The price estimated is strictly net and is based on current costs of equipment, materials and labour.
The tender may be accepted at any time within a period of 30 days
from the date of tender and if not accepted within such a period shall
lapse. In the event of the tender being accepted within such a period of
30 days the contractor reserves the right to take account of any
variations in the costs of equipment, materials or labour after a period
of 30 days from the date of tender.
The contractor may make in certain circumstances an extra charge in
respect of any period of time during which he is unable to proceed with
the work on account of delays which have arisen through no fault of his.
The tender is based on the work being done during normal working hours.
Unless otherwise stated, the tender does not cover any work by other
trades nor any statutory fees such as fees relating to planning
permission or water regulations.
Any additional work or variation shall be charged on a time and materials basis or be the subject of a separate tender.
Any defects or deficiencies found in an existing building or system
which require to be attended to for satisfactory completion of the
tender work, or to satisfy statutory requirements and not specifically
referred to in tender shall be the responsibility of the customer.If the
customer arranges for any part or the whole of such work to be carried
out by the contractor it shall be subject to a separate tender or be
charged as extra on a time and material basis.In particular in the case
of heating work it shall be the responsibility of the customer to ensure
that all existing flues are in good condition and where it is necessary
for a flue liner to be used that the flue is free from obstruction and
properly swept or cleaned before insertion of the flue liner.
The contractor shall take every care during the carrying out of
the work but the tender does not include renewing flooring or incidental
redecoration subsequent upon the proper execution of the work.In
particular the customer shall remove or be responsible for all floor
coverings, including carpets and lino. Unless otherwise agreed the
contractor shall lift and relay softwood tongued and grooved flooring as
necessary. It is not always possible to avoid minor damage but the
contractor will make every effort to keep this to a minimum.
Drawings Unless expressly otherwise stated where drawings are submitted
with this tender that shall be demonstrative only and are not prepared
to show specifically the type or precise position of construction or
Terms of Payment
Payment will be due on completion of the work and shall be made immediately on completion of the works unless otherwise agreed in writing.
Any progress payments which will become due are detailed in the
tender. In addition to these the contractor has the right to call for a
proportionate progress payment in event of delay to the work due to
circumstances beyond his control.
Interest at current unsecured bank overdraft rate may be charged on overdue accounts.
The contractor shall make every endeavour to carry out the work
within the period stipulated or if no period is stipulated within a
reasonable time but shall not be held responsible for any delay, loss or
damage arising out of any cause beyond his control.
Because of changes in design or modifications by the manufacturers
or through lack of availability the contractor may not be able to supply
the equipment originally specified. In such event he shall be regarded
as satisfactorily completing the contract if he supplies with the
agreement of the customer a satisfactory and reasonable alternative item
and the price is adjusted accordingly.
Ownership All materials, appliances and fitments and other goods shall
become the property of the customer only upon full payment being made.
Risks The contractor shall be responsible for equipment, materials
and labour supplied by him during the course of work, but shall not be
liable to replace equipment already installed or re-do work already
carried out by him which may have been destroyed, damaged or stolen in
circumstances where he is not at fault.
The contractor guarantees that all goods and materials supplied by
him if ordered by description and/or specification shall correspond to
The contractor guarantees that all materials supplied by him will be
of merchantable quality and reasonably fit for the particular purpose
for which they were purchased. But this guarantee does not extend (a) if
the goods were examined by, the customer before fitting, to defects
which that examination ought to have revealed or (b) to defects pointed
out to the customer before supply or (c) where the customer does not or
it is unreasonable for him to rely on the skill or judgement of the
The contractor will make good any defects due to bad workmanship and
repair or replace any defective materials or goods supplied provided
that any defects are brought to his notice within twelve months of
completion of the work. But this guarantee does not extend to:
any drawings or designs prepared by persons other than the
contractor or any suppliers and any extra work necessary caused by
defects in such drawings or designs shall be charged as an extra under
Clause 1 (h).
any loss or damage direct or indirect nor to any extra work entailed
due to the apparatus being put into operation by the customer or at his
request before it s handed over for beneficial use..
any consequential loss or damage caused directly or indirectly by
any defects in any articles or materials not manufactured by him except
in case of negligence or breach of contract.
These guarantees are given subject to the State of Goods Act, 1979 and the Unfair Contract Terms Act, 1977.
Guarantee will become void if payment is not received in full within 2 weeks of completion.
Fair Trading, Conciliation and Arbitration The contractor undertakes to adhere to the Industry’s Code of Fair Trading, Conciliation and Arbitration.