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How much do decorators charge?

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LittleFairySmile Sun 10-Aug-08 21:50:16

DH is DIY shy, and am sick of promises to ‘get around to it’, so wondered how much basic wall-paper stripping, re-papering with lining paper and painting with one colour of paint in one room would cost, on average.

I know this depends on size of room, but am thinking of a small double bedroom, with double bed, two beside tables, one wardrobe and a computer table (and very little floor space after all that!).

Very simple job, which I could do myself in the day time, but very difficult with DS under foot!

LittleFairySmile Sun 10-Aug-08 21:51:04

I know I should call around for quotes, but don’t want to waste my time if it’s going to be expensive.

mumma2cjh Mon 11-Aug-08 22:03:13

my decorter charges £75 a day

midnightexpress Mon 11-Aug-08 22:07:37

Mine charged £135 a day last year, but I think that included materials (ie paint).

LittleFairySmile Tue 12-Aug-08 14:30:52

Thanks mumma2cjh and midnightexpress

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