07-17-2007, 03:25 PM
OK, I'm still a rookie and have lots more experience to gain. This weeks issue; i have 2 contracts for commercial properties that are government funded assisted living homes. In my contracts I stated that I would trim trees and hedges "as necessary". So the property manager would contact me as a tree or bush got over a curb or touched a building and reminded me to trim it. Well, now these properties are scheduled for a React inspection (I think that's what it's called). Now I have to trim ALL trees and hedges to their specification, so many inches from the building, so far below a window. I asked about a one-time charge for this but I was reminded that my contract stated I would trim "as necessary" What should I do and more importantly, how do you figure a one-time charge for something like this?? I get $800 a month now for one to maintain it and 460 for the other.