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I am a finish carpenter by trade and recently started a handyman business.
Any thoughts on how much I should charge for replacing interior doors. The customer has purchased the slabs allready. I will be hanging the doors and replacing the old locksets. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I am in South Jersey
 

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For a HC slab with two 3-1/2" 1/4" rad hinges and customer supplied lockset, I charge at least $125 per door. More if it needs radical planing or a lot of back and forth work.

Buy a Bosch hinge template set if you don't already have one. It will pay for itself in two jobs. It's a ***** to use it interconnected if the hinge locations vary from door to door, so I usually end up just using one of the templates and measuring. Still way better than the plastic templates.
 

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I am a finish carpenter by trade and recently started a handyman business.
Any thoughts on how much I should charge for replacing interior doors. The customer has purchased the slabs allready. I will be hanging the doors and replacing the old locksets. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I am in South Jersey
Please let me know about the charges as soon as possible. Any help would be great.
Thank you
 

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What is your time worth per hr and how many hrs will it take you...but this sounds like a homeowner looking for a ballpark so when the contractor they hired on craigslist comes over and gives them a price they think they get a deal bc that hack only charges $75 a door when he just read $125 on here.
 

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I am a finish carpenter by trade and recently started a handyman business.
Any thoughts on how much I should charge for replacing interior doors. The customer has purchased the slabs allready. I will be hanging the doors and replacing the old locksets. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I am in South Jersey
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I'm in S Jersey and get 150 a slab. HD's basic rate is 150. I usually discount if multiple doors. remember, the guy from craigs list will most likely be charging 75 a slab so it may vary according to the customer and how bad you need the work.:drink:
 

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remember, the guy from craigs list will most likely be charging 75 a slab
Funny you should mention that, I was just sitting here looking at this CL ad getting angrier and angrier....

http://fortmyers.craigslist.org/fur/739256699.html

He says he'll supply, install and paint crown in an entire average-sized house for less than $1000. I don't even know what to say, that's just ridiculous. :censored::censored::censored:
 

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Funny you should mention that, I was just sitting here looking at this CL ad getting angrier and angrier....



that is crazy.:wacko: theres some guy whos been advertising here in NJ about hardwood and laminate floor installs for $1 sf! on CL of course.

southjersey.craigslist.org/sks/739196025.html

(im not allowed to post urls yet...they told me)

i often think about giving him a call to give em my 2 cents :cursing:
 
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