Terms and Conditions 

SmartService.ie Cleaning and Maintenance Services

 

SmartService reserves the right to make any changes to any part of these terms and conditions without giving any prior notice.

By ordering SmartService service by telephone, e-mail, fax or it's website the Client agrees to be bound SmartService terms and condition.

  1. REGULAR DOMESTIC AND COMMERCIAL CLEANING SERVICES

    1. Minimum of 2 hours per cleaning visit applies.

    2. SmartService provides regular domestic cleaning at a rate of € 15 per hour, organized on weekly or fortnightly basis.

    3. SmartService reserves the right to suspend cleaning services if monthly payments are missing.

    4. If any estimates of how long it will take our operatives to do the job required are being provided that is only an estimate based on the average time it takes to clean a home or office of similar size to the Client's, it being difficult to estimate precisely how long such tasks may take and that a degree of flexibility may be required.

    5. Client agrees to provide a list of tasks and all cleaning materials and equipment needed for the required work, unless other arrangements have been made with SmartService.  If the Client does not have cleaning materials and asks SmartService - Cleaning to purchase requested items on their behalf, she/he understands that an applicable charge will be assessed.

    6. All cleaning equipment should be safe and in full working order.

    7. Client understands that the price he/she has been quoted does not include anything apart from cleaning and ironing labour.

    8. If an SmartService operative needs to collect keys from a third party's address outside the postal code of the premises where work is to be carried out then a € 10.00 charge will apply.

    9. SmartService – Cleaning and Maintenance will not be responsible for triggering any alarm systems. Customer should give any special instructions for deactivation/activation of any household alarm systems.

    10. SmartService reserves the right not to continue with the job if on inspection, it is found that the material to be cleaned or treated is not suitable for cleaning or treatment. SmartService also will not continue with the job if for example water or power is not available or if there is interference in the work from the Client or any other person.

    11. Cleaner entitle to take picture before and after her work to be used only to disbute any claims for negative reviews by client and used only inside SmartService.ie

 

  1. END OF TENANCY CLEANING/SPRING AND ONE OFF CLEANING/ AFTER BUILDERS CLEANING

    1. SmartService provides end of tenancy, one-off and spring cleaning at a rate starting from € 120 per person for cleaning services.

    2. If any estimates of how long it will take our operatives to do the job required are being provided that is only an estimate based on the average time it takes to clean a property of similar size to the Client's, it being difficult to estimate precisely how long such tasks may take and that a degree of flexibility may be required.

    3. Client agrees to provide a task list and all cleaning detergents and equipment (vacuum cleaner, mop, bucket and portable ladder) required to carry out the service, unless other arrangements have been made.

    4.  If the Client does not have cleaning materials, SmartService will supply them for additional cost. This has to be requested at the time of the booking.

    5. If the Client does not have cleaning materials and equipment, SmartService will supply them for additional € 40 one off delivery charge. This has to be requested at the time of the booking and does not include the cleaning labour.

    6. All cleaning equipment provided by the Client should be safe and in full working order.

    7. The client understands that the price he/she has been quoted is not for a "package deal" and does not include anything apart from cleaning labour.

    8. The End of Tenancy Cleaning, One Off/Spring Cleaning and an After Builders Cleaning do not include cleaning of: walls, ceilings, curtains, exterior windows, balcony, patio, gardens, washing up, laundry and professional carpet and upholstery cleaning.

    9. If an SmartService cleaning and maintenance operative needs to collect keys from a third party's address outside the postal code of the premises where work is to be carried out then a € 10.00 charge will apply.

    10. SmartService – Cleaning and Maintenance will not be responsible for triggering any alarm systems. Customer should give any special instructions for deactivation/activation of any household alarm systems.

    11.  Client is advised that an end of tenancy cleaning may take double the length of the time required for a general cleaning. After Builders Cleaning, After Party Cleaning or Badly neglected homes may take up to three times longer than a well maintained home requiring the same service.

    12. SmartService reserves the right not to continue with the job if on inspection, it is found that the material to be cleaned or treated is not suitable for cleaning or treatment. SmartService.ie also will not continue with the job if for example water or power is not available or if there is interference in the work from the Client or any other person.

 

  1. PAINTING AND RENOVATION SERVICES

  1. All quotations provided are for provisional purposes only

  2. All quotations by SmartService will have to be inspected by our team first to give an estimate price.

  3. Quotations may increase or decrease due to the accuracy of information provided or based on the condition of the areas to be painted

  1. Factors that may increase the cost include water damage, stain blocking, wall repairs, dark colours that need to be blotted out, awkward working heights or difficult to reach areas

  2. Painting quotations are normally based on the usage of Crown, Fleetwood, Johnston’s or Dulux paint, also we can provide quotations with other paint’s if client would like to.

  3. Client agrees to provide a task list and all paints and other supplies) required to carry out the painting or renovation service, unless other arrangements have been made.

  4. SmartService can provide services and all supplies needed, but we will have to take deposit of all supplies expect labour

 

 

 

 

  1. PAYMENTS

    1. Payment is requested on completion on the day of the cleaning session.

    2. Payment can be made in cash on completion of the service.

    3. Payment can be made by cheque payable to SmartService  on completion of the service. If paying by cheque, cheque guaranty card is required and the Client will be responsible for all bank and legal charges resulting from a dishonored cheque.

    4. Payment can be made with bank transfer to SmartService business account.

    5. The Client's agrees and authorizes SmartService to charge any outstanding amount owed to SmartService with regards to the cleaning services provided plus parking and congestion charges fees (if any) and up to the total amount of the booked services to the debit/credit card the Client's has provided.

 

  1. COMPLAINTS AND CLAIMS

    1. Client accepts and understands that poor service, breakage/damage or theft must be reported within 24 hours from the service date. Failure to do so will entitle customer to no refunds or recovery cleanings.

    2. SmartService   requires the presence of the Client or his/hers representative in the beginning and at the end of the cleaning session so an inspection can be carried out and if any corrections are needed, should be made on the same day. If a Client is not completely satisfied with the cleaning services, SmartService will re-clean any areas and item/s before the completion of the service on the same day

    3. If the Client has scheduled an inventory check then it must be scheduled to commence no later than 24 hours after the cleaning job has been done.

    4.  SmartService may take up to 5 working days to respond to a complaint.

    5.  SmartService will not accept a complaint based on an Inventory check report, filed more than 24-hour after the cleaning session.

    6.  Complaints are accepted in writing (letter, e mail or Fax). Complaints must be reported on completion or in the following 24-hour.

    7. All fragile and highly breakable items must be secured or removed. Items excluded from liability are: cash, jewelry, items of sentimental value, art and antiques.

    8. Key replacement/locksmith fees are paid only if keys are lost by our operatives. There is a € 30 per household liability limit.

    9. In case of damage SmartService. will try to repair the item/s if it agrees that it caused the damage. If the item/s cannot be repaired SmartService.ie will rectify the problem through its insurance company by crediting the Client with the item/s if it is proven to be by our personnel.

    10. SmartService.ie reserves the right not to be responsible for: delay for a cleaning visit due to a traffic congestion, postponed service due to broken equipment, job not complete due to  lack of  hot water or power and suitable cleaning materials and/or equipment in full working order provided by the Client, third party entering or present at Client’s premises obstructing the cleaning process, accidental damages worth up to € 50 or less.

  1. INSURANCE

    1. SmartService has a Public and Employer's liability insurance. The policy will cover any accidental damages caused by an operator working on behalf of SmartService reported within 24 hours of service date.

    2. Insurance cover does not include anything that may  break down or stop working at any time such as: dishwasher, washing machine, oven, cookers, extractor fans, fridge, freezer, etc, any other items, instability of which the Cient is already aware for such us bathroom appliances or any fixtures. The Client is obliged to warn the Company or the cleaner about appliances that are poorly fixed or not in full working order.

    3. SmartService reserves the right to refuse to share any of the confidential company’s documents.

  1. CLIENT SATISFACTION

    1. Client understands that he/she is not entitled to any refunds.

    2. If the Client is not satisfied with the cleaning service provided and a complaint has been placed in the stated 24 hours after the job has been completed, SmartService reserves the right to return a cleaner and re-clean any areas and items to Client’s satisfaction. Therefore the Client must allow the cleaner to be returned and he/she should be at present at all times during the re-clean visit.

    3. SmartService reserves the right to return a cleaner not more than once.

  1. CANCELLATION

    1. Client may cancel the scheduled cleaning job up to 24 hours prior to the agreed start time.

    2. Client agrees to pay 50% of the quote as a cancellation fee if he/she cancels or changes the date/time less than 24 hours prior to the scheduled appointment.

    3. Clients agrees to pay 50% of the quote as a cancellation fee in the event of a lock- out cased by our cleaners being turned away; no one home to let them in; no water or power available at Client's premises or problem with clients keys. If keys are provided they must open the lock without any special efforts or skills.

    4. If an initial deposit has been paid to SmartService then Client agrees that deposit funds may be used to cover the cancellation fee.

  1. AFTER CANCELLATION OF THE CLEANING SERVICE 

    By entering into a service agreement with SmartService., the Client agrees that after the termination of the cleaning and maintenance service he/she will not hire or use any domestic services provided by a present or past cleaner introduced to the Client by the company. If the Client wishes to hire or use domestic services provided by such a cleaner then he/she must pay a referral fee of € 600.

    These terms and conditions shall be governed by law, and by agreeing to be bound by them the customer agrees to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the relevant courts of the laws. SmartService cleaning and maintenance reserves the right to make any changes to any part of these terms and conditions without giving any prior notice.