Terms & Conditions

Please note that all art shipping and handling arrangements and costs to and from our studio will be the responsibility of the client.  A signed authorization to proceed is required for treatment to be scheduled.

It is strongly recommended that conservation documentation be retained and travel with the artifact as part of its historical record. The documentation which The Better Image® (TBI) provides complies with the principles set forth in the Code of Ethics and Guidelines for Practice of the American Institute of Conservation. Prices quoted are guaranteed for a period of three months from the date of our written proposals. Invoices for work completed are payable upon receipt. Any invoice not paid within thirty days of issue will accrue interest at the rate of 1.5% monthly (eighteen percent (18%) per annum) or be waived at the discretion of TBI. Failure of owner to retrieve or accept all works from TBI within thirty (30) days of notification will result in assessment of storage charges of $20 per day for each work which owner fails to retrieve as aforesaid. Said fee may be waived at the discretion of TBI. Payments may be made without additional fees via domestic wire transfer, or check. A modest fee is applied for credit card, PayPal or international wire transfers.

The Better Image® (TBI) hereby disclaims responsibility for any and all damages that may occur during the course of the proposed treatment or at any time in the future as a result of such treatment. The client/owner hereby agrees to assume full responsibility for the results obtained as a result of such treatment, and hereby releases and forever discharges The Better Image® its officers, directors, agents and employees from all claims, demands and other causes of action on account of any injury or damage to the photograph(s) incident to the treatment proposed herein, excepting therefrom such injury or molestation as may result from the willful, wanton or negligent acts of The Better Image®, its officers, directors, agents and/or employees. Any and all disputes arising hereunder shall be resolved in a New Jersey Court of competent jurisdiction, applying the laws of the State of New Jersey.


At times The Better Image® may wish to use images of treatment projects for lectures and seminars. Your privacy and confidentiality will be maintained.