AREA1 Tree Surgery T&C

Terms and Conditions

Tree Surgery Terms & Conditions

  1. This quotation is based on digging into soil. Any digging into reactive soil, rock tree roots,
    building rubble or similar is a variation and may incur additional charges at the nominated rate.
  2. Any damage to underground utilities, pipes, gas, electricity, sewer or pool pipes etc. are the sole
    responsibility of the customer unless an EXACT plan of utilities is given to the installer. You can
    obtain these plans from Dial Before You Dig on 1100 prior to work commencing.
  3. AREA1 Group (Aust) Pty Ltd accepts no responsibility for any damage to plants, trees shrubs or
    grass while erecting fences. Fence lines need to have clear access of 600mm.
  4. It is the customer’s responsibility to obtain all necessary council or government approval where
    applicable.
  5. The customer is responsible for the exact location of the fence. Our Installers will discuss fence
    location prior to commencing work.
  6. The customer is responsible for levelling the ground before installation starts to avoid gaps under
    the fence or if the fence is built following ground level, variations in finished height may occur.
  7. It is the customer’s responsibility to fill any gaps under the fence and to supply and install
    suitable fabric, drainage and backfill after retaining wall construction and an appropriate curing
    time for concrete.
  8. Additional dump fees will apply if the Customer requests the disposal of any trees, bushes
    shrubs, vines, wire or rubbish cleared or concrete / rock broken up to install the fence otherwise
    removal and disposal is the Customers responsibility. We are unable to remove soil from sites and
    material excavated from post holes will be neatly spread around the area.
  9. Removal of the old fence means only material used in the construction of the old fence and
    above ground materials only. It does not include cutting, trees, bushes, vines, wire, fibro, etc. which
    had grown over the fence and was needed to be cleared to install the fence.
  10. All final payments are to be made in full on completion, including any extra costs, by the person
    named on the quote.
  11. All guarantees and warranties offered by AREA1 Group (Aust) Pty Ltd are void unless payment
    is made in full on completion.
  12. Cheques are to be made payable to AREA1 Group (Aust) Pty Ltd.
  13. All materials remain the property of AREA1 Group (Aust) Pty Ltd until all accounts are paid in
    full.
  14. AREA1 Group (Aust) Pty Ltd may enter upon the customer’s premise or elsewhere at any time
    including buildings, removing any locks or take all such action to gain entry to take possession of
    and remove any goods and materials for which payment has not been received and in which
    property has not passed from AREA1 Group (Aust) Pty Ltd. The customer agrees that AREA1 Group
    (Aust) Pty Ltd will not be responsible for any damage in obtaining the goods and will keep
    indemnified against any claims at all times.
  15. Any costs associated with collecting outstanding accounts are to be paid by the debtor and the
    Customer agrees that information may be given to a Credit Reporting Agency for the purposes of
    creating and maintaining credit information (Privacy Act 1988). In the event where your overdue
    account is referred to a collection agency and/or law firm, you will be liable for all costs which
    would be incurred as if the debt is collected in full, including legal demands costs.
  16. It is the customer’s responsibility to ensure that the details given on this quote are correct and
    correctly describes the work to be done. The work will be carried out in accordance with this quote
    and any variations will be an extra cost.
  17. All workmanship is guaranteed for 12 months or other period as required by statute. Damage
    to gates/fitting caused by wind, misuse or wear and tear is not covered by warranty.
  18. Any installation date given is subject to change without notice.
  19. Fences will not be erected in wet weather; therefore, will result in delays in installation and
    delays in anticipated start dates.
  20. The customer is to supply water and electricity needed for the erection of the fence.
  21. The customer shall pay a 25% deposit on placement of the order. The customer is entitled to a
    five (5) day cooling-off period. This cooling-off period expires five (5) days after the date of deposit.
    The customer is to make a progress payment on commencement of the installation of the fence and
    final balance on completion.
  22. Pool safe means that fencing will be constructed in accordance with Clause 2.3.4 & Figure
    2.3(B) of AS 1926.1 – 2007. The customer is to organise and maintain temporary fencing as
    required.
  23. Additional charges will apply if job is changed or modified after delivery.
  24. Reasonable operating costs will be deducted from deposit / progress payments if job is
    cancelled after materials are packed or delivered. Transport costs are at an hourly rate as
    nominated by the carrier.

Tree Surgery Statutory Warranties

  1. The work will be performed in a workmanlike manner in accordance with the details in the quote.
  2. All materials supplied by the contractor will be new and fit for the purpose intended.
  3. The work will comply with the South Australian Fences Act 1975 and other laws.
  4. The work will be done with due diligence and within the time set out in the contract (if any).