White Fence . . .
without the traditional maintenance.
are convinced that Elite Vinyl's non-prorated
50-year Warranty is the industry's strongest warranty.
you find a major manufacturer's published warranty on PVC fencing
that you feel will better protect your investment than Elite Vinyl's
published warranty, submit your request to us in writing along
with a copy of the competitor's warranty and we will warrant our
product using the competitor's warranty rather than ours.
Elite Vinyl products are
manufactured by Nebraska Plastics, Inc. who warrants that it will
provide the original consumer purchaser of PVC Country Estate® Fence,
Deck, Railing and Country Manor Garden Accessories with products that
are free from defective raw materials and manufacturing defects. As a
result, these products will not peel, flake, rust, blister or corrode.
Furthermore, Nebraska Plastics, Inc. warrants that these products will
not require the painting and traditional maintenance normally associated
with fencing manufactured from raw materials other than PVC, nor will
they exhibit abnormal weathering, discoloration and brittleness, nor
will they be damaged by insects.
are covered by this warranty?
- All PVC products manufactured and sold as Country Estate Fence,
Deck Railing and Country Manor Garden Accessories are covered by
this 50-year warranty if the original consumer purchaser registers
his/her warranty with Nebraska Plastics within 10 days of his/her
purchase. Products sold by Nebraska Plastics, Inc. but not
manufactured of PVC are not covered by this warranty.
What does this
How long will the
warranty be effective?
failure resulting from defective raw materials and/or manufacturing
Country Estate and Country Manor warranties transferable?
residential consumer purchases, the warranty shall be fully
effective without proration for fifty years from the date of
purchase or until the original consumer purchaser sells his property
without effecting a properly executed warranty transfer or until the
warranted materials are moved from their original location and/or
altered from their original Country Estate approved designs. No
combination of events will extend the warranty beyond fifty years
from the original residential consumer’s purchase.
- For commercial
purchases, the warranty shall be effective without proration for
twenty years from the date of purchase or until the original
commercial property owner sells the property or until the warranted
materials are moved from their original location and/or altered from
their original Country Estate approved designs. Warranties on
commercial purchase are not transferable.
- •Properly registered Country Estate and/or Country Manor
warranties are eligible for a one-time transfer by the original
residential consumer owner to a subsequent residential consumer
purchaser of the real estate on which the warranted products were
originally installed if:
1. The warranty to be transferred was properly registered with
Nebraska Plastics, Inc. within 30 days after the original purchase.
2. The request for transfer is made within ten years of the original
3. The product has not been moved from its original location and/or
altered from its original Country Estate approved design or modified
in any manner that compromises the product’s original integrity.
4. Nebraska Plastics, Inc. receives a written request for transfer
within 30 days of the real estate transfer.
5. Nebraska Plastics, Inc. receives proof of the original purchase
and receives a copy of the original warranty that was signed by the
Authorized Independent Country Estate Dealer/Installer establishing
that the installation is 100%
Country Estate products.
6. Nebraska Plastics, Inc. receives a $25 processing fee paid in
full prior to the transfer.
7. Warranties on commercial purchases are not transferable.
NOTICE: A TRANSFER OF THE WARRANTY WILL NOT EXTEND THE OVERALL
WARRANTY PERIOD BEYOND 50 YEARS FROM THE ORIGINAL PURCHASE DATE.
Nebraska Plastics, Inc. do if problems develop?
- Contact the dealer who sold and/or installed the Country Estate
Fence, Deck, Railing and/or Country Manor Products or write to
Nebraska Plastics, Inc., P. O. Box 45, Cozad, Nebraska 69130 or call
Nebraska Plastics, Inc. at 1-800-445-2887.
What is not
covered by this warranty?
- Compensation other than being furnished replacement materials.
- Compensation for defective fabrication and/or installation work
not performed by Nebraska Plastics, Inc. employees. The Authorized
Independent Country Estate Installer must provide the warranty
covering his/her fabrication and installation work. (On request,
Nebraska Plastics, Inc. will provide the installer and the consumer
purchaser with installation manuals that describe recommended
installation procedures or installation instructions and
recommendations may be found at www.countryestate.com.)
- Compensation relating to projects where PVC materials manufactured
by companies other than Nebraska Plastics, Inc. have been combined
with Nebraska Plastics, Inc. PVC.
- Compensation for removing materials and/or mildew applied and/or
accumulated on the products after the product was manufactured.
- Compensation for Hardware or other non-PVC items replacement or
- Compensation for damage due to misuse, vandalism, accidents or
acts of God.
- Compensation for an insurable loss.
- Compensation for Country Estate Fence, Deck, Railing and/or
Country Manor products that have been combined or incorporated into
structures other than those manufactured by Nebraska Plastics, Inc.
or that have been altered by the
addition of paints and/or chemicals not recommended for use with
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC).
- Movement, distortion, collapse or settling of the ground or
structure on which the fence, deck or railing is installed.
- Any other cause of failure not involving material and/or
manufacturing defects in the product.
- Recoveries for consequential or incidental damages.
- Compensation for Country Estate Fence, Deck, Railing and/or
Country Manor products for discoloration or other damage caused by
air pollution (including but not limited to metal oxides or metallic
particles), exposure to harmful
chemicals or normal weathering from the elements.
- Compensation for normal and expected weathering. (Normal
weathering shall be defined as exposure to ultra-violet light and
extremes of weather and atmospheric conditions that will cause any
colored surfaces to experience changes within the weather and color
hold standards established in ASTM Specification D-4726.
considerations limiting a purchaser’s rights under this warranty:
Plastics shall have sole discretion to determine, based on
reasonable criteria, whether the Country Estate Fence, Deck or
Railing and/or Country Manor Products exhibit abnormal weathering.
If the fence, deck or railing weathers to a degree determined by
Nebraska Plastics to be beyond normal, Nebraska Plastics will, at
its option, make repairs it deems appropriate or provide replacement
material as it deems appropriate. Nebraska Plastics also
reserves the right to refund the amount paid by the original owner
for the Country Estate Fence, Deck or Railing and/or Country Manor
Products materials and accessories.
Plastics retains the right to discontinue or modify any of its
products, including the color, without notice to the
homeowner/consumer, nor shall Nebraska Plastics be liable in the
event the replacement material may vary in color or gloss in
comparison to the original product as a result of normal weathering.
If Nebraska Plastics replaces any material under this warranty, it
may substitute products designated by Nebraska Plastics to be of
comparable quality or price range in the event the product initially
installed has been discontinued or modified.
- All disputes
shall be governed by Nebraska law.
How does state law relate to this warranty?
- You may have
rights other than those specified in this warranty. These rights
vary from state to state.
How do you preserve your rights as a purchaser of Country
- On completion
of your Country Estate project, your Authorized Independent Country
Estate dealer should provide an official copy of the warranty that
includes a registration card that must be signed by the Authorized
Country Estate Dealer/Installer and that card must be returned to
Nebraska Plastics, Inc. If your dealer does not provide a copy of
the warranty, call 1-800-445-2887. Nebraska Plastics, Inc. will
acknowledge receipt of your warranty registration.