Stronger Warranty Offers Customers 'Shield' of Protection

May 19, 2010, 07:17 ET from Weather Shield

MEDFORD, Wis., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Weather Shield®, a premier manufacturer of energy-efficient doors and windows featuring Zo-e-shield®, the World's Best Energy Glass™, has announced significant enhancements to the company's warranty.  Most notably, the new warranty now features expanded coverage to a full 20 years.

"In a time where homeowners need to get the most value for their home improvement dollar, we are offering more, not less coverage, providing incredible peace of mind with such a significant purchase," stated Dan Drost, Director of Sales & Marketing.  "This expanded warranty is a testament to the confidence we have in our products, and no doubt positions Weather Shield as the industry leader that stands behind its products and respects its loyal consumers."

Additional highlights to the warranty include*:

  • Products (glass and material) will be free from defects in material and workmanship for a full 20 years.  
  • Transferability is now available for the homeowner and subsequent homeowners for 10 years under the new warranty specifications.
  • It will encompass all material types, including: aluminum-clad wood, wood, vinyl-clad wood, fiberglass, fiberglass clad wood and impact products.
  • Stress cracks will be covered for one year.

The new warranty became effective April 1, 2010.  Additional information and specific details can be found by referring to the full warranty on the product or at  

A proud ENERGY STAR® partner, Weather Shield utilizes a number of EnergySmart solutions to meet the strict criteria of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).  Using Zo-E-Shield® glazing options, the vast majority of our product styles meet or exceed the specified requirements, giving homeowners the opportunity to receive the tax credit equal to 30 percent of their investment, up to $1,500.  In addition, many of our products can contribute towards points when building a LEED-certified home.  

Weather Shield® Windows & Doors is one of the nation's leading window and door manufacturers.  It has been an innovator in green technology long before it became "fashionable" and features Zo-e-shield® - the World's Best Energy Glass™ - as part of its product line.  Based in Medford, Wis., the company operates manufacturing facilities in Ladysmith, Greenwood, Park Falls and Medford, Wis., and Logan, Utah.  Products are sold nationwide through building material dealers and home improvement retailers.  For more information, visit or call 800.477.6808.

SOURCE Weather Shield