1. OUR CONTRACT WITH YOU
1.1 These are the terms on which we will carry out the work for you. Please ensure that you read them carefully before asking our engineer to begin the work. We have highlighted those terms that you should pay particular attention to.
1.2 We will ask that you email us the details of the work (not call). We do not take credit/debit cards details as we only accept bank transfers at present.
2. CARRYING OUT THE WORK
2.1 We will supply you with a date and time when we will arrive to begin carrying out the work. We will give you an estimate of how long the work will take to complete, however, this will only be an estimate and the work may take more or less time than we have anticipated.
2.2 We will try to get to you as soon as possible and where possible before the time slot we have allocated to you, if, when we book the job we consider the circumstances you have described to us are an emergency. However, this might not be possible if an event occurs which is outside of our control (see below).
2.3 We will make every effort to arrive and to complete the work on time. However, we will not be liable or responsible for any delay or failure to carry out the work, due to an event outside our control such as poor traffic conditions, poor weather conditions or the failure of public or private telecommunications networks. If such an event happens, we will let you know as soon as possible and you can cancel the job if you no longer want us to carry out the work. We may cancel the job if the event lasts for more than 4 weeks.
2.4 To enable us to carry out the work you will need to:
(a) provide us with access to the premises and any services and facilities we need to carry out the work;
(b) ensure that the premises are clear and safe for us to access and that you own the premises and do not need the consent of another person to enable us to carry out the work;
(c) ensure that any materials you provide to enable us to carry out the work are suitable. If you fail to do so we may not be able to carry out the work and you may need to contact us to arrange a further visit.
We shall assign a Job Number to the job which will be written on the Job Sheet. Please quote the Job Number in all subsequent correspondence with us relating to the job.
3. PRICE AND PAYMENT
3.1 The price you pay will include a charge for labour, parts and materials and VAT.
3.1.1 We don’t offer half-hourly rates.
3.1.2 For jobs booked on a fixed price, you will be charged from the moment that our engineer arrives at your premises at the fixed price quoted and specified on the Job Sheet. For example if we have told you that we will charge you a fixed price of £100 for the labour, we will charge you £100 for the labour, plus the cost of any parts that may be required. Some fixed-price jobs also includes the cost for parts, which we will confirm when you book the job.
4. OUR LIABILITY TO YOU
4.1 If we fail to comply with these terms, we are responsible for any loss or damage you suffer that is a foreseeable result of our breach of the terms or our negligence. Loss or damage is foreseeable if it is an obvious consequence of our breach or if they were contemplated by you and us at the time we entered into this contract.
4.2 We will make good any damages caused to your property by us during the course of carrying out the work. However, we are not responsible for the cost of repairing any pre-existing faults or damage to your property that we discover in the course of carrying out the work or if we cause damage having to gain access to your property or any hidden pipes or drains to enable us to carry out the work (except where we have been negligent).
4.3 The work we carry out is for domestic and private use and as such we will not be liable for any loss of profit to your business, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
4.4 We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability for:
(a) death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors;
(b) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
(c) breach of the terms implied by section 2 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982 (title and quiet possession);
(d) breach of the terms implied by sections 3, 4 and 5 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982 (description, satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and samples); and (e) defective products under the Consumer Protection Act 1987.
5.1 Except in situations covered by clause 5.3, any work carried out by us and parts and materials used by us will be guaranteed for a period of 12 months from the date that we started the work (Guarantee Period).
5.2 Some of the goods supplied by Us as a result of carrying out the work may come with a manufacturer’s guarantee. Where this is the case, please refer to the manufacturer’s guarantee provided with the goods for further details.
5.3 In the unlikely event that there is any problem with the work we have carried out within the Guarantee Period or the Extended Guarantee Period please contact us on 0208 004 4442 and tell us as soon as reasonably possible. If the problems are as a result of faulty workmanship or materials during the Guarantee Period we will seek to rectify these problems and replace any parts free of charge. If we are unable to rectify these problems or to replace the faulty parts we may offer you a full or partial refund. If the fault arises during the Extended Guarantee Period we will only seek to repair the fault free of charge and will not replace any parts free of charge or offer a full or partial refund.