when is a contract needed?
Any 'building work' contracted to a QBCC licensed contractor that is valued at $3,300 or over requires a contract.
WHO provideS THE CONTRACT?
It is the contractors responsibility to draw up the contract & provide all relevant information to the homeowner.
WHEN DO I SIGN?
Once you have received a finalised quote & the work is agreed upon, a contract should be produced & signed by both parties. A copy of the contract should be provided to the Homeowner within 5 Business Days.
WHEN DO I PAY?
Upon signing the contract your initial deposit is payable. All other stage or final payments, you must receive a "Progress Claim" Form from the contractor. You have 5 business days from the dated form to deposit cleared funds in the contractors account.