Terms & Conditions
1. Installation Work:
a) All installation work will comply with BS7671: 2008 and 1 and any amendments in force at the time of the works.
b) All installation work will comply with applicable Building Regulations in force at the time of the works.
c) Where work is to extend or modify existing 'furniture', costs quoted assume that the existing installation is in adequate condition and complies with minimum current regulations. Any works found required to bring the necessary parts of the existing installation up to standard will be at additional cost.
e) Where carpet or flooring coverings may require lifting to allow concealed installation work, no charge is made for this service, with best endeavours being made to avoid damaging them and to refit them to an acceptable standard. However, consideration of employing a specialist fitter may be prudent, at your cost to effect a fully satisfactory reinstatement.
g) All endeavours will be made to undertake installation work to a clean standard, using dustsheets and vacuum cleaning equipment as necessary.
i) Whilst undertaking the installation work at the property, the client is required to provide water and power free of charge.
j) Whilst Striking iron will try to uphold timescales given, these timescales are approximate, and no responsibility can be taken by Striking iron if 3rd party suppliers or services working along side are delayed.
a) Clearing and / or moving of furniture and other items blocking access to work areas are not included, except where detailed, builders work (creating of holes larger than 50mm diameter, creating of support structures, etc) are not included, except as outlined in 1d, e and f above.
b) Re-decoration and final making good is excluded from quoted costs, unless specifically detailed as included.
c) Removal from site and disposal of rubble, fittings, wiring, materials, general waste and packaging is not included.
3. Extras and Variations:
a) All extras and variations must be agreed in writing prior to commencement.
a) The costs quoted assume continuous and unhindered access to the site by prior arrangement with you.
b) Unless stated otherwise, the costs quoted assume standard working hours between the hours of 08:00 hrs - 17:00 hrs Monday to Friday inclusive. Work required outside these hours may attract out of hours premium rates.
c) Any additional work not covered in our quoted costs will attract additional time charge rate of £40.00 per hour plus materials cost and VAT.
d) All figures quoted are subject to VAT at the prevailing rate.
e) All figures quoted are valid for a date of 30 days from the date of the estimate or quotation.
5. Deviations from Building Regulations and BS7671:
a) All work where applicable, will be executed fully in compliance with applicable Building Regulations and BS7671 in force at the time of the work, particularly in respect of work in dwellings to allow the legal Part P obligations to be met. Where a Client requires deviation from such regulations, a written instruction and record will be required.
6. Risk and Title of Goods and Property:
a) The risk in all goods supplied shall pass to the Client upon delivery.
b) All goods supplied shall remain property of West Group Technical Services Ltd. until all sums due have been paid in full.
c) The client is responsible for ensuring that the property is insured for the duration of the installation work.
a) Striking Iron warrants its installation work to be defect free for a period of twelve months from invoice date. Such cover does not extend to goods not supplied by Striking Iron physical damage to products, or any instance where the original installation has been altered or tampered with subsequently by third parties.
a) Unless agreed in writing payment in full must be made on completion of the specified works to Striking Iron
b) Stage payments will be requested by prior arrangement where planned works take longer than 5 days. We reserve the right to request from you stage payments in the instance where works take longer than 5 days.
9. Personal Data:
a) We will retain information on our electronic accountancy software Quickbooks/Intuit for the purposes of invoicing and sending infrequent, informative emails compliance with applicable Data Protection legislation.
10. Dispute Resolution:
a) In the event of a dispute, mediation is to be the preferred method of resolution.