Surface Stains / Mold
NorthCraft products are not stain-proof. Care must be taken to remove all food, beverage and other spilled materials with water within twenty-four (24) hours of exposure. Stains resulting from spilled abrasive compounds of acidic or basic pH, strong solvents, oil-based paints or stains, metallic rust and other abnormal items not commonly used on a residential deck are excluded from coverage under this warranty; excluded stains include but are not limited to pet or human bodily fluids such as blood, vomit, urine or feces, and fungicides, bactericides, biocides and chemical-based plant food. Mold and mildew can settle and grow on any outdoor surface and, if not properly cleaned, can stain that surface. Staining associated with mold or mildew is not covered past the first sixty (60) days and no (NEW) top-surface mold is covered. Exposure to food and beverage spills including wine, tea, coffee, fruit punch, sodas, catsup, salad oils, barbeque sauces, mustard and other food or beverage related items. NorthCraft exterior staining products are not stain-proof. Care must be taken to remove all food, beverage and other spilled material.