Terms and conditions
The followings terms of agreement form part of the agreement, wherein we - the contractor, undertake to install a Tile/Slate roof, GRP/Three layer felt system, roof repair, etc as stated in the quotation. For the purpose of these terms and conditions reference to "we", "us" and "our" refer to ALD Roofing the contractor submitting this quotation, and reference to "you" and "your" means the customer/client whose details are listed in this quotation.
ALD Roofing will provide free of charge written quotations to clients for works requested.
Surveys are generally carried out free of charge - subject to certain conditions! Some surveys or quotes may be chargeable. For example, ALL properties that are on the market, either for sale, sale pending, sold subject to contract etc. The price for these surveys / quotes is a standard rate of £150. Insurance quotes will also be charged at £150.
This amount is fully refundable, if we are later instructed by you to carry out any of the required works.
QUOTATION is works carried out as cost quoted unless the client/customer specifies extra work.
ESTIMATE is cost estimated for works, which may be subject to change if unknown conditions arise.
Instructions detailing acceptance for client is required in writing before works commence, either written letter or via email. We require written acceptance 7 days prior to the works commencement date, within this 7 day period the client has the right to cancel the order.
The contract between ALD Roofing and the client is valid for 8 - 12 weeks from the quotation date. After this time, it may be necessary to re-quote due to increase cost of materials.
After written acceptance of Quotation has been received by ALD Roofing, if materials or labour cost increases are incurred by ALD Roofing, this will not be passed on to the client if written acceptance is made within 8 - 12 weeks of Quotation date.
Where possible, the works will commence on the date agreed and will be completed in most cases, subject to weather, within a reasonable timescale. Where detailed dates for commencement are presented, the contractor reserves the right to re-schedule works where delays have been incurred through adverse weather.
Once works are commenced if you delay completion or hinder progress of the work through lack of access to the property, we - the contractor will be entitled to charge reasonable costs for expenses that have been incurred through your action.
ALD Roofing cannot be held responsible for extension of specified times on contracts due to delays caused by additional instruction by the client, third parties, unavailability of materials from third parties, adverse weather conditions, explosions or circumstances beyond our control, *force majeure.
Any materials on site in conjunction with each contract remain the property of ALD Roofing, until payment is made in full.
All materials of works damaged by third parties remain the responsibility of the client whilst works are in progress. Client must pay for any damage/loss of materials or works by third parties unless valid proof is produced that ALD Roofing have been negligent.
You agree to give us all necessary access to your property so that we can undertake the work to the agreed schedule. If access is required to your neighbour`s or adjacent property, it is your responsibility to obtain written permission and provide us - the contractor with a copy prior the commencement of works. You also agree to facilitate the use of all mains services including electricity and water so that we can carry out the works.
LOCAL PLANNING / BUILDING CONTROL CONCENT:
If any planning authorisation is required for the work, this should be obtained by you prior to the commencement of the contract (if not included in this quotation).
Current Part L regulations require thermal insulation values to be upgraded to meet minimum Government standards when either:
- A flat roof is installed to a new building or newly built extension;
- Where the old "decking" is removed from an existing roof prior to the new flat roof being installed.
Should you choose not to upgrade to the recommended insulation / thermal value, you hereby confirm that you do so entirely at your own risk and absolve ALD Roofing from all liability therein.
All invoices are total amount payable and are due for payment within 7 - 14 days of invoice date unless otherwise agreed.
Any invoices unpaid 40 days after invoice date will be subject to an interest charge of 2% above base.
All invoice amounts payable are VAT FREE, Alex Doe the owner of ALD Roofing is a sole trader and not VAT registered
Payments can be made either by Bank transfer, Cash or Cheque payable to Alex Doe. Payment details can be found on the invoice.
ALD Roofing carry full Public Liability Insurances, Health & Safety Policy and Risk Assessments where necessary.
Public Liability Insurance of £1,000,000
Guarantees issued by ALD Roofing will be honoured for a period of up to 10 years starting from the date on the receipt the customer receives after making payment. Guarantees are only valid for the named customer on the invoice/receipt and cannot be passed on to future owners of the property. In the unlikely event of any issues regarding the works carried out, ALD Roofing must be given the chance to rectify any problems. ALD Roofing reserves the right to void any Guarantees if any work/damage is done by the owner or a third-party prior to ALD Roofing finishing the project. ALD Roofing is not responsible for any breakages or issues beyond our control.
ALD Roofing are very conscientious of our work and would like the opportunity to take photographs of various aspects of works completed. If you object to photographs being taken of your roof when completed, please inform our office in writing. These photographs may be used for ALD Roofing advertising, but be rest assured that no details will ever be revealed as to the identity of the building.