DECRA roof owners, you DO NOT need to register your warranty. Your DECRA warranty is implied and therefore registration is optional and no warranty number is required.
If you would like to have your new DECRA roof included in our database to assist homeowners who would like to view a roof in the same DECRA profile and color that you selected, then please click the link below and complete the brief survey. No information other than your address, the profile and color will be released. You can complete as much or as little information as you like.
Transferring Warranty* - Please see details below or Click Here to view.
Submit a Claim - Please see details below or Click Here to view.
DECRA Roofing Systems, Inc. (hereafter “the Company”) hereby warrants
to the original property owner purchaser (“Owner”) that during Owner’s
lifetime, each DECRA roofing panel (“Panel(s)”) will: (1) remain free from
manufacturing defects that would adversely affect the performance of the
Panels; (2) be resistant to blow-offs in wind velocities up to 120 miles per
hour; and (3) resist hail damage, (the “Lifetime Limited Warranty”). For
the purpose of this Lifetime Limited Warranty, hail damage is defined as
follows: (1) penetration of hail stones completely through the Panel; or (2)
cracks or splits of the Panel’s steel substrate around the point of impact.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: For Panels actually containing defects in
material or manufacturing workmanship which affect performance, the
Company shall at its sole option either repair or replace the defective Panel,
provided the Company’s liability shall be limited to a total expenditure
not to exceed the reasonable replacement cost of the particular defective
Panel during the first twenty (20) years after installation. After 20 years,
Company’s contribution for years 21-40 will be the reasonable cost of
materials only for replacement of Panels, prorated at 1/600 per month
elapsed since original installation. For years 41 and beyond, Company’s
contribution under this Limited Liability Warranty will be fixed at 20% of
the reasonable replacement cost of materials only for defective Panels. The
Company will attempt to replace defective Panels with the same color or
design. However, color variations may exist between Panels manufactured
at different times and the Company may discontinue or change the design
of a particular product profile. In any event, the Company reserves the right
to replace the defective Panel with a Panel of similar design and color.
TRANSFERABILITY:The Owner may transfer this warranty to a
subsequent property owner during the first twenty (20) years after the
Panels’ initial installation, which will then become a materials only limited
warranty for years 21-50. To be effective, the transfer information (property
address, original owner, new owner and a copy of the original proof of
purchase) must be mailed to the Company at the address below within 30
days from the change of property ownership. Further transfers will void
This Lifetime Limited Warranty is subject to the following conditions:
1. A written notice of defect and a copy of the original proof of purchase
must be sent by mail to the Company. The notice must contain the name
and address of the owner of the claimed defective Panel or Panels and must
describe the defect in detail.
2. The Company shall not be liable for, and this Lifetime Limited Warranty
does not apply to, any damages to the Panels or any other property because
of any reason other than the specific defects in materials or manufacturing
workmanship defined in this Lifetime Limited Warranty. Causes not
covered in this Lifetime Limited Warranty include, but are not necessarily
(1) damage resulting from defects, movement or subsidence in the
structure on which the roof is installed; (2) abusive foot traffic resulting
from a variance in the manufacturer’s instructions; (3) damage to the
Panels caused by any application of cleaning solutions, paints, coatings
or modifications of any kind; (4) damage to the Panels caused by misuse,
neglect, or improper handling during or after installation; (5) damage
caused by failure to follow the manufacturer’s installation instructions; or
(6) shading or discoloration caused by fungus, mold, lichen or algae, mold
growth or other contaminants A separate warranty covering the installation
of Panels may be made available by the installation contractor.
3. This Lifetime Limited Warranty is the only warranty the Company
makes with respect to the DECRA roofing Panels it sells. Dealers and
installers of DECRA roofing Panels are not authorized to extend or modify
the terms of this Lifetime Limited Warranty in any manner.
4. THE COMPANY SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY
CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR SPECIAL
DAMAGE OR LOSS OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING
BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGE CAUSED BY LEAKS). SOME
STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF
INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE
LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
5. THERE SHALL BE NO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR
PURPOSE BEYOND THE TERM OF THIS LIFETIME LIMITED
WARRANTY OR BEYOND THE TERM PRESCRIBED BY THE LAWS
OF THE STATE IN WHICH THE PANELS ARE SOLD IF THAT TERM
IS SHORTER THAN THE TERM OF THIS LIFETIME LIMITED
WARRANTY. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW EXCLUSIONS
AND LIMITATIONS OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE
LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
6. No warranty shall apply to any DECRA roofing Panel modified, altered
or changed in design or function after it has left the factory, except when
the alteration is required by the manufacturer’s installation instructions.
7. The replacement of any DECRA roofing Panel by the Company shall not
extend the term of this Lifetime Limited Warranty except as required by
8. This Lifetime Limited Warranty gives the original purchaser of DECRA
roofing Panels specific legal rights and you may also have other rights
under state or federal law.
9. If any provision of this Lifetime Limited Warranty is held by a court of
competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void or unenforceable, the remaining
provisions shall nevertheless continue in full force without being impaired
or invalidated in any way.
10. This Lifetime Limited Warranty is only applicable to original property
Owners of single family detached residential property as outlined herein.
The warranty for any other type of building owners shall be 50 years from
the date of installation and subject to materials only proration for years 21-
50 at 1/600 per month elapsed since original installation.