Limited Lifetime Transferable Underpinning Warranty
LRE Foundation Repair, LLC, Inc. offers the most comprehensive warranty of its kind in the foundation stabilization industry.
In the near 10,000 projects LRE Foundation Repair, LLC. has completed for residential and commercial property owners since 1989, we have a zero failure rating. That said, LRE’s Limited Lifetime, transferable foundation stabilization warranty gives you that peace of mind by providing our customers the assurance that our word is as reliable as our work.
What Does My Warranty Cover?
In our quest to provide a superior level of protection to all of our customers, LRE offers this limited lifetime, transferable foundation stabilization warranty, which is used in conjunction with the manufacturer’s (Foundation Supportworks) warranty, and commences the day LRE completes the project. Not only is this warranty the most comprehensive of its kind in the foundation stabilization industry, LRE Foundation Repair, LLC. is also fully licensed, bonded and insured. If you wish to verify LRE’s credentials and A+ standing with the Better Business Bureau, we encourage you to visit SunBiz.org and BBB.org. LRE’s foundation stabilization warranty covers its labor, materials and workmanship as it relates to its foundation stabilization services, specifically Helical Piers. The Foundation Supportworks products that are included in this warranty, and in conjunction with Foundation Supportworks’ own warranty, include Foundation Piers, GeoLock/Helical Anchors, PowerBraces and CarbonArmor.
What Does My Warranty Not Cover?
LRE is not responsible for damages caused by “Acts of God,” including, but not limited to: hurricanes, earthquakes, fire, flooding, mold, ground subsidence, soil erosion, expansive clays, organics or any other type of natural disaster. This warranty does not cover negligence as it may relate to buried debris. In addition, this warranty does not cover grout supplied by cement companies or the repair plans created and recommended by geological or structural engineers since LRE is required to follow the professional recommendations of these entities.
What is the Coverage Period for My Warranty?
Coverage under LRE’s limited lifetime, transferrable warranty lasts 75 years from the date LRE completes the repairs on the property. This is a 75 year limited, transferable warranty, so whether you decide to remain on your property or eventually move, the property is warranted for a 75 year period. The two main components of these obligations include: 1. the new property owner(s) notifying LRE of the transfer of title to property. 2. producing the original signed contract and warranty documentation, all within 30 calendar days of the transfer of the title to property.
What will LRE do to Correct Any Problems with Products and/or Workmanship?
To obtain service under this warranty, call LRE Foundation Repair, LLC. LLC.’s customer service department at 1 800 580 0229. LRE reserves the right to investigate its work and/or remedy an issue(s) as it relates to the services/products that are warranted. If we determine that additional damage has occurred due to a material defect in the workmanship, LRE and/or Foundation Supportworks will carry out additional repairs and/or replace products free of charge, not to exceed original cost of repairs completed by LRE
Standard Exclusions As Permitted By Law
This LRE Foundation Repair, LLC. Limited Lifetime Transferable Warranty (the “Warranty”) is made in conjunction with Foundation Supportworks’ Extended Warranty (see attached). The Underpinning Warranties provided by LRE Foundation Repair, LLC. LRE”) and Foundation Supportworks (“FSI”) are in lieu of and exclude all other warranties, and all other obligations on the part of LRE Foundation Repair, LLC. LRE”) to you and is the exclusive remedy on the part of LRE to the Owner. There are no other written or verbal warranties, no warranties which extend beyond the description on the face hereof , and NO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MECHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
General Terms The term “lifetime” covers a period of 75 years. This Warranty commences when LRE has completed the foundation stabilization
portion of the project. The Warranty is in effect if you have paid for LRE’s services in full and, alternatively, is null and void if you did not pay for LRE’s services in full. The Warranty is transferable to any new property owner(s) as long as two obligations are met: 1. the new property owner(s) notifies LRE in writing of the transfer of title to property. 2. the new property owner(s) produces the original signed contract and warranty documentation, all within 30 calendar days of the transfer of the title to property.
The foundation stabilization services (“Work”) provided by LRE pursuant to the agreement with the Owner are warranted, subject to limitations and
exclusions in this warranty document, against any material defect in workmanship for a term of a lifetime from the date LRE completes the work. For the purposes of this Warranty, a material defect in workmanship of the foundation stabilization work shall only occur in the even t t he Owner’s dwelling experiences structural damages within timeframe stated above based on the date the work is completed by LRE and such structural damage is the result of a material defect in workmanship of the foundation stabilization work. The products included in this Warranty include: Foundation Piers, GeoLock/Helical Anchors, PowerBraces and CarbonArmor.
For the purposes of this Warranty, “structural damage” shall mean that the Owner’s dwelling has experienced a. interior floor displacement or deflection in excess of acceptable variance as defined in ACI117 80 or the Florida Building Code, which results in settlement related damage to the interior such that the interior building structure or members become unfit for service or represents a safety hazard as defined within the Florida Building Code. b. foundation displacement or deflection in excess of acceptable variances as defined in ACI318 85 of the Florida Building Code, which results in settlement related damage to the primary structural members or primary structural systems that prevents those members or systems from supporting the loads and forces they were designed to support to the extent that stresses in those primary structural members or systems exceeds one and one third the nominal strength allowed under the Florida Building Code for new buildings of similar structure, purpose or location. c. damage that results in listing, leaning, or buckling of the exterior load bearing walls or other vertical primary structural members to such an extent that a plumb line passing through the center of gravity does not fall inside the middle one third of the base as defined within the Florida Building Code; or d. damage that results in the building, or any portion of the building containing primary structural members or primary structural systems being significantly likely to imminently collapse because of the movement or instability of the ground within the influence zone of the supporting ground within the shear plane necessary for the purpose of supporting such building as defined within the Florida Building Code. In the event that the Owner believes there is a material defect in the workmanship of the work performed, the Owner shall promptly notify LRE in writing of alleged material defect. The owner must retain, at their own expense, an independent engineer professional to submit a written report for L.R.E.’s review and subsequent submission by L.R . to the original engineer of record or an engineer of LRE’s choosing, in order to determine the cause of the alleged material defect in the workmanship of the work. For this Warranty to apply, the original engineer of record or the engineer chosen by LRE must find that a material defect in workmanship of the work performed by LRE exists and that such defect was a result of the material defect in the workmanship of the work provided by LRE The Owner’s exclusive remedy pursuant to this Warranty and LRE’s only liability shall be for LRE to repair the material defect in the workmanship of the work at no cost to the Owner; provided, however, in no event shall the value of the services, labor and materials provided pursuant to t his Warranty exceed the original contract price for the work provided by LRE.
Notwithstanding any other provisions contained in this Warranty or the agreement with the Owner, this Warranty does not, and shall not apply to or
include any movement, defects and/or damages related to or arising out of acts of God, including, but not limited to: hurricanes, earthquakes, fire, flood, mold, wind, ground subsidence, sinkhole, soil erosion, expansive clays, organics or any other type of natural disaster. In ad dit ion, LRE is not responsible for any manmade condition, including, any subsidence or sinkhole that was not repaired by LRE, any subsidence or sinkholes on any
adjacent property, any existing concrete foundation, slab, wall and/or footing which is defective, insufficient or inadequate in width, thickness, structural integrity and/or strength, any act, negligence, error, omission or condition caused by anyone other than LRE, any error, omission or defect in any design, engineering or testing by Owner, the Owner’s agents or contractors or professionals, including without limitation any engineer or architect, failure of, defects in, or the inadequacy of any existing movements, construction, materials and/or repairs; and, any unknown or hidden conditions. THIS WARRANTY IS NULL AND VOID UNLESS SIGNED BY A CORPORATE OFFICER FROM LRE FOUNDATION REPAIR, LLC. LRE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING UNDER CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR UNDER ANY OTHER THEORY OF LIABILITY.