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£170 an hour for a gas engineer is expensive isn't it?

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BeYourselfUnlessUCanBeAUnicorn Wed 11-May-16 21:19:18

Trying to find someone to look at our boiler, have no hot water. Not having much luck tbh. Got through to a company who said their day time call out charges work out to over £170 per hour! I told DH we'll find someone else as they seem hugely expensive. Please tell me that is expensive and not the going rate?!

LMGTFY Wed 11-May-16 21:23:19

Good God that's extortionate! What part of the country are you in? I'd ask around your friends and family for a recommendation rather than find someone out of the yellow pages so to speak, at least you can have a half idea they're not ripping you off then!

BeYourselfUnlessUCanBeAUnicorn Wed 11-May-16 21:54:53

No where near London! Not the cheapest part but not too bad.

I've got a number from my friend's DH now so will try him tomorrow. It was one we have been trying to get hold of online as I liked the sound of them so fingers crossed!

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