Is the plumber likely to charge more now?

(2 Posts)
Sexykitten2005 Mon 10-Oct-16 20:09:31

Paid a gas reg plumber to move my boiler from upstairs to downstairs. He's been here all day and I'm currently sat with no heating or hot water as the boiler when switched back kept giving an error code.
He is coming back tomorrow but I'm not sure if it is standard practice to then charge an extra days labour. I'm normally quite passive but in this instance I think given the boiler worked when upstairs and he gave me a price for the job that that should be it but if it is usual to charge more then I don't want to make a fool of myself.
Also if the boiler is unrepairable and needs replacing who pays for that? If I had been told it wasn't possible to move I would have lived with it where is was for 6 months before replacing. I actually don't have the money to buy a new one right now or really the budget to pay this guy any extra.
What do you think?

Also he has text me to say he doesn't know why it's not working and this is normally a simple job for him. Can you suggest a good text back for me to clarify the financial aspect?

venys Mon 10-Oct-16 20:55:19

I am rubbish with the financial aspect but he may charge more if he gave you an estimate. If it was fixed price it should be included. However, I wanted to move my boiler last year and I was told they are notorious for breaking when they are moved. So ended up buying a new one!! Not what you want to hear.

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