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RETURN & WARRANTY POLICY
ALL UNAUTHORIZED RETURNS MAY RESULT IN DELAYS, CLAIM DENIAL, AND/OR ADDITIONAL FEES.
RETURN REQUEST FILING DEADLINES (upon delivery of orders)
- Non-Defective Goods: 25 Days
- Defective Goods: 25 Days
- Mis-Shipped Orders: 7 Days
- Damage by Shipping Carrier (in transit): 24 hours upon delivery
- Non-Defective Returns Unallowed for: Sea Eagle/Poweriser/FANMATS/Health
- Supplements/Foods/Personal Hygene/Household Cleaners/Consumable Goods
- Defective Merchandise: No re-stock fees with product replacement (may be subject to restock fees if not being replaced)
- Non-Defective Merchandise: 20% re-stock fee in most cases (exceptions listed within ACCEPTED RETURN REQUESTS section below)
- Unauthorized, Refused, and Undeliverable Returns: subject to related shipping and re-stock penalty fees of 35%; may be subject to $18.00 re-delivery penalty fee (charged by shipping carrier)
- After 60 days Blue Water Kitchens & More or a partnered Vendor takes ownership possession of unclaimed, and unauthorized product returns.
RETURNS REQUEST PROCEDURE
All return requests, including non-defective, defective, and damage claims must be submitted via email, with necessary customer details (found within the accepted return request section below), to Info@Bluewaterkitchens.com
Please allow 5-7 business days for an initial response to newly submitted claim requests.
Usually, 2-4 weeks may be required from the date of submission to process and complete the entire return request process. This includes receipt and inspection of goods by the manufacturer warehouse, investigation of claims, and final refund (if applicable).
ACCEPTED RETURN REQUESTS
For delivered merchandise that involves “buyer remorse” or other non-defective or non-damaged reasons for return, Blue Water Kitchens & More will accept requests formally submitted to Blue Water Kitchens & More and its vendored partner for final approval. In order to qualify for approval, all non-defective return requests require merchandise to be in new, unused, and resellable condition as determined by Blue Water Kitchens & More and/or its vendor partners. To submit an ideal non-defective return request, please describe the reason for non-defective return: ie product quality concern, purchase elsewhere, etc. ALL RETURN REQUESTS MUST BE FORMALLY SUBMITTED AND APPROVED PRIOR TO RETURN. A 15% restocking fee is required for all non-defective returns, excluding the following brand exceptions.
Please refer to the “Prohibited Non-Defective Return Requests” to review merchandise disallowed for returns.
Defective Merchandise Allowed within 25 Days
For delivered merchandise that involves manufacturer-related product defects related to design, construction, or originally intended use, Blue Water Kitchens & More will accept requests formally submitted to our vendored partner for final approval. In order to qualify for approval, defective return requests require detailed reasons and descriptions related to the nature of said defective merchandise. To submit an ideal defective return request, please use exact details to describe the nature of the alleged defect(s): ie specific pieces/parts missing, reason or nature of improper product function, construction design/sizing, etc. Upon inspection, defective merchandise is replaced with similar merchandise and shipped to the customer at the expense of Blue Water Kitchens & More (depending upon availability). If replacement merchandise is unavailable for defects, a full refund will be promptly provided to the Blue Water Kitchens & More customer. If customer refuses to receive replacement merchandise (or product is deemed non-defective), customer will incur a restock fee based on this policy fee schedule. By default, Blue Water Kitchens & More is not responsible for inbound shipping costs related to returns, excluding costs to ship replacement/corrected merchandise to the customer. If product received on a defective claim is deemed non-defective by Blue Water Kitchens & More or its vendored partners, it is the customers responsibility to cover return shipping costs. Or, customer may elect to re-stock non-defective merchandise with corresponding re-stock fee. ALL RETURN REQUESTS MUST BE FORMALLY SUBMITTED AND APPROVED PRIOR TO RETURN.
Damaged Merchandise Allowed within 24 Hours
All damaged good claims must be submitted to Blue Water Kitchens & More within 24 hours of original delivery receipt. Damaged goods qualify as a result of packages being allegedly disturbed or harmed by the shipping carrier (ie UPS, Fedex, etc). These claims submitted to Blue Water Kitchens & More must be promptly filed in order to initiate the shipping claims process. Please allow between 1 to 3 weeks for damage claims to be reviewed and finalized by the shipping carrier. Required information for damage claim requests include the following: original packaging material, tracking information, end recipient contact telephone number, and details describing the nature of damage. ALL RETURN REQUESTS MUST BE FORMALLY SUBMITTED AND APPROVED PRIOR TO RETURN.
Mis-Shipped Merchandise Allowed within 7 Days
All shipments involving final delivery of incorrect merchandise should be submitted to Blue Water Kitchens & More within 7 days of delivery receipt. Mis-shipments qualify as a result of deliveries for received merchandise that was not originally ordered by the customer. If mis-shipment return requests are not submitted within 7 days of delivery, claims will be treated as non-defective return requests. ALL RETURN REQUESTS MUST BE FORMALLY SUBMITTED AND APPROVED PRIOR TO RETURN. Required information for mis-shipment claim requests include the following: model number(s) ordered vs. model number(s) received, additional digital photographs will help expedite claims processing. Blue Water Kitchens & More will furnish return shipping labels for all incorrectly shipped merchandise.
PROHIBITED NON-DEFECTIVE RETURN REQUESTS
Inventory that is custom produced based on immediate order demand does not qualify for non-defective returns. The following brands are designated as “custom manufactured” and do not qualify for non-defective return: Pro Tour Memorabilia, limited GT Styling merchandise, Sea Eagle, hand-signed Upper Deck merchandise, Superstar Greetings, FANMATS, hand crafted signs, tables & art, and limited ATN merchandise.
Undeliverable & Refused Shipments
Legitimate orders shipped on behalf or customers that are returned to sender as “undeliverable” and/or refused delivery by recipient do not necessarily qualify for accepted return. Blue Water Kitchens & More will make every attempt to re-ship undeliverable units at the financial expense of customer to re-ship undeliverable returns. Shipments should not be refused by recipient unless explicitly instructed to do so by Blue Water Kitchens & More or partnered vendors.
Poweriser/Health Supplements/Foods/Personal Hygene/Household Cleaners/Consumable Goods
Under no circumstances are non-defective returns allowed for inventory associated with the following category types: health supplements, food, personal hygene (including bathroom care), household cleaners, and other consumable goods. Non-defective returns are also un-allowed for Poweriser, FANMATS, and Sea Eagle branded inventory.
More than 25Days after Delivery Receipt
All non-defective return requests submitted after 25 days will be subject to denial by Blue Water Kitchens & More or partnered Vendors.
All return requests submitted after 25 days by the customer are defined as Manufacturer Warranty claims. Warranty claims must be submitted directly by the end consumer to the product manufacturer for additional support. Warranty periods vary by manufacturer; most non-custom manufactured merchandise includes a One Year parts/labor warranty. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further manufacturer warranty coverage details as needed.