cleaningmate-logo
terms and condtions title
clenaingmate-smile-women

Complaints and concerns


These terms and conditions constitute the full and complete service agreement (the "Agreement") between you (the "Customer") and Cleaning Mate Pty Ltd ("Cleaning Mate") of 46 Douglas Street, Milton QLD 4064, Australia for the provision of services by Cleaning Mate.

icons

Cleaning Mate strives to achieve 100% customer satisfaction and will endeavor to resolve the problem quickly and efficiently. If a service has been proven to not have been completed to an acceptable standard and Cleaning Mate agrees to rectify the issue (at its discretion), the customer may be offered any of the following as deemed appropriate by Cleaning Mate:
A partial or full refund;
Re-supply of the Service without charge;
Such other remedy as deemed appropriate by Cleaning Mate.

icons

If the customer is dissatisfied for any reason with the service/s provided, their complaint or concerns must be submitted to our complaints department within 5 days of the completion of the job.

icons

Any complaints should be sent to complaints@cleaningmate.com.au with a description of the problem;job completion certificate as well as photographs that clearly show what the issue is so we can resolve it.

icons

All complaints are handled via e-mail to avoid communication errors. We do not deal with complaints over the phone under any circumstance.

icons

Please note: although steam cleaning is the industry recommended method for stain removal we are unable to offer any guarantees for the removal of stains without first inspecting the condition of the carpet.

Read More

Additions and Amendments


icons

Any changes to the service/s (that was not included in the final quote) to be provided must be agreed by Cleaning Mate prior to the booking time.

icons

If the Customer requires any additional services or variations at the time the Service is being performed, the Customer must first contact Cleaning Mate by telephone, who may agree to provide the additional at our discretion.

icons

If there is more than 10 steps to be climbed to do the job you will be charged $15 lifting fee. If you do not inform us that you have stairs or did not read the terms and conditions this fee is applicable regardless and the job cannot be done unless it is paid.

icons

The Cleaner is not authorized to agree to any changes to the Service being provided. The Customer must not request such changes directly from the Cleaner.

Customer Requisites and Warranties


The Customer is required to and warrants that:

icons

They will provide a safe working environment at the premises for the cleaner to perform the service booked.

icons

The floors must be vacuumed by the customer prior to the arrival of the technician.

icons

We will call the customer to let them know that the technician is on his way to the address. Please do not wait around as we estimate the arrival time within a window of one hour. ETA's are occasionally subject to change (we will inform you with sufficient notice in case of such changes).

icons

The customer must be contactable. We will call prior to sending the technician to your address to confirm that everything is ready and someone is home, if you do not answer our confirmation call we will go to the next job and you will need to re-book your appointment.

icons

 The cleaner will have unencumbered and unobstructed access to those areas of the premises requiring the service.

icons

They will provide the cleaner with access to all services and utilities (including hot and cold water, electricity, and rubbish bins) as required by the cleaner to provide the service.

icons

The customer will advise Cleaning Mate prior to the commencement of the service of any hazards, slippery surfaces, risks or dangers, ingrained dirt, grease or grime at the Premises;

icons

 By booking an appointment with Cleaning Mate the customer has authorized the use of the premises by the technician at the allocated time to be able to provide the service.

icons

If the Customer requires the Cleaner to clean behind or under any heavy items (eg. a fridge, bookshelf, or other furniture), the customer must those items prior to the commencement of the Service; and

icons

The customer will secure or remove any fragile, delicate, breakable or valuable items, including cash, jewelery, works of art, antiques, or items of sentimental value prior to the commencement of the service.

Health and Safety Risks


In addition to the obligations and warranties set out in section 3 (above), the customer acknowledges and agrees that:

icons

 The technician is entitled to undertake a job safety analysis before the commencement of any work to assess the health and safety risk at the premises.

icons

 The cleaner reserves the right to, either before or during the provision of the service; choose not to provide or cease the provision of the service if there is a risk to his/her health and/or safety at the absolute discretion of the technician.

icons

The customer acknowledges that Cleaning Mate invests significant resources in recruiting, selecting and training its carpet cleaning technicians. Unless Cleaning Mate gives prior written permission, the customer must not, directly or indirectly, engage, employ or contract with any Cleaning Mate employee to provide domestic services to the customer or any associate of the customer for any period during which services are being provided by Cleaning Mate or for a period within 12 months after the conclusion of any such service.

icons

The customer acknowledges that Cleaning Mate Pty Ltd may suffer loss and damage; including, without limitation consequential loss, as a result of a breach of this condition by the Customer.

Job Quotations


icons

 The quoted price to be paid by the customer is calculated based on the amount of time needed to be worked by the cleaner to provide the service requested.

icons

Any price quoted by Cleaning Mate is an estimate based on Cleaning Mate's experience, without inspection, and based on information provided by the customer. Subject to this clause, quotes are valid for a period of 30 days from the date of the quote.

icons

 If at the commencement or during the course of providing the service, it is apparent that the actual cost of the Service will exceed the quote provided by Cleaning Mate, Cleaning Mate will provide the Customer with the option to pay an increased fee to complete the service, or pay the quoted amount without the additional service/area being completed.

icons

  The customer must inform Cleaning Mate whether any cleaning services required are for an 'end of tenancy' at the time of quotation.

Bookings


icons

The customer may make a booking either by telephone, email or on the Cleaning Mate website

icons

 At the time of booking the customer must provide details of any hazards, slippery surfaces, risks or dangers, ingrained dirt, grease or grime located at the premises;

icons

 Cleaning Mate provides all final quotations at the time of booking.

icons

If paying by card, the customer agrees to provide Cleaning Mate with their valid credit card details before the technician commences the job, and authorizes Cleaning Mate to debit any card with an amount equal to any service and/or cancellation fees that may apply under this agreement.

icons

 The customer agrees to pay a 2% surcharge on any card payment.

icons

Cleaning Mate reserves the right not to accept a booking for any reason.

Payment Terms


icons

The customer agrees to pay the price quoted by Cleaning Mate in full on the day of the service prior to the job being undertaken by the cleaner, unless otherwise agreed in advance with Cleaning Mate at our discretion. We do not accept payment before the technician has arrived to inspect the property

icons

 If the customer is not home at the allocated address at the designated time, Cleaning Mate will use reasonable endeavors to contact the customer for payment. In the event that Cleaning Mate cannot contact the customer or payment is not made by the service time, the customer will be deemed to have canceled the service, and the customer must pay any requested cancellation fees or charges due set by Cleaning Mate.

icons

Payments may be made via credit card, cheque or in cash.

icons

Unless specified otherwise, all prices and quotations are expressed to be GST exclusive amounts.

icons

If GST is payable in respect of any thing supplied to the customer under this Agreement, then the amount which the customer is obliged to pay for that supply (Original Amount) will (subject to the receipt of a valid tax invoice) be grossed up so that Cleaning Mate receives an amount which, after subtracting the GST liability of Cleaning Mate, results in Cleaning Mate retaining the original Amount.

 Late Payments


icons

Cleaning Mate accepts payment when the cleaner arrives at the address on the spot prior to the technician commencing the job.

icons

In the case where Cleaning Mate makes an exception at its discretion to invoice the customer prior to the job being completed. Payment must be made within 24 hours of the invoice being sent.

icons

 In addition to the amounts set out above, the customer agrees to indemnify Cleaning Mate for all legal costs (on a solicitor and own client or full indemnity basis, whichever is greater) and other expenses incurred by Cleaning Mate in connection with a demand, action, or other proceeding (including mediation, out of court settlement or any action taken for recovery of debt from the customer) arising out of a breach of these terms including the failure by the customer to pay an amount by the due date.

Non-appearance


icons

If the technician fails to attend the premises within 1 hour of the service time booked and does not provide the requested service, Cleaning Mate may offer, at it's discretion some kind of concession or discount. However if the technician has not arrived at the address due to weather or other circumstances out of Cleaning Mate's control, Cleaning Mate will inform the customer and rebook the appointment at the original quoted price

Exclusions and limitations


icons

The only conditions and warranties which are binding on Cleaning Mate in respect of the state, quality or condition of goods and services supplied by Cleaning Mate to customers are those imposed and required to be binding by statute (including the Trade Practices Act 1974).

icons

 To the extent permitted by statute, the liability, if any, of Cleaning Mate is, at Cleaning Mate's option, limited to and completely discharged by the resupply of the Service. Cleaning Mate is not responsible for:
- not completing or providing the Service as a result of a breach of a warranty by the customer in Section 3 (including a failure by the Customer to provide proper materials, utility services, a safe working environment or unencumbered access to the Premises); or
- not completing or providing the service as a result of the cleaner not proceeding for health and safety reasons under Section 4;
- any loss or damage incurred by the customer or any third party as a result of the effects of a force measure, being any event beyond the reasonable control of Cleaning Mate;
- not completing or providing the service due to an act or omission of the customer or any other person at the premises during provision of the service;
- existing dirt, wear, damage or stains that can not be completely cleaned or removed;
- any stains that have been per-treated by the customer as this can be damaging to the carpet.
- any wear or discoloring of fabric or surfaces becoming more visible once dirt has been removed;
- any loss incurred as a result of any breakage or damage to goods, items of value (including antiques, items of sentimental value) or the premises; or
- the cost of any key replacement or locksmith fees, unless keys were lost by Cleaning Mate or the cleaner.  

icons

Except as provided in this clause, all conditions and warranties implied by law in respect of the state, quality or condition of the Service which may apart from this clause be binding on Cleaning Mate are excluded.

icons

The Customer acknowledges that the results of any services provided may vary depending on a number of factors (including materials used, equipment provided, time elapsed since Premises was last cleaned, and nature of cleaning required), and that Cleaning Mate gives no guarantee as to the actual results of the Service.

icons

Except to the extent provided in this clause, Cleaning Mate has no liability (including liability in negligence) to any person for any loss or damage, consequential or otherwise, suffered or incurred by that person in relation to the products or services provided by Cleaning Mate (including any loss caused by, or resulting directly or indirectly from, any failure, defect or deficiency or any kind of or in the products used or services provided by Cleaning Mate).

Indemnity


The customer indemnifies Cleaning Mate against:

icons

All losses or liabilities arising directly or indirectly as a result of the provision of the Service including all losses or liabilities caused as a result of a breach of the warranties of the customer set out in Section 3; and

icons

 All legal costs (on a solicitor and own client or full indemnity basis, whichever is greater) and other expenses incurred by Cleaning Mate in connection with a demand, action, arbitration or other proceeding (including mediation, compromise, out of court settlement or appeal and including any action taken for the recovery of a debt from the Customer).

Accidents, breakage, damage & theft


icons

 The Customer must inform Cleaning Mate of any incident where an accident, breakage, damage to property or theft has occurred due to any act of the Cleaner within 24 hours of completion of the Service. This report must submitted via E-mail to work@cleaningmate.com.au or cleaningmate@gmail.com.

icons

To the extent permitted by law, the Customer is not entitled to claim any loss for any incident if the incident is not reported to Cleaning Mate within 24 hours of completion of the Service.

icons

To the extent permitted by law, damage or loss to the following items is specifically excluded from the liability of Cleaning Mate under these terms and conditions: cash, jewelery, art, antiques, and items of sentimental value.

Cancellation fees


icons

The Customer must provide Cleaning Mate with at least 24 hours notice prior to the service time, if they wish to suspend, postpone or cancel the service for any reason.

icons

 In the event that such notice has been given, Cleaning Mate will endeavor to reschedule the service if required.

icons

In the event that the customer does not provide 24 hours notice prior to the commencement of the service, the customer agrees to pay a cancellation fee equivalent to 2 hours cleaning (inclusive of GST) for administrative costs and loss.

Fee for non-access to premises


icons

In the event that the customer does not provide unencumbered access the premises for Cleaning Mate or its Cleaners to provide the Service, the Customer agrees to pay a cancellation fee equivalent to 2 hours cleaning (inclusive of GST) for administrative and travel costs.

 Termination


icons

This agreement may be terminated by the customer by providing at least 24 hours notice prior to the service time.

icons

Subject to these terms and conditions, Cleaning Mate may terminate this agreement by providing the customer with at least 24 hours notice prior to the service time.

icons

Cleaning Mate may terminate this agreement with immediate effect if the customer is in breach of this agreement, and in the opinion of Cleaning Mate, that breach is incapable of remedy.

Privacy policy


icons

The customer acknowledges that any information provided by the customer may be used by Cleaning Mate for the purpose of providing the service. Cleaning Mate agrees not to share any information provided by the customer with any third party not directly involved in the provision of the Service (unless required to do so by law).

icons

 The customer agrees to Cleaning Mate communicating with them electronically and/or via other means in order to provide the Service or for reasons related to the provision of the Service.

icons

 Cleaning Mate will take all reasonable precautions to protect personal information provided by the Customer from loss, misuse, unauthorised access or disclosure, alteration or destruction.

Communication by us


icons

As a condition of registering for Cleaning Mate Pty Ltd , you consent to us sending you Administrative Emails and Promotional Emails. In this document:

- 'Administrative Emails' involve details of account activity and purchases you have made.

- 'Promotional Emails' consist of product information and new offers. You may choose to opt-out receiving promotional emails anytime by simply clicking the unsubscribe button at the bottom of our emails or letting us know by provided email . More details about these emails can be found in our Privacy Policy.

Changes to this agreement


icons

Cleaning Mate reserves the right to update or modify these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice, and may do so by publishing an updated agreement on its website. Each updated agreement will take immediate effect after it has been published on the website.

icons

  The Customer agrees that any use of the Service following any such change, whether as a single job or as part of a regular cleaning schedule, constitutes their agreement to follow and be bound by the terms and conditions as changed.

Law & jurisdiction


icons

The customer and Cleaning Mate acknowledge and accept that this agreement shall be construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Queensland and both agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Queensland in the event of any dispute.

Invalidity of Specified Agreement


icons

The customer agrees that if any term or provision is held invalid, void or unenforceable, then that provision will be considered no longer applicable however the remaining terms and provisions shall continue to be binding.

Copyright


icons

The content of this agreement is protected by international copyright laws and may be used for personal reference only. Subject to applicable law, permission to copy, alter, reproduce, publish, transmit and/or otherwise distribute this content is forbidden without first obtaining the prior written permission of Cleaning Mate Pty Ltd.

Trademarks


icons

The name 'Cleaning Mate' is a registered trademark of Orion Group Qld Pty Ltd. Subject to applicable law, permission to use this name is forbidden without first obtaining the prior written permission of Cleaning Mate Pty Ltd, or Orion Group Qld Pty ltd