T&C'sFor the purposes of these Terms of Business (hereinafter, “Terms”), “HPS”, “us” or “we” shall refer to Halton Property Services and “you” shall refer to you, our customer. You have requested that we undertake certain works for you and, by allowing us to proceed with those works, you are indicating your agreement to the Terms set out below.
1. EstimateThe value of the estimate is what we expect to charge you for the works, based on our initial visit and discussions. Any unforeseen circumstances or unexpected issues arising, or any subsequent variation to the works (including, without limitation, if you change the scope or if unforeseen circumstances or unexpected issues arise), will likely result in a new or revised estimate. You have the right to accept or decline the new estimate. Should you choose to decline, all works will cease, and on receipt of our invoice, you must pay in full for all works already completed in accordance with the original estimate.
2. Client Obligations(i) if you and we agree that you will be responsible for providing the measurements for some or all of the materials and/or products needed for the works, you alone will bear the cost of replacing the said materials and/or products in the event the measurements are incorrect;
(ii) if you and we agree that you will be responsible for providing some or all of the materials and/or products needed for the works, you alone will bear the cost of replacement in the event the said materials and/or products turn out to be faulty and/or unsuitable;
(iii) if you and we agree that you will be responsible for providing some or all of the materials and/or products needed for the works, you alone will ensure the timely delivery of all items required prior to us to carrying out the agreed works. Any delays as a result of faulty, incorrect, insufficient or missing materials will be chargeable at our standard rates;
(v) you will grant us access to the premises where the works are to be carried out and will ensure that all necessary consents, permissions and licences, if any, have been obtained in advance of the works commencing;
(vi) you will ensure the safe and secure storage of any materials and/or equipment left (with your permission) at the premises during the works, and will be accountable to us for any loss of or damage to such materials and/or equipment;
(vii) without prejudice to 4(i) and 4(iii) below, you will (unless included as part of the estimate) be responsible for any necessary improvements to and/or redecorating of the premises following the completion of the works.
3. Supplier Obligations(i) we will undertake the works with all due care, skill and diligence, will complete the works within a reasonable timeframe;
(ii) we will supply materials and/or products needed for the works (if any) that are of high quality and, without prejudice to 3(i) above, will take full responsibility for replacing any materials and/or products supplied by us that prove to be faulty or substandard;
(iv) we will supply one or more, as necessary, of our dedicated team to undertake the works for you. Unless agreed otherwise, the person(s) supplied will be at our discretion and may or may not be the same as the person(s) who provided you with the original estimate;