TERMS AND CONDITIONS

GJ WATER DRILLING AND PLANTHIRE (PTY) LTD'S TERMS & CONDITIONS APPLY TO ALL QUOTATIONS, INVOICES & SERVICES BE IT VERBAL OR WRITTEN & ARE AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. The acceptance by a Customer of quotations, whether verbal or written are binding, constituting an agreement between the Customer and GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd and shall be subject to the Terms and Conditions set out herein. GJ WATER DRILLING AND PLANTHIRE (PTY) LTD reserves the right to change/or amend these Terms and Conditions from time to time as deemed necessary.

1. PAYMENTS: All payments are strictly COD unless otherwise arranged in writing before drilling commences. Payments may be made by CASH or EFT to GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd. GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd DO NOT ACCEPT CHEQUES. The banking details of GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd will be made available upon request. Interest will be levied with 2% every 30 days the account is outstanding

2. GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd reserve the right to cancel any order if payments by the Customer to GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd are in default; substantial changes in material, installations and/or prices occur; or prevailing conditions beyond the control of GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd make it impossible to assure delivery/installation. Should the above occur GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd will not be liable for any claims by the Customer whether direct, indirect, or consequential.

3. DELAYS: Any suspension of work or delay not directly caused by GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd may involve adjustments to the price quoted and a Standing time of R2500.00 per hour will be added to the bill of the customer.

4. MATERIAL: All material/equipment remains the property of GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd until payment has been received in full. Should the Customer default in making payment, GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd reserves the right to remove the goods and the Customer agrees to allow GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd or its assignees access to the property for this purpose.

5. QUOTES: Prices are valid for a period of 7 days from the date of the written quotation unless otherwise stated in writing; thereafter are subject to confirmation.

6. GUARANTEES: New installations by GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd will carry a one-year guarantee when fitted with threaded borehole PVC class 12 unless otherwise indicated in writing. This guarantee shall be rendered null and void if such installation is at any time tampered with by unauthorized person/s or persons not mandated by GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd. Material and pump/s installed are subject to the relevant manufacturer's terms and conditions.

7. NO WATER FEE: Although all efforts will be made by GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd to ensure a successful installation, this cannot be guaranteed as ground structures are unpredictable. In the event of the installation not being successful, the no water fee as quoted shall include all drilling, transport, and installation costs payable by the Customer to compensate for expenses incurred by GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd. Should casing have been installed and cannot be uninstalled caused not directly by GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd. The Customer will be liable for the cost of the casing.

8. EXCLUSIONS: Should the removal of paving, vibracrete walls, or any other obstruction be required to accommodate the drilling rig, which is seldom the case, the costs of such removal and subsequent replacement shall be for the Customer's account. GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd do not replace paving etc. as these are specialized trades, for which we are not trained.

9. HOLES: As per Government regulation the Maximum specs for skew holes are 3inches per each 30m drilled. If the client has a problem with the hole, expert advice payable by the client will be needed to confirm that the hole is not up to standard. If this is the case, 70% of the total invoiced is immediately payable and the remaining 30% once all tests have been done.

10. DAMAGES: GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd cannot be held liable for any damages that occur to property, pavement, plants, fence, building structures, etc. from the time the drill rig sets up until the drill rig leaves the property.

11. PROPERTY: The client should prepare his/her property/house with tarps/sandbags or any other form of protection before drilling commences to ensure drill shavings and debris do not do any damage to windows walls plants etc. If clients should require GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd to do so there will be an extra charge.

12. COST: There will be a minimum charge of R30 000.00 excl. vat per hole should the customer stop the drill before the hole is drilled to the depth quoted either telephonically or on the Estimate quote sent through.

13. CLEANING: Cleaning of the site after drilling commenced is solely left for client’s own expenses. If GJ Water drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd is requested to clean the site it will be invoiced with the borehole

14. The client should take note that the estimate quotes are based on holes drilled in the same area, and that ground formations differ. Therefore, drilling methods can at any time change while busy with the hole and so will the price. If the customer delays drilling by not deciding to go forward when this occurs, he will be billed for standing time per hour as per clause 3.

15. DIVINING / SITE VISITS: There will be a R2000.00 excl. vat charge for divining/site establishment done by GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd

16. The Borehole will be sealed and stays the property of GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd until paid in full

17. DEPOSIT: specified with Estimate quote payable per hole into the bank account of GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd on acceptance of estimate quote, before drilling commence. If the deposit is paid and the customer decides not to go forward with his decision to use the services of GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd, GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd reserve the right to keep 20% of the deposit as a Penalty.

18. UPVC: If uPVC was quoted and accepted, and the client decides not to go forward with the installation. There will be a handling fee of 10% of the price as quoted and the client will also be liable for all transport costs of the PVC to and from the site.

19. PUMPS: Our pump installations are from the borehole to the tank. As we are not certified plumbers / electricians we do not connect it to the mains. If it is necessary to remove pavement of any sort to install the pump, tank or filters, Extra cost will be invoiced. We do not replace any pavements as it is not our qualified trade. It is the sole responsibility of the homeowner / customer to replace or re-install pavement after the Borehole installation / pump installation is complete.

20. REGISTRATION: Registration of boreholes are the sole responsibility of the Customer. GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd cannot be held liable for any registration of any borehole or costs related.

GJ Water Drilling and Planthire (PTY) Ltd reserves the right to change and/or amend these Terms and Conditions from time to time as deemed necessary.