Warranty

We pride ourselves in the quality of our products. However, should your Beerkool or Norsk product have a fault, we stand behind our products. Our products and components are warranted against failure or defect arising from normal use from the date of purchase - this is the date noted on the invoice.

All Beerkool products have a have a 12 month parts and labour warranty and a 12 month compressor warranty for domestic purposes.

All Norsk products have a 12 months parts and labour warranty and a 24 month warranty on the compressor. This does not cover any labour costs for the replacement of the compressor during the additional 12 month period.

Country / Non Perth metro repairs.

We will cover the cost of repairs during the warranty period where we give you, the purchaser the permission to engage your own repair person. In this situation:
1. We will send you any parts you require FOC during the warranty period.
2. We pay the cost of reapirs according to our Schedule of Rates. This will be provided to the purchaser should you have a warranty claim.

General terms

Warranty commences date of sale.  Proof of purchase is required for any warranty claim. Warranty, repair, replacement and adjustment are not available for defects, faults or failures due to:

1.        Ordinary wear and tear, user negligence, misuse or abuse, weather.
2.        Malicious damage by a third person: alternations or modifications by a non authorized service technician
3.        Incorrect transportation, installation and use of products.
4.        Rusting of equipment
5.        Products used in rental, hire or mobile vehicle situations are not covered.

Chargeable Items

Labour cost outside of warranty period will be charged. Parts outside of warranty period or conditions will be charged accordingly and may incur freight costs. 

Exclusions

The warranty or implied warranty, does not cover normal wear and tear and all warranties are void if the product is used for other than normal activities.  Repairs or replacement required where there is evidence that such conditions have contributed to a component failure will not be covered by the warranty.  Other exclusions are damage affected by outer force; intervention by unauthorized parties, incorrect handling of the products, non-compliance of the operation instructions and commercial use of domestic related products.

    Any expenses resulting from defects to the unit caused by any person such as:
    a) Incorrect installation – such as a lack of ventilation, exposure to the elements
    b) Abuse, misuse or alteration
    c) Failure to let compressor oil and/or refrigerant settle after relocation.
    d) Damage during movement by the client from one location to another including lifting the unit by the doors or door handles.
    e) The transportation of any units in a horizontal or angled (leaning) position.
    f) Insect and/or vermin infestation
    g) Electrical/Power surges and/or storm damage
    h) Damage to any area or structure due to movement of the fridge, like wooden floors, walls and glass etc.
    i) Any indirect, incidental or consequential damages, spoilt wine or frozen drinks, water damage etc. except as provided for by the Trade Practices Act and Similar State and Territory Laws.
    j) Units used in ‘moveable’ vehicles (Cars, Vans, Buses etc.) will not be covered under any warranty at all.
    k) Fluorescent or LED lights, ballast, rusted parts (including Stainless Steel), screws, door locks, nuts, and any plastic parts involving basic wear and tear. This includes door handles, internal and external door seals, glass seals.
    l) Labour if the technician has to travel outside of the stated service area. Should the unit require attention outside of our stated  service area, please contact us for our schedule of rates that we will pay for warranty repairs done by third party technicians.

Notice

This warranty does not cover any personal injuries, damage to or failure of the product or any other losses due to accident, misuse, neglect, abuse normal wear, improper assembly or improper maintenance.  Claims under this warranty should be made to your  authorized dealer with dated proof of purchase and said dealer will determine if the component(s) is defective., Any defective part will be replaced free of charge.   Installation labour is not included in this warranty.  This warranty is extended to the original owner only and does not cover any defect, malfunction or failure which does not conform to the limited warranty aforesaid.

PLEASE NOTE, THE WARRANTY IS ONY VALID IF YOU PROVE YOU ARE THE ORIGINAL PURCHASER OF THIS ITEM

Freight costs: The cost of freighting the replacement part under warranty, or component to the customer will incur standard transport fees.  The cost of freighting products or parts to us shall be at the expense of the customer, unless within DOA period.

Proof of purchase: The customer needs to provide proof of purchase before any warranty work or parts will be provided.  An official invoice from us is the only means by which proof of purchase can be accepted.

Metropolitan Area: Defined as no more than 30km from GPO

Returned goods: The unauthorised return of parts or products   shall be at the expense of the customer.  We will not be liable for the freight or return of the product. 

DOA (DEAD ON ARRIVAL) “DOA” applies to products which have a major fault within 7 days of customer purchase.  These products may be repaired or replaced at our discretion. 

Definition of Warranty: The warranty shall guarantee that all components are free from defects or manufacture faults for a period stated pertaining to a particular brand.   All faulty components shall be replaced or supplied free of charge as set out in this policy.  All warranties in this policy apply to home and normal use only.  These warranties do not apply to products used in any commercial rental/hire or mobile use.  Warranty does not cover normal wear and tear.  Out call or service calls may be made if within the metropolitan area at our discretion.  Proof of purchase is required for all warranty claims. 

Turnaround Times: It is our intention to respond to all claims within 72 hours of unit being reported and have the product physically inspected within 14 working days, dependant on parts availably and lead times.  In the event we cannot access parts for a service request, there may be some delay and the problem will be rectified as soon as parts come available. In same cases, where the replacement item is easy to be installed by a person of a trade or technical background, the parts maybe sent for that person to replace.

This warranty does not cover any damage caused by transportation of your item.  We are not responsible for damage in transit; hence you may wish to obtain transport insurance.

In the event that our technician inspects your unit and no fault of operation is found and the unit is functioning as designed, you will be charged for his service call.

Warranty Policy, effective 19th August 2008.  Updated June 21, 2014.