The settlement covers Gentek Steel Siding manufactured from 1/1/91 to 3/15/13, where the surface finish on the siding has started to separate from the steel.
The siding was sold under the following brand names: Alside, Gentek, Revere, Alcan, and Reynolds
And it was sold under the following product names: SteelTek, SteelSide Steel, Driftwood Steel, Universal Steel, Saddlewood, Satinwood, Willow, Westwood, Aspen, Sequoia, Americut, Cedarwood, Supergard, Seamless, Reynolds Continuum, Reynolds Craftmark, and Penna-Finish.
The settlement gives Gentek two opportunities to fix the siding. On the third occassion the owner can either have Gentek attempt a third repair or pay $8,000.
|Proof of Purchase:||
The settlement doesn’t make clear whether you need a proof of purchase, but presumably having the siding on your house is all the proof you need!
|Claim Form:||To file a claim, call the administrator on the number below.|
|Case Name:||Eliason, et al v. Gentek Building Products, Inc., et al ., Case No. 1:10-cv-2093 (N.D. Ohio)|
The plaintiffs alleged that Gentek steel siding products are defective and start to exhibit steel peel. They also complain that Gentek does not honor it’s limited lifetime warranty.
|Settlement Pool:||The settlement is capped at 750 claims.|
|Settlement Website:||Gentek Steel Siding Settlement|
|Claim Form Deadline:||n/a. You may file a claim while the product is still under warranty. (Typically lifetime for the first owner, 50 years for the second owner)|
|Claims Administrator:||Gentek Siding Administrator|
c/o Gilardi & Co. LLC
P.O. Box 8060
San Rafael, CA 94912-8060