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How much does a plumber cost per day?
Last Updated: 27th January, 2020
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In this way, how much is a plumber day rate?
We estimate that a typical hourly rate for a plumber is around £40 to £60 in most of the country, going up to £80 in London. A day rate, where a plumber knows they will spend a whole day on a project, may have a fixed cost that will be less than the hourly rate, ranging from around £450 to £550.
Beside above, do plumbers charge a call out fee? Plumbers Call Out Fees Note: Plumbers will charge a call out fee for work that is carried out there and then, our research shows you can expect the first hour's labour cost to be included in that fee. Subsequent hours and materials are additional costs.
Keeping this in consideration, how do you price plumbing work?
Here's an easy way to price a plumbing job: Determine your base hourly rate by writing down how much you want to make per week and dividing it by the number of billable hours you can work. Calculate your overhead and profit margin, then add that to your base hourly rate. This is your net billable hourly rate.
Why are plumbers so expensive?
Plumbers are expensive because it is a highly specialized trade requiring thousands of hours to master. Additionally, they make house calls meaning they spend time and money investing in vehicles, tools, equipment and gas to bring to you.