Healthy Lawn Care Agreement
The Client hereby engages the Contractor (Native Outdoor Care) to perform lawn care services at the address mentioned on the form according to the scope of the work detailed and priced on the Healthy Lawn Care Package which is attached here and forms part of this Healthy Lawn Care Agreement.
1. Any additional work required by the Client or proposed by the Contractor which is not specified on the Lawn Care Package shall be quoted for separately and when completed added to the invoice.
2. Invoices shall be issued at the time of service. The Contractor reserves the right to suspend services if payments are not made on time.
3. Obligations of the Contractor
3.1. The Contractor shall provide all labor, equipment and supplies required to perform the services and undertakes to properly maintain all equipment so that work is performed timeously and to a professional standard. 3.2. The Contractor shall carry insurance and have valid licenses as may be required by law to perform the services as outlined in this agreement.
3.3.If services cannot be carried out by the Contractor on any specified day, such a service shall be rescheduled as soon as possible by mutual agreement, failing which the cost of all missed services shall be deducted from the invoice.
4. Obligations of the Client
4.1. The Client need not be present during service calls and hereby grants permission to the Contractor and shall facilitate entry to access the property on scheduled or otherwise agreed service days during the local hours of 7am to 7pm.
4.2. The Client shall be responsible for the removal of any objects e.g. toys, furniture, etc... that will hinder the Contractor in performing under this agreement.
4.3. The Client shall keep all pets secured inside a building or fenced area and shall keep people away from the Contractor's area of work for the safety of all parties concerned whilst the Contractor is performing services. 4.4. The Client shall notify the Contractor in writing of any plants that are particularly rare or are a collector's item and their approximate replacement costs. The Contractor reserves the right not to perform any services in close proximity to such plants.
4.5. The Client shall be responsible for the day-to-day care of the lawn as recommended by the Contractor and which are not part of the services outlined on the Lawn Care Schedule.
5.1. The Contractor shall not be held liable for damage to items on or below the lawn surface which are not clearly visible or marked such as cables, wires, pipes or sprinkler components.
5.2. The Contractor shall be liable for damage caused to plants if such damage was caused by willful negligence or improper operation of equipment. Liability shall be limited to the replacement of the plant by the Contractor.
5.3. The Contractor shall not be liable for the poor health or lack of performance of turf or plants beyond the scope of the service(s) contracted for, or in any event where the Client does not provide appropriate or proper care for turf or plants.
5.4. The Contractor shall be liable for any damage to the lawn or plants due to the incorrect application or choice of pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers. Liability shall be limited to the replacement of the plant(s) by the Contractor.
6. Whole Agreement
This Lawn Care Agreement and Lawn Care Package (attached) constitute the sole and entire Agreement between the parties with regard to the subject matter hereof and the parties waive the right to rely on any alleged expressed or implied provision not contained therein. Either party may terminate this Agreement in its entirety or amend the services detailed on the Lawn Care Schedule.