Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions of Sale

  • Trimming on each side of door is strictly not more than 10mm.
  • No water based paint or stain to be used on doors at all time.
  • Natural variations of colour and texture of the timber are not to be considered defects.
    Minor shrinking and swelling components particularly raised panels, is a normal characteristic of timber, which varies with seasonal humidity and is not considered a defect.
  • Doors should be stored or hung in a dry area and not in damp, moist or freshly plastered areas.
  • The structural strength of the door shall not be impaired in fitting the door, application of hardware, cutting (only to be trimmed to Manufacturer’s recommended maximum amount) or altering the door. Fitting locks and hardware to stile and rail joins are to
    be avoided.
  • Upon arrival, doors must be inspected for any visible defects before hanging or applying first coat of paint/ stain or varnish finish.
  • Notice must be given within seven days of delivery of any defects found to Summit Doors.
  • Immediately after fitting and prior to hanging, the entire door including door top, sides and bottom edges and at cut outs (for locks, handles or hinges) two coats of paint/stain or varnish must be applied to prevent undue absorption of moisture.
  • Summit Doors or its agents cannot be held responsible for any conditions beyond its control, such as variation in moisture content of the atmosphere.
  • Semi-Gloss or satin finishes are recommended for all doors to reduce “show through”
  • All finishes are to be applied in strict accordance with paint/ stain or varnish manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Entrance and Exterior Doors should be finished in light reflective colours to reduce the risk of heat absorption, which may cause warping or shrinking. DARK COLOURS WILL VOID WARRANTY. Both faces should have similar colours applied.
  • Regular inspection and maintenance should be undertaken to prevent deterioration.
  • Summit Doors will not assume responsibility for door which become defective dur as a result of failing to follow these recommendations after door leave the control of Summit Doors.
  • Summit Doors is not liable to reimburse any purchaser for door repair or replacement without prior written consent. As set out in Australian Standard AS 2688 (1984 – Timber Doors), a warp not exceeding 5mm shall not be considered a defect. Nothing contained herein shall exclude the rights which any purchaser may have as a result of any obligations imposed on manufacturers and suppliers by the Trade Practices Act or similar State and Territory Laws.