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So if self-employed tradesmen are finding things tough financially, why do none of them want my money?

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MrsMuddle Tue 21-Oct-08 19:23:44

I'm annoyed because I came home from work early because I was expecting an upholsterer to come and give me a cost to re-cover an old chair. I had it done years ago, and it was about £400 then - so not an inconsequential amount of money. Anyway, he's not appeared. And last week I had a glazier out to give me costs for two replacement windows. He said he'd call me with a price the next day, but he didn't.

Rant over. As you were.

EBenes Tue 21-Oct-08 19:31:42

Same with me, couldn't get a joiner or plumber that would return my calls.

MrsMuddle Tue 21-Oct-08 22:16:27

Yes, you've reminded me that I couldn't get a plumber a couple of weeks ago either. angry

emkana Tue 21-Oct-08 22:19:58

Yes v v difficult to get people to do work for you.

I don't get it either.

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