ABLEWOOD LIMITED TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF QUOTATION AND COSTINGS
1 This quotation has been prepared incorporating all known requirements, information available at the time and any specific instructions indicated to us prior to compiling the quotation. You are requested to carefully read the quotation and satisfy yourself that we have interpreted your requirements faithfully. Should you decide that description of work does not fully describe this or in your opinion reflect the work for which we have quoted you should notify us immediately. This quotation is subject to E & OE, Errors and Omissions accepted.
2 This quotation is open to acceptance for a period of two months of the date thereof unless otherwise agreed and access to the work must be given within this period.
3 We reserve the right to request satisfactory financial references prior to commencing the work.
4 Except as expressly agreed, Ablewood Limited will provide all labour, materials and equipment necessary for the proper execution of the work. Every care will be taken in the use and fixing of materials and goods (if any) which are supplied by the customer but responsibility for their suitability or for damage caused to them because of their unsuitability cannot be accepted.
5 Sound materials suitable for their respective purposes will be used, but are supplied subject to any conditions of sale attached thereto by the manufacturer or supplier. In the event of any materials proving faulty Ablewood Limited liability for making good is limited to such amount as may be recovered from the manufacturer or supplier.
6 This quotation is based on the works being costs involved subject to such request being confirmed in writing between Ablewood Building Services Limited and the client.
7 The words ‘prime cost’ or ‘pc’ where used in the quotation indicates the net amount proposed to be paid by us to a merchant or manufacturer for the supply and/or fixing of the item covered together with such cash discount not exceeding 5%. Should the net amounts in fact payable by Ablewood Limited together with such cash discounts prove to be higher or lower than the prime cost or pc amounts then the difference shall be added to or deducted from the quotation.
8 The words ‘Provisional sum’ where used in the quotation indicates the amount included therein inclusive of overheads and profit to cover a specific item of work whose value cannot be accurately calculated at the time of preparing this quotation and is accordingly subject to amendment when the actual costs are known. The difference in cost will be agreed with our client and will be added to or deducted from the final invoice value.
9 The value of any variations to the work included in the quotation ordered and authorised by the client, whether by addition, omission or substitution of any work, should wherever practicable be agreed before the variation is carried out. The value of variations shall be added to or deducted from the price stated in the quotation.
10 Unless otherwise specified, credit has been allowed for any materials necessarily removed to allow the execution of work. All material removed from the original structure is deemed to be the property of Ablewood Building Services Limited (unless specified to the contrary), and the client shall indemnify Ablewood Limited against any claims by or liability for third parties in respect thereof which have not been disclosed.
11 The client will afford all necessary access and facilities to Ablewood Building Services Limited and approved Sub-Contractors for the unimpeded execution of the work.
12 The date agreed for commencement and completion is subject to alteration in the event of delays occurring through inclement weather, strikes, the inability to obtain materials, additional or variations to the works described in the quotation or any causes beyond Ablewood Building Services Limited control. In addition, Ablewood Limited will not accept responsibility for any loss incurred by the client due to delays in the completion of works which are beyond Ablewood Limited control.
13 If at any time after the date of this Quotation it is affected by any increase in the cost of labour, materials or transport due to the imposition of unforeseen changes in taxation or other duties levied by the Government or a change in the rate or application of VAT then the quotation will be amended in accordance with the affect of such change(s).
14 Should the Planning, Local Authority or any other official body stipulate conditions before or during the work which are in variance with the details contained in this quotation then the value of this quotation will be adjusted to accommodate these conditions.
15 Irrespective of any insurances held by Ablewood Limited, clients should advise their own Insurers that building works are being carried out on their property and satisfy themselves that they are adequately covered by insurance against loss or damage by fire or other risks arising out of and during the progress of the works. Unless otherwise expressly agreed Ablewood Limited will not be liable for loss or damage by fire to the works, the loss of materials from the site when adequate safeguards for their protection have been taken or for the loss of any property belonging to the client.
16 We will permit you to cancel this agreement by sending written notice no later than 7 days after the date on which this agreement was accepted. If you request cancellation at a later date, then unless we are in breach of contract, we have the right to refuse (or) retain all or part of your deposit as a contribution towards any losses or costs we suffer as a result of the cancellation. You cannot cancel this agreement if the goods you have ordered are purpose made or non-returnable
17 Payment of interim valuations, where arranged, shall be as stated on the quotation or 14 days from the date of the claim by Ablewood Building Limited. The final payment shall be made within fourteen days of the date of final account, which will be issued after completion of the work.
18 Defects which exist at or may appear within six months from the completion of the works if proved to arise from workmanship or materials not in accordance with the quotation will be made good by Ablewood Limited without charge. Notice in writing of such defects must be given to Ablewood Limited before the expiry of the period stated.
19 If, during the progress of the work, we identify materials likely to contain asbestos we will notify you and cease work in the suspect area immediately.
The costs involved in testing, making safe or disposal would be at the client’s expense.
NOTICE OF THE RIGHT TO CANCEL
This Notice has been provided to you because you have offered to enter into a contract to which the Cancellation of Contracts made in a Consumer's Home or Place of Work Regulations 2008 ('the Regulations') would apply. The contract would be for the supply to you of goods or services. The person who would provide the goods or services is referred to in the Regulations as 'the trader'.
Under the Regulations, you have the right to cancel this contract if you wish to do so. This Notice explains how to exercise this right. It also gives you other information that is required by the Regulations.
In order to exercise your right to cancel the contract, you need to deliver or send a cancellation notice, that is, a written notice that you wish to cancel the contract. You can use the cancellation form provided below if you wish, but you do not have to do so. You can send your notification by email if you prefer.
Any cancellation notice should be delivered or sent to Ablewood Limited at 38 Fen Lane, Sawtry, Hunts, Cambs PE28 5TH or email@example.com.
You have 7 days in which to serve a cancellation notice. The period of 7 days begins with the date when you receive this Notice. This 7 day period is referred to in the Regulations as 'the cancellation period'.
Under the Regulations, a cancellation notice is treated as being served as soon as it is sent or posted to the trader. A cancellation notice sent by electronic communication is treated as being served from the day when it is sent to the trader.
If you agree in writing that the performance of this contract should begin before the end of the cancellation period, then even if you cancel the contract you may still be required to pay for goods or services supplied before the cancellation.
If you enter into a related credit agreement, then that agreement will be automatically cancelled if the contract is cancelled. A 'related credit agreement' means an agreement under which fixed sum credit which fully or partly covers the price under the contract is granted to you by the trader, or by another person under an arrangement made between that person and the trader.
The identity of the trader providing goods or services under this contract is Ablewood Limited.
If you wish to cancel the contract you MUST DO SO IN WRITING and deliver personally or send (which may be by electronic mail) this to the person named below. You may use this form if you want to but you do not have to.
(Complete, detach and return this form ONLY IF YOU WISH TO CANCEL THE CONTRACT.)
To: Ablewood Limited