This Contract ("Agreement") is made and entered into as of [Date] by and between:

  • [Your Business Name], a [State of Incorporation] company with a principal place of business at [Your Business Address] ("Contractor"), and
  • [Client Name], residing at [Client Address] ("Client").

Project Details

  • Project Address: [Project Address]
  • Project Description: Kitchen Remodeling Project (details to be outlined in attached Scope of Work)

1. Scope of Work

A detailed Scope of Work document attached to this Agreement outlines the specific tasks included in the project, materials to be used, and any excluded services. The Scope of Work can be amended by written agreement between both parties.

2. Timeline

  • Estimated Start Date: [Estimated Start Date]
  • Estimated Completion Date: [Estimated Completion Date] (Note: This is an estimate and may vary depending on unforeseen circumstances or material lead times). Contractor will notify Client of any anticipated delays.

3. Change Orders

Any changes to the Scope of Work after the contract signing will require a written Change Order signed by both parties. The Change Order will outline the specific change, any impact on cost or timeline, and any necessary approvals.

4. Payments

  • Payment Schedule:

    • [Percentage]% deposit due upon contract signing.
    • [Percentage]% due upon completion of demolition.
    • [Percentage]% due upon completion of cabinet installation.
    • [Percentage]% due upon completion of countertop installation.
    • [Percentage]% due upon completion of the project and final inspection.
  • Payment Methods: All payments shall be made by [payment method(s) accepted] payable to [Your Business Name].

  • Late Payment Fees: A late payment fee of [percentage]% per month will be applied to any outstanding balance after [number] days past the due date.

5. Warranties

  • Contractor Warranty: Contractor warrants the quality of workmanship for a period of [warranty period] on all work performed under this Agreement. This warranty does not cover defects in materials or normal wear and tear.
  • Manufacturer Warranties: All materials used in the project will carry their respective manufacturer warranties. Client is responsible for contacting the manufacturer directly for any warranty claims related to materials.

6. Permits and Inspections

  • Contractor is responsible for obtaining all necessary permits and approvals for the project.
  • Client is responsible for any fees associated with permits and inspections.

7. Insurance

  • Contractor shall maintain general liability and worker's compensation insurance throughout the project duration.
  • Client is responsible for maintaining homeowner's insurance on the property during the project.

8. Termination

  • This Agreement may be terminated by either party for cause upon written notice to the other party. Cause may include breach of contract, material delays, or insolvency.
  • In the event of termination, any outstanding payments will be due, and Contractor will have a lien on the property for the value of work completed up to the point of termination (in accordance with state laws).

9. Dispute Resolution

Any disputes arising out of or relating to this Agreement shall be settled by [dispute resolution method, e.g., mediation, arbitration].

10. Entire Agreement

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications, representations, or agreements, whether oral or written.

11. Governing Law

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of [Your State].

12. Binding Effect

This Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective successors and assigns.

13. Notices

All notices and other communications hereunder shall be in writing and shall be deemed to have been duly given when delivered personally, sent by certified or registered mail, postage prepaid, return receipt requested, or sent by overnight courier, addressed as follows:

If to Contractor:

[Your Business Name] [Your Business Address]

If to Client:

[Client Name] [Client Address]

14. Waivers

No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any subsequent breach or default.

15. Severability

If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck and the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have executed this Agreement as of the date first written above.

Acceptance and Signatures

  • Client Signature: [Client Name and Signature]
  • Contractor Signature: [Your Name or Company Name and Signature]
  • Date: [Date of Acceptance]