home and Recreational vehicle code.

 

One-Year Coverage ~
Wick and/or its Dealer will repair or replace any parts necessary to remedy defects in design, materials, and workmanship not expressly excluded from coverage arising within one (1) year of the Date of Delivery. Wick and/or its Dealer will make the appropriate repairs necessary to remedy a warranted defect as soon as reasonably practicable (in Wisconsin, within thirty (30) days after receiving written notice of the claimed defect), without charge, at the home site.

For sales occurring In Wisconsin: If a repair, replacement, substitution, or alteration is made under this warranty, and it is discovered, before or after expiration of the warranty period, that the repair, replacement, substitution, or alteration has not restored your Home to the condition in which it was warranted, except for reasonable wear and tear, such failure shall be deemed a violation of this warranty, and your Home will be restored to the condition in which it was warranted to be at the Date of Delivery, except for reasonable wear and tear, at no cost to you or any person to whom you transfer your Home during the duration of this warranty period, even if the additional repair work occurs after the expiration of this warranty.

For sales occurring in Wisconsin: If, during any period of time after Wick and/or its Dealer receive written notice of the defect, your Home is uninhabitable as defined by rule of the Wisconsin Department of Industry, Labor and Human Relations, that period of time shall be considered part of the term of this warranty.

 

Ten-Year Coverage ~
Wick will repair or replace any parts necessary to remedy defects in the Major Structural and Mechanical Systems of the Home not expressly excluded from coverage arising within ten (10) years of the Date of Delivery. Major Structural and Mechanical Systems are defined as and limited to the following: Roof Structure: Rafters, Main Support Beams, Support Lumber, Decking, and Insulation (does not include roof coverings); Floor Structure: Steel Frame, Joists, Main Support Beams, Support Lumber, Decking, Insulation, and Floor under sheathing (does not include floor coverings); Wall Structure: Studs, Framing Members, Support Lumber, and Insulation (does not Include wall coverings); Plumbing System: Water & Drain Lines and Gas & Oil Piping (does not include water & drain line connections and fittings, gas & oil pipe connections and fittings, and plumbing fixture and appliance connections); Electrical System: Electrical Service Wire and Main Service Panel Box (does not include light fixtures, exhaust fans, switches, outlets, and circuit breakers); Heating System: Heat Supply Duct Work (does not include the registers and dampers). Wick will make the appropriate repairs necessary to remedy a warranted defect as soon as reasonably practicable, without charge, at the Home site.

 

Conditions for Ten-Year Coverage ~
Ten-Year warranty coverage is offered on the conditions that: (1) The Home is not moved from the original Home site; if the Home is moved from the original Home site, Ten-Year warranty coverage shall be deemed null and void; and (2) Your warranty is registered; to register your warranty, you must complete and return a Warranty Registration Card to Wick within thirty (30) days of the Date of Delivery.

 

How to Obtain warranty Service ~
For Claims under the One-Year warranty period: You must send or deliver written notice of the claimed defect to Wick (In Wisconsin, to Wick or the Selling Dealer) within one (1) year and ten (10) days of the Date of Delivery (in Minnesota, within one (1) year and ninety (90) days of the Date of Delivery). For Claims under the Ten-Year warranty period: You must send or deliver written notice of the claimed defect to Wick within thirty (30) days of the date that you discover the defect. Address all claims submitted to Wick as follows: Wick Building Systems, Inc., Warranty Service Department, 2301 East Fourth Street, P.O. Box 530, Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449. Notice of all claimed defects must be sent or delivered in writing. Telephone complaints will not be considered as notice of a defect.

Exclusions ~
(1) This warranty does not cover damage or loss resulting from:
     (a) normal wear and tear;
     (b) acts of God, accident, or casualty;
     (c) misuse, abuse, or negligence;
     (d) alteration or modification of the Home;
     (e) improper design or construction of the foundation;
     (f) improper transportation, set-up, or Installation of the Home;
     (g) failure to maintain proper humidity levels In the Home or failure to provide adequate crawl space ventilation;
     (h) site conditions including settlement of the home site or movement of the foundation and improper soil drainage conditions;
     (I) failure to comply with the Wick Installation Instructions and Homeowner's Manual in the installation and set-up and use and care of the Home; and
          (1) damage caused by insects, rodents, or other animal life.
(2) This warranty does not apply to the normal behavioral characteristics of lumber and other wood components.
(3) This warranty does not cover rust or corrosion of the steel frame;
(4) This warranty does not cover damage or loss resulting from water line freeze-ups occurring after expiration of the One-Year warranty period.
(5) This warranty does not cover appliances, mechanical equipment, or other major components that are warranted separately by their manufacturers. These include items such as the furnace, water heater, ventilation system, refrigerator, range, microwave, dishwasher, disposal, washer, dryer, stereos, furniture, ceiling fans, windows, exterior doors, shingles and siding.
(6) This warranty does not apply to the normal maintenance of the Home or to any damage or loss arising from your failure to have such maintenance performed. It should be understood that it is the Purchaser's responsibility to maintain the Home.
(7) This warranty does not cover appliances, mechanical equipment, or accessories that are not installed by Wick.
(8) This warranty covers only those defects where written notice of the defect is provided to Wick.
(9) Except as otherwise provided by law, this warranty is limited to the first retail purchaser of the Home.

 

THIS WARRANTY IS IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, AND NO PERSON, INCLUDING ANY AGENT, DEALER OR REPRESENTATIVE OF WICK, IS AUTHORIZED TO MAKE ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY CONCERNING WICK PRODUCTS EXCEPT TO REFER PURCHASERS TO THIS WARRANTY. ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE LIMITED TO THE ONE-, AND TEN-YEAR DURATIONS OF THIS WRITTEN WARRANTY. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, SO THIS LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY WITH RESPECT TO ANY AND ALL LOSSES OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER SHALL BE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT1 AS SPECIFIED ABOVE. WICK SHALL IN NO EVENT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES HOWEVER OCCASIONED, WHETHER BY NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THIS LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS AND YOU MAY HAVE OTHER RIGHTS WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.

 

 

Wick Building Systems, Inc.
Manufactured Homes Division
2301 East Fourth Street
P.O. Box 530
Marshfield, WI 54449

 

 

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