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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by speccy, 15 Jan 2020.

  1. speccy

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    OK you've just had these 3 wardrobe doors fitted to an existing cupboard in the hallway, 3 doors 520mm x 2200mm each basic framework for the 3 doors. Each door hanging off 4x standard soft close cupboard hinges. Doors finished in white radius or bull nose finish all round, no handles supplied. Fitted in 3hours by 2 men.

    You get the bill through how much do you expect?
     
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    I'd probably expect it to be whatever price I'd agreed for the job...
     
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  4. speccy

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    Too smart for me "two steves". Maybe that's your combined input there, I'll forgive you . Ok say it wasnt you it was your elderly parents..
     
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    £600 materials
    £400 labour

    But couldve been half that
     
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    Hello sir i can work for you special price 50% off sale at moment when can i start?
     
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    £720.00
     
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    OK Mr Notch you are the closest so far.

    They invoiced 1120. (where the extra 20pounds came from i don't know)

    Personally i was expecting about 700 pounds as they really are nothing fancy nor is the wobbly frame they put in. I know these doors supplied to me non trade are about 100each so that's 300 plus materials say 50quid. That's 750 for two men for less than half a day each, if that was me paying i would feel violated or at least checked my back passage after.
     
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    Haven’t read the rest of the post but maybe around £1120?
     
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    So, £300 labour, plus £300 materials, plus the mystery ****take of £600, so £1200.
    Sounds about right.
     
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    This is why I started DIY - everbody charges so much these days. I don't mind paying a professional a sensible hourly rate or day rate + materials, but everybody quotes something that is way beyond sensible these days. Unless £100 a hour is considered fair for somebody to break concrete or hang a door.
     
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    my guesstimate was £150 per door, £150 frame and hinges
    labour full day for 2 people £200 x 2

    i suppose vat could be on top

    £700 is probably a fair price really. £1120 is too much
     
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    Get a solicitor to do it next time.
     
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    OK just worked out what you did there very good :LOL:
     
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