DELCOR LTD STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS
All guarantees begin from the date of delivery of the furniture. All Delcor Ltd (“Delcor”) furniture is guaranteed to be free of manufacturing defects, subject to reasonable wear and tear in a normal domestic environment, as specified below:
A~ Made to order sofa range – From 16th June 2014
All frames* within this range are guaranteed against manufacturing defects for 50-years. Springs carry a 10-year guarantee. Sofa bed actions incorporated within all sofa beds carry a 5-year guarantee. Sprung bed mattresses within all sofa beds are guaranteed for 2-years.
*except for Dining Chairs which carry a 5-year frame construction guarantee.
B~ Made to order bedroom range – From 1st May 2017
All frames* within this range are guaranteed against manufacturing defects for 50-years.
Spink & Edgar mattresses carry a lifetime guarantee with the exception of the Modern & Traditional mattresses that only carry a 5 year guarantee.
Brackets & drawer runners are guaranteed against manufacturing defects for 2-years.
C ~ Recovers of furniture within our sofa range
The frame is guaranteed against manufacturing defects for 5-years. Springs carry a 1-year guarantee. Sofa bed actions and sprung bed mattresses incorporated within all sofa beds are not guaranteed unless purchased as new (see Point A above).
D ~ Recovers of furniture within our bedroom range
The frame is guaranteed against manufacturing defects for 5-years.
Our guarantees do not cover neglect, abuse or misuse of your products (including failure to follow any product care instructions), damage including rusting or corrosion due to unreasonable exposure to water, sunlight, heat or infestation of boring insects, accidental damage in situ, by animals or damage caused by a third party. Our guarantees are limited to products sold and retained in the United Kingdom and used solely for non-commercial purposes.
2. Cushion Interiors
(Made to order upholstery & recovers)
All seat & back cushion interiors are guaranteed against manufacturing defects for 1-year.
Customers wishing to change their choice of cushion filling within 12 weeks of delivery taking place must note that a handling charge per cushion will apply. Please ask in store for further details.
Delcor and the fabric manufacturers/ suppliers guarantee all fabrics against manufacturing defects for 1-year. Whilst all fabrics are manufactured to the highest possible standard and only the best dye stuffs are used, sunlight will fade most fabrics and leathers and precautions should always be taken to protect all textiles from exposure to direct sunlight/heat.
Fabrics are categorised for wear based on the results of the BS Martindale rub test.
Delcor recommend that your chosen fabric should achieve a minimum rating of general domestic use. Where relevant the application of fabric protection treatment is covered by a 5-year guarantee, full details and prices are available upon request.
Customer’s Own Material
A sample (A4 in size) must initially be forwarded to head office (details of which will be provided to the customer on request) with details of the yarn content for confirmation that the fabric is suitable for our manufacturing process. The fabric must be a minimum of 137 centimetres wide and once approved the fabric supplied must be accompanied by the relevant cigarette and match test certificate to meet the requirements of BS2543. However, Delcor cannot be held responsible for any problems associated with wear or fabric fading in relation to aftercare.
4. Accessories & Off the Floor/ Ex-Display Products:
Accessories & all Delcor products sold off the floor are guaranteed against manufacturing defects for a period of 1-year from the date of delivery. This does not affect the customer’s statutory rights if the furniture or accessory is not of merchantable quality.
Only selected fabrics are suitable for washing and these are identified in our stores. Please ask for details.
All other fabrics should be dry cleaned by a reputable cleaning company. Back-coated fabrics should be dry cleaned in situ. In all cases, should you be unsure of how to clean your purchase please contact us prior to attempting any cleaning methods. All fabrics will be subject to an element of graceful degradation in both use and washing or dry cleaning. Please ask for a copy of our care instructions.
When furniture is ordered at separate times, Delcor cannot guarantee to colour match fabrics or other materials. Normal settling of foam, feather and fibre should be expected and is a characteristic of all cushions. Regular plumping and turning of cushions is essential. Please refer to our furniture care instructions for further details. All upholstery supplied by Delcor complies with the requirements of the ‘Furniture and Furnishings Fire /Safety Regulations 1988’ (as amended in 1989 and 1993).
All furniture sizes quoted in our sales literature are approximate and intended for guidance only. Delcor will use reasonable endeavours to supply the customer with the exact goods ordered.
Any prices quoted by Delcor are provisional only and bound by written quotations Delcor reserve the right to increase the price at any time. Orders placed on hold for more than a period of 6 months may be subject to a price increase.
If the furniture is not of a satisfactory quality, Delcor initially require the opportunity to establish & rectify any problems. This does not affect the customer’s statutory rights if the furniture is not of merchantable quality.
CANCELLATION/AMENDMENT OF ORDER
It is the customer’s responsibility to ensure that all furniture details on the order form are correct prior to manufacture of the product – this includes any requested modifications. Should the order be altered without valid reason whilst at a stage of production, the customer shall pay a reasonable pre-estimate of the consequential monetary loss to Delcor.
Customers will lose 60% of the total order value if furniture is manufactured to an exact specification & is no longer required/ returned to Delcor.
In the event of a customer wishing to cancel the contract during manufacture without valid reason, the customer will lose 50% of the total order value – details of which will be provided to the customer upon request.
DELIVERIES / COLLECTION
Delivery forecasts are approximate and the company cannot be held liable for any consequential loss or compensation claims associated with late deliveries.
All orders are delivered at a subsidised nominal charge, details of which are available on request and within our delivery area. Delcor reserve the right to vary this charge at any time by giving notice to the customer. It is the customer’s responsibility to ensure that it is practical to complete the delivery i.e. covering carpets and if necessary bear any costs for the removal of doors, banisters, windows etc to accommodate the furniture. Delcor reserve the right to abort a delivery attempt if the circumstances are deemed dangerous to the driver/customer or if damage to the property seems possible. Our delivery department will contact customers 7-10 days prior to the proposed date of the delivery in order to finalise delivery details. We will always try to accommodate customer’s delivery requirements – however, a timed appointment is normally not possible. An approximate guide of am or pm can usually be given but it is difficult to be more specific. Delivery of a special nature, or outside of the Delcor delivery area will be handled by a reputable carrier (delivery charges and details will be provided to the customer prior to placing the order). All carriers are fully covered by their own insurance and take full responsibility for making necessary arrangements to deliver to the customer’s address.
Recovers are subject to a different collection and delivery charge, details of which are available on request.
If a customer is unable to accept delivery within the specified lead time, Delcor will store the customer’s order for a period of 14 days. Should delivery be delayed beyond 14 days then Delcor will continue to store the furniture providing all outstanding balance payments are made in full.
Any claim regarding shortage or damaged merchandise/ damage to property must be notified to our head office within 48 hours of the delivery taking place.
Items for collection from the showroom must be collected within 7 days of notification. Payment for the item is required 7 days prior to the collection taking place.
All orders require a minimum 25% deposit to be paid for at the time of placing the order. The outstanding balance on any order other than those made using Delcor credit facilities is due 7 days prior to delivery/collection. Customers paying by cheque, cash or credit card will be reminded to pay their outstanding balance when the delivery date is booked. When a balance remains outstanding 7 days prior to delivery Delcor reserve the right to:
(a) Cancel the contract or suspend the delivery of the furniture; or,
(b) Charge interest at the prevailing market rate until payment is made, together with any additional costs or expenses incurred (details of which will be provided on request)
Delcor will not undertake the delivery of any order where the balance remains outstanding. Delcor reserve the right to cancel a prearranged delivery without any prior notice where the balance remains outstanding. Customers purchasing via Delcor credit facilities will be notified by post of the date the first instalment will fall due, which will be up to 4 weeks after delivery.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Except for death or personal injury caused by our negligent acts or omissions, Delcor shall only be liable for any loss or damage which is a reasonably foreseeable consequence of a breach of this agreement.
All after sales enquiries or requests for additional information should be forwarded to Delcor Ltd, Delcor House, Double Row, Seaton Delaval, Northumberland, NE25 0PR.
Tel. 0191 237 1303
CONDITIONS OF SALE
All Delcor furniture is sold subject to these terms and conditions, copies of which are available on request. These terms and conditions are governed by English law and both parties agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
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England VAT Reg No: GB979 2430 81
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