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    Is there a minimum charge?

    Handymen

    What is a minimum charge and in what ways might it exist?

    Asked by angie on 6th Dec 2021
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    Best Answer

    Andrew Crunden

    "There is no such thing as a minimum charge. What there may be, and often is an inspection charge to come to view the job to get a good idea of what is involved. Some trades do this, some don’t. You will also get 2 kinds of quotes: 1) a price for the whole job with the proviso of unseen issues or 2) a day rate per workman with the materials purchased by the client."

    Answered on 6th Dec 2021 - Member since Oct 2017 - report
    R.H Homes development

    "It’s normally free for a quote from most tradesmen 😀"

    Answered on 6th Dec 2021 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    Go with the flow

    "Hi, Angie it depends on the job and what requires.

    Regards
    Kevin"

    Answered on 6th Dec 2021 - Member since Sep 2019 - report
    B Mann Fencing and Landscaping

    "Hi. there is no minimum charge at all
    No minimum charge"

    Answered on 6th Dec 2021 - Member since Jul 2021 - report
    James Bearhsm

    "Morning yes there is a hourly rate or day rate. thankyou"

    Answered on 6th Dec 2021 - Member since Jun 2019 - report
    sat singh

    "Yes there will be minimum charges depending on the location and how far you live and the work needed"

    Answered on 6th Dec 2021 - Member since Aug 2020 - report
    K&b Property Maintenance

    "I have no minimum charge on any job it’s on a price or day work as agreed from the start."

    Answered on 6th Dec 2021 - Member since Dec 2018 - report
    Sullivan Maintenance

    "All trades have a different minimum call out charge"

    Answered on 6th Dec 2021 - Member since Jun 2020 - report
    Malmesbury bricklaying and stone

    "Callout
    Or a day rate could be a minimum charge"

    Answered on 6th Dec 2021 - Member since Jul 2021 - report
    Roger Carr Landscaping

    "Hi so in answer to your question there is no minimum charge so long as the job is profitable to do. So by that I mean if you only needed say half an hours work doing then the contractor would have to charge you for travel costs otherwise they would be doing the work for nothing, in fact losing money. I trust that answers your question"

    Answered on 6th Dec 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    Round Tuit

    "I don't believe a universal rule exists.
    I charge a daily/weekly rate regardless of the skillset required.
    Painting/decorating
    Fencing
    Decking
    Laying laminate flooring
    Laying attic boards
    Property maintenance
    General handyman"

    Answered on 6th Dec 2021 - Member since Sep 2017 - report

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