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Do you know that buying products that have lifetime guarantees is a great way to save money?
Items that have lifetime warranties usually have a longer lifespan than those that don’t.
Why not try specific companies or brands that offer lifetime guarantees the next time you go shopping? You may shudder at initial cost but you will learn to be intentional rather than impulsive when you buy.
Think about boots for winter. Buy smart, buy quality and you will find the item may last you a few years.
Here’s a list of 7 brands that carry some of the longest guarantees around:
Does your back to school shopping include new lunch boxes for the family? Probably last year’s ones look dull and worn out.
Why not buy Tupperware instead? They look smart and come in cool colours. Plus they keep food fresh, is spill proof and has a lifetime warranty on its products.
You can get your money back (or a replacement) if there are damages in keeping with the company’s warranty policy:
“warranted by Tupperware against chipping, cracking, breaking or peeling under normal non-commercial use for the lifetime of the product.” (Source)
2. Le Creuset
Do you watch cooking shows like Food Network? They seem to transform any old stew or roast into a thing of beauty by using Le Creuset cookware.
These pretty colored pots and pans and bakeware have been around for about 100 years. It’s no wonder that they offer a lifetime guarantee as follows:
Cast Iron: Lifetime guarantee
3-ply Stainless Steel: Lifetime guarantee
Toughened Non-Stick: Lifetime guarantee
Bakeware: Lifetime guarantee
Stoneware: 5-year guarantee (Source)
Kettles: 5-year guarantee
Wine Accessories: 5-year guarantee
Are you fed up with buying winter coats that just don’t last more than a season?
It’s time to invest in quality garments from Columbia. This company has a range of products for the whole family.
Columbia has a Limited Lifetime Warranty on its products which are likely to last a lot longer than a chain store buy.
According to the Columbia website, the company ‘covers defects in materials and workmanship’ ‘ for the practical life of the product.’
This company could be your saving grace if your family is into adventure sport. They pride themselves on their social responsibility program. So buying from Patagonia is a small way you can give back while kitting out yourself and your family.
Patagonia states clearly that it has an Ironclad Guarantee:
We guarantee everything we make. If you are not satisfied with one of our products at the time you receive it, or if one of our products does not perform to your satisfaction, return it to the store you bought it from or to Patagonia for a repair, replacement or refund. Damage due to wear and tear will be repaired at a reasonable charge. (Source)
5. Darn Tough Socks
If you have extreme temperatures in winter, you most likely choose the softest and most durable socks to keep your feet snug. One of the best companies for this essential cold weather item is darntoughsocks.com. Purchase socks from them and they are guaranteed for life:
If our socks are not the most comfortable, durable and best fitting socks you have ever owned, return them for another pair. No strings. No conditions. Socks guaranteed for life. (Source)
So. buying socks from this company is an investment worth considering.
You may be frustrated that your high schooler goes through backpacks so quickly. Why not counteract that by buying a Jansport backpack?
It caters for your teen’s every need – has space for a water bottle, laptop and has dividers to make daily organization easy.
Jansport stands by their promise of ‘ the quality, reliability and durability’ for every single product they make:
All of our bags come with a lifetime warranty. Because good stuff should last. If one of our bags breaks, we’ll replace it or fix it. No questions asked. (Source)
Food for thought when it’s time for a new backpack .
Is your teen glued to his music via headphones or earbuds? Chances are they are the Skullcandy brand which offers products that range from $15 upwards.
This company has a ‘2 year limited warranty against defects’ on most goods. If your Skullcandy item is damaged by other non manufacturing factors, you may be offered store credit.
Each case is treated on its own merit so it’s impossible to say what percentage will be given as store credit.
So that’s it. 7 companies that offer lifetime guarantees. So, start shopping with intention and watch your bank account grow over time.