General Limited Warranty Details
Our Limited Product Warranty provided with applicable products covers manufacturing faults only, it does not cover products that are improperly used, abused, altered, repaired by others or accidents. This implied warranty does not cover part failure due to normal wear and tear. This warranty does not apply to accessories including, but not restricted too: Tool bags, carry cases, pouches, drill bits and driver bits, socket bit tips, tapes, saw blades, other blades, cutters, switches, triggers, chucks, seals, gaskets, brushes, globes, LED’s, Ball drive hex key and torx tips, and other consumable parts and accessories.
Defects in workmanship and materials that are Not attributable to normal wear, overloading, abusive treatment, unauthorised modification or careless handling or poor maintenance will be repaired without charge or the product replaced with the same or equivalent product.
Warranty Registration is not necessary to obtain the applicable warranty on a power tool purchased from us. You should retain your Tax invoice for the purposes of warranty. A credit card receipt or paypal receipt with a date of purchase is also sufficient.
If you consider that any product supplied by Schmidts Power Tools Pty Ltd is defective, you can lodge a claim under this Warranty and any apparent fault will be rectified free of charge by us within Warranty Period, which is effective from the date of purchase provided that you meet the following conditions:
You must produce the original invoice or other proof of purchase document disclosing the cost and purchase date.
All costs of installation, cartage, freight, travelling expenses, hiring tools and insurance are paid by the customer.
The product being precision equipment, has not been misused, adjusted or serviced by any person other than Schmidts Power Tools.
The equipment has been installed correctly and is used in accordance with the instructions supplied with the product.
Schmidts Power Tools offers this warranty to you in addition to all other rights and remedies that you may have under law in relation to the products to which this warranty relates.
Our goods come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. You are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure and for compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the goods repaired or replaced if the goods fail to be of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure.
Notwithstanding the preceding clause, Schmidts Power Tools liability in respect of a breach of a consumer guarantee or any warranty made under these Conditions of Warranty for any products not of a kind ordinarily acquired for personal, domestic or household use is limited, to the extent permissible by law and at the option of Schmidts Power Tools to:
Replacing the products or the supply of equivalent products or The repair of the products,
The payment of the cost of replacing the products or of acquiring equivalent products;
or The payment of the cost of having the products repaired.
To the extent permitted by law, all other warranties whether implied or otherwise, not set out in these Conditions of Warranty are excluded and Schmidts Power Tools is not liable in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence or breach of statutory duty) or otherwise to compensate the Customer for:
Any increased costs or expenses, Any loss of profit, revenue, business, contracts or anticipated savings;
Any loss or expense resulting from a claim by a third party; or
Any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage of any nature whatsoever.
If you wish to make a claim under this Warranty, you should:
Contact: Ph: 0412 535 659 For any service inquires or warranty issues.
Products Need to be Returned to Schmidts Power Tools for assessment or in some cases directly to the Australian Distributor.
Schmidts Powertools & Machinery Pty Ltd warrants, Pacific Laser Systems, Dewalt, Hitachi & Milwaukee Power Tools for a period of 2 Years, Dewalt and Milwaukee Hand Tools 2 Years and Makita, Paslode, Bosch, Maglite, Estwing, Knipex, Fiskars, Malco, Stanley & Channellock tools for a period of 1 Year to the original purchaser against deficiencies in material and workmanship.
Dewalt, Hitachi, Paslode, Bosch, Makita & Milwaukee Batteries & Chargers have a 12 month warranty.
LED Lenser lights and torches come with a 5 year warranty.
Gearwrench, Stabila, Lufkin, Weller, varies product to product (Generally Speaking Hand Tools usually Lifetime, other products 12 months).
Nicholson, Senco, Bessey, SP Tools, Felo, Kincrome, Supatool & Triton Tools come with a Manufacturer warranty that also varies from product to product.
This section identifies what is excluded under this Warranty.
This Warranty does not cover damage caused by:
Misuse or abusive use of the product, Incorrect operation or failure to operate the product in accordance with the instructions supplied with the product,
Failure to clean or improper cleaning of the product and Failure to maintain equipment such as regular services, lubrication, etc.
Incorrect voltage or non-authorised electrical connections and Improper installation,
Use of non authorised/non-standard parts,
Abnormal product performance caused by any ancillary equipment interference or other external factors,
Failure or any breakage caused by overload, dropping or abusive treatment.
Repair or other work carried out on the product other than Schmidt’s Power Tools.
This Warranty does not cover service costs in replacing and maintaining consumable parts and accessories that have ceased working through normal wear and tear such as, but not limited to: drill heads, blades, cutters, triggers and other parts classifiable as a consumable part or accessory.
Damage to: tool bodies, rubber mouldings, paint, dirt, mud & plaster dust in motors or over tools, along with big scratches and gouges from the tools body housing or any coatings, eg, ABS Housings, powder coating or chrome finish, paint, etc, may be deemed as signs of significant use, wear & tear, abuse or possibly misuse.
Please contact the store for any further information.