Originally Posted by jogr
I don't know why some contractors break costs down by item rather than just give the final number. It's the final number that counts and item charges just encourage homeowners to question individual costs and feel ripped off even when the final bid is reasonable.
I agree.."lump sum price" quotes.
And it is not just HO's.....even my blood pressure rises when I look in detail at the ticket for a cabinet order, and see line items like $85 for an 8' piece of crown moulding