Last updated on August 2, 2018

iQ Cleaning Terms of Service

For a great experience here is what you need to know!

Cleaning Supplies:  We bring all the cleaning supplies

Arrival Window: All booking slots please allow a 2-hour arrival window.  For example if you choose 10:00AM – 12:00PM, that is the 2 hour arrival window in which we may arrive.  If under the rare circumstance we are running late our crew will call or text you.

** Cleaning Time: The first cleaning is quoted based on a normal home condition.  If your home requires special attention we will either need to extend our time at an hourly rate or prioritize our cleaning.

Late Cancellations:  For all recurring cleanings a $50 fee will be charged if our technicians are unable to access the home or there is a cancellation after 5pm the day before your service.  For all one time cleanings a $50 cancellation fee will be charged if the technicians are unable to access the home or if there is a cancellation after 5pm the day before your service.   We reserve the right to refuse cleaning of your home if we encounter anything that could cause danger to our technicians.  This could include but is not limited to: mold, hoarding, abnormal buildup, etc.

You must report any problems within 24 hours in order to take advantage of our iQ Quality Clean Guarantee.

Terms of Use

1. Standard Cancellation Fee:

iQ Cleaning  reserves the right to assess a $50 cancellation fee if a clean is cancelled after 5pm the day before your service. We reserve a time specially for you and are often unable to fill the vacant time slot.  Please be sure to provide entry instructions if you will not be home.  We reserve the right to charge our standard cancellation fee for all lock-outs.

2. Cleaning Supplies / Equipment

iQ Cleaning  provides products and nearly all equipment required for cleaning your home. It is required that your home has running water and working electric outlets.  We reserve the right to charge our standard cancellation fee if we are not provided with running water or electricity.  Our technicians are not allowed to climb past the second step of a step stool.  If you would like us to use specialty products (e.g., simply green, bleach, stainless steel cleaner, sponge mop), please leave it out and include this request in your special account instructions. We are not responsible for ANY damage caused by cleaning products provided by the customer.

3. Cleaning Guarantee

Our work is done to demanding specifications and we will provide a 48-hour guarantee. This guarantee covers any work under Maintenance Housekeeping for ongoing service OR under Full-Service Housekeeping on an initial or move-out service. This only applies to whole home cleanings and not hourly services. It is your responsibility to notify the company of any problem within this time period; a phone call, email, or satisfaction survey response will be sufficient. We will come back to your house for an inspection and correct the problem as soon as our schedule allows. A discount will only be given after the re-clean if you are still completely unsatisfied. We will make every effort to be reasonable, but your house will not be re-cleaned if there is evidence family members, contractors, or pets dirtied newly washed floors, mirrors, etc.

4. Confirmation

Booking a service online doesn’t guarantee you a spot for that date/time. Your booking is not confirmed until you have completed a confirmation phone call and received a confirmation email.

5. Price & Time Adjustments

If the pricing calculator underestimates the price of your cleaning and the condition of your home is worse than predicted we do have permission to either adjust the price or refuse the service. You will be notified by our technicians or by our management if they do not have time to complete the cleaning in the time allotted via our confirmation phone call. You will have the option to either have them prioritize the areas you would like or to extend the cleaning at our hourly rate.

6. Breakage

We have been trained in the proper and safe handling of items in homes. Unfortunately, accidents still occur occasionally. If this happens, you will be notified by our technician, or left a note, and given a phone call.  Reimbursement will be made up to $250 with a copy of your replacement receipt or a quote on replacement for a similar item. Items which cannot be replaced due to sentimental or antique value should be reported to iQ Cleaning  BEFORE service begins. We reserve the right not to touch an item. Reimbursement for items over $250 may be handled by our insurance company.  All damage must be reported within 24 hours.  We will contact you after notification.  If we do not hear from you within the next 30 days we will assume you do not want to have us resolve the issue and the situation will void.

7. Theft

The best protection is precaution. Please DO NOT leave out any money or valuables which could be lost or taken. When we find valuables left out we will clean around them. You are protected from theft by a Janitorial Bond. If a theft is suspected, our bond requires that you file a police report with your local authorities before contacting iQ Cleaning.

8. Direct Hiring of Our Cleaning Technicians

iQ Cleaning  invests heavily in procurement to find quality cleaners. Hiring OUR current, Ex-worker(s) and/or accepting side propositions makes you liable for an employment referral fee of $500.00 if you directly employ (legally or cash basis) anyone currently or formerly employed by us within the 2 year period prior to such employment. By using our service, you agree to notify us of any attempts to solicit or accept illegal business, otherwise; Attorney, Legal and miscellaneous expenses incurred to investigate and/or collect this fee will be added if this employment is discovered. Exchanging contact info is considered part of this breach.

Unless complying with all laws; direct, unreported or inappropriate employment practices are illegal. You acknowledge being informed that iQ Cleaning is obligated to report illegal hiring activities. In fact, anyone may report this to the proper Government and Judicial authorities so investigation ensues. Implication, complicity or withholding knowledge of illegal activity is not only prosecutable by iQ Cleaning  (when applicable), but also by United States Federal and Local Laws.

9. Staff Safety

iQ Cleaning  reserves the right to remove its cleaners from your home should the environment become unsafe, our cancellation policy will apply.

10. Pets

We will gladly work around pets. If your pet becomes anxious or presents a safety concern, iQ Cleaning  reserves the right to remove its cleaners from your home. If a cleaner leaves your home prior to completion, iQ Cleaning  will charge you a pro-rated expense based on work performed. If removal of our cleaning technician is due to aggressive pets, our cancellation policy will apply.

11. Right to Refuse Service

Cleaning Technicians have the choice to leave upon arrival if the home is in extreme condition or feel unsafe/threatened. If you book a cleaning online that is not reasonable, such as a cleaning up after a large party, the cleaners may refuse service on the spot and you will be charged the standard cancellation fee.

12. Clutter

We require all non-decorative items to be picked up off of the floor and furniture that is not normally used to store items.  Our rule of thumb is that the cleaners have 60 seconds to organize in each room or they are to pile any clutter in one are and clean around it.

13. Dishes

Please make your best effort to clean up dishes and utensils before we arrive, if there is a significant amount of dish washing to be done by hand a surcharge may be added to the service.

14. Large and Heavy items

For safety and liability reasons, iQ Cleaning  will not allow its Cleaning Professionals to lift or move heavy items or furniture.

15. Satisfaction Policy

iQ Cleaning  cannot guarantee the results of mini-blind, grout, chandelier, or vaulted ceiling fan cleaning. Mold remediation is a specialty. iQ Cleaning  does not provide mold remediation and cannot be liable for any mold related risks in client home. iQ Cleaning  does not assume responsibility for the restoration of severely worn, stained or mildewed caulking and grout.

16. Parking

For homes with only paid parking available within a 3 block radius we may ask to add the cost of parking onto the service.

17. Referral Agency

iQ Cleaning acts as a Referral Agency for independent cleaners and domestic workers. iQ Cleaning is not the employer of the domestic worker it has referred to you. We provide scheduling and support services, while the independent cleaners and domestic workers we provide the cleaning service itself. For additional information contact your local Employment Development and the Internal Revenue Service.

Web Site Terms and Conditions of Use

1. Terms

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these

web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations,

and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local

laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from

using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are

protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

2. Use License

Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials

(information or software) on iQ Cleaning’s web site for personal,

non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license,

not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:

modify or copy the materials;

use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);

attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on iQ Cleaning’s web site;

remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or

transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.

This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by iQ Cleaning at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

3. Disclaimer

The materials on iQ Cleaning’s web site are provided “as is”. iQ Cleaning makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, iQ Cleaning does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

4. Limitations

In no event shall iQ Cleaning or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on iQ Cleaning’s Internet site, even if iQ Cleaning or a iQ Cleaning authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

5. Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on iQ Cleaning’s web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. iQ Cleaning does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. iQ Cleaning may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. iQ Cleaning does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

6. Links

iQ Cleaning has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by iQ Cleaning of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.

7. Site Terms of Use Modifications

iQ Cleaning may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

8. Governing Law

Any claim relating to iQ Cleaning’s web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Colorado without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

General Terms and Conditions applicable to Use of a Web Site.

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