By placing an order in person, over the phone or by email, customers are bound to the following ‘Clean As A Whistle’ Terms and Conditions: 

SERVICES

By placing an order over the phone, by email and in person customers are bound to the following ‘Clean As A Whistle’ Terms and Conditions: 

  1. REGULAR DOMESTIC CLEANING

1.1: The customer agrees to sign and return the Agreement and Standing order forms or set up their own standing order to Clean As A Whistle within 7 days of placing the order.

1.2: ‘Clean As A Whistle’ fees are payable by the client 7 days advance or due on booking by Cash, Standing Order and Cheque. These will be paid into our nominated account as per cleaning schedule.

1.3: ‘Clean As A Whistle’ reserves the right to suspend cleaning services if monthly payments are missing or if paper work is not returned to ‘Clean As A Whistle’ within 7 days of placing the order.

1.4: The sales advisors can only give a rough estimate of the duration of the cleaning service, which is based on a basic description of the customer’s house. Please note that the cleaner may discuss a variation on the planned duration if, in practise, it appears to be required.

1.5: Clean As A Whistle 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 with ‘Clean As A Whistle’. Any cleaning equipment provided by the customer, should be safe and in full working order.

1.6: If collection of keys is required from a location outside the postal code area charges may apply.

1.7: ‘Clean As A Whistle’ will not be held responsible for any alarm systems. Customer should give any special instructions for deactivation/activation of any household alarm systems.

1.8: One month minimum contract length applies for all Regular Cleaning Services.

1.9: All the cleaners registered with us and working on our behalf have been fully screened through a personal interview and checking of references and employment history.

1.10: The Client must allow the cleaner access to hot water and power.

1.11: In case of a complaint, ‘Clean As A Whistle’ requires to be notified within 48 hours after completion of the cleaning work. 

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

1.13: The insurance policy is subject to a number or further terms and conditions available from the ‘Clean As A Whistle’. Any damage caused by bleach is not covered. ‘Clean As A Whistle’ will not arrange for the insurance referred to if the ‘Clean As A Whistle’ fee has not been paid by the Client in accordance with terms and conditions of this agreement. An insurance taken out by the Client may void the insurance policy to in this clause in which even and loss will only be recoverable under the policy of the Client.

  1. END OF TENANCY CLEANING / MOVE IN & OUT CLEANING /

2.0: ‘Clean As A Whistle’ reserves the right to amend the initial quotation, should the client’s original requirements change.

2.1: If collection of keys is required from a location outside the local area, a transport fee will apply.

2.2: The Client must allow the cleaner access to hot water and power.

2.3:‘Clean As A Whistle’ will not be responsible for triggering any alarm systems. Customer should give any special instructions for deactivation/activation of any household alarm systems.

2.4: ‘Clean As A Whistle’ will provide all cleaning detergents and equipment (vacuum cleaner, mop, bucket and portable ladder) required to carry out the service, unless the customer want to supply their own.

2.5: The sales advisors can only give a rough estimate of the duration of the cleaning service, which is based on a basic description of the customer’s house. Please note that duration may vary therefore a degree of flexibility is required.

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

2.7 In case of a complaint, ‘Clean As A Whistle’ requires to be notified within 24 hours after completion of the cleaning work.

3. AFTER BUILDERS CLEANING

3.1: ‘Clean As A Whistle’ reserves the right to amend the initial quotation, should the client’s original requirements change.

3.2: If collection of keys is required from a location outside the postal code area of the cleaning scheduled, £10 charge will apply.

3.3 The Client must allow the cleaner access to hot water and power.

3.4: ‘Clean As A Whistle’ will not be responsible for triggering any alarm systems. Customer should give any special instructions for deactivation/activation of any household alarm systems.

3.5: ‘Clean As A Whistle’ will provide all cleaning detergents and equipment (vacuum cleaner, mop, bucket and portable ladder) required to carry out the service.

3.6: The sales advisors can only give a rough estimate of the duration of the cleaning service, which is based on a basic description of the customer’s house. Please note that duration may vary therefore a degree of flexibility is required.

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

4. ONE-OFF GENERAL CLEANING

4.1: Clean As A Whistle can only give a rough estimate of the duration of the cleaning service, which is based on a basic description of the customer’s house. Please note that duration may vary therefore a degree of flexibility is required.

4.2: Customer 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 with ‘Clean As A Whistle. Any cleaning equipment provided by customer, should be safe and in full working order.

4.3: If collection of keys is required from a location outside the postal code area of the cleaning scheduled, £10 charge will apply.

4.4: ‘Clean As A Whistle’ will not be responsible for triggering any alarm systems. Customer should give any special instructions for deactivation/activation of any household alarm systems.

4.5: All the cleaners registered with us and working on our behalf have been fully screened through a personal interview and checking of references and employment history.

4.6: The Client must allow the cleaner access to hot water and power.

4.7: In case of a complaint, ‘Clean As A Whistle’ requires to be notified within 24 hours after completion of the cleaning work. No claims will be entertained after the above time limit.

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

  1. PAYMENTS

5.1: Payment for the full amount invoiced must be paid within 24 hours of the cleaning taking place.

5.2: Payment can be made by cheque on completion, please make the cheque payable to ‘Clean As A Whistle’ Ltd’. If paying by cheque, a cheque guarantee card is required and the customer will be responsible for all bank and legal charges resulting from a dishonoured cheque.

5.4: Payment can be made by direct debit ‘Clean As A Whistle’ will not share the customer’s bank details with a third party.

5.5: A refundable £50 deposit must be made within 7 days of the booked clean or upon booking of a clean.

5.6: Cancellations made within 7 days of the clean will result in £50 charge, taken from the above deposit.                                                                      .

6. COMPLAINTS & CLAIMS

6.1: The customer 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.

6.2: ‘Clean As A Whistle’ may require the presence of the customer or his/hers representative in the beginning and at the end of the cleaning session as an inspection can be carried out and if any corrections, should be made on the same day.

6.3: 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 been carried out.

6.4: ‘Clean As A Whistle’ may take up to 7 working days to respond to a complaint.

6.5: ‘Clean As A Whistle’ will not accept a complaint based on an Inventory check report, filed more than 24-hour after the cleaning session.

6.6: Complaints are accepted verbally over the phone and in writing (letter, email or fax). Complaints must be reported on completion or in the following 48-hour.

6.7: All fragile and highly breakable items must be secured or removed. Items excluded from liability are: cash, jewellery, items of sentimental value (the customer will be credited with the items present cash value), art and antiques.

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

6.9: ‘Clean As A Whistle’ agrees to keep all customers’ information confidential.

6.10: In case of damage ‘Clean As A Whistle’ will repair the item at its cost. If the item cannot be repaired ‘Clean As A Whistle’ will rectify the problem by crediting the customer with the item’s present actual cash value toward a like replacement from a ‘Clean As A Whistle’s source upon payment of cleaning services rendered.

  1. INSURANCE

7.1: ‘Clean As A Whistle’ has Public liability insurance. The policy will cover any accidental damages caused by an operator working on behalf of ‘Clean As A Whistle’, reported within 24 hours of service date.

7.2: ‘Clean As A Whistle’ reserves the right to refuse to share any of the confidential company’s documents.

8. CUSTOMER SATISFACTION

8.1: Customer understands that he/she is not entitled to any refunds.

8.2: If the customer is not completely satisfied with a cleaning job, ‘Clean As A Whistle’ will re-clean any areas and items to customer’s satisfaction. Therefore customer must allow the cleaner to be returned.

8.3: Customer may be present at all times during the recovery-clean. ‘Clean As A Whistle’ reserves the right not to return a cleaner more than once.

  1. LIABILITY

9.1: ‘Clean As A Whistle’ reserves the right not to be liable for:

9.2: Completing tasks which are not stated on our task list;

9.3: Cleaning jobs not complete due to the lack of suitable cleaning detergents and/or equipment in full working order, hot water or power;

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

9.5: Wear or discolouring of fabric becoming more visible once dirt has been removed;

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

9.7: Existing damage or spillage that cannot be cleaned/removed completely using provided by the customer cleaning detergents and equipment or standard carpet cleaning equipment;

9.8: Any damages caused by a faulty or not in full working order detergents/equipment supplied by the customer.

9.9: If the customer has got items which need special cleaning methods and special cleaning detergents, ‘Clean As A Whistle’ reserves the right to refuse the provision of the cleaning detergents.

9.10: ‘Clean As A Whistle’ will advise the client to provide the specific cleaning detergents and to pass cleaning instructions to the sales advisors when placing the order or give instruction to the present cleaner;
 

  1. CANCELLATIONS

10.2: Customer may cancel or adjust the time of a cleaning visit/s by giving at least 7 days advanced notice.

10.3: Customer agrees to pay the fee of £50 if the customer cancels or changes the date/time less than 7 days prior to the scheduled appointment.

10.4: Customer agrees to pay the full price of the cleaning visit in the event of a lock-out caused by our cleaners being turned away; no one home to let them in; or problem with customer’s keys.

 

Terms and Conditions