1. Installation Work:

  1. All electrical installation work will comply with BS7671:2008 and any amendments in force at the time of the works.
  2. All electrical installation work will comply with applicable Building Regulations in force at the time of the works.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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 effect a fully satisfactory reinstatement.
  6. All endeavors will be made to undertake installation work to a clean standard, using dust sheets and vacuum cleaning equipment as necessary.

2. Exclusions:

  1. Clearing and / or moving of furniture and other items blocking access to work areas are not included.
  2. Except where detailed, builders work (creating of holes larger than 50mm diameter, creating of support structures, etc. are not included.
  3. Re-decoration and final making good is excluded from quoted costs, unless specifically detailed.
  4. Removal from site and disposal of rubble, fittings, wiring, materials, general waste and packaging is not included.
  5. Following isolation of circuits and distribution boards Optimse Electrics will not be held responsible for equipment and machinery starting correctly.
  6. High level access and specialized plant hire is excluded from our standard quotes. Additional charges will be incurred to the hire of such equipment.
  7. Where parking charges and travelling costs are incurred at specific sites additional charges may be made to cover these costs.
  8. When Inspection & testing work is carried out, due to operational restrictions certain test may not be conducted. These will be highlighted in the limitations of the inspection report.

3. Extras and Variations:

  1. All extras and variations must be agreed in writing prior to commencement.

4. Pricing:

  1. The costs quoted assume continuous and unhindered access to the site by prior arrangement with you.
  2. 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.
  3. Any additional work not covered in our quoted costs will attract additional time charge plus materials cost.
  4. 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:

  1. 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:

  1. The risk in all goods supplied shall pass to the Client upon delivery.
  2. All goods supplied shall remain property of Optimise Electrics until all sums due have been paid in full.

7. Warranty:

  1. Optimise Electrics 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 Optimise Electrics, physical damage to products, or any instance where the original installation has been altered or tampered with subsequently by third parties.
  2. It is the client’s responsibility to ensure that all problems / concerns relating to an installation, repair, maintenance or test are reported to Optimise Electrics in writing within 14 days of completion.  After this period we will not be held responsible.

8. Payment:

  1. Unless agreed in writing payment in full must be made on completion of the specified works.
  2. For extended work that is carried out stage payments will be requested with the final payment to be made on completion of work.
  3. If a stage payment has been requested and invoiced by Optimise Electrics delay in payment will result in non continuation of outstanding work.
  4. Optimise Electrics will retain electrical certificates until final payments have been made.
  5. Installation work that requires registration with building control will not be registered until final payment has been made.
  6. Call outs & reactive works will be charged at an initial call out rate then half hourly rates there after and additional materials used. Call outs outside normal working hours Monday – Friday 08.00hrs – 17.00hrs will be charged at premium rates.

Contract terms are not automatically sent on approval of work. Non request of contract terms is based on that the “client” has read and accepted our terms and conditions. Contract terms can be printed and provided if requested.