Terms & Conditions
Standard Terms & Conditions
1. Installation Work:
a) All electrical installation work will comply with BS7671: 2018 18th Edition and any amendments in force at the time of the works.
b) All electrical 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 circuits, 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.
d) Unless stated otherwise, all cables will be concealed by chasing into the building fabric or concealed in building voids, under floors, etc. Where impracticable, cabling will be neatly surface run, either clipping direct or housed in trunking / conduit.
e) Where carpet or flooring coverings may require lifting to allow concealed installation work, no charge is made for this service, with best endeavors 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 affect a fully satisfactory reinstatement.
f) Where agreed beforehand, chases to walls, etc. will be re-filled as best possible. However, final finishing of skim coat plaster and final decoration is excluded.
g) All endeavors will be made to undertake installation work to a clean standard, using dustsheets and dust pan & brush as necessary.
h) Water and Power is expected to be provided by the client
a) Clearing and / or moving of furniture and other items blocking access to work areas are not included.
b) Except where detailed, builders work (creating of holes larger than 100mm diameter, creating of support structures, etc.) are not included, except as outlined in 1d, e and f above.
c) Re-decoration and final making good is excluded from quoted costs, unless specifically detailed as included.
d) 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 08.30 – 16.30 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 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) The client is responsible for ensuring that the property is insured for the duration of the installation work.
a) Dale Montague Electrical LTD 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 Dale Montague Electrical LTD 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 Dale Montague Electrical LTD
b) Payment terms are 30 days from the date of the invoice
c) Stage payments will be requested by prior arrangement where planned works take longer than 7 days. We reserve the right to request from you stage payments in the instance where works take longer than 7 days.
9. Dispute Resolution:
a) In the event of a dispute, mediation is to be the preferred method of resolution.