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Why choose the Independent Warranty Association

Lifestyle Conservatories offer a fully comprehensive a 10-year guarantee to all of our customers however should the business fail within this period then the Independent Warranty Association back our guarantee and will step in to help.

Where the Independent Warranty Association (IWA) does undertake any warranty work on behalf of a member company then all work carried out by IWA approved company.

In addition, the IWA  has the benefit of Deposit Protection scheme where any client deposit paid to a member company is covered up to the contract value of 25%.

The IWA provides one of the most trusted home improvement Deposit and Guarantee Insurance services in the industry.

Established in 1985, the IWA is the market leader in guarantee insurance and deposit protection. As a leading light in helping the home improvement industry to raise its standards we introduced the IWA Approved Trade Member Scheme. Each trader applying for membership is checked on their qualifications, expertise, financial security and track record of delivering the best service to customers. The IWA also receives continuous customer feedback to ensure that high standards are maintained.

When your work is completed by our company you don’t pay any extra to be a part of the IWA, our guarantee and the IWA back up is all included within the price.

When paying your deposit to our company you will be issued with a Deposit Protection Certificate directly from the IWA. This certificate protects your deposit prior to the commencement of the contract, for up 25% of the contract value, subject to the terms and conditions on the certificate – without a policy your deposit is not protected.

Once your work has been completed to your satisfaction and you’ve paid your full final payment to our company your IWA guaranteed insurance will commence. You may register your completed work by tearing off the slip on the policy and returning it to the IWA. Your contract will be insured for a period of up to 10 years and is underwritten by FCA authorised insurers – subject to the terms and conditions on the Certificate. Without a policy your guarantee is not insured. Authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority, IWA Deposit & Guarantee Insurance provide the best levels of protection for a number of home improvement products:

  • Cover up to 10 years
  • No policy excesses
  • No hassle of renewing, it’s continuous cover
  • It’s also fully transferable, if you sell your home

Please be aware not all Insurance Backed Guarantees are the same. While there are many providers offering Insurance. Backed Guarantees not all are specialists in the home improvement industry. A closer inspection of their small print may reveal hidden clauses or jargon that does not offer comprehensive protection.