It is agreed by and between Canyon Cutters and the authorizing party (customer and/or customer’s agent) that the following provisions are made as part of this contract:
Insurance by Contractor:
Canyon Cutters, llc. is insured for liability resulting from injury to person(s) or property and all employees are covered by Workers’ Compensation as required by law. Certificates of coverage are available upon request.
Scheduling / Cancellation:
Canyon Cutters will arrive on scheduled performance date. Schedules are contingent upon weather, accidents, and other delays beyond our control, and shall not be liable for damages due to those delays. Canyon Cutters requests that the authorizing party provide at least 24 hours advance notice for cancellation.
Completion of Contract:
Canyon Cutters agrees to do its best to meet any agreed upon performance dates, but shall not be liable in damages or otherwise for delays because of inclement weather, labor, or any other cause beyond its control.
The authorizing party warrants that all trees listed are located on the customer’s property, or that the authorizing party has received full permission from the owner to allow Canyon Cutters to perform the specified work. Should any tree be mistakenly identified as to ownership, the customer agrees to indemnify Canyon Cutters for any damages or costs incurred from the result thereof.
Canyon Cutters warrants that all arboricultural operations will follow the latest version of the ANSI Z133 industry safety standards. The authorizing party agrees to not enter the work area during arboricultural operations unless authorized by the crew leader onsite.
Roads / Driveways:
Canyon Cutters will attempt to minimize any damage to entrance roads & driveways. If there is a problem that is unknown such as a void area under asphalt / concrete, or thin spots which cause a failure under the load of our equipment we are not responsible for this damage. If any damage is caused from falling debris as a result of our work, we will take responsibility and correct the damage to the customers satisfaction.
Lawn / Property Damage:
Canyon Cutters will attempt to minimize all disturbances to the customer’s lawn, property and surfaces. However Canyon Cutters must utilize vehicles & equipment to perform tree care services. It is normal to have dents from falling wood, and temporary damage to turf from clean up activities. If the customer finds this unacceptable, we can take measures to insure this damage will not occur. This will add labor costs to the job and must be specified in the estimate or it will be billed in addition.
Stumps can be removed by digging them up, or by grinding. Stump removal is only included if requested.
All debris from tree trimming and tree removal operations shall be reasonably cleaned up each day before the work crew leaves the site, unless otherwise coordinated by the client and crew leader. All lawn area shall be raked, streets and sidewalks shall be swept, and all brush, branches, and logs shall be removed from the site.
Tree Decline / Failure:
Canyon Cutters will make customer aware of any problems found with trees while on property. It is impossible to know or identify all problems and predict all failures. We will give our best opinion of structural stability and tree health based on visual inspection. Customer acknowledges Canyon Cutters is not be responsible for any decline in tree health or failure of tree or damage caused by failure of any or all of tree after our work is completed.
Any additional work or equipment required to complete the work, caused by the authorizing party’s failure to make known or caused by previously unknown foreign material in the trunk, the branches, underground, or any other condition not apparent in estimating the work specified, shall be paid for by the customer on a time and material basis.
Canyon Cutters is not responsible for damages to underground sprinklers, drain lines, invisible fences or underground cables unless the system(s) are adequately and accurately mapped by the authorizing party and a copy is presented before or at the time the work is performed.
Insurance / Indemnity:
Canyon Cutters is insured for liability resulting from injury to persons or property, and all of its employees are covered by Worker’s Compensation Insurance. The parties herein agree that in no instance may the customer seek damages in excess of Canyon Cutters policy liability. Further, once work is completed by Canyon Cutters under this contract, owner agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Canyon Cutters and its agents for any injury, loss or expense associated with work performed or in any way related to services performed with this contract.
Terms of Payment:
Unless otherwise noted in this proposal, the customer agrees to pay the account in full within 30 days upon completion of the work. Failure to remit full payment within 30 days will result in a finance charge of 2% per month and up to 19% per year. Payments not received within 90 days will assess a $50 late fee and may be turned over to collections.
Returned Check Fee:
There will be a $35.00 fee charged for all checks returned to our office for in-sufficient funds.
Forms of Payment:
Checks & Cashier’s Check are accepted. We are not accepting Credit Card at this time.