Terms & Conditions

By accepting a quote and making a booking either over the phone, e-mail or website’s contact forms, the customer agrees to be bound the following terms & conditions of Cleaner Cleaner Ltd. These terms & conditions are designed to ensure there is no confusion about what our service includes and excludes and to ensure safety of your property and belongings. If you are unclear about any element, please contact us for clarification. Our contact number is 0203 7576 248, and contact email office@cleanercleaner.co.uk

These terms & conditions may be changed with the agreement of both the customer and Cleaner Cleaner Ltd. Please notify us if you wish to make any changes at the time of booking but before making any payment. Where we use the words ‘You’ or ‘Your’ it means the customer. ‘We’, ‘Us’ or ‘Our’ means Cleaner Cleaner Ltd.

1. PRICES AND QUOTATIONS

1.1 All prices listed on our website, given over the phone or quoted via e-mail are valid only for the respective size of property/item or amount of time.

1.2 Prices may vary with respect to the size, location and condition of the property or the item which requires cleaning.

1.3 All prices exclude VAT . Cleaner Cleaner Ltd provides all necessary cleaning materials and equipment except in the case of a regular cleaning service.

1.4 If collection of keys is required from a different location , £10 collection charge will apply.

1.5 A £30 extra charge will apply if freezer has not been defrosted beforehand

1.6 A minimum charge of £50 applies to each carpet or upholstery cleaning visit

1.7 Cleaner Cleaner Ltd reserves the right to amend the initial quotation, should the client’s original requirements change or in case the client has provided wrong or incomplete information.

1.8 The sales advisors can only give a rough estimate of the duration of the cleaning service, which is based on our experience and on a the description of the property provided by the customer. Please note that duration may vary therefore a degree of flexibility is required.

1.9 The Customer agrees to provide access to hot water and electricity, and to ensure sufficient lighting and thermal conditions in the property

1.10 The Customer agrees to provide a timely and easy access to the property where the cleaning will take place. Any delay in the start of the cleaning service caused by the customer will result in additional charge of £20 per hour

2. PAYMENTS

2.1 Payment is due on completion of the job

2.2 Payment can be made in cash on completion

2.3 Payment can be made by BACS 3 days before clean takes place

2.4 Payment can be made with debit or credit card over the phone . If payment is made by a debit card, 4% surcharge will apply , and if made by credit card 6% surcharge will apply. Cleaner Cleaner Ltd will not store or share the customer’s card details

2.5 The Customer agrees that any outstanding amount owed to Cleaner Cleaner Ltd will be settled within 7 days,

2.6 The Customer understands that any ‘late payments’ may be subject to additional charges.

2.7 If payment is not made after 30 days of invoice, then the account will be passed to our debt collection agency, after which a charge of 20% plus VAT of the initial invoice due will be added to the debt. You agree as part of this contract to pay this sum which represents our reasonable costs in collecting the outstanding amounts.

2.8 The Customer may not withhold any part of the agreed price, unless agreed by us in writing.

3. COMPLAINTS AND CLAIMS

The customer accepts and understands that poor service must be reported within 7 days from the service date , and official inventory report must be provided outlining shortfalls in the clean. Breakage/damage or theft must be reported at inspection on job completion. Failure to do so will entitle customer to no return visit or compensations of any kind. We do not do refunds!

3.1 Cleaner Cleaner Ltd requires the presence of the customer or his/hers representative in the beginning and at the end of the cleaning session

3.2 If the customer has scheduled an inventory check then it must be scheduled to commence no later than 24 hours after the cleaning job has taken place. Failure to do so may incur of flat getting slightly dusty from an airborne dust and may fail inventory check out inspection

3.3 Cleaner Cleaner Ltd may take up to 2 working days to respond to a complaint.

3.4 Cleaner Cleaner Ltd will not accept a complaint based on an Inventory check report in cases where the property has been occupied or light touch up works carried out in the period between the end of cleaning session and the inventory check.

3.5 Complaints are accepted only in writing . Complaints must be reported to our office on completion or in the following 7 days.

4. INSURANCE

4.1 Cleaner Cleaner Ltd has a Public and Employer’s liability insurance. The policy will cover any accidental damages caused by a member of Cleaner Cleaner Ltd, if valid and reported upon job completion on the service date.

4.2 There is £200 excess on any claim, of which £100 are paid by customer and £100 by Cleaner Cleaner Ltd.

4.3 Cleaner Cleaner Ltd reserves the right to refuse to share any of the confidential company’s documents.

5. CUSTOMER SATISFACTION

5.1 Customer understands that he/she is NOT entitled to any refunds and may be entitled to a free re-clean in the following cases:

5.1.1 If the cost of cleaning was quoted as a fixed price and the cleaning service was not charged per hour.

5.1.2 If the client or a third party has not occupied, used or carried out work in any rooms/items in the property after an end of tenancy cleaning service has been carried out.

5.1.3 If a task requested by the customer at the time of booking and agreed by Cleaner Cleaner Ltd was not completed during the cleaning service considering that sufficient time for cleaning was allowed/booked.

5.1.4 If the customer has informed Cleaner Cleaner Ltd of any issues within 7 days of the completion of the cleaning service.

5.2 If the customer is not completely satisfied with a cleaning job, Cleaner Cleaner Ltd will re-clean any areas and items to customer’s satisfaction as long as it is possible to do so . Therefore the customer must allow the cleaner to return to the property.

5.3 Customer must be present at all times during the re-clean and at job completion. Cleaner Cleaner Ltd reserves the right not to return a cleaner more than once.

5.4 A re-clean will be subject to an additional charge of at least £100 if the client or a third party has carried out any type of work in the property or has occupied the property or has not reported the issues within 48 hours after the initial clean was completed.

6. LIABILITY

6.1 Cleaner Cleaner Ltd reserves the right not to be liable for:

6.1.1 Not completing tasks which are not stated on our task checklist;

6.1.2 Cleaning jobs not complete due to the lack of hot water or power or poor lighting conditions or due to any other obstruction to the cleaning process;

6.1.3 Third party entering or present at the customer’s premises during the cleaning process;

6.1.4 Wear or discolouring of fabric or carpets becoming more visible once soiling has been removed;

6.1.5 Failing to remove old/permanent stains that cannot be removed using standard professional carpet cleaning methods;

6.1.6 Existing damage or spillage that cannot be cleaned/removed completely using our cleaning detergents and equipment, standard professional carpet cleaning equipment or materials provided by the customer;

6.1.7 Any damages caused by faulty or not in full working order equipment or cleaning detergents and materials supplied by the customer without specific and clear instruction to the present cleaners.

6.1.8 A damage to items or their loss if caused by any of the following reasons:
i. Fire.
ii. War, hostilities, terrorism, Act of God, industrial action or other such events outside our reasonable control.
iii. Normal wear and tear or deterioration, leakage or evaporation or from unstable or perishable goods.
iv. Infestation by moth, vermin or anything similar.
v. Cleaning, repairing or restoring goods, unless undertaken by ourselves.
vi. Goods not packed by us, including those in wardrobes, drawers, or appliances, or in a package, bundle, case or other container.
vii. Electrical / mechanical faults to any appliance or mechanical instrument, unless there is evidence of external impact.
vii. To jewellery, watches, trinkets, precious stones or metals, money, deeds, securities, stamps, items of sentimental value, coins or goods or collections of any similar kind, unless we have confirmed in writing that we accept responsibility and you have given us description and value of those articles.
ix. Any goods already proven defective or goods, which are inherently defective.
x. To pets or animals (including reptiles, fish and birds) whether in cage, tank or animal carrier.
xi. To plants.
xii. To refrigerated or frozen food or drink.
xiii. To data, files, software or digital contents of any computer or similar device.
xiv. To fragile and highly breakable items if they have not been secured or removed by the customer.

6.1.9 The disposal of personal belongings left in the property being cleaned at the end of a tenancy if the customer has confirmed that the property is no longer unoccupied.

6.1.10 If the customer has got items which need special cleaning methods and special cleaning detergents, Cleaner Cleaner Ltd reserves the right to refuse the provision of the cleaning detergents.

6.1.11 Any failing inventory checks or additional charges incurred by the customer if Cleaner Cleaner Ltd is not allowed to return to the premises to rectify any omissions or if a follow-up clean has been carried out not by ourselves without our consent.

6.1.12 A reimbursement of any charges paid for a repair of a damaged item carried out by a third party without our prior consent.

6.2 Cleaner Cleaner Ltd is liable for:

6.2.1 Key replacement/locksmith fees only if keys were lost by our operatives. There is a £100 per household liability limit.

6.2.2 Keeping all customers’ information confidential.

6.2.3 The repair of a damaged item at its cost if the damage was caused by a member of our staff. For this purpose, a representative of Cleaner Cleaner Ltd must be allowed to return to the client’s property in order to assess the damage in person and determine if it is possible to repair the damaged item. If the item cannot be repaired, Cleaner Cleaner Ltd will rectify the problem by crediting the customer with the item’s present actual cash value toward a like replacement from a Cleaner Cleaner Ltd’s source upon payment of cleaning services rendered.

7. CANCELLATIONS

7.1 CANCELLATION BY Cleaner Cleaner LTD
Cleaner Cleaner Ltd reserves the right to cancel an existing booking at the beginning of the service or during the service if:

7.1.1 If the condition of the property is hazardous to the health and well-being of our operatives.

7.1.2 If the client has misrepresented any information/facts.

7.1.3 If there are inadequate conditions for cleaning (e.g. lack of water, electricity or poor lighting conditions, or  the presence of a third party ,such as builders or removal men).

7.1.4 If our operatives are verbally or physically abused or discriminated in any way.

7.2 CANCELLATION BY THE CUSTOMER

7.2.1 A 48 hours notice is required if customer should either decide to cancel, amend or re-schedule an existing cleaning appointment.

7.2.2 The Customer agrees to pay £50 as a cancellation fee if he/she cancels or changes the booked cleaning less than 48 hours prior to the scheduled appointment. The Customer agrees to pay the full price of a cleaning visit ,if he/she cancels or changes the booked cleaning on the day of the scheduled appointment.

7.2.3 The Customer agrees to pay £50 as a cancellation fee in the event of our cleaners being turned away; no one home to let them in; no water or power available at customer’s premises; or problem with customer’s keys.

7.2.4 If keys are provided they must open the lock without any special efforts or skills. Failure to do so will result in a cancelation of the service or a penalty charge of £50.

7.2.5 If the customer cancels a service whose price has been amended at the start of the cleaning due to a misrepresentation of any facts or information by the customer, the customer will be liable to pay the full amount of the price specified in the booking.
These terms and conditions shall be governed by the relevant United Kingdom law, and by agreeing to be bound by them the customer agrees to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the relevant courts of the United Kingdom. Cleaner Cleaner Ltd reserves the right to make any changes to any part of these terms and conditions without giving any prior notice. Should any of the above clauses change all existing customers will be notified. Please check this website for updates.