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    How much to box in pipes?


    I recently purchased a 2 bedroom downstairs flat. The central heating system runs around the bottom of the floor all around the flat at just above skirting board level. The system works fine and recently had a new boiler but I think the copper pipes are ugly and i'm just wondering if i can get a carpenter/joiner to box them in? How much should i expect it to cost? I need about 15-20 metres in total, boxed in and painted. Thanks

    Asked by Julie on 28th Mar 2020
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    Rosey Builds

    "It depends how you would like it done, there is premade boxing from companies like 'Encasement', or it can be boxed in using wood off the shelf from DIY shops, labour wise it depends on how tricky it is to fit, but would normally come in around £130-£160 a day, plus the materials.

    Hope that helps"

    Answered on 28th Mar 2020 - Member since Feb 2020 - report

    "Hi. Boxing in pipes is about a days work should be around £120.00 plus materials"

    Answered on 10th Apr 2020 - Member since Apr 2020 - report
    Paul Alexander

    "Hi yes in theory they or the majority can be boxed in, photos of pipework would give a better idea of what can be Done. Either wood could be used but potential even White plastic trucking could be used. Please send me photos and would be happy to talk to you directly"

    Answered on 28th Mar 2020 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
    Mercer Construction

    "Around £250 - £400 to supply all the timber and mdf and then fit it and seal it prior to painting it."

    Answered on 21st May 2020 - Member since May 2020 - report
    P Walton

    "Hi, it depends on how much boxing in there is to do and what materials you require for the boxing in and the labour charge on top.

    Answered on 29th Mar 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    Unik Interior

    "£200-£250 plus material to box in, ex painting. Painting around £130"

    Answered on 2nd Aug 2020 - Member since Jul 2020 - report
    JR Property Maintenance

    "I would charge £120 for a days labour plus around £30/£40 cost for materials"

    Answered on 13th May 2020 - Member since Jan 2019 - report
    C@k all jobs

    "You would be around 150 pounds including materials to do this job not including the painting you would be cheaper to just paint the pipes"

    Answered on 5th Aug 2020 - Member since Jul 2020 - report
    Mac builders

    "I would allow £30 for materials and a days labour charge £160. So £200 pounds would more than cover this."

    Answered on 4th Apr 2020 - Member since Feb 2020 - report

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