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Is this a rip off?

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by diyplumber1980, 20 Feb 2012.

  1. diyplumber1980

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    Changing wall hung basin you a new one as old one damaged by falling object.

    Also changing damaged cistern on toilet only to a new one.

    Plumber has quoted me £250, including parts and labour. He says he will get all parts, Basin, Cistern, Flush mechanism, plug drain for basin, basin taps and little extra's, flexible pipes, sealant, couple of tiles for around basin etc

    Is £250 a reasonable quote or expensive? I live in the Midlands, Solihull area.
     
  2. dcawkwell

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    Bite his arm off. It's a bargain anywhere in the country.
     
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  3. ALEC1

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    agreed go for it...
     
  4. TonyW2

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    Now if it was Merseyside, I'd be expecting a local building site to be missing some fixture,.......but not in the Midlands.
    Hope they have not had many previous owners. :LOL:
     
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    Sounds very reasonable to me :D
     
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    If you're DIY, why aren't you doing it yourself?
     
  7. raden

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    If you're DIY, why aren't you doing it yourself?
     
  8. diyplumber1980

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    i can do tap washers, maybe change an easy to change tap but i dont want to risk a job like this, last thing i want is to end up with a non-functioning loo!
     
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    So you know how the internet works as you have posted on here but you dont know how to google cost of parts thats you have listed and realise that if the guy is buying them he is making next to f##k all on your job
     
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    DIYplumber, how are you being ripped off when you have not even accepted the quote? SURELY, you have the OPTION not to accept, hence will NOT have been RIPPED off as no money has as yet been payed
     
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    Nice how people assume they are being ripped off by plumbers,but don't question solicitors,estate agents etc etc fees.
     
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    Quite right mate.
     
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    Im Not from trade but from a customers point of view i would say thats a good price for supply and fit

    LOL ebay causes so many problems , what a lot of customers forget is how much is factored into price , Like picking up , making sure its correct, all fitting needed are there ,discounts can offset final price , it will work 1st time

    Remeber if you supply parts as a customer you then become responsable that they fit for purpose ect ect and if they dont fit you dont moan when plumber has to **** off for 2 hours to get an fitting

    Me i would go with the all in quote just make sure it is a quote and not an estimate as they very different !!!!!!!! esp in eyes of Law
     
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  14. Nige F

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    It`s a Household Insurance claim Job :eek: Plumber should be charging £100 more - you just pay your policy excess :idea:
     

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