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The Gardener Terms of Service
Ultimate 24/7 Snow Plowing Service Contract Terms & Conditions 2016/17
All individual snowfalls of cm or more will be cleared. Snow removal services will be provided on a 24 hours/day, 7 days/week basis from November 1, 2016 thru April 15, 2017. Please Note: Due to potential holiday staffing shortages, response times on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, New Years Day and Family Day may be slower than normal.
Areas to be cleared include: . Please Note: Areas not included in this description can be added at a reasonable additional cost. Please contact the office for pricing.
Snow clearing will commence following the end of light and moderate snowfalls. In the event of a major snow storm, trucks will be dispatched during the storm and make repeat visits to clear the snow as road and weather conditions permit.
If necessary, trucks will return to clear the Municipal Snow Plow ridge at the base of the driveway. Snow plow ridges will only be cleared during snowfalls and a maximum of one time after the snowfall ceases. Snow plow ridges will not be cleared on days when it does not snow.
The Gardener* is not responsible for ice removal and/or applying salt or other de-icing products. We strongly recommend that you keep salt or other de-icing products available and apply as needed to melt ice build-up or other slippery conditions caused by freezing rain, melting, freeze/thaw, poor drainage or other conditions. Any slip & fall accidents on your property are your responsibility, The Gardener* does not accept any liability.
The Gardener* is not responsible for clearing snowdrifts or drifting snow caused by high winds on days when there has been no snow accumulation. If you require snow fence to be installed, please call our office to inquire if this service is available and for pricing.
Any special or repeat visits caused by conditions out of the control of The Gardener* may be billed additionally to this contract but only after the client agrees to a fair and reasonable charge. Examples include clearing snow drifts caused by high winds, returning to a site where access was not possible due to parked cars, construction etc.
This service agreement is a flat rate snow plowing contract, it is independent of weather conditions and/or snowfall accumulations. Staff, equipment and other infrastructure must be maintained regardless of snow accumulations to ensure service can be provided when necessary.
Due to the nature of this type of work, please understand that you may incur some inconvenience during periods of snow. The Gardener* cannot be liable if you are delayed in accessing or exiting your property. We do our best to time the services provided overnight however that is only possible if it snows at night. Weather forecasting has improved dramatically but it is still not an exact science, some snowfalls are somewhat of a surprise or don’t cease when they are forecasted to. We will do everything possible to ensure your services are provided in a consistent and professional manner and we request that you communicate with our staff in a courteous and respectful manner.
While we make ever effort to provide our snow clearing services without causing property damage, we do carry proper Commercial Liability insurance to cover damage that is legitimately our fault. The Gardener* cannot however be held liable for: damages caused to surfaces that are uneven or non level, pre-existing conditions or damage, unmarked objects, objects hidden or covered by snow, frost heaves, any cracking in surfaces caused by poor installation or settling/compaction of the base layer. Please install adequate stakes to mark any curbs or other objects that could be hidden by snow accumulation prior to the first snowfall and notify The Gardener* in advance so we can properly note this on our route list. If you require stakes to be installed for you at a reasonable rate, please call The Gardener prior to frost entering the ground.
In the event that you wish to cancel your contract for any reason during the coverage period please note the following cancellation terms: cancellation must be made during business hours via live conversation or email and requires a minimum of 48 hours notice, 25% of the total contract amount is retained by The Gardener*, the refund of the remaining 75% will be calculated using a declining per diem formula whereby the remaining amount is divided by the total number of days covered by the contract. The refund will only cover the portion not to be covered.
Please note that while we make every effort possible not to displace loose gravel or stone for Gravel driveways, due to the nature of the snow clearing operations it is possible. We will do our best to minimize this, however, clean up and replacement of gravel will be the responsibility of the client, not The Gardener*. If you would like a quote in the Spring to redistribute any displaced gravel, please contact the office.
For safety reasons and to avoid damage to the homes of clients with inclined driveways of more than 15 degrees, The Gardener reserves the right to charge a reasonable additional amount or in extreme cases cancel the contract. If the contract is terminated the client will receive a full refund within 10 business days.
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LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
THE GARDENER SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGE ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES. THESE EXCLUSIONS FOR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES INCLUDE, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA, LOSS OF GOODWILL, WORK STOPPAGE, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, OR ANY OTHER COMMERCIAL DAMAGES OR LOSSES, EVEN IF THE GARDENER HAD BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF AND REGARDLESS OF THE LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY UPON WHICH THE CLAIM IS BASED. BECAUSE SOME PROVINCES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH PROVINCES OR JURISDICTIONS, THE GARDENER’S LIABILITY IN SUCH PROVINCE OR JURISDICTION SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
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