Agents means EPM’s employees, contractors and agents.
Agreement the documents listed hereunder comprise the Agreement and to
the extent of any inconsistency have priority in the following order:
(a) these Terms;
(b) a Report or Pest Management Report;
(c) Termite Protection Warranty; and
(d) a Quote.
Assessment means a General Pest or Vertebrate Pest assessment performed
by EPM at the Premises.
Business Day means a day that is not a Sunday, public holiday or bank holiday
in Perth, Western Australia.
Call-Out Costs means EPM’s reasonable call-out costs which shall be
calculated by EPM at reasonable rates for labour and materials and will include
a reasonable administration charge, allowance for overheads and profit and
other reasonable costs incurred by EPM. EPM will take reasonable steps to limit
Cancellation Fee means $80 plus GST for Metropolitan Region, or a reasonable
fee for any other areas.
Commencement Date means the date in any Report.
Consequential Loss means loss beyond the normal measure of direct damages and includes without limitation and whether or not such loss would be within the normal measure of direct damages, indirect loss, loss of profit, loss of revenue, loss of business, loss of actual or anticipated savings, loss of bargain, loss of business reputation, loss of use, cost of capital or costs of substitute goods, facilities or services and loss of opportunity (including opportunities to enter into arrangements with third parties.
Credit Agreement means an agreement with BGC (Australia) Pty Ltd applying
to EPM for the provision of credit to the Customer.
Customer/Client means any person (including a body corporate) who acquires
the Services from EPM and as specified in any Report or Pest Management
EPM means Leon Enterprises Pty Ltd ACN 059 951 281 trading as
Envirotechnics Pest Management.
General Pests means any pests specified in the Pest Management Report,
including but not limited to, cockroaches, spiders, silverfish, crickets, ants,
mosquitoes, flies, millipedes, wasps, bees, biting midges, fleas, ticks, moths,
lawn beetles, bedbugs, stored product pests (e.g. weevils).
GST has the same meaning as in A New Tax System (Goods and Services
Tax) Act 1999 (Cth).
Initial Term means the date in any Report.
Insolvency Event means the happening of any of the following events in relation to the Defaulting Party (as that term is defined in 12(a)):
(a) where the Defaulting Party enters into a compromise or arrangement (or announces one)
under section 411 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)
(b) where a managing controller is appointed over the whole (or substantially the whole) of the Defaulting Party’s property; or
(c) where the Defaulting Party enters into voluntary administration.
Inspection means a Termite and/or Timber Pest inspection performed by EPM
at the Premises.
Invasive Inspection means, in relation to an Inspection, any action required to
access concealed areas including, but not limited to, the removal of floorboards,
wall panels or ceiling panels, cutting, breaking apart or dismantling objects.
Metropolitan Region has the meaning given to it in the Planning and
Development Act 2005 (WA).
Non-Inspection Areas means areas in the Premises which are not Readily
Accessible Areas including, but not limited to, the inside of walls, the interior of
a flat roof or beneath a suspended floor filled with earth.
Orders means an order for the supply of Services and/or Products, whether
made by the Customer accepting a Quote, or by EPM accepting a purchase
order or similar document provided by the Customer to EPM.
Pests means Termites, Timber Pests, General Pests and Vertebrate Pests.
Pest Management Report means the Pest Management Report provided by
EPM to the Customer after undertaking the Services.
Premises means the property where the Services will be carried out and as
specified in any Report or Pest Management Report.
Price means the price stated in any Quote or tax invoice supplied by EPM.
Products means the Products stated in the Quote.
Quote means a quote provided by EPM to the Customer.
Readily Accessible Areas means areas which can be easily and safely
inspected without injury to person or property, are up to 3.6 metres above
ground or floor levels, in roof spaces where the minimum area of accessibility
is not less than 600mm high by 600mm wide and subfloor spaces where the
minimum area of accessibility is not less than 400 mm high by 600mm wide,
providing the spaces or areas permit entry. It includes, but is not limited to:
(a) accessible subfloor areas on a sloping site where the minimum clearance
is not less than 150mm high, provided that the area is not more than 2
metres from a point with conforming clearance (i.e. 400 mm high by 600
mm wide); and
(b) areas at the eaves of accessible roof spaces that are within the Agent’s
unobstructed line of sight and within arm’s length from a point with
conforming clearance (i.e. 600 mm high by 600 mm wide).
Report means a Termite Assessment Report or a Timber Pest Detection
Report (as the case may be) provided by EPM to the Customer after
undertaking an Inspection;
Services means the services stated in the Quote which can include (among
other things) Assessments, Inspections and/or Treatments;
Surcharge means the surcharge notified to the Customer from time to time.
Term means the Initial Term plus any subsequent month to month terms
pursuant to clause 21(b) of these Terms.
Termites means subterranean termite species but does not include European
House Borer, dampwood and drywood termites.
Termite Protection Warranty is a warranty leaflet provided by EPM to the
Terms means these terms and conditions which apply to any Quote or Order.
Timber Pests means Termites, borers, fungal decay or chemical
Treatment means the treatment(s) specified in the Report or Pest Management
Report, which can include the supply and/or installation of Products.
Vertebrate Pests means rodents, pigeons, possums and feral animals.
(a) Any reference to a document, law or regulation is a reference to that
document, law or regulation as amended from time to time.
(b) The Customer’s terms and conditions, howsoever provided, do not form
part of these Terms (even if any representative of EPM signs those terms
and conditions and/or they are annexed to these Terms or any Quote or
purchase order). Any variation or changes to these Terms (other than an
update to these Terms by EPM), whether to apply to all subsequent Orders,
or any particular Order, may only be made if it:
(i) is in writing;
(ii) is signed by authorised managers of both parties; and
(iii) expressly states that it is a variation to these Terms, and
the parties agree and acknowledge that their representatives and
employees that are not authorised managers as referred to in this clause
2(b) do not have the authority to vary these Terms, or to agree that these
Terms do not apply to a supply to which these Terms would otherwise
3. Quotes and Orders
(a) A Quote will remain valid for 30 days from the date on the Quote unless
otherwise stated in the Quote. Any extension of this period is at the
discretion of EPM.
(b) The Quote sets out the specific Services and/or Products being quoted.
Any change to any detail of the Services and/or Products may result in a
(c) If the Customer places an Order with EPM after receiving these Terms, the
Customer shall be deemed to have read and unconditionally agreed to
(d) EPM reserves the right to accept or decline, in whole or in part, any Order
placed by the Customer.
4. EPM’s Obligations
(a) EPM agrees to carry out and complete its obligations under the Agreement
to at least an industry standard of workmanship.
(b) EPM warrants that it will comply with all relevant Australian Standards and
Codes of Practice.
5. Customer Obligations
The Customer must:
(a) provide EPM or its Agents with access to the Premises in order to supply
(b) before the agreed appointment time, advise EPM or its Agents if the
Customer or the Customer’s family members, employees or contractors
have any health concerns, are pregnant or breastfeeding. Women who are
pregnant or are breastfeeding must vacate the Premises during treatment
(and for up to 4 hours after the treatment);
(c) before the agreed appointment time, inform EPM of any part of the
Premises which the Customer knows or suspects to be hazardous (or in
which a potentially hazardous process is being carried out);
(d) if required by EPM or its Agents, vacate the Premises whilst the Service is
being conducted. EPM or its Agents will advise the Customer when it is
safe to return to the Premises, and the Customer agrees not to access the
Premises until this time;
(e) comply with all instructions, recommendations and documentation
(including any Reports or Pest Management Reports) given by EPM or its
Agents regarding Treatment, the management of Pests and the use,
operation and maintenance of any Products;
(f) advise EPM or its Agents as soon as possible if any Products are
damaged, stolen or are in need of repair;
(g) not (nor attempt to) handle, relocate, dismantle, modify or repair any
Products, or allow any person other than EPM to do so. The Customer
agrees to indemnify EPM for the cost of repairing or replacing the Products
(including EPM’s Call-Out Costs) arising from or connected with loss of or
damage to any Products from a breach of this clause 5(g) and
(h) immediately inform EPM if any changes occur to the Premises or the
Products which may result in the Premises or any Products becoming a
health or safety hazard.
6. Customer Acknowledgements
The Customer acknowledges and agrees that:
(a) EPM will only undertake the Services in Readily Accessible Areas unless
otherwise agreed in writing;
(b) Treatment may cause staining and other cosmetic damage to timbers,
fabrics, wall coverings, floor coverings and other materials in or on the
Premises. EPM will not be liable for any damage arising from the
(c) Treatment may be harmful to humans and pets. The Customer must follow
EPM’s safety instructions and keep children and pets away from any
Products or treated areas. EPM will not be responsible for any sickness,
injury or death arising from the Products or any Treatment;
(d) it may not be possible to totally eradicate Pests. EPM is only required to
limit or manage Pests under the Agreement;
(e) Pests are unlikely to be eradicated through Treatment alone – a
combination of Treatment and a strict compliance with clause 5(e) is
usually required to limit or manage Pests; and
(f) further Treatment may be required. EPM is not liable for the cost of any
future Treatment under the Agreement unless the future Treatment is
required as a result of a negligent act or omission on the part of EPM.
7. Customer Warranties
The Customer warrants and agrees that the Premises is at all times a safe
working environment. The Customer must indemnify EPM for any loss or
damage that EPM suffers as a result of the Premises being unsafe, save and
except loss or damage caused by a negligent act or omission on the part of
EPM or its Agents.
(a) The Customer agrees to pay the Price (without set-off, deduction or
counterclaim) at the time of booking or immediately after the Services have
been rendered, unless the Customer has entered into a Credit Agreement,
in which case the terms of that Credit Agreement will apply.
(b) EPM may change its price list at any time for future Services upon notice in writing to the Customer
(which notice may be given via EPM’s website).
(c) A surcharge may be payable by the Customer where Services are required
to be performed before 6.00am (WST) or after 6.00pm (WST) on any day,
Monday to Sunday inclusive.
(d) The Customer must, on demand, reimburse EPM for all costs (including all
legal costs on a full indemnity basis) charges, expenses, fees and
disbursements paid or incurred by EPM in recovering or attempting to
recover from the Customer any amounts outstanding under the
EPM collects the Customer’s personal information for the purpose of providing
the Services and keeping a record of transactions on our file. Personal
information can include sensitive health information as required by EPM from
10. Force Majeure
EPM shall not be liable for any failure to perform or comply with any term of this
contract if such failure is caused by any circumstances beyond EPM’s control,
including, without limitation, lockouts, strikes and other labour disturbances
(which shall be considered not to be within EPM’s control, even if EPM is a party
to such dispute), fire, breakdown of machinery, interruption of supply of utilities
and non-delivery of materials from EPM’s usual suppliers.
(a) The Customer may cancel the Services at any time prior to performance of
(b) If the Customer cancels an Order or fails or refuses to provide EPM or its
Agents with access to the Premises then EPM will be entitled to charge the
Customer a Cancellation Fee.
(a) A party (Non-defaulting Party) may terminate the Agreement at any time by written notice to the other party (Defaulting Party) if any of the following apply:
(i) the Defaulting Party fails to carry out any provision of the Agreement, the failure is capable of remedy and the Defaulting Party does not remedy that failure within 7 days after written notice to the Defaulting Party requiring it to be remedied;
(ii)a judgement, order or encumbrance is enforced, or becomes enforceable upon any of the Defaulting Party’s property;
(iii) an order for payment is made or judgment for an amount exceeding $10,000 is entered or signed against the Defaulting Party which is not satisfied within 7 days;
(iv) the Defaulting Party suspends or delays payment of its debts;
(v) the Defaulting Party is unable to pay its debts as and when they fall due or goes into bankruptcy;
(vi) the Defaulting Party (being a corporation) has a liquidator appointed to it, or has a mortgagee of the corporation assume control of or a receiver appointed to any of the assets or undertakings of the Defaulting Party (not being an Insolvency Event);
(vii) the Defaulting Party (being a corporation) is deregistered;
(viii) the Defaulting Party breaches a Credit Agreement; or
(ix) the Defaulting Party is subject to an Insolvency Event.
(b) The Agreement may be terminated by EPM at any time effective immediately upon the giving of notice if:
(i) the Customer restructures, transfers, sells, novates or assigns all or part of its business, or there is a deemed assignment of the Agreement without EPM’s prior written consent, or fails to provide EPM with a Deed of Novation in accordance with the Agreement;or
(ii) a change occurs in the Customer’s circumstances which, in EPM’s reasonable opinion, may have a material adverse effect on the Customer’s ability to comply with its obligations under the Agreement.
Examples include (but are not limited to):
(A) a change in the Customer’s financial position up and until an Insolvency Event occurring;
(B) the Customer factoring its debts; or
(C) the Customer becoming party to litigation, arbitration or any other administrative proceeding;
(c) If the Customer is the Defaulting Party under the Agreement (or any of the events in clause 12(b) occurs) EPM may, at its option, exercise any or all of the following rights in addition to any other rights it may have under the Agreement or at law
(i) suspend performance of further Services to the Customer whether under the Agreement or otherwise; and/or
(ii) withdraw any credit facilities which may have been extended to the Customer and require immediate payment of all moneys owed to the Company by the Customer.
(d) The Defaulting Party will be responsible for, and will indemnify the Non-Defaulting Party against, any damages, costs (including, without limitation, legal fees on a solicitor-client basis), losses and expenses, incurred by the Non-Defaulting Party as a result of the breach
(e) Upon termination of these by either party for any reason each party retains its rights against the other party in respect of any past breach, in addition to any other rights, powers or remedies provided by law.
(a) If any Product supplied by EPM under the Agreement is defective, EPM’s
liability (if any) shall be limited to:
(i) Termite Protection Warranty where the Products were supplied for the Treatment of Termites; and
(ii) Customer’s rights under the Australian Consumer Law;
(b) To the extent permitted by law, EPM’s liability under any condition or
warranty which cannot legally be excluded is limited to:
(i) the replacement of the Products or the supply of equivalent Products;
(ii) the payment of the cost of replacing the Products or of acquiring equivalent Products;
(iii) the repair of the Products; or
(iv) the payment of the cost of having the Products repaired;
(i) the supplying of the Services again; or
(ii) the payment of the cost of having the Services supplied again.
(c) Where the Customer acquires Products from EPM for the purpose of onsupplying
to another person (“consumer”), EPM shall not be liable for any
Consequential Loss suffered by the Customer unless otherwise stated in a
contract or agreement. However, to the extent required by the Australian
Consumer Law, EPM may be liable for any Consequential Loss suffered
by the consumer.
(d) EPM is not liable for any loss or damage to the Premises (or any other property) or for any personal injury to the Customer or any third party caused by:
(i) Invasive Inspections except where the loss or damage is caused by a negligent act or omission by EPM or its Agents;
(ii)any Treatments except where the loss or damage is caused by a negligent act or omission by EPM or its Agents;
(iii) the actions or omissions of any third party or contractor;
(iv) the introduction of infested timbers or other articles following Treatment;
(v) any alterations or construction to the Premises following Treatment;
(vi) any disturbances to the treated areas whether caused by the Customer or a third party;
(vii) any treatments or other services provided by a party other than EPM; or
(viii) existing Pest infestation or damage to the Premises.
(e) EPM will not be liable for any:
(i) loss or damage to the Premises (or other property) arising from Pest activity or infestation where EPM was unable
to gain full and uninterrupted access to the Premises in undertaking an Inspection or Treatment; and
(ii) damage to concealed services (such as gas, power and water) arising from any concrete drilling or cutting unless, before work commenced, EPM was provided with plans in accordance with clause 19 (a)(ii)
(a) Any expression used in this clause 14 and which is defined in the GST Act
has the same meaning in clause 14.
(b) Unless otherwise expressly stated, all amounts stated to be payable by the
Customer under the Agreement are exclusive of GST. If GST is imposed
on any supply made under or in accordance with the Agreement, the
recipient of the taxable supply must pay to the supplier an additional
amount equal to the GST payable on or for the taxable supply. Payment of
the additional amount will be made at the same time as payment for the
taxable supply is required to be made in accordance with this document,
subject to the provision of a tax invoice by the supplier to the recipient.
15. Dispute Resolution
(a) If a dispute or difference arises between EPM and the Customer in respect
of any fact, act, matter or thing arising out of or in any way connected with
the Agreement and one party requires the dispute or difference to be
resolved, then that party will promptly give the other party a written notice
giving details of the dispute.
(b) Within 14 days of a party receiving a notice, the parties, and/or their
delegates, must meet and attempt to resolve the dispute in good faith.
(c) If, within 14 days of the meeting, the dispute is still not resolved, then, either
party may proceed to litigation.
(a) The Agreement is governed by and are to be construed according to the
laws of Western Australia and the parties submit to the exclusive
jurisdiction of the courts of Western Australia.
(b) If any part of the Agreement is, or becomes, void or unenforceable, that
part is, or will be, severed from the Agreement so that all parts that are not,
or do not become, void or unenforceable remain in full force and effect and
are unaffected by that severance.
(c) A failure to exercise or delay in exercising any right, power or privilege by
any party will not operate as a waiver of that right, power or privilege. A
single or partial exercise of any right, power or privilege will not preclude
any other or further exercise of that right, power or privilege, or the exercise
of any right, power or privilege.
(d) The Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with
respect to the subject matter of the Agreement and contains all of the
representations, warranties, covenants and agreements of the parties in
relation to the subject matter of the Agreement as at the date of the
Agreement. Any previous understanding, agreement, representation or
warranty relating to that subject matter is replaced by the Agreement and
has no further effect.
(e) A party may not assign, novate or otherwise deal with the Agreement except with the prior written consent of every other party. A party is not required to give consent or to justify the withholding of consent. For the avoidance of doubt, if the Customer (i) undertakes a restructure, or (ii) is a corporation (not being listed in any Stock Exchange in Australia) and there is any direct or indirect change in the beneficial ownership of 20% or more (in aggregate) of the voting shares in the Customer or any change in the effective control of Customer, this will constitute a deemed assignment of the Agreement.
(f) If EPM consents to the Customer restructuring, transferring, selling, novating or assigning all or part of its business or the Agreement, the Customer must provide EPM with a Deed of Novation executed by the Customer and the transferee, assignee or novatee within 14 days of receiving the same from EPM and in any case, prior to the effective date of the relevant restructure, transfer, sale, novation or assignment. In the Agreement, Deed of Novation means a deed of novation on terms required by EPM including a term in which the transferee, assignee or novatee agrees to assume the obligations of the Customer under the Agreement, whether arising before or after the effective date of the transfer, assignment or novation.
TERMITES & TIMBER PESTS
17. Customer Acknowledgements
The Customer acknowledges and agrees that:
(a) Non-Inspection Areas will not be inspected, and EPM cannot provide any
warranty or guarantee as to the absence of Termites or Timber Pest activity
or damage in such areas;
(b) EPM will not inspect and report on:
(i) common property where the Premises is a strata title property – the
Inspection will be limited to the interior and the immediate exterior of
the Premises; and
(ii) undetectable or latent defects, including but not limited to, defects
concealed by lack of accessibility, obstruction such as furniture, wall
linings and floor coverings, or by applied finishes such as render and
(c) if EPM or its Agents are required to undertake an Invasive Inspection, EPM
will advise the Customer what will be required to enable access before
undertaking any work. The Customer may be required to move furniture
and other objects to provide EPM with access;
(d) EPM is not qualified to inspect the Premises for structural damage. If a
Report reveals evidence of any Termite or Timber Pest activity or damage,
the Customer should engage an appropriate professional to inspect the
damage and provide advice on the same;
(e) a Report is only indicative of any Termite or Timber Pest activity or
infestation as at the date and time of the Inspection;
(f) it is not possible to inspect or establish effective chemical barriers or other
Treatment in or around water tanks, outdoor steps, air-conditioning units or
any external fixtures;
(g) some Termites and Timber Pests are able to breach or bridge treated
areas. Visual Inspections should be conducted by EPM at intervals not
exceeding 12 months; and
(h) it may not be possible to totally eradicate Termites and Timber Pests and
EPM is only required to limit or manage Termites and Timber Pests under
the Agreement. Further Treatment may be required and damage from
future infestation may occur. EPM is not liable for the cost of any future
Treatment under the Agreement unless the future Treatment is required as
a result of a negligent act or omission on the part of EPM.
(i) EPM provides a Termite warranty in addition to the statutory guarantees
and warranties to which the Customer is entitled. The terms of this warranty
are outlined in the Termite Protection Warranty.
18. Customer Warranties
The Customer warrants and agrees to maintain any treated areas in or on the
Premises by preventing the storage of timber, redirecting reticulation away from
the home or dwelling, removing pot plants that are adjacent to the dwelling,
elevating stored goods in yard, garage or shed, redirecting hot water system
and air conditioning overflow away from dwelling, preventing vegetation
growing on the dwelling and all other matters advised to the Customer that
might allow Pests to breach or bridge treated areas.
19. Customer Obligations
(a) Before the agreed appointment time, the Customer must:
(i) procure authorisation from all registered proprietor(s) of the Premises
to EPM undertaking a pre-purchase Timber Pest inspection;
(ii) provide EPM with clear and accurate plans showing the location of
concealed services where EPM is required to undertake an invasive
Inspection which involves concrete drilling or cutting at the Premises;
(b) The Customer must immediately inform EPM if the Customer believes that
Termite treatment has been bridged or breached.
20. Term and Termination (for Customers on a Termite Protection /
(a) Subject to clause 12 and this clause 20, the Agreement commences on the
Commencement Date and continues for the Initial Term.
(b) Upon expiration of the Initial Term, the Agreement, unless terminated by
the Customer in accordance with clause 12 or by the Customer in accordance with clause 20(c), will automatically revert to
a month to month contract, on the same terms and conditions as the Initial
Term. The month to month contract may be terminated in accordance with clause 12 and clause 20(c)
(c) The Customer may terminate the Agreement by providing EPM with 20
Business Days (Notice Period) written notice. Notice must be sent by
email to email@example.com. The Notice Period commences from the date of receipt of the email by EPM.
(d) If the Customer terminates the Agreement prior to the end of the Initial Term, the Customer must pay to EPM the higher of:
(i) the Price; or
(ii) EPM’s reasonable costs which shall be calculated by EPM at
reasonable rates for labour and materials and will include a
reasonable administration charge, allowance for overheads and profit
and other reasonable costs incurred by EPM as a result of the deemed
cancellation. EPM will take reasonable steps to limit these costs.
(e) Upon termination of these by either party for any reason, EPM is entitled
to immediate possession of any Products owned by EPM, and the
Customer will allow EPM to enter the Premises to remove said Products.
21. Timber Pest Detection Report
Each supply of Services for Timber Pests shall be subject to the terms and
conditions contained in the Timber Pest Detection Report (Timber Pest
Terms). If there is any inconsistency between the Timber Pest Terms and these
Terms, the Timber Pest Terms shall prevail except where these Terms provide
otherwise. The Timber Pest Terms will be supplied upon request.
22. Customer Acknowledgements
The Customer acknowledges and agrees that EPM will treat the active wasp
and will remove any wasp nests if they are in a Readily Accessible Area.
23. Customer’s Obligations
The Customer must comply with all instructions and recommendations,
including carrying out the following preparatory work at the Premises before the
agreed appointment time:
(a) cover and seal up any fish tanks, ponds or aviaries;
(b) for bed bugs, remove all bedding and all clothing and soft items from
cupboards and wardrobes and place in sealed plastic bags. These articles
must then be laundered at over 60 degrees prior to re-use;
(c) vacuum and mop all floors; and
(d) for fleas, ensure any pets have been examined and if necessary treated
for fleas by a vet.
24. Customer Acknowledgements
The Customer acknowledges and agrees that:
(a) in relation to feral cats, the Customer agrees to inspect traps every 24
hours. Where a cat has been caught, the Customer must contact EPM
immediately on (08) 6461 5700 to arrange their removal;
(b) in relation to pigeons, EPM will regularly inspect the traps and remove any
(c) where EPM is engaged to shoot pigeons, this will be done after-hours, and
EPM will not be liable for any noise complaints arising from this activity;
(d) in relation to rodents, EPM will regularly inspect traps and dispose of any
carcasses at no extra cost. However, a surcharge will be payable for the
removal of any carcasses as a result of baiting;
(e) where there is evidence of infestations emanating from sewers or drains,
EPM may require the Customer to obtain specialised inspections or works.
EPM cannot inspect or treat sewers or drains.
25. Customer’s Obligations
The Customer must comply with all instructions and recommendations,
including carrying out the following preparatory work at the Premises before the
agreed appointment time prune any trees adjacent to the building or dwelling.
TERMITE WARRANTY TERMS & CONDITIONS
1. Definitions and Interpretation
(a) The following defined terms apply to this Warranty:
EPM means Leon Enterprises Pty Ltd ACN 059 951 281, trading as Envirotechnics
Pest Management and includes its employees and agents.
Termite Assessment Report means a Termite Assessment Report conducted by EPM.
Terms means EPM’s terms and conditions of supply.
Warranty means this document, which is subject to the Terms.
Warranty Period means a period of 12 months, beginning on the Commencement Date.
you means the Customer/Client as defined in the Terms and your has the
(b) This Warranty applies where:
(i) a Termite Assessment Report is provided to you;
(ii) treatment is undertaken in accordance with the Termite Assessment Report;
(iii) the Termite Assessment Report states that this Warranty applies.
(c) This Warranty is subject to and must be read in conjunction with the Terms. To the
extent of any inconsistency between the Warranty and the Terms, the Terms shall
(d) To the extent that this Warranty is silent or does not deal with any matter, the Terms
(e) Any defined terms used in this Warranty that are not defined in this clause shall have
the meaning prescribed in the Terms which will be supplied upon request.
2. Australian Consumer Law
EPM’s Products come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer
Law. Where those guarantees apply, you are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major
failure and compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also
entitled to have the Products repaired or replaced if the Products fail to be of acceptable quality
and the failure does not amount to a major failure.
3. What your Warranty covers
(a) This Warranty covers the:
(i) the reasonable cost of repairing or replacing of:
(A) structural items;
(B) fixed cupboards; and
(C) ceiling materials,
that form part of the main residence on the Premises that are damaged by
Termites during the Warranty Period; and
(ii) the treatment by EPM of any Termite infestation in the main residence on the
Premises during the Warranty Period.
(b) This Warranty applies in addition to the statutory guarantees and warranties to which
you are entitled, including under the Australian Consumer Law.
4. What your Warranty does not cover
This Warranty does not cover or include any loss or damage:
(a) to any items or structures that do not form part of the main residence on the Premises;
(b) caused by Termites entering via untreated areas;
(c) that occurs outside of the Warranty Period;
(d) arising from any act or omission by you which bridges or breaches the treated areas created
by EPM. Treated zones may be bridged by attaching structures to the main building such as
steps, verandahs, decks, access ramps, claddings, carports, trellises or pergolas.
Treated areas may be breached by the installation of service entry points, downpipes additional slabs, landscaping or gardening; or
(e) otherwise excluded pursuant to clauses 6(d) and 20 of the Terms.
(f) to floor coverings of any type including timber flooring.
5. What you can do
(a) As a home owner, you can take extra care to minimise the risk of Termite attack by
observing the following recommendations detailed in the Australian Standards Code
(i) do not store firewood or any stored goods against the wall of the main residence on the Premises;
(ii) ensure that any additions, alterations or works carried out do not bridge or
breach the treated zones created by the Termite preventative system (NOTE:
Termite treatment extend 150mm from the outside walls and down to the
top of the footings as per manufacturers recommendations); and
(iii) ensure that the ground levels around the building are maintained in such a
way as to minimise the possibility of water entering underneath the building.
Water pipes, roof water disposal and stormwater drains should be kept free
of leaks and blockages and should not discharge adjacent to the building.
(b) If you think you may have bridged or breached the treated areas,
please contact EPM immediately so we can re-treat the affected
areas and keep this Warranty valid.
6. How to claim under this Warranty
(a) Claims made under this Warranty must be made within one (1) month of the defect
becoming apparent. Copies of any Quotes, Orders or other purchase documentation
showing the purchase date and details of the defect must be included with your written
claim, submitted to Envirotechnics Pest Management of 4/63 Walters Drive, Herdsman
WA 6017 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. You are to bear your own costs
of submitting your claim.
(b) This Warranty is provided by Leon Enterprises Pty Ltd ACN 059 951 281, trading as
Envirotechnics Pest Management of 4/63 Walters Drive, Herdsman WA 6017 (08)6461 5700.