Terms & Conditions
Standard Terms & Conditions
1. Installation Work:
a) All electrical installation work will comply with BS7671: 2018 18th Edition AMD2 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 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 affect a fully satisfactory reinstatement.
f) All endeavours will be made to undertake installation work to a clean standard, using dustsheets and dust pan & brush as necessary.
g) 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 six 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, please take note our bank details are listed on the invoice.
We will exercise our statutory right to claim interest (at 8% over the Bank of England base rate) and compensation for debt recovery costs under the Late Payment legislation if we are not paid according to our agreed terms
c) If payment is not made within 30 days or timeframe given then this will be passed onto our debt collection agency and then onto tribunal
d) 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.
e) Deposits may be requested for large jobs to cover material costs
9. Dispute Resolution:
a) In the event of a dispute, mediation is to be the preferred method of resolution.
10) Complaint Procedure:
Our complaints form can be found on our website www.dme-ltd.co.uk
11) Termination of this Contract
We may bring this Contract to an end if you fail to comply with your obligations under this Contract, within seven days of having been notified by us of the relevant failure. We may also bring this Contract to an end immediately if you are the subject of a petition for a bankruptcy order, or you become insolvent or enter into any composition, scheme or arrangement with your creditors. If you are a corporation or other legal person, we may bring this Contract to an end immediately if a receiver (including an administrative receiver) is appointed over any of your assets or an application is made to appoint an administrator for you. If you are in partnership, we may bring this Contract to an end immediately if the partnership is dissolved. We may also terminate this Contract if any proceedings relating to your insolvency are commenced in any country, We may also terminate this Contract if ther are some other substantial reason such as breakdown in working relationship.
If this Agreement ends for any reason, we will be entitled to remove all of our equipment from your premises or from site. You will remain liable to us for any sums which you have not paid, for all work done up to date of termination and for any other breaches of this Contract.