Brands Will Fix or Replace Anything You Buy From Them
Knife-maker Cutco was founded in Olean, New York, in 1949. It offers a “forever guarantee” that extends to knives given as gifts or hand-me-downs.
“Cutco knives have been handed down from mothers to daughters, grandfathers to grandsons and between friends,” according to the company’s website.
“If at any time you are not satisfied with the performance of your Cutco product, we’ll make it right.”
This California-based company guarantees many of its yoga mats for life, even if the product wears out from regular use.
A Manduka PRO yoga mat will cost you $107 to $146, but the price tag may well be worth it if you practice regularly and your mat wears out.
Feetures is a family owned sock-maker in North Carolina. This company makes high-performance socks for runners and other athletes, and it’ll offer you a replacement pair or refund at any time.
4. Eddie Bauer
This outdoor gear and clothing maker stands behind its products so much that it offers an unconditional lifetime guarantee.
“Our products are built to last. If Your Eddie Bauer product fails to perform as designed, bring it back, and we will replace it,” the company states on its website.
Parents sending their kids off to school have long recognized backpack-maker Jansport for its top-notch warranty. This company, founded in 1967, guarantees nearly all of its backpacks, messenger bags, fanny packs and hiking bags.
“If your pack ever breaks down, simply return it to our warranty center,” Jansport says on its website. “We’ll fix it or if we can’t, we’ll replace it.”
Osprey’s “All Mighty Guarantee” ensures that if you buy one of the company’s bags or backpacks, it’s guaranteed for life.
The brand’s motto: Any reason, any product, any era.
Duluth Trading Company
Duluth Trading Company, which makes clothing, outerwear, footwear and other items, offers a “No Bull Guarantee” on its products.
The company has a one-year return policy, and after one year, it will “consider returns for items that are defective or don’t perform as designed.”
Zippo makes lighters, hand warmers and knives. Its warranty motto on its windproof lighter: “It works or we fix it free.”
“We don’t make that promise lightly,” Zippo says.
“We know that behind every Zippo product sent for repair is an owner depending on our promise to get it back in working order. Whether a windproof lighter is five years, 25 years or 50 years old, it will serve as a dependable source of flame for years to come. We guarantee it.”
Talk to someone who uses tools on a regular basis and you’ve probably heard about Craftsman’s warranty.
Many of the company’s tools, including wrenches, hand tools, gardening and pruning tools, are eligible for replacement, free of charge, over the lifetime of the product.