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uPVC Windows Quote

edited 19 January 2020 at 8:44PM in Is This Quote Fair?
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Jack4424Jack4424 Forumite
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edited 19 January 2020 at 8:44PM in Is This Quote Fair?
Can anyone please comment on whether £5000 is a reasonable quote for:

supply and fit 8 Upvc windows , (3 large 3 pane approx 1700x1000, 3 medium 2 pane (1150 x 1100), 2 small single pane (500 x 900).

I'm located near Gloucester



  • FrancesanneFrancesanne Forumite
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    Think you'd be wise to get several quotes. I'd get quotes from reputable local companies instead of the large national companies.
  • FreeBearFreeBear Forumite
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    Depends. Does the quote include a contingency for lintels if they are required - An important point to check with older houses, as many of them used the wooden (and steel) frames to support the outer leaf of brickwork.

    £5K for eight windows is not excessive depending on colour & number of openings. But much is subject to what is involved during the fitting. Always worth getting other quotes from local independent installers.
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  • walwyn1978walwyn1978 Forumite
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    Price is reasonably competitive, but check what warranty is offered - the last guy who was much cheaper to quote for our windows was offering a reduced warranty in comparison to the industry standard which I believe is 10 years 
  • thebaldwindowfitterthebaldwindowfitter Forumite
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    for the Manchester area i would be asking around £4200 for them in white upvc 2 side openers to wider windows and 1 each in all others 10 year insurance guarantee and fensa certificated this would not include lintels
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