If you are a flooring installer, you should consider making Flooring Contracts in order to safeguard your business interests when you are planning to provide services. Signed by both the property owner and the flooring service provider, this essential contract can help to set reasonable expectations and reduce the risk of conflicts. This document can be used to outline the scope of work, materials used, insurance, and warranties related to putting in new floors or performing repairs. Different from the other sites you may come across, there's more to Rocket Lawyer than templates. In the event of missed payments or another problem, your Premium membership provides the optional benefit of Document DefenseÂ® support from an attorney.
When to use a Flooring Contract:
You're hiring a contractor to lay down a new floor or provide flooring repair.
You're being hired as a contractor to provide flooring service or maintenance.
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This Contract for Services is made effective as of , by and between of , , , and of , , .
. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES. Beginning on , will provide to the flooring services described in the attached Exhibit (collectively, the "Services").
Contractor shall complete this work on or before .
. SCOPE OF WORK. Contractor shall provide all labor and materials, and perform all work necessary for the completion the flooring services specified in this Contract. Any drawings and specifications signed by both Service Recipient and Contractor are hereby made a part of this Contract. Contractor hereby agrees to provide services and materials for the installation of flooring on an ongoing basis during the term of this agreement, for Service Recipient in accordance with Service Recipients specifications in the Description of Services clause. Said installation will take place at the following address: , , .
. PAYMENT. Payment shall be made to
Payment discount terms include a percent discount if the total bill is paid within days.
In addition to any other right or remedy provided by law, if fails to pay for the Services when due, has the option to treat such failure to pay as a material breach of this Contract, and may cancel this Contract and/or seek legal remedies.
. TERM. This Contract
. Upon request, will execute all documents necessary to confirm or perfect the exclusive Service Recipientship of to the Work Product.
.PERMITS. Contractor shall apply for and obtain such permits and regulatory approvals as may be required by the local municipal/county government, the cost thereof shall be included as part of the Project price.
. INSURANCE. Contractor shall maintain general liability, workers compensation and builder's risk insurance.
. DEFAULT. The occurrence of any of the following shall constitute a material default under this Contract:
The failure to make a required payment when due.
The insolvency or bankruptcy of either party.
The subjection of any of either party's property to any levy, seizure, general assignment for the benefit of creditors, application or sale for or by any creditor or government agency.
The failure to make available or deliver the Services in the time and manner provided for in this Contract.
.REMEDIES. In addition to any and all other rights a party may have available according to law, if a party defaults by failing to substantially perform any provision, term or condition of this Contract (including without limitation the failure to make a monetary payment when due), the other party may terminate the Contract by providing written notice to the defaulting party. This notice shall describe with sufficient detail the nature of the default. The party receiving such notice shall have days from the effective date of such notice to cure the default(s). Unless waived by a party providing notice, the failure to cure the default(s) within such time period shall result in the automatic termination of this Contract.
, or other labor disputes
. ENTIRE AGREEMENT. This Contract contains the entire agreement of the parties, and there are no other promises or conditions in any other agreement whether oral or written concerning the subject matter of this Contract. This Contract supersedes any prior written or oral agreements between the parties.
. SEVERABILITY. If any provision of this Contract will be held to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the remaining provisions will continue to be valid and enforceable. If a court finds that any provision of this Contract is invalid or unenforceable, but that by limiting such provision it would become valid and enforceable, then such provision will be deemed to be written, construed, and enforced as so limited.
. AMENDMENT. This Contract may be modified or amended in writing, if the writing is signed by the party obligated under the amendment.
. GOVERNING LAW. This Contract shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of .
. NOTICE. Any notice or communication required or permitted under this Contract shall be sufficiently given if delivered in person or by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the address set forth in the opening paragraph or to such other address as one party may have furnished to the other in writing.
. WAIVER OF CONTRACTUAL RIGHT. The failure of either party to enforce any provision of this Contract shall not be construed as a waiver or limitation of that party's right to subsequently enforce and compel strict compliance with every provision of this Contract.
. SIGNATORIES. This Contract shall be executed on behalf of by and on behalf of by . The Contract shall be effective as of the date first written above.
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Flooring Contract FAQs
Should a flooring installer create a Flooring Contract each time they are hired?
No matter who your clients are, it is always a best practice to create a Flooring Contract. You might decide that you want to use this document because it can grant the benefits listed below:
The flooring installer and property owner both understand the scope of their responsibilities
Start and end dates are established
Payment requirements are well-defined
Anyone who fails to sign a Flooring Agreement should prepare for certain issues, including unrealistic requests and confusion about deadlines.
What information should a Flooring Installation Contract contain?
To draft a Flooring Contract right now, you'll need to prepare the following details:
The property owner's full name and address
What specific tasks you will be doing once hired
What the duration of the engagement is
How much you will charge
As you may expect from an agreement like this, any Flooring Contract built with Rocket Lawyer will also contain the typical language about the independent work relationship between the parties, confidentiality, liability for losses, and dispute resolution methods. During the process of building your agreement, you'll also have the ability to determine which state's jurisdiction it is subject to. More customization is allowed, if necessary.
On average, how much would I usually have to pay for a flooring contract template?
The good news is you won't have to pay hundreds of dollars in legal fees to get your agreement in writing. With the document tools on Rocket Lawyer, you can create a Flooring Contract for free today. Your contract is built section by section, so you can feel confident that it has the proper details that you'll need. Simply tap or click on the button that says "Make document" to start.
Will there be any additional actions to take next after writing my contract for flooring installation?
Alongside each Flooring Contract, there is a series of tips for what's next after your document is finished. With a membership, you may make edits, sign electronically with RocketSign®, copy, download, and print it out as needed. Most importantly, the property owner should always receive a copy of your fully executed contract.
Can my Flooring Contract be evaluated by an attorney before I sign?
Depending on who is asked, some attorneys will not even agree to review documents that they did not author. A better approach to consider is to request help from Rocket Lawyer attorney services. By signing up for a Premium membership, you can ask for guidance from an Rocket Lawyer network attorney with business experience or ask additional legal questions related to your Flooring Agreement. Rocket Lawyer is here to support you.
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