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This Cleaning and Laundry Services Agreement is entered into between a person or company providing laundry services and a company (client) desiring such services. This agreement should be used to clearly establish the expectations of both parties such as ensuring the quality of service and products used in the cleaning of textiles. This document includes standard provisions, such as indemnification and assignment, but can also be customized to insert specific terms to fit the desires of the parties.
This Cleaning and Laundry Services Agreement is entered into between a person or company providing laundry services and a company (client) desiring such services. This agreement should be used to clearly establish the expectations of both parties such as ensuring the quality of service and products used in the cleaning of textiles. This document includes standard provisions, such as indemnification and assignment, but can also be customized to insert specific terms to fit the desires of the parties. Cleaning and Laundry Services Agreement This AGREEMENT made on _______________ [Instructions: insert date], between ____________________ [Instructions: insert name of person or entity that is performing the laundry services] (the "Contractor"), with its principal place of business at ____________________ [Instructions: insert address], and ____________________ [Instructions: insert name of client] of ____________________ [Instructions: insert residence or location of business] ("Client"). I. General Requirements 1. Contractor is to furnish high-quality cleaning and laundry services on Client’s ______________________ [Instruction: insert all Textiles that are to be laundered] (“Textiles”) as outlined in the attached Schedule "A", in a professional and consistent manner. 2. Contractor will provide trained labor and supervision. 3. Contractor will pick up Textiles for cleaning and return them to Client within _______________ [Instructions: insert number] [Comment: This number is not provided for by law, but can be any number the user chooses] hours of picking up. 4. All labor and supervision will be employees of the Contractor and Contractor will pay all salaries, wages, expenses, and related federal taxes, social security taxes, state and local taxes, unemployment taxes, and other similar taxes which apply to such Contractors. 5. Contractor shall at all times during the term of this agreement, obtain and maintain in effect the following insurance:______________________ [Instruction: insert required insurance, if applicable] 6. Contractor shall comply with all applicable laws and rules of federal, state and local governments. 7. The Contractor shall use no products, supplies or equipment that will result in damage or injury to the Textiles to which they are applied. The Contractor shall be liable for restoring, repairing or replacing any Textile so damaged. 8. No experimentation with products, supplies or equipment shall be performed on the Textiles without prior written approval of Client. 9. A list of products and supplies to be used shall be furnished to the Client prior to Contractor selection. 10. _____________________________________ [Instruction: Set forth any additional general requirements] II. Supervision and Quality Control 1. Contractor is solely responsible for supervising the laundry services and ensuring quality control. 2. Prior to performing any laundry services, Contractor's employees will be adequately trained at Contractor's expense. 3. _____________________________________ [Instruction: insert any additional quality control measures] III. Supplies and Equipment 1. Contractor shall supply all equipment and maintenance supplies necessary to perform services set forth in this agreement, including, but not limited to, laundry carts. Items excluded are: _______________ [Instruction: insert any excluded supplies]. 2. The Client reserves the right to require Contractor to change products used, if in the Client’s opinion the products used do not achieve quality results. 3. The Client may also provide supplies to Contractor. In the event the Client provides the supplies, Contractor will reimburse the Client. 4. _____________________________________ [Instruction: set forth any additional terms related to supplies and equipment]. IV. Indemnification 1. In addition to the liability imposed by law upon Contractor due to other damage to property or personal injury (including death) arising from its assumption of operations under this Agreement, Contractor hereby agrees to defend, indemnify and save the Client, its agents, officers and directors harmless against any and all loss, damage, liability, claims, demands or costs (including attorney fees) resulting from injury or harm to persons or property (including, without limitation, Contractor's Contractors or property), excepting only such injury or harm as may have been caused solely by the willful misconduct or gross negligence of the Client or its agents, officers, directors or employees. Contractor's activities shall be deemed to include those of subcontractors. 2. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the defense and indemnify provisions of this section include: A. Claims due to the use, misuse or failure of any vehicle. B. _____________________________________ [Instruction: set forth any additional areas for indemnification]. V. Assignment 1. The Client shall have the right to assign this Agreement to any successor, or to any associated or affiliated entity of the Client without securing the consent of the Contractor, and may grant to such assignee the same rights and privileges it enjoys pursuant to this Agreement. © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 3 2. The Contractor shall not assign or otherwise transfer its rights or obligations under this Agreement without the prior written consent of the Client. Consent will not be unreasonably withheld. Any attempted assignment not consented to in the manner as prescribed herein shall, at the option of the Client, be null and void. [Comment: user should edit the preceding language to reflect the agreement of the parties] VI. Audit and Payments The contractor will invoice the Client on a monthly basis and will mail or deliver the summary to the Client at its offices. The invoices will provide for payment to Contractor within ____ [thirty (30)] days. VII. Cancellation 1. This agreement shall become effective and shall continue in full force and effect as of the date on which the Contractor commences its duties hereunder for a period of ____ [ninety (90)] [Comment: This number is not provided for by law, but can be any number the user chooses] days. After that period, it will be on a month-to-month basis. Either party may cancel this agreement after the initial ____ [ninety (90)] day period by giving ____ [thirty (30)] days written once to the other. In addition, the Client reserves the right to terminate immediately upon notification that Contractor has filed a voluntary petition in bankruptcy or is seeking similar relief in another forum, that Contractor is the debtor identified in an involuntary petition in bankruptcy, or if the Client has reasonable grounds to believe that Contractor is insolvent and has committed an act of bankruptcy. 2. Any claim for future damages against the Client for failing to fulfill the terms of this Agreement or to give the prescribed amount of notice to terminate shall be limited to those damages occurring during or resulting from the Client's failure to provide Contractor with the prescribed notice. [Comment: user should edit the preceding language to reflect the agreement of the parties] VIII. Non-Waiver Forbearance or neglect on the part of the Client to insist upon compliance by the Contractor with the terms of the Agreement shall not be construed or constitute a waiver of its rights hereunder. © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 4 Client ___________________ By ___________________ Name ___________________ Title ___________________ Contractor ___________________ By ___________________ Name ___________________ Title ___________________ © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 5 Schedule A Services will be provided to all areas of Textiles except ______________________ [Instruction: insert locations were services will not be provided, if applicable] and certain other designated spaces. On ______________________ [Instruction: insert day(s)] the following areas will be serviced: ______________________ [Instruction: insert locations were services will be provided]. Textile: Price per piece: Blanket __________ [Instruction: insert price] Mattress Pads __________ Housekeeping Robes __________ Bed Skirts __________ Shower Curtains __________ Bed Spreads __________ Pillows __________ Baby Blankets __________ Table Skirts __________ Round Table Cloths __________ Uniforms __________ Bath Towels __________ Hand Towels __________ Wash Cloths __________ Bath Mats __________ Express Service additional fee: __________ [Instruction: insert additional fee for express service] © Copyright 2011 Docstoc Inc. 6
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