General information about slabjacking:
Slabjacking is a technique for salvaging a concrete slab which has already failed by settling or sinking. Slabjacking can usually restore a concrete slab to its original elevation and orientation, but not always. Slabjacking does not result in “like new” concrete. New cracks will most likely result from the slabjacking process. The cost of grinding or patching existing or new cracks is not included in this proposal unless otherwise agreed in writing. Injection holes from the slabjacking process will be patched and made as unobtrusive as practical, but will still be evident. Protection of interior spaces such as garages, basements, etc. provided by others. Slabjack NW, LLC is NOT responsible for any damage to utility lines, private lines, plumbing or drainage issues arising from slabjacking. For additional information please review the "Plumbing and Utilities" section below. In addition, Slabjack NW, LLC is NOT responsible for any repairs or adjustments required for doors or surrounding siding, brick, mortar, framing, drywall and landscaping arising from slabjacking.
48 Hour Cancellation Policy:
By signing below, customer acknowledges responsibility for 50% of contract total if work is cancelled within 48 hours of date scheduled for work to be performed.
ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Payment in full is due seven (7) days after completion of the work. (Corporate accounts are due 30 days after completion of the work)
Notice To Customer:
Slabjack NW, LLC is registered with the State of Washington, Registration No. SLABJN*943L1 as a Specialty Contractor and has posted with the state a bond or cash deposit of $6,000 for Specialty Bond for the purpose of satisfying claims against the contractor for negligent or improper work or breach of contract in the conduct of the contractor's business. THIS BOND OR DEPOSIT MAY NOT BE SUFFICIENT TO COVER A CLAIM WHICH MIGHT ARISE FROM THE WORK DONE UNDER YOUR CONTRACT. This bond or deposit is not for your exclusive use because it covers all work performed by this contractor. The bond or deposit is intended to pay valid claims up to $6,000 that you and other customers, suppliers, subcontractors, or taxing authorities may have. FOR GREATER PROTECTION YOU MAY WITHHOLD A PERCENTAGE OF YOUR CONTRACT. You may withhold a contractually defined percentage of your construction contract as retainage for a stated period of time to provide protection to you and help insure that your project will be completed as required by your contract.
Your Property May Be Liened:
If Slabjack NW, LLC is not paid for it’s services and materials your property may be liened to force payment and you could pay twice for the same work. FOR ADDITIONAL PROTECTION YOU MAY REQUEST THE CONTRACTOR TO PROVIDE YOU WITH ORIGINAL "LIEN RELEASE" DOCUMENTS FROM EACH SUPPLIER OR SUBCONTRACTOR ON YOUR PROJECT. Slabjack NW, LLC is required to provide you with further information about lien release documents if you request it. General information is also available from the Department of Labor and Industries.
Pre-claim Lien Notice:
In performing the work described in this Agreement, the Company will be furnishing materials, supplies, equipment, and labor to the Customer. If the Customer's account remains unpaid, a mechanics' and materialmens' lien may be claimed for all materials, supplies, equipment, and labor provided. If the Customer is not the Owner of the property, the Customer represents and warrants that the Customer has the express authority of the Owner to enter into this Agreement.
If the Customer does not pay the balance when due, then the unpaid account will bear interest of twelve percent (12%) per annum, or the maximum amount allowed by law, whichever is higher. If the account is placed with an attorney for collection, the Customer will pay all costs, expenses, and reasonable attorney fees of collection.
Any additional materials, supplies, equipment, or work not detailed in this Agreement will be added to the final bill. The final bill is due seven (7) days after completion of the work.
Unless otherwise agreed in writing, the Customer and Owner are responsible for any and all permits required for the work to be performed and governmental inspections of the work. The Customer and Owner are responsible to ‘locate’ and ‘mark’ all utilities and private lines including but not limited to electrical, water, sewer, cable, gas, irrigation, etc. In order to maintain the integrity of the repaired concrete slabs, the Customer and Owner shall direct downspouts away from the repaired slabs, keep gutters in working order and ensure expansion joints adjacent to repaired slabs are fully functional.
Unless otherwise expressly agreed to in writing, any estimate of a date or time for completion of the work cannot be guaranteed. Many factors are beyond the control of the Company, including weather conditions, unavailability of materials, labor strikes, and other events. The Company is not responsible for any delay caused by events beyond the Company's control.
Terms Of Estimate:
Any estimate provided is good for only thirty (30) days.
Warranty Claims - Limitation of Liability:
Except as expressly stated elsewhere in this agreement, the Company disclaims any express or implied warranties, including implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The Company’s maximum liability under any legal theory, including tort, breach of warranty, or breach of contract, shall be limited to a refund of the contract price. Under no circumstances shall the Company be liable for any consequential or incidental damages including, but not limited to, lost profits. Any warranty claims must be made in writing to the Company, and the Company shall have the option to repair work performed and replace materials provided, or refund the Customer’s money.
Plumbing and Utilities:
Slabjack NW, LLC is not responsible for any claim for damages arising directly or indirectly relating to utility lines, private lines, plumbing or drainage issues in connection with the work proposed and provided by Slabjack NW, LLC. This includes but is not limited to the electrical, water, sewer, gas, cable, irrigation, blockage of waste lines and downspouts as well as the redirecting of water flow resulting from the raising and or adjusting of concrete flatwork. By accepting this proposal, the Customer and Owner agrees to indemnity and hold Slabjack NW, LLC harmless from any claims, suits or actions arising out of or in connection with plumbing or drainage issues more particularly described above.
Collection Costs and Interest:
If Slabjack NW, LLC is required to commence legal action to enforce its rights under this Agreement, it shall be awarded its reasonable attorneys’ fees, costs and legal expenses. Any amount to be paid hereunder that is not paid when due shall bear interest at a rate of one percent (1%) per month.
Amendment and Modification:
This Agreement may be amended, modified or supplemented only by the written agreement of all parties.
This Agreement sets forth the complete and final agreement of you and Slabjack NW, LLC. All prior discussions are merged into this Agreement. There are no promises or representations other than those set forth in this Agreement.
Failure on the part of either party to complain of any action or non-action of the other party shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any rights under this Agreement. No waiver of any of the provisions of this Agreement shall be deemed to be a waiver of other provisions of this Agreement, and a waiver at any time of the provisions of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver at any subsequent time of the same provisions.
No party will be responsible for any failure to perform its obligations under this Agreement due to causes beyond its reasonable control, including, but not limited to, acts of God, war, riot, embargoes, acts of civil or military authorities, fire, floods, or accidents.
This Agreement may be executed in two or more counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original, but all of which together shall constitute one and the same instrument. Counterparts may be delivered via facsimile, electronic mail (including pdf or any electronic signature complying with the U.S. federal ESIGN Act of 2000, Uniform Electronic Transactions Act or other applicable law) or other transmission method and any counterpart so delivered shall be deemed to have been duly and validly delivered and be valid and effective for all purposes.