Columbia Aluminum Products warrants to the original consumer purchasing this product under the provisions of the Residential Conservations Service Program, that the product is free of defects in materials, manufacture, or design for a period of three years from the day of installation. Should the product be otherwise than warranted during this period, Columbia Aluminum Products shall repair or replace the product found to be defective. “Replace” shall mean the product found to be defective, and shall mean providing free of charge an equivalent amount of new product in exchange for the product found to be defective. All labor or other costs of repair or replacement are excluded. This warranty does not apply if the product is damaged by accident, misuse or abuse.