Contractor – Specification (Refreshment)

1. Cleaning

1.1 IMPORTANT POINT: Attend Estate Agents to collect keys and fit external key safe.

1.2 All carpets swept and vacuumed throughout.

1.3 If carpets are loose or cannot be cleaned we will remove.

1.4 Flooring swept and mopped where applicable.

1.5 Windowsills and ledges cleaned.

1.6 Windows cleaned internally and externally where possible.

1.7 Fitted mirrors to be cleaned.

1.8 All woodwork / skirting boards and exposed pipework to be dusted and cleaned where required.

1.9 Kitchen cupboards emptied & cleaned.

1.10 Fridge / Freezers emptied where applicable and cleaned.

1.11 Oven / Hob to be cleaned thoroughly.

1.12 Worktops wiped down & sink cleaned.

1.13 Cobwebs dusted.

1.14 Air Fresheners to be placed in all main rooms.

1.15 All sanitary ware to be thoroughly cleaned.

1.16 Loft spaces emptied and swept.

1.17 Loft hatches to be left closed.

1.18 Garages swept.

1.19 Sheds and outbuildings swept.

2 Clearance

2.1 All rubbish removed from site.

2.2 Any junk mail to be disposed of.

2.3 Any addressed mail to be left on site.

2.4 Soiled curtains to be removed.

3 Initial Garden Maintenance (Up to 1/4 acre)

3.1 Remove all rubbish and debris.

3.2 Overgrown hedges, bushes, climbers, trees to be cut back neatly where required.

3.3 Cut and tidy all lawns, making sure all cuttings are removed.

3.4 Sweep yards, paths, drives, patios and apply weed killer.

4 Ongoing Garden Maintenance

4.1 Overgrown hedges, bushes, climbers, trees to be cut back neatly where required.

4.2 Cut and tidy all lawns, making sure all cuttings are removed.

4.3 Sweep yards, paths, drives, patios and apply weed killer.

5 Visits from Drawdown Date (house empty and vacant)

5.1 1st Visit (Cleaning, Clearance, and Initial Garden Maintenance) within 5 working days from Drawdown Date.

5.2 2nd Visit (Ongoing Garden Maintenance) at no more than  25 working days from Drawdown Date.

5.3 3rd Visit (Ongoing Garden Maintenance) at no more than  45 working days from Drawdown Date.

5.4 4th Visit (Ongoing Garden Maintenance) at no more than  65 working days from Drawdown Date.

5.5 5th Visit (Ongoing Garden Maintenance) at no more than  85 working days from Drawdown Date.

6 IMPORTANT POINTS

6.1 When our Legal Department receive a Drawdown Notice (informing us that the homeowner requires our finance) with Drawdown Date (when the homeowner wants to take our finance) we will send you a Contractor Drawdown Date email to inform you of the Drawdown Date when the homeowners house will be empty and vacant and available for Refreshment.

6.2 Latest dates for each Visit are shown on the Contractor Management page relevant to each house requiring Refreshment.

6.3 When you Submit after each Visit the actual date of your Visit will be date stamped and recorded.