Terms and Conditions
Tree Service involves heavy equipment and debris. Arborists By Nature will do what they can to minimize the impact on the client’s property, so damage is least likely to happen.
It is agreed by and between Arborists By Nature and the authorizing party that the following provisions are made as part of this contract:
Insurance by Contractor: Arborists By Nature warrants that it is insured for liability resulting from injury to person(s) or property and that all employees are covered by Workers’ Compensation as required by law. Certificates of coverage are available upon request.
Cancellation Fee: Arborists By Nature kindly requests that the authorizing party provide at least 48 hours notice of any full or partial work cancellation. If a crew has been dispatched to the job site, the customer will be assessed a mobilization fee of $150.00 for incurred expenses.
Completion of Contract: Arborists By Nature 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; nor shall the customer be relieved of completion for delays.
Tree Ownership: The authorizing party warrants that all trees listed are located on the customer’s property, and, if not, that the authorizing party has received full permission from the owner to allow Arborists By Nature to perform the specified work. Should any tree be mistakenly identified as to ownership, the customer agrees to indemnify Arborists By Nature for any damages or costs incurred from the result thereof.
Safety: Arborists By Nature warrants that all arboricultural operations will follow the latest version of the ANSI Z133.1 industry safety standards. The authorizing party agrees to not enter the work area during arboricultural operations unless authorized by the crew leader on-site.
Stump Removal: Unless specified in the proposal, stump removal is not included in the price quoted. Grindings from stump removal are not hauled unless specified in this proposal. Surface and subsurface roots beyond the stump are not removed unless specified in this proposal.
Concealed Contingencies: 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. Arborists By Nature 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.
Clean-up: Clean-up shall include removing wood, brush, and clippings, and raking of the entire area affected by the specified work, unless noted otherwise on this proposal.
Lawn Repair: Arborists By Nature will attempt to minimize all disturbances to the customer’s lawn. Lawn repairs are not included in the contract price, unless noted otherwise on this proposal.
Concrete or driveway Repair: Arborists By Nature will attempt to minimize all disturbances to the customer’s driveway. Driveway repairs are not included in the contract price, unless noted otherwise on this proposal.
Terms of Payment: Unless otherwise noted in this proposal, the customer agrees to pay the account in full on completion of the job. Failure to remit full payment within 30 days will result in a finance charge of 10% per month.
Returned Check Fee: There will be a $35.00 fee charged for all checks returned to our office for non-sufficient funds.
Attorney and Legal Fees: Arborists By Nature in an action to enforce this agreement shall be entitled to the recovery of attorney fees and costs.