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How much should I pay this 24 year old kid to put on a belt for a washer machine? He is asking for $100 I just think it's too much

Asked By: melli - 2/6/2008
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Having run a cab business in a smal rural town that went out of business, I constantly had to answer "Why do you charge so much, It would be only a dollar for gas if I drove my own car, why do you charge $5?" Well, a car don't run just on gas, it has repairs, I vacuum it daily (Vacuum cleaner bags, eventually a new... More
Answered By: Jack of Many Trades - 2/6/2008
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You'd pay that as a call-out charge in the UK.
Answered By: paul - 2/6/2008
Well what is having that belt worth to you? You hired him because you couldn't do it, and you needed your washing machine so you could have clean clothes...isn't that alone worth $100 not to mention that if you had called a repair company they would have charged you an arm and a leg...I think $100 is fair.
Answered By: sweetsunshine1604 - 2/6/2008
My repair man would charge me approx £15. £5 for petrol and £10 for the belt. This would be for a domestic appliance.
Answered By: D - 2/6/2008
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