I. Protection Limits
With regard to any Surgebreaker® surge protection device (catalog numbers QO2175SB and HOM2175SB) from Square D/Schneider Electric that has been properly installed in a residential home in compliance with the current National Electric Code® (NEC®) requirements, Square D/Schneider Electric warrants to the homeowner at the time of such installation (or the initial homeowner if installed as part of new construction) that Square D/Schneider Electric shall accept responsibility for any damage to that homeowner’s major household appliances, as defined below, up to the limits provided herein, to the extent such damage is caused by the failure of such surge protection device to project against electrical power surges caused by lightning or the electric utility. As used herein, "major household appliances" shall mean: refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, stoves, ovens, microwave ovens, clothes washers, clothes dryers and dishwashers. Major household appliances specifically shall NOT include electronic devices such as: audio and stereo components, video equipment, televisions and computers. The limit of Square D/Schneider Electric’s liability under this warranty shall be $10,000 or the deductible amount of customer’s insurance policy covering such major household appliances, whichever is less.
II. Warranty Period
This warranty shall be in effect until three (3) years following the date of purchase of the Surgebreaker surge protection device, or until two (2) years following the date of installation, whichever occurs earlier.
III. Warranty Not Transferable
This warranty may not be transferred from the homeowner who initially receives this warranty to any other party.
IV. Warranty Limitations
THIS WARRANTY IS EXCLUSIVE AND IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
This warranty excludes damage or loss arising from any of the following events or sources: unauthorized product modification or alteration, force major events such as flood or earthquake, war, insurrection, vandalism, theft, normal-use wear and tear, erosion, depletion, obsolescence, abuse, defective software and computer virus infection.
Square D/Schneider Electric shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, consequential damages. With respect to products purchased by consumers in the United States for personal use, implied warranties, including but not limited to the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, are not excluded but are limited to the extent allowed by law to the duration of the warranty period set forth above. No claim under this warranty will be honored unless the homeowner has reported the damage within thirty (30) days after its occurrence in accordance with the claims procedure below.
V. Claims Procedure
To make a claim under this warranty, please follow these steps:
Retain the original dated sales receipts of the Surgebreaker surge protection device from Square D/Schneider Electric.
Ask the appliance repairer to write a report on the cause of the damage. Retain all related repair receipts.
File a claim under homeowner’s insurance.
Within thirty (30) days of the occurrence of the damage, contact Square D/Schneider Electric by mail, or call
1-888-SQUARED (1-888-778-2733) Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m.
to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST).
Send the purchase receipt, repair receipt, damage report, any homeowners insurance report along with the damaged Surgebreaker surge protection device to Square D/Schneider Electric Company, 1601 Mercer Road, Lexington, KY 40511, Lexington, KY 40511, Attn: Surgebreaker Surge Protection Device Warranty.