Cardinal Events/ Bride and Bloom Design RENTAL CONTRACT--TERMS AND CONDITIONS
___1 - All rentals must be secured by a 50% NON-REFUNDABLE deposit at time of order to save the date. Once this payment is made you are accepting the terms and conditions of Cardinal Events contract. Tents and Dance Floors are non- refundable. The remaining balance will be due thirty days (For Flower Orders) and two weeks (Rental Orders) prior to your event. Once the final payment is made no subtractions of items will be accepted but you may add upon availability.
___2 - Payment can be made by credit card, cash, or check; If rental property is not returned, or is returned in a dirty or damaged condition, customer will be charged the replacement value plus shipping of ruined or missing rental property; repair costs, including lost income, for damaged items; and $25/hour/person cleaning fee for dirty items. Customer agrees to pay all monies for damaged or ruined equipment within 30 days after event. Credit cards are subject to these charges without notice. Net 30 accounts will accrue a 10% interest charge for unpaid balances after 30 days, interest rate will increase 5% each additional month thereafter. Customers pay a 10% damage waiver as non-waivable insurance on the equipment, this damage waivers covers up to $300.00 worth of damage on the property, this does not cover neglect or loss of the equipment.
___3 - Deliveries and pick-ups are made during Cardinal Events normal business hours, at street level, unless otherwise arranged. Charges are based on these factors: 1) Distance to be traveled, 2) Vehicle needed to deliver rented items. If the venue is located in a remote area and upon site arrival the road is not suitable to drive down it is at the discretion of Cardinal Events to determine the road is unsuitable, no refund will be given.
___4 - Set-up and take-down- The only items that have the set up and take down included are tents and dance floors, all other items will arrive in a stacked manner and are to be re-stacked how they came for pickup. Failure to do so will be subject to labor charges. Time begins to accrue when the crew arrives at the venue and stops when the crew leaves the venue. Minimum of two hours will be charged for unexpected labor charges. Additional Labor charges will also be assessed to order where rental items have to be transported by foot from the road more then 200'.
___5 - Customers not desiring set-up must have someone at the site to count items delivered and sign delivery slip. Customers not desiring take-down must have all equipment stacked and ready for pick-up at the drop-off site. Linens must be refuse-free and air-dried to prevent staining and mildew. Food service items must be clean/rinsed and repacked in the same container as delivered, tables, chairs and other rented items must be wiped clean like upon delivery.
___6 - No item subtractions may be made within 30 days of the event, you can however subtract up to 15% of your order excluding linens 30 days prior to event date. Items subtracted less than 30 days before the event will be subject to a 15% restock charge. Additions may be allowed, subject to availability, no credit will be given for unused items.
___7 - Customer agrees that rental property is of a size, design, and capacity chosen by customer, and that Cardinal Events / Bride and Bloom Design does not make any representation, warranty, or covenant, express or implied, regarding the quality, durability, or suitability of rental property. Cardinal Events / Bride and Bloom Design shall not be liable to customer for any loss or damage caused directly or indirectly by rental property, or by any inadequacy or defect.
___8 - Customer shall indemnify Cardinal Events / Bride and Bloom Design against any claim, action, damages, and liability, including attorneys’ fees, arising or connected with customer’s use and possession of rental property. Customer assumes liability for, and shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Cardinal Events / Bride and Bloom Design and its agents, employees, officers, and assigns from and against any and all liabilities, obligations, losses, demands, damages, injuries, claims, penalties, suits, actions, costs, and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, relating to or arising out of the use, condition, operation, ownership, selection, delivery, leasing, or return of rental equipment regardless of where, how, and by whom operated, or any failure on the part of customer to perform or comply with the conditions of this lease.
___9 - Customer agrees that rental items are for his or her personal use. Possession may not be transferred to any other person or to any other location without written permission from Cardinal Events / Bride and Bloom Design.
IMPORTANT: Customers who pick up their own equipment must provide a suitable environment for items to be transported. For most pick-ups, padding and straps will be required, trailers must be enclosed with proper ways to strap items down. Event Productions, at its discretion, may refuse to load items into unsuitable vehicles (dirty, rough edges, manure-splattered, etc.), or, at additional customer expense, may provide blankets and straps to protect and secure the company’s rental property,
___10 - Customer understands that setup and tear down is conditional upon weather. Customer also understands that they are still liable for the cost of the rental regardless if weather permits either setup or tear down. It is at the discretion of Cardinal Events / Bride and Bloom Design on when to make the call due to weather. The Customer does understand they will be charged a cleaning fee for the tents if tape, string, smoke or other "things" that are present when the tent is picked up. Customer assumes all responsibility for marking water and gas lines and will not hold Cardinal Events / Bride and Bloom Design responsible for any damages.
___11 - Labor exclusive to the agreed labor listed on customer contract. Additional labor may be added the day of event based upon time frame availability. A minimum of one hour at a rate of $50/per hour may be added. In the case Cardinal Events arrives at a venue/location at schedule time and unable to setup or tear down a stand by fee of $30/per hour per person will be added to client order.
*By signing digitally or signature customer agrees to all terms and conditions stated in the above contract.