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Lawton Tubes - 25 Year Guarantee

The Lawton Tube Company Limited ("Lawton") guarantees its plain copper tubes for water, heating, gas and sanitation purposes, for the period of 25 years from the date of purchase, against fault or defect due to defective materials or manufacture or failure to comply with the provision of the quality stamped on the tube.


If any tube shall fail this guarantee Lawton shall:

  • Replace the faulty tube
  • Pay the installer’s costs of removing or replacing the faulty tube (up to an amount of £75,000 per claim.)
  • Pay any costs or damages suffered/incurred as a result of the failure (up to an amount of £250,000 per claim.)


Lawton reserves the right to remedy the failure itself or by its own nominated contractor.



This guarantee is conditional upon:

Proper installation of the tube in accordance with all relevant practices and regulations.
Lawton being notified of the failure as soon as practicable but in any event within 14 days after the failure.
The claimant taking all appropriate or necessary measures to mitigate the damages or losses suffered.
Lawton being given the opportunity to inspect the faulty tube and the installation (with or without its own
experts) to satisfy itself as to the failure of the tube, and if required to remove the faulty tube for testing.
Lawton having no liability for any indirect or consequential losses.
Lawton’s total liability under this guarantee not exceeding the sum of £250,000.

This guarantee extends only to the original purchaser/installer of the tube and is not capable of assignment
and applies only to the tube sold and installed in the United Kingdom.

In all other respects Lawton’s Standard Conditions of Sale (a copy of which is available on request) apply to
all tube sales.

30 Year Guarantee

Lawton Tubes guarantees its plain copper tubes for water, heating, gas and sanitation purposes, against failure due to defective materials, manufacturing shortcomings or non-compliance with the quality stamp on the tube. This period is for 25 years, see our technical guide for full details.

We extend this to 30 years guarantee for using Litex that has been installed in any flame-free jointing pipe system. Contact us for full details.

Where Lawton’s products are engraved with the Kite mark logo, these are regularly audited by British Standards Institute.