MISSED APPOINTMENTS  
We call or drop an email a few days ahead of appointments to remind.
Missed Appointments will be charged a nominal fee of $75.00 to cover our time to attend your property.
Rental units appointments, MUST be attended by the Property Owner, unless arranged otherwise with our Office or pre-paid for services
If the tenant is at residence, AIM chimney MUST have all their contact information at time of appointment so that we may verify our attendance at their Home.
If the tenant refuses our entry, the Owner is responsible for the Missed Appointment fee.
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                                                                      RE-STOCKING / RETURNS   2021-2022 
  RETURN MERCHANDISE AUTHORIZATION PROCESS – 
                 DOES NOT APPLY TO CUSTOM / SPECIAL  ORDERS OR ACCESSORY ORDERS
                                                                              APPLIES ONLY TO REGULARLY STOCKED  ITEMS

You must contact an inside sales person from AIM Chimney before coming to the Office.
We do not accept returns because you did not like the item, mis-measured nor understood the products use.
When, and if approved, you will be issued a Return Merchandise Authorization number.
The client is to include a copy of the RMA with the product so when the return is received at our office it can be easily identified.
This must be done within 30 days of the RMAs issuance or product will be refused at our location.
We do NOT issue cash refunds, all refunds will be for Store Credit on Services and Products for the future,
or, will be refunded to the Method of Original Purchase.
In Store Credits MUST be used within 2 calendar years of return date. Some exceptions may apply.

In order to have this process function properly the steps are as followed by the client and AIM Chimney:
1. Email or call advising which items need to be returned and why. Include any applicable photos                                                                                        ALL items must be UNUSED and CLEAN and in ORIGINAL packaging
2.  AIM will decide if the item can be returned and decide the restocking fee. Our standard restocking fee is 25%.
3. Once approved, AIM will issue a Return Merchandise Authorization RMA# for the invoice of Original Purchase.
              The RMA NUMBER must be added/ written onto your original invoice.

4. The Client returns the product, at their expense, to AIM Chimney with the RMA NUMBER clearly indicated and attached to the product.                   Product must be accompanied by the original invoice & be returned within 3 months [90 Calendar Days] of the purchase date.
5. Returns without Invoice and RMA will not be accepted by AIM Chimney under ANY circumstances.
6. The product must be checked by our AIM Staff to make sure it is in re-sellable condition.
7. Any product not suitable for resale will be refused by AIM and returned back to the client. 
8. A clients non-stock / special / custom order will not be eligible for return under any circumstances.
9. A store credit will be issued to the client for accepted products which are returned to inventory,
              or a refund will be placed ONLY by the original method of purchase. NO CASH CREDITS

Please note it is extremely difficult to accept any returns during our busy season.
We are requesting that no returns be sent back during the months of October thru January.
There may be exceptions but they must be cleared by AIM Chimney.
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PRODUCT DISCLAIMER – WORK STOPPAGE AND FEES
AIM reserves the right to cancel/delay any work if undue harassment of any kind is given by client and/or their pets, family, friends, neighbours’, contractors or if safety issues arise, or in case of severe weather [rain, storm, snowfall, high winds, lightning] or medical or automotive problems.
Although we strive to cater to all our clients’ needs and requests, we cannot be held responsible for user error or perceived user error of any of our installed products, nor for manufacturers’ defects in product. We offer no refunds based on User Error, real or perceived.
We cannot be held responsible for any products supplied by clients for installation by AIM.
We will always attempt to work with you to alleviate any perceived issues to the best of our abilities. 
No product returns or cost refunds, nor product  de-installation due to Client Error of Usage or Mis-Understanding of Usage
will be completed unless approved by AIM Chimney.  
We do not accept any returns without original bill of sale and fore notice.   
Any approved returns must be in new, unused and in saleable condition.
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WORK ZONE
Client must provide a clean and safe surface and atmosphere for our work, including keeping pets, children and adults away from work area
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During inclement, or winter weather, client will have driveway, pathway and rooftops cleared of any accumulated snow / ice / debris before our technicians’ arrival for days’ project(s) or delays and additional charges will occur.  Client will be responsible for ALL & ANY towing charges incurred by technicians to free themselves from your property due to ice, snow, mud, muck, mire or other road hazard or if we have to shovel snow. [Rate is $125.00/hr]
We reserve the right to delay the project if conditions prove to be unacceptable or hazardous to our technicians on day of appointment due to weather (ice, snow, water, rain, etc), animals, hostile confrontation, improper structure.
You will be responsible to clear the hazard[s] and your project will be rescheduled to first available time slot after that, and you will be charged for half day labour for the delay.
 
Client is responsible for all added time charges incurred by our technicians [100.00/hour] due to wait time caused by any contractors of the client delaying our progress on same property on same date.
AIM Chimney does NOT provide any electrical work for fans, thermostat hook-ups, etc   Please contact a licensed electrician 
AIM Chimney does NOT provide gas, oil nor propane hook-ups or lines/tanks                 Please contact a licensed gas, oil or propane fitter 
AIM Chimney does NOT assume responsible for re-drywalling and/or finishing any interior or exterior walls/partitions/soffit/fascia that have to be removed or modified to complete our contracted projects.                                                Please contact a Construction Contractor in that Field
AIM Chimney does NOT sub-contract any work on our projects, client must contract and pay each additional trade personally and directly.
 
Any overnight stays required to complete your project will involve extra costs added to your billing in order to cover additional overtime wages, accommodations, etc. up to $500.00 per day/per team member. This will apply even if they stay on site, on your property as we have to pay the
technician for their time on site at rate.
 
Client must maintain their appliances / chimneys in a responsible manner and have systems swept and checked annually/regularly by a WETT Certified Chimney Sweeping Technician or any/all Guarantees/warranties will be voided by AIM Chimney.
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CANCELLATIONS
Contracts are binding upon original, email or faxed signature unless WRITTEN or EMAIL Notice is received by AIM Chimney a minimum of 30 calendar days prior to any project start date, after that point the below  terms will apply…
An administration fee of 5% of your deposit[s] will be charged on all Cancellations once product is received by AIM ,  no matter the timeline given.
Custom and non-regular stock ordered parts must be paid for IN FULL by client upon cancellation of contract, by either party, as these parts cannot be returned nor reused.  These parts then become the property of the Client and must be picked up within 5 business days
Client cancellations, for any reason, MUST be made in writing via email or post. OR may be confirmed verbally by telephone to the AIM Office - NOT left on answering machine.
Client cancellations, for any reason, received  14 - 29 calendar days prior to contracted project start date will be subject to a  25% retention of deposit received plus any custom/special order parts charge.
Client cancellations, for any reason, received  03 - 13 calendar days prior to contracted project start date will be subject to a  75% retention of deposit received plus any custom/special order parts charge.
Client cancellations, for any reason, received  00 - 48 clock hours prior to contracted project start time of 9:00 a.m. on service date, will be subject to a full 100% retention of  any and all deposits, received plus any custom/special order parts charge.
Failure of client to pay any stipulated deposits amounts due FOR ANY REASON BY DEADLINES PRIOR TO job date, can result in a delay / stoppage of project start and or completion.
A new date will be scheduled on our first available date, pending reception of over-due amounts.          
Failure of client to pay final due balance FOR ANY REASON within 30 days of job date, can result in a lien on property.            
Client agrees that AIM Chimney may take remaining balance from supplied Credit Card if final balance not received within 30 days of last date on site by other means.
Any Notification of Client refusal of any Payment, at any time, can result is a cessation of work, without completion, by AIM , and retention of product / deposit[s] by AIM .  
Client will then be responsible for all Product Balances. These will be Due Immediately, further payment refusal can result in a lien on property
Bank Refused [NSF-Stop Payment] cheques will be charged a $50.00 service charge for each occurrence 
                                        Balance then will be due IN FULL IMMEDIATELY by CERTIFIED CHEQUE, DEBIT, CASH, CREDIT CARD or E-TRANSFER
Any/All credit Cards that are declined will be charged an additional $ 50.00 if not approved within 2 calendar days of decline date           
Balance then will be due IN FULL IMMEDIATELY by CERTIFIED CHEQUE, DEBIT, CASH or E-TRANSFER Contracts are binding upon original, email or faxed signature unless WRITTEN or EMAIL Notice is received by AIM Chimney a minimum of 30 calendar days prior to any project start date, after that point the below  terms will apply…
An administration fee of 5% of your deposit[s] will be charged on all Cancellations once product is received by AIM ,  no matter the timeline given.
Custom and non-regular stock ordered parts must be paid for IN FULL by client upon cancellation of contract, by either party, as these parts cannot be returned nor reused.  These parts then become the property of the Client and must be picked up within 5 business days
Client cancellations, for any reason, MUST be made in writing via email or post. OR may be confirmed verbally by telephone to the AIM Office - Not left on answering machine.
Client cancellations, for any reason, received  14 - 29 calendar days prior to contracted project start date will be subject to a  25% retention of deposit received plus any custom/special order parts charge.
Client cancellations, for any reason, received  03 - 13 calendar days prior to contracted project start date will be subject to a  75% retention of deposit received plus any custom/special order parts charge.
Client cancellations, for any reason, received  00 - 48 clock hours prior to contracted project start time of 9:00 a.m. on service date, will be subject to a full 100% retention of deposit, received plus any custom/special order parts charge.
Failure of client to pay any stipulated deposits amounts due FOR ANY REASON BY DEADLINES PRIOR TO job date, can result in a delay / stoppage of project start and or completion.
A new date will be scheduled on our first available date, pending reception of over-due amounts.          
Failure of client to pay final due balance FOR ANY REASON within 30 days of job date, can result in a lien on property.            
Client agrees that AIM Chimney may take remaining balance from supplied Credit Card if final balance not received within 30 days of last date on site by other means.
Any Notification of Client refusal of any Payment, at any time, can result is a cessation of work, without completion, by AIM , and retention of product / deposit[s] by AIM .  
Client will then be responsible for all Product Balances. These will be Due Immediately, further payment refusal can result in a lien on property
Bank Refused [NSF-Stop Payment] cheques will be charged a $50.00 service charge for each occurrence 
                                        Balance then will be due IN FULL IMMEDIATELY by CERTIFIED CHEQUE, DEBIT, CASH, CREDIT CARD or E-TRANSFER
Any/All credit Cards that are declined will be charged an additional $ 50.00 if not approved within 2 calendar days of decline date           
                                        Balance then will be due IN FULL IMMEDIATELY by CERTIFIED CHEQUE, DEBIT, CASH or E-TRANSFER 
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         Thank you for adhering to these Policies                                   It is what keeps our Company running smoothly