Andrews Paint Stripping Ltd - Terms and Conditions

ALTHOUGH EVERY CARE IS TAKEN DURING THE PAINT STRIPPING PROCESS, CUSTOMERS SHOULD BE AWARE OF THE FOLLOWING POINTS: -

1. SOME DISTORTION OR WARPING MAY OCCUR.

2. ANY EXISTING DEFECTS ARE LIKELY TO DETERIORATE FURTHER.

3. SOME MODERN PAINTS AND VARNISHES ARE DIFFICULT TO REMOVE; ESPECIALLY POLYURETHANE AND ACRYLIC FINISHES.

4. STRIPPNG MAY REVEAL AREAS OF SCORCHING FROM PRIOR STRIPPING WITH A BLOW LAMP. IT MAY REVEAL OTHER DEFECTS THAT HAVE NOT BEEN VISIBLE WHEN IN A PAINT FINISH.

5. FILLER PRODUCTS SUCH AS POYFILLA, DECORATORS CAULK AND SIMILAR WILL NOT BE REMOVED BY THE STRIPPING PROCESS.

6. PAINT STRIPPING IS CARRIED OUT AT THE CUSTOMERS RISK, ANDREWS PAINT STRIPPING LTD WILL NOT ACCEPT LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE CAUSED DURING THE STRIPPING PROCESS, INCLUDING DAMAGE TO GLASS.

7. IF AN ITEM FAILS TO STRIP, FULL PAYMENT FOR THE SERVICE IS STILL REQUIRED, ALTHOUGH IF THE ITEM FORMS PART OF A LARGE CONSIGNMENT, THE CHARGE MAY BE WAVED.

8. HARD WOODS CHANGE COLOUR AND MAY SPLIT AFTER THE STRIPPING PROCESS.

HELPFUL TIPS ABOUT YOUR STRIPPED ITEM

1. AFTER STRIPPING, YOUR DOOR MAY HAVE POLYFILLA, DECORATORS CAULK OR CONGEALED PAINT IN THE CORNERS OF THE PANELS AND MOULDINGS. REMOVAL SHOULD ONLY BE UNDERTAKEN WHEN THE DOOR IS DRY AND CAN BE REMOVED USING AN OLD SCREWDRIVER TO SCRAPE IT OUT.2. THE AMOUNT OF SANDING VARIES CONSIDERABLY, SOMETIMES THE ITEM WILL REQUIRE VERY LITTLE SANDING, OTHERS MAY NEED A LOT OF ATTENTION.

2. THE FOLLOWING WORK IS THE 2ND PHASE OF THE PROCESS AND IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE STRIPPING PRICE, ANDREWS PAINT STRIPPING LTD CHARGE AN EXTRA £25 FOR THIS WORK AND A FURTHER £15 FOR APPLYING A WAX FINISH (MORE FOR LARGE OR 6 PANEL DOORS, PRICE ON REQUEST)

3. AFTER THE FILLER OR CONGEALED PAINT HAS BEEN REMOVED, SAND THE SURFACE AND APPLY A COAT OF TRADITIONAL WAX OR OIL.
4. IF ANY OF THE JOINTS HAVE SEPARATED, YOU WILL NEED TO APPLY A POLYURETHANE ADHESIVE TO THE JOINT AND CLAMP.

PLEASE APPRECIATE THAT ALTHOUGH WE MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO RETURN YOUR ITEM/DOOR TO YOUR SATISFACTION, IT MAY NOT LOOK LIKE NEW AFTER STRIPPING AND YOU MAY HAVE TO DEAL WITH SOME PROBLEMS.