Would you or have you paid for a devis.

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Re: Would you or have you paid for a devis.

Post by Le Démerdeur »

Yep, thats been my religion since 2005, still waiting for the initial devis to come through.

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Re: Would you or have you paid for a devis.

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If I can't do it, it's not getting done!
:) I tend to agree but there comes a time when you can't do everything.

:lol: Mysty says that that I shouldn't be scampering about on the roof at my age, so one day soon I'll have to follow his wise advice. But if the roof then leaks it won't be possible to say that it's not getting done.

Back to topic. Up to now I've never been asked to pay for a devis, which is a formal quote. You could always try asking for an informal estimate instead.
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Re: Would you or have you paid for a devis.

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In 17 years in France, including 2 house builds and car repairs, we have never paid for a devis.

Sometimes they do charge if you don't have work done, but normally in our experience the devis charge is knocked off the actual bill.

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Re: Would you or have you paid for a devis.

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Tom wrote:
Mon Aug 31, 2020 11:22 pm
If I can't do it, it's not getting done!
:) I tend to agree but there comes a time when you can't do everything.

:lol: Mysty says that that I shouldn't be scampering about on the roof at my age, so one day soon I'll have to follow his wise advice. But if the roof then leaks it won't be possible to say that it's not getting done.

Back to topic. Up to now I've never been asked to pay for a devis, which is a formal quote. You could always try asking for an informal estimate instead.
When a leak appeared I just hung a bucket under the leaking area in the loft. A large sponge keeps the drip quiet. The water evaporates before filling the bucket.
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