TERMS & CONDITIONS
1.1 All Prices quoted are valid for 30 days from the date of stated on the quotation.
1.2 Where you are unsure about any of the information supplied in this quotation, please contact to discuss further as the company will work with you to explain any element you are unsure of.
1.3 The price quoted does not include removing any dangerous waste material i.e. asbestos. This will be subject to an extra charge. This will be quoted for separately. All asbestos removal will be removed in accordance with current regulations, using a controlled environment.
1.4 If you require a reasonable breakdown of your quotation please contact the company and we will try where possible to clarify the costs quoted.
2. Variations to Agreement
2.1 Where quotations are given, the price will remain at the agreed price unless additional work is requested by you OR where the company has uncovered unforeseen issues; those which have not been reasonably possible to determine, before work has started. In all such circumstances, all costs will be discussed and agreed upon between you and the company, in writing, before any work is undertaken.
3. Time frames
3.1 Wherever possible the company will provide you with a date and time, when work will be undertaken. We will also try our best to advise you of how long a job is likely to take to complete.
3.2 Please be aware that where the company envisages unexpected delays, through no direct fault of its own, we will advise you of this as soon as it is reasonable possible to do so. If we fail to meet appointment times and dates, as a direct result of our lack of service to you, we will take wherever steps are reasonable in the circumstances to mitigate any detriment caused.
3.3 If for whatever reason you are unable to keep the arranged appointment date or have to reschedule, you do so as soon as is reasonably possible. The company may impose reasonable charges for costs incurred as a direct result of not being able to carry out works as agreed.
4. Payment terms
4.1 Normally the company will not require a deposits or stage payments. On occasion however, where the outlay for materials may be higher than normal, the company may require a deposit. This deposit will not exceed more than 50% of the total contract. This will be fully advised at the time your quotation is provided.
4.2 The company requires payment upon satisfactory completion of the work. You will receive an invoice from the company confirming payment.
4.3 Cheques are to be made payable to ORCHARD CITY ELECTRIC LTD. Please use your name and invoice number as reference.
5. General Responsibilities and Information
5.1 Please remove any personal possessions and items from working areas. We cannot be held accountable for items which should have obviously been cleared before work starts. Where possible we will inform you of the need to remove objects however, the responsibility rests with you to protect your property. In cases where damages have arisen as a direct result of our negligence, we will work with you to resolve the issue.
5.2 At all times the company carries out work with reasonable care and skill and expertise however, our work may bring us into contact with existing pipe work, fittings, controls components or wiring. We cannot be held liable for damage caused in these circumstances, unless it can be proven the damage has been caused as a direct result of our negligence. We will of course take a reasonable approach to resolving any issues.
5.3 If we work on existing circuits and they are found to be faulty or not to meet the current CEC standards, a further charge may be incurred for corrective work. The customer will always be informed beforehand if at all possible.
5.4 In certain circumstances the company may find it necessary to remove floor coverings. We will notify you of this before uplifting carpets or removing floorboards. We take all reasonable steps to ensure disruption is kept to a minimum. We ask you advise us if you are not happy for us to carry out such work. The responsibility rests with you to employ an alternative contractor. Please be aware this may delay completion of our work. We ask you to notify us before we commence work if this is likely to be the case.
5.5 (as in 5.4 above) the company cannot be held responsible for damage caused to chimney stacks, roof tiles etc. which we may come into contact with, whilst undertaking our work. Unless it can be proven the damage has been caused as a direct result of our negligence. We will of course take a reasonable approach to resolving any issues.
6.1 We provide 12 months on all workmanship undertaken by us. Where there may be a fault with materials which have been supplied by you (the customer) we cannot be held responsible for any product defects unless it can be shown the fault has occurred as a direct result of our negligence.
6.2 Where a product guarantee is supplied with a manufacturers guarantee and as part of the guarantee you are required to service, maintain or carry out a particular action to retain this guarantee, we cannot be held responsible for the products performance or failure if you have failed to comply with this requirement.
Material purchased for the client will be used specifically for the agreed works.
If it has not been reasonably possible to predict certain material requirements or you have asked us to supply alternative materials, and as a result must travel to obtain these parts, we may have no choice but to pass on a reasonable amount for travel costs to our supplier, in these circumstances. We will however keep all costs to a minimum and advise you before doing so. Charges will not be imposed if the materials have been missed as a result of our negligence.
It is our intention as a business to provide an excellent service for an honest price. We will endeavor to ensure we meet your expectations at all times however there may be occasion where you are not happy with an element of the service we have provided you with. If this is the case, please contact the company and we will work with you to rectify any problem where possible. We aim to respond to all complaints within 2 days. Once we have investigated your complaint thoroughly and if we agree the issue is as a direct result of ours, we will advise you of what action we will take which is appropriate in the circumstances.
Insurance and Certificates
The company is bonded, licensed and insured... Should you require details of the policies, please ask and we will gladly provide you with a copy.