How to quote this job

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billathome65
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How to quote this job

Post by billathome65 » Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:41 am

Hi guys first post just a quick question on quoting this for a client on a budget hmmmmmm. It's clearly a smoke damaged room the client wants the ceiling and coving painted there is obvious damage to the existing covering with possiblity other heat damage issues. I wonder if that light fitting is safe :huh:

I've not traveled to the job but was asked to give a rough estimate based on the pictures I'm thinking a two maybe 3 day job depending on prep work. What sort of price would you guys be quoting?

Cheers Bill
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Re: How to quote this job

Post by Colin » Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:43 am

I wouldn't price a job like that from a picture. If that's the plasterboard paper hanging off, then it will probably mean at least cutting a piece out and re-skimming it or Artexing it whatever is on the rest of the ceiling. I would give him a day rate, and an estimate of how many days with the proviso it could go further. If he really wants a price you would have to put in a big one, which I should think wouldn't suit his budget.

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Re: How to quote this job

Post by billathome65 » Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:05 pm

Hi that was my thinking plus I am also concerned as the light is a metal type which will transfer heat so that led me to refuse to quote the job and advise they contact their insurance.

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