8. Loft and Cellars: Lofts and cellars are not covered in the inventory
inspection, unless they are converted and safely accessible; contents therein
will generally therefore be omitted at check-in and check-out, unless pre-
agreed to inspection schedule.
9. Locked Rooms: Belongings left on the property by the owner in a locked
room or out building will not be inventoried and as such are the sole
responsibility of the landlord/owner. In general, it is also noted that
Landlords/Owners are encouraged NOT to use the property as a storage
facility during the tenant’s tenure.
10. Windows & Doors: All window latches and fittings will be checked; easily
accessible windows will be checked if unlocked and keys are present and
located; Windows found not to be in operational order will be noted to
maintenance fault schedules; Doors, i.e. patio will be checked, if keys are
present and located; Doors found not to be in operational order will be noted
to maintenance schedule.
11. Heavy Items; Heavy furniture items, i.e. kitchen appliances, wardrobes and
beds will not be moved during an inventory inspection and the clerk is not
responsible for the condition of the flooring beneath said or areas surrounding
such items that cannot be clearly seen.
12. Ownership: The Inventory remains the property of AaA Inventory- Beverley
Daley and cannot be used or copied without the express written permission of
13. Scope & Extent of Services: The Inventory provider/‘Beverley Daley’
provides, residential/commercial property; check-in inspection & summary
schedule; check-out inspection & summary schedule; inventory inspection &
summary schedule; periodic inspection & summary schedule; inspection services
are performed during 9.30 AM – 4.30 PM, Monday-Saturday, as pre-agreed;
generally excluding UK bank holidays, unless pre-agreed; overseas inspections
are price converted with payment due as per conversion rate advised on
invoice, all airfares are pre-paid & non-returnable in the event that an
inventory report is subsequently rejected.
14. COST: Inventories & Interior photo-sets are charged at the rate/s currently
provided, with payment due within on submission of invoice, payment/s can
only be accepted by Bank Transfer, BACs, Paypal, Google Pay, to nominated
15. Booking & Administration: A minimum period of 24 hours notice is generally
required for non-inventory bookings, printed reports will be delivered by
electronic mail or courier (at additional cost) normally within 24, 48 or 72
hours (as pre-agreed); all report amendments must be brought to the attention
of the inventory provider within 5 working days, thereafter, changes to a report
can only be added as later-dated updates to the inventory, as notified and
verified by the inventory provider; in the event that the inventory provider is ill
or has to cancel the appointment, an alternative appointment will be offered
within 24 hours; in the event that the inventory provider is ill or has to cancel
the appointment no fiscal penalty applies to the inventory provider.
16. Inspection Exclusions & Health & Safety Issues: The Inventory does not
cover the following areas; roof spaces, attics & lofts, unlit cellars that do not
constitute a habitable domestic space, serviced with by a adequate stairway,
non-residential/domestic out-houses; there is no requirement to inspect an
cupboard or storage area above head height; there is no requirement to
inspect a utility meter above head height or located in an area where access
is blocked by refuse, debris or stored items; there is no requirement to
inspect the underside of a mattress should the weight & size of the mattress
render this untenable; The inventory will not proceed under the following
circumstances; professional cleaners still on site; unsecured pets present; no
electrical light or power on premises; inappropriate tenant behaviour; risk
from objects falling from height or overfilled cupboards;
17. Disputes & Complaints: Any procedural concerns or complaints must be
brought to the attention of the Inventory provider within 3 working days of the
occurrence for resolution.
1. Working Order and Conditions: The Inventory only relates to décor, furniture,
furnishings and Landlord’s equipment & content located within/about the
property. It is no guarantee of, or reports on, the safety or adequacy of
equipment or contents, it is merely a record that inventoried items are in
existence at the property, as at, the date of inventory inspection, together with
superficial description of condition of the items.
2. Structural: The Inventory does not constitute a partial or
complete structural survey.
3. Description: Fixtures and fittings are listed and described, where the words
silver, chrome, bronze, metal, leather, wood, etc. are used, this is a
description of the colour and type of the item and may not indicate the actual
fabric exactly, unless documentary evidence is present; The description of the
listed items is for identification purpose only, the Inventory recorder does not
attempt to determine or pass opinion as to whether an article is genuine or a
reproduction; New items can only be described as such when they are still in
their wrappings or substantiated with receipt.
4. Maintenance: Any maintenance problems found at the commencement of
Inventory during the term of same, remain the responsibility of the agent,
landlord or owner; where feasible, any maintenance issues that require an
immediate response, the agent, landlord or owner will be promptly notified, as
available to receive notification of said.
5. Furnishings: Should/Where an Inventory state/s ‘fire regulation labels seen’,
this indicates that labels were located present on furniture items that
themselves comply with concurrent Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety)
Regulations; The Inventory provider is not in a position to state that any
furniture item does comply with these regulations.
6. Fire Safety Equipment: Where smoke detectors/carbon monoxide detectors
are present and replacement batteries are required between maintenance
checks or periodic tenancy checks, it is deemed the Tenant’s responsibility to
replace said (unless contrary express notification exists) and to check the
working order of said with regularity, with faults promptly reported to the
agent, landlord or owner.
7. General: The inventory is prepared on the accepted principle that all items
are free from obvious soiling, fault or damage except where stated; the terms
‘new/as new’ ‘good order/good condition,’ ‘fair order/fair condition,’ ‘poor
order/poor condition,’ are noted as guidelines for this, further: New; indicates
that the item is still in its original packaging or a same day delivery invoice is
present; As new; indicates the item remains in ‘as new state’ and that the
item is fit for purpose & free from substantive blemish or fault; Good
Condition/Good Order; indicates that the item is fit for purpose & free from
substantive blemish or fault; Fair Condition/Fair Order; indicates that the
item, whilst being deemed operationally fit for purpose, does have a visible
blemish/noticeable fault, or is aged worn; Poor Condition/Poor Order;
indicates that the item, is deemed operationally unfit for purpose; or has
significant visible blemish/noticeable fault/s, or is significantly aged
worn/obsolete, thereby rendered useless.
TERMS & CONDITIONS OF SERVICE