Extended Warranties

These policies are issued by insurers and sold by some large authorized retailers. A new electrical item will usually carry the manufacturer’s 12 monthly warranty.

Cover includes: 

a. Can be for 3, or 5 years beyond the manufacturer’s 12 months warranty 

b. The cost of repair following mechanical and electrical defects

c. Single item policy of group policy covering all electrical items 

d. Repairs must be carried out by an authorized repairer.


  1. Negligent handling or failure to comply with the manufacturer’s instructions
  2. Risks normally covered by a household contents policy
  3. War risks etc.
  4. The cost of repair to bulbs, aerials, knobs, external wires, handles, belts and drives.
  5. Deliberate damage by the insured