Not more than 3 years we found out today.
WHAT ???Our words – and a few more – today when we found out that the supposedly Lifetime Guarantee for the $$$$ texturized paint coating we paid for in 2005 expired in 2008 for purposes of transferring to a new owner – or good for 3 years.
NO, we haven’t sold The Frog & PenguINN. But, we’re planning to list it by next week, and met with a prospective listing realtor this week. After a walk through the house, she was impressed with all the de-cluttering we’ve done and said she “expected the house to show well.”
WOW that was great news to hear so we discussed some of our “selling points” – besides the fact that Grenville & Beatrice lived here, of course. A big one (we thought) was that the textured coating came with a Lifetime Guarantee that would transfer to a new owner. Per that paperwork, the manufacturer would repair any cracks or failings in the coatings using a contracting company. The closest one to us was in Richmond, VA. And we had to contact them twice to have some repairs done, but it was NOT an east process. The second time it took over 6 months cause there was always some excuses offered from not being able to get a crew together to not being able to get enough of the product.
TODAY, we also learned that contractor went out of business in 2011. That’s when we called directly to the manufacturing company’s customer service dept. (Florida) and heard about the 3-year Lifetime Guarantee. Maybe guarantees should come in choices like these . . .
WAIT if we were not planning to sell the house, the company maybe could work with us under the Lifetime Guarantee. Since that’s NOT happening, we’re taking it off our
But, DO NOT last a lifetime . . .