Ameristar Montage Warranty
AMERISTAR® Montage™, Montage Plus™, Montage ATF™, and Montage Plus ATF™ Welded Ornamental Fences are manufactured from the highest quality materials by skilled craftsmen to meet the highest standards of workmanship in the industry. Galvanized steel framework is subjected to a multi-stage pretreatment/wash (with zinc phosphate), followed by a duplex cathodic electrocoat system consisting of any epoxy primer, which signiﬁ cantly increases corrosion protection, and an acrylic liquid topcoat, which provides the protection necessary to withstand adverse weathering effects.
The electrocoated surface on all Montage™, Montage Plus™, Montage ATF™, and Montage Plus ATF™ Welded Ornamental panels, posts, and gates is guaranteed under normal and intended usage, against cracking, peeling, chipping, blistering or corroding commencing with the original purchase date and extending according to the applications deﬁ ned in the table below. Normal and intended usage does not include physical damage, abrasion, or heavy salt spray exposure to the protective coating.
*This warranty applies exclusively to Ameristar’s Montage™, Montage Plus™, Montage ATF™, and Montage Plus ATF™ Welded Ornamental Fences after March, 2005. All Ameristar welded ornamental fences purchased prior to March, 2005 remain under the terms of the previous published warranty. The following acts and/or omissions will void the subject warranty:
• Damage to the product caused by the property owner by use of landscape, gardening equipment, chemicals that may cause damage, and/or water
sprinklers with high mineral content;
• Damage caused by adhesion of chicken wire or other similar substance to the product;
• Damage caused by allowing plant life of any sort to grow directly upon or in contact with any portion of the product or sap from trees;
• Any alteration to the product itself by the property owner including any on-site cutting or welding; and/or,
• Failure to follow any and all maintenance instructions provided by AMERISTAR at the time of sale to the original purchaser even if these instructions
are not forwarded to the ultimate claimant under this warranty.
AMERISTAR® Montage™, Montage Plus™, Montage ATF™, and Montage Plus ATF™ Welded Ornamental Fences are also guaranteed for the same period of time against defects in workmanship or materials. Should any Montage™, Montage Plus™, Montage ATF™, and Montage Plus ATF™ Welded Ornamental panel, post, or gate manufactured by Ameristar Fence Product fail in accordance with any of the above conditions, Ameristar Fence Products warrants to the original purchaser their redemption through replacement, renewal or issuance of a pro-rated credit. The choice of redemption method is solely at the discretion of Ameristar. If the pro-rated alternative is chosen, the amount will be based on the original cost of materials at the date of purchase multiplied by the appropriate time and exposure factor from the table below: Note: Regardless of Location and Years in Service, evidence of historical salt spray exposure shall be considered as grounds to void any warranty obligatons.
Notice of failure under the conditions of this waranty shall be sent to Ameristar Fence Products or its authorized representative, in writing, together with proof of purchase and shall specify the nature of the defect and when it was ﬁ rst observed as well as photographs of current site conditions. Should the fence be improperly installed, Ameristar Fence Products shall not be responsible for guaranteed performance or appearance of the material. Neither does this guarantee apply when failure or damage is due to improper use or application, abuse or misuse, salt spray exposure (see Table and Note), vandalism, or acts of God. Ameristar Fence Products reserves the right to inspect the material to determine validity of the claim.
Upon acceptance of the claim by Ameristar Fence Products or its authorized representative, redemption by replacement, renewal or issuance of a pro-rated credit shall be made by Ameristar Fence Products. Reimbursement for the cost of removal of existing material and the freight and installation of replacement material is not included in the guarantee, nor will Ameristar Fence Products provide those services. included in the guarantee, nor will Ameristar Fence Products provide those services. The above constitutes the complete warranty by the manufacturer. No other agreement, written or implied, is valid. Ameristar Fence Products does not authorize any other person or agent to make any other express warranties. Ameristar Fence Products neither assumes nor authorizes any other person or agent to assume any other liability in connection with the Montage™, Montage Plus™, Montage ATF™, and Montage Plus ATF™ Welded Ornamental Fence System.