Terms & Conditions
1. Installation Work:
a) All electrical installation work will comply with BS7671: 2008 Amd 3 and any amendments in force at the time of the works.
b) All electrical installation work will comply with Scottish 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 effect a fully satisfactory reinstatement.
f) All endeavours will be made to undertake installation work to a clean standard, using dustsheets and vacuum cleaning equipment as necessary.
g) Whilst undertaking the installation work at the property, the client is required to provide water and power free of charge
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 50mm diameter, creating of support structures, etc) are not included.
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 unless agreed otherwise.
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 08:00 hrs - 17:00 hrs 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 charges of labour and materials cost.
d) All figures quoted are subject to VAT at the prevailing rate.
e) All figures quoted are valid for a date of 14 days from the date of the estimate or quotation.
5. Deviations from Building Regulations and BS7671: 2015
a) All work where applicable, will be executed fully in compliance with Scottish Building Regulations and BS7671 in force at the time of the work. 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) All goods supplied shall remain property of SB Electrical Services Ltd until all sums due have been paid in full.
c) The client is responsible for ensuring that the property is insured for the duration of the installation work.
a) SB Electrical Services warrants its installation work to be defect free for a period of 6 years from invoice date. Such cover does not extend to goods not supplied by SB Electrical Services, 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 SB Electrical Services Ltd. Invoices will be due for payment 7 days from the day on which we despatch the invoice to you. Any test certificates required, will be issued on receipt of full payment.
b) 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.