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Discussion in 'Plastering and Rendering' started by Launchbury, 19 Jun 2015.

  1. Launchbury

    Launchbury

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    I've stripped the wallpaper off our bedroom and some of the plaster has come off one wall to reveal the original block work, about 5 sqm. After that's been fixed I want the complete room skimmed, total area is 20 sqm.

    I've had a guy look at it, he said he will come round and 'hardwall' the 5 sqm, then come back and skim the rest of the room; 20 sqm.

    He wants £445, the house is in Suffolk, not London.

    Is this too much?

    Many thanks.
     
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    Get two more quotes then.
     
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    Really need it done next week and I can't get anyone else round to quote, they're all busy.

    If this guy is in the ball park I'm happy to book him, I just hate to be ripped off
     
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    To much money its a days work if there's not much prep
     
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    I've tried 12 local plasterers over the weekend, most were on answer phone, only 3 called back. I went back to the £445 guy, he's agreed to do it for £350 now. Thanks for your help Steve.
     
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    Still dear bud its a days work if he does it over 2 days he's stretching it looks look me he's plucking his figures out of the air 445 then 350
     
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    20 square metres for a whole bedroom? Are you sure? Sounds like a tiny room....
     
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