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Old 10-05-2008, 10:26 PM   #1
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i am trying to price on how to charge a client in price of fixing interior doors in a basement of a 5 yr old home that don't close properly. Doors need to be rehung i assume. what should i charge , there are 6 doors that need work. Thanks for the input

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Old 10-06-2008, 02:40 AM   #2
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i am trying to price on how to charge a client in price of fixing interior doors in a basement of a 5 yr old home that don't close properly. Doors need to be rehung i assume. what should i charge , there are 6 doors that need work. Thanks for the input
Are you new to home repair? What do you normally charge?

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Old 10-06-2008, 05:59 AM   #3
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I thought this was a DIY site?
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Old 10-06-2008, 06:05 AM   #4
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Apart from the fact that your question has nothing to do with "DIY", the cost of "fixing" each door depends on the actual problems. Doors may not close properly for a number of reasons: Strike plate missaligned, bad hinges, hinges not installed properly, warped door, improperly installed door/frame, etc, etc, etc.

IMHO - it sounds like you are underqualified to do such a repair (and to charge for it);

a.) You have to come online and ask what to charge.

b.) You do not state what you will do to "fix" these doors, since you probably do not know what needs to be fixed.

(Since you state that the doors are in a basement, the chances are that they are swollen from the higher humidity levels there)
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Old 10-06-2008, 06:39 AM   #5
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i just spent the whole weekend repairing this gal's 2 doors, 1 storm door, AND a reformat for her computer that was full of virus'. i got a cutting of a chinese cactus for my wife for the effort. was that too much for me to charge?

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Old 10-06-2008, 10:43 AM   #6
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Sounds like you got "stuck".
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yup, i got 'stuck' alright....making a new friend and an excellent reference for her many friends who also need repairs done. i think i still come out ahead. hahahahahahaha she just called, her neighbor has a job for me! Po)

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Old 10-06-2008, 11:15 AM   #8
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Yep, (pun was intended) it usually works out that way..... do a favor ant it pays you back in spades.
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Old 10-06-2008, 11:48 AM   #9
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just an unrelated fyi, the chinese cactus ain't got thorns, it's kinda waxy like aloe vera...and grows like a tapeworm. looks like this. but yeah, i got the pun...
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Kinda cool looking.....and I like the no thorns part.
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just an unrelated fyi, the chinese cactus ain't got thorns, it's kinda waxy like aloe vera...and grows like a tapeworm. looks like this. but yeah, i got the pun...
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You're avatar and the desire the have a chinese cactus kind of contradict themselves, dont they?
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ironic, ain't it? guess i shoulda said Pelargonium. lol not EVERYTHING from there is bad, just what they manufacture and pawn off on unsuspecting countries.

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ironic, ain't it? guess i shoulda said Pelargonium. lol not EVERYTHING from there is bad, just what they manufacture and pawn off on unsuspecting countries.

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Agreed.

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