“Robbie’s dedication to completing the bathroom floor levelling job was hugely appreciated. He not only worked around the clock to meet the timeframe required, he had brilliant communication throughout. I would have no hesitation in recommending him to any of my future clients.” - Chris, Kilbirnie

Disclosure Statement


1. Business Information

1.1 Bowman Building Services Ltd. 198 Cecil Road, Wilton, Wellington, 6012. Registered March 2017. NZBN # 9429046042095. 

 

2. Contact Person

2.1 Robbie Bowman. Rob@bowmanbuilding.co.nz. 0275177487. Company Owner, Project Manager, Licensed & Qualified Builder. 

2.2 NZQA National Certificate in Carpentry, NZQA # 0016, Received September 2016. Registered License Building Practitioner # BP131981.

2.3 Please contact Robbie Bowman for all new website enquires and for all clients currently using Bowman Building Ltd for their residential building works. 

 

3. Insurance Policies

3.1 Tower Insurance [Builder] General Liability. Sum insured $2,000,000

3.2 Tower Insurance [Builder] Statutory Liability. Sum insured $250,000

 

4. Insurance Claim Information

4.1 The Builder shall maintain a public liability insurance policy indemnifying the Builder against claims in respect of loss or damage against any property or injury or death or illness to any person arising out of the operations of the Builder or any of its subcontractors in connection with the execution of the Works and shall be for an amount of not less than two million dollars ($2,000,000). This insurance shall, at least, be kept continuously in force until any Works required to remedy defects has been completed.

4.2 Where the Works involve physical change to an existing structure including additions or alterations Works then the Client shall arrange insurance:

(a) for the Works against loss or damage for not less than the total of the contract Price; and

(b) for full replacement value against loss or damage to the Client's existing structure made available to enable performance of the Works or adjacent to the Works and against loss or damage to the Client's contents; and

(c) against consequential loss arising from loss or damage to the Client's existing structures made available for the Works to be carried out

10.3 In the case of additions or alterations Works, insurance cover under clause 10.2 may be provided under the Client's existing policy of insurance in relation to the existing building or structure as an extension of such policy and:

(a) shall be in the joint names of the Client and the mortgagee (if any); and

(b) shall not be able to be cancelled or materially changed without giving at least ten (10) working days prior notification by the insurer in writing to the Builder and the Client; and

(c) shall include a waiver of the insurer's right to subrogation against the insurer parties.

10.4 For new dwellings the Client shall from the date that the Works are due to be commenced until the date that the Works are completed keep the Works insured against loss or damage. The insurance policy shall be in the names of the Client and the mortgagee (if any). Such cover shall also be maintained after completion if any defects require rectification by the Builder and until such time as those Works have been completed.

10.5 The Builder will not claim insurance for damages or defects to the Clients existing or new structures and property, including those installed during Works, if the defects or damage is caused by: 

(a) events beyond human control; or

(b) accidental damage caused by others, including subcontractors conducting Works directly for the Client and who are not reporting to or working for the Builder; or

(c) failure on the part of the Client to properly maintain the Works and Works area; or

(d) failure on the part of the Client to implement or follow any instructions, reccommendations or guidelines provided by the Builder to minimize or reduce the risk of damage to existing or new property and structure during the Works; or

(e) any use of the Works otherwise than for any application specified on a estimate, quote, plan, manual or other documentation; or

(f) the continued use of the Works after any defect becomes apparent or would have become apparent to a reasonably prudent operator or user; or

(g) fair wear and tear, any accident or act of God.

(h) the warranty shall cease and the Builder shall thereafter in no circumstances be liable under the terms of the warranty if the workmanship is repaired, altered or overhauled without the Builder's consent.

(c) in respect of all claims the Builder shall not be liable to compensate the Client for any delay in either replacing or remedying the workmanship or in properly assessing the Client's claim.

 

5. Warranties

5.1 Workmanship Warrenty: 10 year warrenty against major structural defects due to defective workmanship undertaken by Bowman Building Ltd. 

 

6. Warranty Claim Information

6.1 Subject to the conditions of warranty set out in clause 6.2, the Builder warrants that if any defect in any workmanship of the Builder becomes apparent and is reported to the Builder within one (1) month of the date of completion (time being of the essence) then the Builder will either (at the Builder's sole discretion) replace or remedy the workmanship.

6.2 The conditions applicable to the warranty given by clause 6.1 are:

(a) the warranty shall not cover any defect or damage which may be caused or partly caused by or arise through:

(i) failure on the part of the Client to properly maintain the Works; or

(ii) failure on the part of the Client to follow any instructions, reccommendation or guidelines provided by the Builder to reduce or minimise risk of damage ; or

(iii) any use of the Works otherwise than for any application specified on a estimate, quote, plan, order form or other documentation; or

(iv) the continued use of the Works after any defect becomes apparent or would have become apparent to a reasonably prudent operator or user; or

(v) fair wear and tear, any accident or act of God.

(b) the warranty shall cease and the Builder shall thereafter in no circumstances be liable under the terms of the warranty if the workmanship is repaired, altered or overhauled without the Builder's consent.

(c) in respect of all claims the Builder shall not be liable to compensate the Client for any delay in either replacing or remedying the workmanship or in properly assessing the Client's claim.

6.3 The Builder will use reasonable endeavours to match new Materials to existing Materials. However, the parties recognise that it may not be possible to provide an exact matching of Materials and in such event there shall be no claim against the Builder.

 

7. Consumer Protection Checklist

7.1 Click this link to access the MBIE Consumer Protection Checklist: https://www.building.govt.nz/assets/Uploads/projects-and-consents/Consumer-protection-checklist.pdf