****Following Terms and Conditions of the agreement are below for Yourself and Royalty Lawn Services. Please read carefully prior to accepting your estimate/service as this contract sets forth the terms of our agreement and provides important information about the contractor, the work to be performed, and the Owner/Agents obligations.*****
Lawn Maintenance Terms & Conditions
Estimate/Invoice Serves as a Service Contract
Royalty Lawn Services & Junk Removal shall perform work in accordance with the written terms contained or referred to in this agreement Royalty Lawn Services & Junk Removal reserves the right to renegotiate the contract when price or scope of work is affected by changes to any local, state, or federal law, regulation or ordinance that goes into effect after the Agreement is signed. Or changes requested by customer. All employees shall be competent and qualified and shall be United States citizens or legal residents authorized to work in the United States.
Insurance & Liabilities:
Contractor agrees to provide General Liability Insurance, Automotive Liability Insurance, Worker’s Compensation Insurance, and any other insurance required by law. It is understood and agreed that the Contractor is not liable for any damage of any kind that is not caused by the negligence of the Contractor, its agent’s, or employees. Contractor will comply with all licenses and permit requirements of the City, State, and Federal Governments, as well as all other requirements of law.
Payment is due as described on Estimate/Invoice. If payment is not received by the due date on your invoice, the contractor may impose a late fee, withhold service, or upon written or verbal notice cancel service. Client will not receive discount or be refunded for any service day missed due to late or non-payment. Prepaid unused service(s) will remain as a credit on client's account and applied to subsequent service(s) or reimbursed to client upon clients' written request. TIPS will not be applied to client’s account as a credit. Payments not received within fifteen (15) days after the invoice due date are subject to a 10% (50% per annum) late charge, or a minimum of $30.00, whichever contractor applies. Returned/NSF checks/transactions will incur a $40.00 fee. Any payment made with a credit card will be subject to a 3% or more processing fee. Forms of payment accepted: Cash, Check, Money Order, Master Card, Visa & PayPal, Venmo, Cashapp, Zelle.
Under the Mechanics Lien Law (chapter 53.001-53.239) any contractor, subcontractor, laborer, supplier or other person who helps to improve your property, but is not paid for his work or supplies, has the right to enforce claim against your property. The contractor shall receive payment for service(s) rendered. The fee per service is guaranteed for the term of the agreement and may be adjusted by the contractor upon 24-hour written notice to Client.
Any dissatisfaction with the contractor's work or performance shall be immediately (within 48 hours) brought to the attention of the contractor. The contractor will then be given the opportunity to remedy or correct any dissatisfaction. The contractor shall provide such remedies as soon as possible, within the original scope of work agreed upon above. Damages that are caused by the contractor and/or staff of contractor during the performance of the above services must be reported to contractor's office within forty-eight (48) hours of the service date. Upon notification of damage(s) the contractor will assess the damage and determine possible cause and responsibility of contractor. If it is determined that the contractor is at fault, repairs shall be the sole responsibility of the contractor. Repairs made by entities other than the contractor will not be the financial responsibility of the contractor, unless previously authorized by contractor. Vehicular or mechanical damage not caused by the contractor and/or staff of contractor, vandalism, fire, improper drainage, insufficient watering, and/or acts of God are not the responsibility of the contractor.
Service changes, date changes, temporary suspension of services, and/or alterations of specified pre-agreed services must be received by our office at least twenty-four to forty-eight (24-48) hours prior to scheduled service. Termination of lawn service will only be accepted in writing-by mail, email, text, or fax; verbal termination will not be accepted.
On non-weather permitting days, services(s) will be performed on the next business day or as scheduling will allow. If contractor arrives at client's service address and is unable to perform above agreed upon service(s) due to inaccessibility (i.e. locked gate, street closure, other service providers present, etc.), client will be charged 10% up-to full service price due to time & fuel expenditures. Client must have lawn free of pet droppings when contractor is scheduled to service lawn, or customer will be charged a $5.00 equipment clean-up fee per visit. Contractor is not responsible for items left lying in yard i.e. toys, leashes, dog chains/cables). Contractor's staff will make every reasonable attempt to close any gates opened for services; however, contractor does not assume any liability if a gate is left open. If a leaf or lawn clean-up is required to perform a scheduled service, an additional charge of $40.00 per man/per hour will apply. All underground lines, cables, vaults, or any other below grade areas must be clearly marked by client prior to certain services being performed.
The methods utilized by the contractor in the completion and execution of the contracted work shall be at the sole discretion of the contractor. Our methods are critical in maintaining a standard of high-quality workmanship and efficient operation, which in turn allows us to maintain competitive pricing for our clients.
Pledge of Excellence:
It is the intention and commitment Royalty Lawn Services & Junk Removal to provide high quality, reliable, and affordable grounds maintenance services for each of our customers. Without an excellent customer base, our business would not be possible. We understand the importance of being an honest and reliable service provider and make it our constant goal to exceed that standard. We feel that this commitment to excellence has been the number one contributing factor in our growth and success.
Terms of Contract:
In the event of legal action to collect a past due account, Client agrees to pay all collection costs, attorney's fees, and court costs.
Modifications to this Agreement:
Royalty Lawn Services & Junk Removal reserves the right to amend the above terms and conditions at any time. Royalty Lawn Services & Junk Removal reserves the right to discontinue services immediately due to late or unpaid bills. Any changes and/or modifications to this Contract must be made in writing.
Photo & Media Release(1-5):
1) Client hereby grants Royalty Lawn Services & Junk Removal permission to use there likeness & property in a photograph, video, or other digital media (“photo”) in any and all of its publications, including web-based publications, without payment or other consideration.
2) Client understands and agrees that all photos will become the property of Royalty Lawn Services & Junk Removal and will not be returned.
3) Client hereby irrevocably authorizes Royalty Lawn Services & Junk Removal to edit, alter, copy, exhibit, publish, or distribute these photos for any lawful purpose. In addition, Client waives any right to inspect or approve the finished product wherein my likeness appears. Additionally, client waives any right to royalties or other compensation arising or related to the use of the photo.
4) Client hereby hold harmless, release, and forever discharges Royalty Lawn Services & Junk Removal from all claims, demands, and causes of action which Royalty Lawn Services & Junk Removal, their heirs, representatives, executors, administrators, or any other persons acting on their behalf or on behalf of their company have or may have by reason of this authorization.
5) CLIENT HAS READ AND UNDERSTOOD THE ABOVE PHOTO RELEASE. CLIENT AFFIRMS THAT THEY ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE.
By approving this Estimate/Invoice you authorize and agree to pay for the above services, have read and acknowledged the terms of the service agreement/contract, and agree to the terms and conditions in this Service Agreement.