Terms & Conditions

Tree Service involves heavy equipment and debris. P.C.Hoag & Co. 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 P.C.Hoag & Co. and the authorizing party that the following provisions are made as part of this contract:

Insurance by Contractor: P.C.Hoag & Co. 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: P.C.Hoag & Co. 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 $250.00 for incurred expenses.

Completion of Contract: P.C.Hoag & Co. 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 P.C.Hoag & Co. to perform the specified work. Should any tree be mistakenly identified as to ownership, the customer agrees to indemnify P.C.Hoag & Co. for any damages or costs incurred from the result thereof.

Safety: P.C.Hoag & Co. warrants that all arboricultural operations will follow the latest version of the ANSI Z133.1 industry safety standards as well as ANSI A300-Industry operations standards. The authorizing party agrees to not enter the work area during arboricultural operations unless authorized by the crew leader on-site.

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. P.C.Hoag & Co. 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: P.C.Hoag & Co. 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: P.C.Hoag & Co. 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 1.5% 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: P.C.Hoag & Co. in an action to enforce this agreement shall be entitled to the recovery of attorney fees and costs.