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GOOCH PROPERTY MAINTENANCE

Terms & Conditions of Quotations

In these terms and conditions, the “PROPRIETOR” shall mean GOOCH PROPERTY MAINTENANCE and the “CUSTOMER” shall mean the PROPRIETOR, firm or person who accepts a quotation issued by GOOCH PROPERTY MAINTENANCE.

 

1. All quoted prices include GST.

2. Quotation valid for thirty days (and may be withdrawn at any time).

3. Written acceptance of the quotation by the CUSTOMER must be received by the PROPRIETOR prior to commencement of the quoted works.

4. Quotation subject to final inspection by the PROPRIETOR to confirm scope of works.

5. The CUSTOMER will provide the access necessary to complete the quoted works at no cost to the PROPRIETOR (unless otherwise agreed).

6. The CUSTOMER will provide the power and water supply necessary to complete the quoted works at no cost to the PROPRIETOR (unless otherwise agreed).

7. Invoices to be issued by the PROPRIETOR upon practical completion and payable by the CUSTOMER within fourteen days (unless otherwise agreed). The PROPRIETOR will inform the CUSTOMER if any progress payments will be necessary before commencement of the quoted works. Should progress payments be necessary, such payments are payable within seven days of being invoiced.

8. Practical completion is defined as when the quoted works are finished except for minor defects or minor omissions that may not have been noticed by the PROPRIETOR prior to the issue of any invoices.

9. Written notification of any defects or omissions in relation to the quoted works must be received by the PROPRIETOR as soon as possible so that the PROPRIETOR may ensure completion of the works as quoted.

10. The existence of minor defects or minor omissions cannot constitute reason for withholding full payment of any invoice (any withheld amount can only be based on the value of any specific defects or omissions).

11. The PROPRIETOR is not liable for any problem that is only revealed when carrying out the quoted works and the PROPRIETOR shall be entitled to suspend work in relation to the quoted works until the problem is resolved by either:

a. The CUSTOMER agreeing that the PROPRIETOR will fix the problem (with the CUSTOMER liable for  the cost of such extra work) before work in relation to the quoted works continues.

b. The CUSTOMER agreeing that they will fix the problem (at no cost to the PROPRIETOR) before work in relation to the quoted works continues.

12. The PROPRIETOR is not liable for any loss or damage resulting from any insufficient or defective foundations or structure not erected by the PROPRIETOR. 

13. All materials are at the risk of the CUSTOMER once delivered to the address where the quoted works are to be carried out (as stated on the quotation).

14. If the quotation is cancelled after written acceptance is received, the CUSTOMER is liable for any materials that have been purchased in relation to the quoted works (including delivery if required).

15. Property in the quoted works does not pass to the CUSTOMER until the quoted works have been paid for in full.

16. The CUSTOMER shall reimburse the PROPRIETOR any expenses incurred in the collection of any overdue or outstanding payments. 

17. The terms of any contractual agreement resulting from acceptance of the quotation are subject to approval by the PROPRIETOR prior to the agreement being entered into.

18. These terms and conditions will not be varied by the CUSTOMER unless agreed to in writing by the PROPRIETOR.