rates are very competitive, charging labour from £170.00 per day for an
eight hour working day
and this tariff has applied since 2014.
Materials are charged out separately and prices
shown on your
will be prices prevailing at the time the estimate is prepared.
If there is a
long period of time between provision of the estimate and
completion of the work then
you will understand that the prices charged on
the Invoice may be different. They could be
higher due to price rises,
could be lower due to price reductions or in store special offers.
Some of my
customers choose to purchase their own materials which is not
a problem, provided they are good quality
brands. If you wish to
purchase your own materials then you can
inform me of this when I visit
you to discuss your requirements. However, it's
worth noting that due
to Trade discounts that I receive from my Trade
Suppliers, I can obtain
most materials for less than you
would pay yourself so you will
save money if I purchase them for you.
Some traders load the
by 20% for purchasing them on your behalf but
You'll pay the exactly the same price
that I was charged
and all materials
used will be itemised in your final invoice.
always use good quality materials
including Dulux Trade, Crown Trade,
(Brewers own brand), Armstead Trade
(Dulux Decorator Centre's
own brand) and
Leyland Trade. Farrow & Ball is also a popular
their paints are more expensive than Trade paints. Farrow & Ball is not
is much thinner,
so if you choose this brand for your walls
they will most likely
need to be painted with
three coats compared to
of a Trade paint. This will of course increase the cost
of labour and materials too.
I shop around to purchase
materials at the most
for my clients. Any trade discounts that I
from my Trade Suppliers
are passed on to my clients so the cost will
always be less than if
yourself. However, Farrow & Ball paints
exception because none of the Trade Suppliers provide
discounts on Farrow & Ball paints because Farrow & Ball don't
provide any discounts
to Trade Suppliers.
delay making contact with me to arrange a
for me to visit you to discuss your requirements.
Whichever method you
you are assured of a
very prompt response.
I will then arrange to visit you at a mutually convenient
date and time
during the week.
Out of courtesy and respect for
I don't undertake estimate visits during
the working day as
the customer for whom I am currently working
deserves and receives my
Although I am
more than happy to be contacted by telephone, it is not
possible for me to answer my mobile whilst working - I might be
ladder or hanging wallpaper.
If that is the case, please leave a
on my voicemail and I will return your call as
soon as I
am able to.
My contact details are shown on my
so just click on the link
on the left of this web page.
If texting, please ensure
your name and contact telephone number
so that I know who you are.