The aluminum components are guaranteed against deformation for a period of 20 years. The paint on the aluminum components is guaranteed for a period of 10 years against cracking, flaking, distortion and discoloration which may affect the appearance of the product. However, discoloration caused by an irregular variable exposure of surfaces to the sun or any other natural elements is not considered a defect. This kind of discoloration is not covered by this warranty. It is normal to see over the years a gradual change of the paint’s luster Martin reserves the right to refuse to paint the aluminum parts in any dark colour that may cause a risk to the product. The warranty covers only aluminum parts painted by Martin.