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    • toronomous
    • By toronomous 14th May 18, 9:17 AM
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    Exterior gloss painting quote - reasonable?
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    • 14th May 18, 9:17 AM
    Exterior gloss painting quote - reasonable? 14th May 18 at 9:17 AM
    Is 850 (inc. VAT and all materials) reasonable for the following work in the Thames Valley area?

    • Rub down, fill and make good to gabel
    • Rub down, fill and make good to soffits
    • Rub down, fill and make good to all windows
    • Paint all above in undercoat and gloss
    • Paint all white masonry

    It's a 1930's house, wooden double glazed windows - the quote is just for the front of the house. There are two bay windows, one small bay window. A section of render between the upstairs and downstairs bay windows, and between the top bay window and the gabel. No doors etc. The woodwork is in need of painting but structurally sound, no serious damage or rot. I can't attach a photo as I'm new but the image ID on imgur is PiMW8GC.

    Thanks!
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    • McKneff
    • By McKneff 14th May 18, 10:12 AM
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    • 14th May 18, 10:12 AM
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    • 14th May 18, 10:12 AM
    Best thing is to get another 2 quotes and compare.
    make the most of it, we are only here for the weekend.
    and we will never, ever return.
    • toronomous
    • By toronomous 14th May 18, 4:07 PM
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    • #3
    • 14th May 18, 4:07 PM
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    • 14th May 18, 4:07 PM
    Yep, I've been trying but it's surprisingly hard to get a response from tradespeople.
    • Alfrescodave
    • By Alfrescodave 17th May 18, 11:08 AM
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    • 17th May 18, 11:08 AM
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    • 17th May 18, 11:08 AM
    If you are on Facebook then it's easy to request a quote. Only interested
    tradespeople will respond
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