Notice of Consumer Rights. General Plumbing and Air Conditioning herein referred to as Company, is a Florida corporation named General Plumbing and Air Conditioning, Inc. Contractors are required by law to be licensed by the State Construction Industry Licensing Board. Any questions concerning a contractor may be referred to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, 1940 N. Monroe St., Tallahassee, FL 32399.
ACCORDING TO FLORIDA’S CONSTRUCTION LIEN LAW (SECTIONS 713.001-713.37, FLORIDA STATUTES), THOSE WHO WORK ON YOUR PROPERTY OR PROVIDE MATERIALS AND SERVICES AND ARE NOT PAID IN FULL HAVE A RIGHT TO ENFORCE THEIR CLAIM FOR PAYMENT AGAINST YOUR PROPERTY. THIS CLAIM IS KNOWN AS A CONSTRUCTION LIEN. IF YOUR CONTRACTOR OR A SUBCONTRACTOR FAILS TO PAY SUBCONTRACTORS, SUB-SUBCONTRACTORS, OR MATERIAL SUPPLIERS, THOSE PEOPLE WHO ARE OWED MONEY MAY LOOK TO YOUR PROPERTY FOR PAYMENT, EVEN IF YOU HAVE ALREADY PAID YOUR CONTRACTOR IN FULL. IF YOU FAIL TO PAY YOUR CONTRACTOR, YOUR CONTRACTOR MAY ALSO HAVE A LIEN ON YOUR PROPERTY. THIS MEANS IF A LIEN IS FILED YOUR PROPERTY COULD BE SOLD AGAINST YOUR WILL TO PAY FOR LABOR, MATERIALS, OR OTHER SERVICES THAT YOUR CONTRACTOR OR A SUBCONTRACTOR MAY HAVE FAILED TO PAY. TO PROTECT YOURSELF, YOU SHOULD STIPULATE IN THIS CONTRACT THAT BEFORE ANY PAYMENT IS MADE, YOUR CONTRACTOR IS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE YOU WITH A WRITTEN RELEASE OF LIEN FROM ANY PERSON OR COMPANY THAT HAS PROVIDED TO YOU A “NOTICE TO OWNER.” FLORIDA’S CONSTRUCTION LIEN LAW IS COMPLEX, AND IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU CONSULT AN ATTORNEY.
Terms and Conditions: Responsibilities of Customer - Conditions and Limitations: It shall be the responsibility of Customer to inform Company of all defective conditions on the property, including, but not limited to improper or faulty plumbing, deteriorated or defective pipes, acids or other hazardous chemicals in the drain system, defective roofing and prior work performed by other companies or individuals. In the event Company discovers any defective conditions, in addition to the foregoing defective conditions, Customer agrees to hold Company harmless as to Company discovered conditions, including, but not limited to, lines that are settled or broken, existing illegal conditions, pre-existing conditions and hidden defects.
Protection of Customer's Property: Customer agrees to remove and/or protect any personal property, inside and outside, including but not limited to carpets, rugs, shrubs and plantings, and Company shall not be responsible for said items. Except for the intentional acts by Company, Customer shall hold Company harmless for the natural consequences of Company's work which may cause damage to improvements to real property including, but not limited to, curbs, sidewalks, driveways, garages, patios, landscaping, irrigation systems, wallpaper, drywall, stucco, tile, cabinets, flooring, and other appurtenances to the residence or other real property. It is the Customer's responsibility to keep all gates and doors closed for children and animals.
Payment Terms: Company does not provide itemized breakdown of labor and material for lump sum contract work. Company will provide an itemize list of materials used to perform the work upon written request. The entire invoice is due upon completion of the described work unless a prior agreement has been made between the Customer and Company. Any payment not received within 30 days from completion is subject to interest up to the highest amount allowed by law until paid. Customer agrees that it shall pay all expenses incurred by Company for the collection of any delinquent accounts including, but not limited to, actual attorney's fees, filing fees and costs. Any and all disputes arising out of the work related to this contract shall be held in Palm Beach County, Florida.
Limited Warranty: company warrants all work to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for a period of up to one (1) year from completion unless otherwise stated in writing on the face hereof. Drain stoppages of any kind do not have a warranty period. Material manufactures may provide warranty separate from those of Company and those warranties are not the liability of Company. All warranties are void if payment is not made when due. Warrantees extend only to Customer and are not transferable. If a defect in materials or workmanship covered by this warranty occurs, Company will, with reasonable promptness during regular business hours, remedy the defect. In no event shall company be held liable for water or other damage caused by any delay in remedying a defect. To obtain warranty performance, notify Company of any defect or claim for breach at the address or phone number on the face of the contract.
Exclusions and Limitations: Customer's right to repair and replacement are the exclusive remedies and Company shall be liable for incidental or consequential damages resulting from the materials provided for in this contract. Company is not responsible for the following, which are excluded from the coverage of this limited warranty: 1. Defective conditions listed under the above 'Responsibilities of Customer'. 2. Work performed by or materials installed by others. 3. Defects or failures from mistreatment or neglect. 4. Other than gross negligence or intentional misconduct by Company, body injury or property damage arising out of actual, alleged or threatened emission, discharge, dispersal, seepage, migration, release or escape of pollutants whereas pollutant being any noise, solid, semi solid, liquid, gaseous for thermal irritant or content equipment, including biological and etiological agents or materials. 5. Other than gross negligence or intentional misconduct by Company, loss or damage involving in any way the actual or potential presence of mold, mildew or fungi of any kind whatsoever, whether or not directly or indirectly caused by or resulting from any peril caused by the Company. 6. Claims for any damages that exceeded the lesser amount of $100,000 or the maximum available insurance coverage of the Company. 7. Subrogation of Company's insurer by Customer's insurer.
This limited warranty is the only express warranty Company provides, implied warranties including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, are limited to duration of ninety (90) days from the date of completion.
Entire Agreement: This is the entire agreement. The parties are not bound by any oral expression or representation by any agent purporting to act for, or on their behalf, or by any commitment or arrangement not set forth herein. The agreement binds jointly and severally all signing as Customer, their heirs, representatives, successors, and assignees.
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