So, the last time you had a repair guy (or gal) out to the house.
* What did he (she) repair?
* How much was the trip charge, or price to just show up?
* What was the labor rate, or price per hour?
* Has any repair guy (or gal) said the price went up, account of price of
I repair office machines for a living, over a wide area. specifically
roll laminators that put plastic on paper like menus are laminated.
my costs are sky rocketing, and i have raised my labor and travel
every on site service business is getting hammered.
I am spending 300 bucks a week minimu for fuel.
thats over 15 grand a year. and having to carry parts, machines and
some supplies for sale i cant use a sub compact. i use a mini van
Propane company tech for new hookup
The AC guy we use at work is $75/hour regular time. $112/hr Sunday. He's
never charged us trip time because he rents space from us in our building
and it only 100 feet away.
Other rates I've recently paid:
Electrician is $65 to $75/hour
Computer network $95 (1 hr min) no travel time
Air compressor service tech $90 travel $90/hr
Fork lift service $65. Normally 1 hour travel time but waived on PM service
Machine service tech from Austria $1000/day plus actual travel cost and
Machine service tech from Italy $900/day plus actual travel cost and
On Sat, 28 Jun 2008 21:33:02 -0400, "Stormin Mormon"
I had a leaking pipe under my 60 year old kitchen sink and called a
plumbing company out of the phone book. They came in 2 hours, replaced
the broken part and fixed it for $80, probably took less than 45
I had called my insurance company because I had no idea how long the
pipe had been leaking, so they sent Servicemaster over to have a look.
Servicemaster said that pulling the linoleum back and drying the wood
off with my hairdryer was the right thing to do and there wasn't any
damage the dehumidifier wouldn't take care of. They didn't charge me
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