"I see my job as being in the same pay bracket as a skilled builder, carpenter or plumber. I charge the same as one of these skilled trades, even more if I am managing a big project. I think a lot of gardeners out there are underselling themselves…"
Is thereany hard landscapers in N London or its environs that I can pass work on to. Coming from a building background I don't know anyone nearby that I'd feel confident passing a customer on to. I'm not doing any more quotes for this season but at…See More
"yup, if the politicians really thought burglary, theft, robbery and the rest were a problem, it would get dealt with - a lowlife broke into a friends garage, nicked his bike (and did half a dozen other garages in the same street on the same night).…"
"I have used the weaker mixes, 8:1 for light coloured sandstone where yu sometimes get the grey of the cement coming up through them. I use plasticiser as well as SBR in the mix itself, gives a creamier mortar. Also have been trying out Hydra lime as…"
"That's cheap for London . I would be pushing for a 100mm slab on a subframe of T1. if I had to do it that way, in buckets through the house, I'd be pricing around £1100 without the dreaded.
Have a look at mixamate, they have a…"
"Personally i use 5:1 grit sand. I find it easier to work with as it hold less water and therefore is less soupy when tapping flags into it.
You have a higher posibility of efflourescence and staining using soft sand as it hold much more water for…"
"2-3 m3 of materials being transfered from the road side via buckets, then mixed, then poured and levelled, not to mention the weed / area clearance, muck pile to be removed, probably via the same or similar way as the raw materials are to be brought…"
"i didnt get the bit about not being able to use a barrow..still..how much would a labourer cost for the day? the OP asked whether or not the price was competitive and i understand other posters are notching the price up..but a greater consideration…"