Who can use this Cleaning Contract?
Anyone who provides cleaning services, in particular for private houses, can use this cleaning contract.
Commercial cleaning is covered by our document A196
What is this Cleaning Contract for?
This package of documents includes a one page user-friendly Letter Agreement and Terms of Business (in a one page format as well as in more traditional style). There is also a Schedule for the details of each client, rates, timing etc. to be completed.
What are the main issues?
Describe the services – in particular frequency and timing
Set out the charges and payment terms and specify if any weekend or other special services are charged at different rates
Staff. Make it clear that staff have been vetted, and are experienced. The firm is likely to want a clause prohibiting the client engaging staff directly.
Timing and Cancellation. The firm may require a cancellation charge if adequate notice isn’t given to cancel a booked appointment.
Notice: if either party wants to terminate, this should be a notice period of, say, 30 days
What detailed terms does the contract contain?
The main points cover:
- Contract Period
- Access & Keys
- Charges & Payment
- Public Holidays & Out of Hours Work
- Maintaining and monitoring standards
- Force Majeure
- Insurance, Loss & Damage
- Limitation of Liability
- Law & Disputes
For a company that provides cleaning to offices and industrial premises, we recommend our document A196.
For more information on each of these sections, see our Explanatory Notes which you will receive when you download the document from our website.
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When I download the document, can I change it and/or use it more than once?
Yes, all ContractStore’s templates are in MS Word and you can use the contract on more than one project. For more information, watch the video on this page of our website or see our FAQs
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