Lawsuits: Gentek Steel and Aluminum Siding is Defective

December 11, 2013

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects
Property owners whose home or business has been installed with Gentek aluminum or steel siding.
Damages
Paint on Gentek's aluminum and steel siding can reportedly peel, crack, or chip within the original lifetime warranty period; however, consumers claim the manufacturer failed to satisfy its contractual requirement to replace or repair the siding in these cases.
Company(ies)
Gentek Building Products, Inc. and Associated Materials, LLC.
Additional Details
Gentek's siding is sold under brand names including Alside, Gentek, Ultraguard, Preservation, and Alpine.
Date
As of November 2001, Gentek admitted to receiving at least 1,100 warranty claims related to siding issues, but did not cease distribution of its products.