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Is this about the right cost for painting hall/landing for 4 bed house?

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Conundrumish Wed 14-Oct-09 22:19:17

We have been quoted £280 for painting the hall and ceiling of a four bedroom house (walls, not ceilings). Is this about right?


andirobobo Wed 14-Oct-09 22:41:23

We paid £150 to get lining paper hung in a square lounge room and then painted. It sounds reasonable to me as the height in a hall - assuming you are talking about the lengths running up the stairs. I would be happy paying someone that do to that job!

Conundrumish Thu 15-Oct-09 00:07:17

That's the thing Andirobobo - the height is such that we would need to buy a very tall ladder to do it ourselves. Thanks.

ChristieF Thu 15-Oct-09 12:51:26

This is probably reasonable but still extortionate. Can't you do it yourself. Homebase (and other DIY stores) sell extending rollers to about thirteen feet. Don't use a ladder it's dangerous. These rollers come with extending metal poles

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