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    Decorating Costs
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    • 12th Apr 06, 12:35 PM
    Decorating Costs 12th Apr 06 at 12:35 PM
    I've just had a quote for decorating my house.

    It's a 4 Bedroom house with;

    Hallway, Toilet, Study, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, Dining Room, Lounge, Stairway.

    Landing, Bathroom, 2 Double Bedrooms, 1 Single Bedroom, Master Bedroom and En-Suite.

    There are quite a few chips/dents in plasterboard and most of the window sills etc have cracks around which would need filling etc..

    2 bay windows, 2 large windows (4 pane) and 7 small windows (2 pane).

    All windows are wood, painted white. Fascia boards etc need painting and gutters cleaned etc.

    The quote came back as -

    Outside Materials = 65
    Outside Labour = 890
    Inside Materials = 190
    Inside Labour = 3540

    Total Cost = 4685

    This seems excessive to me. Is this right?? Perhaps I had underestimated the cost of putting paint on walls?
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