Standard Terms & Conditions

1. Installation Work:

(a) All electrical installation work will comply with BS7671:2011 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 endeavors will be made to undertake installation work to a clean standard.

2. Exclusions:

(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 30mm 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.
(e) Hire or use of specialist plant/contractors.
(f) Hire use of plant, access equipment.
(g) Anything not mentioned above.

3. Extras and Variations:

(a) All extras and variations must be agreed in writing prior to commencement.

4. Pricing:

(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 08:00 hrs. – 17:00 hrs. Monday to Friday inclusive. Work required outside these hours may attract out of hours premium rates if they have not been reasonably allowed for.
(c) Any additional work not covered in our quoted costs will attract additional time charge rate of £40.00 per hour plus materials cost and VAT.
(d) 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 BS7671:2011

(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:

(a) The risk in all goods supplied shall pass to the Client upon delivery.
(b) All goods supplied shall remain property of Elmecom Ltd until all sums due have been paid in full.
(c) Commercial, Industrial and Domestic Electrical Condition Reports, Installation Certificates and Part P certificates will remain the property of Elmecom and will only be issued once payment has been received unless otherwise agreed in writing prior.

7. Warranty:

(a) Elmecom Ltd warrants its installation work to be defect free for a period of 5 years from invoice date. Such cover does not extend to goods not supplied by Elmecom Ltd, physical damage to products, or any instance where the original installation has been altered or tampered with subsequently by third parties. Accessories are subject to manufacturer’s warranty after a period of twelve months.

8. Payment:

(a) Unless agreed in writing payment in full must be made on completion of the specified works. Or within 24 hours of invoicing of agreed stage payments. The client will be notified prior to and after an invoice has been sent.
(b) Stage payments will be set for invoices totaling more than £2000.00
(c) A stage payment of 35% of the finalized quoted sum is required within 2 weeks of the agreed phase of the project commencing. A further 40% when circa 60% of the agreed phase of the project is completed. With the final payment on satisfactory completion of the phase of the project. Late payment will attract a late payment penalty of 20% of the remaining total per day.
(d) Deposit payments will be required 3 days before works can commence.
(e) All invoices must be settled with in 30 days of receipt unless agreed in writing prior and agreed.