The job is re-hang a common stair door, so it has added juicyness of being split 7 ways. The self closer is on the door and divots the plaster at ful l extent, it isn`t actually an issue.
"Unfortunately as its an old door won`t be able to get the self closer to c lose it to latch, even after rehanging." Kinda missingpoint of rehanging a door here pal....
so our hero, lets call him Sean Rollo Joinery Ltd gives my white haired Mum some guff and this spectacular quote.
To remove door and lay aside for re use To remove existing hinges To remove existing door closer To patch/fill door were required To supply and fit 3no heavy duty butt hinges To re fit door giving the bottom more clearance To supply and fit door closer To cut/grind a hole into the stair wall to allow the door to open fully and the door closer to sit into the wall To plaster repair the cut hole ready for decoration.
Comparative is next door replacement exterior blockboard door ,exactly sam e size over size from domestic , stick on mouldings , coat of paint , less than stellar job but does latch on its closer ;-) , £400 incl VAT
This piece of pond slime wanted 790 + Vat = £948 nearly a grand for han ging a, existing, door.
Could go on about roofer Ronald G Graham Ltd who charged £540 for 30 mins clearing the gutters.
Common repairs licenece to print money.
Any other recent comedy quotes, do name and shame, google likes that ;-)