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Got questions? We’ve got the answers. Here you will find everything you need to know about order processing, shipping, delivery, and installation.
After your sales order has processed you will receive a sales fulfillment email. This document will include: your sales order number, order summary, tracking number, tracking links, and delivery instructions.
- Orders that are received before 11:00am PST will ship “Next Day,” unless otherwise noted
- Orders that are received after 11:00am PST will be processed the “Next Day” and shipped the following business day
- Order cancellations must be initiated over the phone with your salesperson
- Orders cancelled after being shipped will be treated as a “return” and will be assessed a 25% non-negotiable restocking fee plus any associated freight charges
Urgent & Time Sensitive Orders
If your order is urgent or must arrive within a specific time window, Cali Bamboo can accommodate you. Please place these orders over the phone and inform the salesperson of your requirements. Shipping options will be presented to you.
Shipping & Delivery
Processing Your Shipment
Cali Bamboo orders are packaged and prepared carefully. All shipments are inspected to ensure proper quantities and styles are correct. Depending on the type of product ordered, packaging and freight service may vary.
Depending on the size of the order, we can also ship via Fed Ex Ground.
We do offer expediting shipping, call for pricing and availability – 1(888) 788-2254
|Cali Bamboo Product||Delivery Type|
|Fencing||Freight Truck or Fed Ex Ground|
|Poles||Freight Truck or Fed Ex Ground|
|Slats||Freight Truck or Fed Ex Ground|
|Thatch||Freight Truck or Fed Ex Ground|
Shipping via Freight is Monday thru Friday.
Tracking Your Order
Once your order has left our facility, you will receive an email with all the appropriate package and tracking information. The delivery company contact information is provided in the tracking number email. All communication related to the delivery status and its scheduling is facilitated with the transportation company.
PLEASE NOTE: Please allow a few hours for your tracking number to register as active after you receive your order tracking email from Cali Bamboo’s shipping department. Although it is not necessary to track the order, we recommend that you contact the delivery company in order to verify your product’s delivery date. The typical window for delivery during the day is an A.M. or P.M. delivery. On delivery day the delivery company will make a curbside delivery.
On Delivery Day
Before signing the delivery receipt accepting your order, please follow these guidelines:
In the rare occasion that a product is damaged in transit, follow these steps:
1. Count and verify the number of cartons.
2. Inspect the cartons carefully for any kind of rips, tears, punctures, dents, crushed corners, wetness or any other signs of possible damage.
3. If you see that the package is damaged open it immediately and inspect the condition of the product.
4. If the package has damage, note all shortage or damage on delivery receipt. Please be specific about the quantity of damaged or short product and its current condition.
5. If you are unable to open the cartons, but see that the cartons are not in perfect condition, then note all visible details on the delivery receipt.
6. If your merchandise is damaged, you must keep the outer carton(s) for inspection and/or carrier pick-up We assist with replacements only with exchange on damaged items.
7. If the product is in very poor condition, you have the option of refusing it, but also make a note on delivery receipt.
Please fill out and submit the form above as quickly as possible if product damage or shortages have occurred. We will get in touch with you as soon as possible.
We appreciate your cooperation with these guidelines; they can help make receiving freight a much easier experience.
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Care & Maintenance
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Decking Installation Guide
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Decking Care & Maintenance
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Cover Up Walls
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Bamboo Fencing Animation
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Visit Our Fencing Installation Page
Changed, cancelled and returned orders
Orders can be changed on the day of sale, prior to 3:00 pm pacific time. After this time, there is no guarantee that an order can be changed or cancelled from shipping out of our warehouses. Orders that are cancelled that have not been shipped are assessed a non negotiable 10% cancellation fee.
Orders can also be cancelled after they have shipped. In this event, the order is subject to a non negotiable 25% cancellation fee as well as the cost to stop and return the shipment charged by the shipping company.
We are happy to accept returns on entire orders and partial orders with a 5 carton/package minimum for all products. Returns are valid for non promotional items (this means items that are running line and not discontinued). The return must be in unopened, perfect cartons and packaging within 14 days of the delivery date. A non negotiable 25% re-stocking fee is assessed for returns. In the event the product needs to ship back to us, the cost of shipping is the responsibility of the customer. All freight charges are 100% non-refundable. Refunds are issued after the product has been received by the warehouse in good re-saleable condition. Please package returns carefully so they arrive in safe condition.
Setting up your return with Cali Bamboo is simple. Cali Bamboo offers returns for most items within 30 days of receipt of shipment.
Please review the following criteria prior to contacting Customer Service at 1(888) 788-2254 x 2 for your Return Authorization number (RA).
- The return must be in unopened, perfect cartons and packaging within 30 days of the delivery date.
- There is a carton and/or piece minimum for each product:
- Flooring: 5 boxes
- 8ft decking: 10 boxes
- 16ft decking: 15 boxes
- Transitions, plywood, décor: 5 pieces
- Cali Bamboo does not accept returns for all sundries which include: Flooring adhesives and moisture control products, TWP, and decking fasteners Weatherguard.
- Special order, clearance and discontinued items are not eligible for return.
- Customer must return packages using a traceable source (like FedEx or UPS, but not USPS), tracking number must be provided upon shipment.
- A 25% non-negotiable re-stocking fee is assessed for all returns.
- The cost of shipping is the responsibility of the customer. All shipping charges are 100% non-
- All items must be returned with their assigned RA number included on the return shipping label or bill of lading provided by Cali Bamboo. Cali Bamboo will not provide refunds for products returned by an unauthorized shipping method.
- Items that have not been provided an RA number by Cali Bamboo will not be refunded.
- Refunds are issued 3-7 business days after the product has been received by the warehouse in good resalable condition. Please package returns carefully so they arrive in safe condition.