All manufactured products are warranted
as fit for their stated purpose.
A buyer who purchases a laminate
labeled for use as a countertop, for
example, is entitled to expect that
the laminate can actually be used
in kitchens and bathrooms and
other places where countertops are
usually installed. Even when the
manufacturer does not explicitly
offer a fitness-of-purpose warranty,
the law implies one.
A fitness-of-purpose warranty can,
however, be limited. In fact, manufacturers
usually do limit this warranty in
• The product must be used as intended.
• The product must be installed according
to the manufacturer's written
If the product is not used as intended
or not installed according to the written
instructions, all warranties are void: