The manufacturer warrants its products for component failure and defects in materials or workmanship for 1 year warranty on exterior finish, 3 years structural. No consumer should bear any cost of warranty service when the service is performed within the terms of the consumer warranty. All dealers and distributors shall honor the manufacturer warranties for the brands they represent whether they sold and installed the product or not. Installation and start-up procedures are considered to be normal required activities not associated with warranty service. Issues such as igniter adjustment, gas pressure, IPI electronic ignition, minor stucco, tile, and grout repairs, should be included in start-up. Such procedures are not covered by the warranty. Warranty Period: The warranty period for consumers begins at date of purchase. The manufacturer will use the date of sale for warranty start date.