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    • Mr da
    • By Mr da 14th Mar 17, 9:22 AM
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    Not far off competition, renovation help
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    • 14th Mar 17, 9:22 AM
    Not far off competition, renovation help 14th Mar 17 at 9:22 AM
    Hi first off if in wrong forum please move.
    As title says not far off competition and after a very stressful sale, on to the next step.
    Quite a bit of work to do in the house I'm buying it had been let out for 6 yrs previous and definitely has lacked tlc.
    Good clean needed, garage door repairing new patio doors, full decoration, some skirting boards new internal doors.
    So here's the question do I get separate trades in or a builder (apart from decoration). Also what is a reasonable price for standard size double patio doors fitted. In North West. Thanks in advance.
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    • Doozergirl
    • By Doozergirl 14th Mar 17, 9:32 AM
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    • 14th Mar 17, 9:32 AM
    It doesn't sound like much work for a builder.

    You need a carpenter for your doors and skirting. And a local independent for your patio doors. It depends on size and style but a ballpark is about £1000 a metre although I'd be aiming for less than that if it's uPVC.
    Everything that is supposed to be in heaven is already here on earth.
    • tykesi
    • By tykesi 14th Mar 17, 9:52 AM
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    • 14th Mar 17, 9:52 AM
    What was the competition? Did you win a house?
    £2017 in 2017 - £1974.69
    • Doozergirl
    • By Doozergirl 14th Mar 17, 10:07 AM
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    • 14th Mar 17, 10:07 AM
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    • 14th Mar 17, 10:07 AM
    Autocorrect on overdrive. I think they meant completion.
    Everything that is supposed to be in heaven is already here on earth.
    • cashbackproblems
    • By cashbackproblems 14th Mar 17, 10:20 AM
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    • 14th Mar 17, 10:20 AM
    I asked the same question recently and its best to get a carpenter who will know a painter. Or a handy man should be easily be able to carry out the above. I am using checkatrade
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