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Forgot to ask Plumber if it was per half hour or fix rate??

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by DIYHELP1922, 18 Oct 2013.

  1. DIYHELP1922

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    I phoned in for a Plumber to change some bath taps tomorrow, he said, A small job like that would cost £64 + VAT, I asked him, My limit is £100, will it be under that? He said yes,

    But not sure if it was a fix rate cost or £64 per half hour,

    He is coming tomorrow at 12, its too late to phone back,

    What do you think he meant?
     
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    anyone please?
     
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    Hang on Ill just ask him.......

    I WOULD IMAGINE UNDER£100 THEN?!?!?
     
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    What does your mum think he meant?
     
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    just had a awful though the OP could be Norman Bates and Mother is angry! :eek:
     
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    Funny you should say that - I had just looked up the film on IMDB because I could remember the mother's name. :LOL: :LOL: :LOL:
     
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    Grow up please!

    I literally forgot to ask the Plumber!
     
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    As opposed to figuratively forgot to ask him?


    If I grew up anymore getting clothes would become an issue. ;)
     
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    Sounds like a fixed price, £64 + VAT, so £76.80 all in.

    On a Saturday as well, bargain
     
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    Hi, thanks for that :)

    Since your a Plumber, How long would a usual bath tap replacement job take? just roughly?
     
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    30 mins to 2 hours, depends on quite a number of things.
     
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    just check when he arrives that his price will be the maximum including materials and most small unforseen points including vat travel and sourcing costs
     
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    :?: :?: :?: :?: :?: :?: :?: :!:
     
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    All jobs like this will be plus parts, he may have to cut and fit new pipe work to the taps.

    What normally happens is the plumber will drain down remove the taps, cut the pipe work - then tell you it's an extra £££. At that point you are stuck!

    Andy
     
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    Turns out, £64 every half hour, someone told me it would be below £100 yesterday, now there telling me. their not sure!
     
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