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Subject:  Re: Low-ball estimate? Date:  10/7/2003  4:16 PM
Author:  pacman1062 Number:  41694 of 140327

A few questions come to mind.

1. Do you live in a newer home or an older home? Sometimes that can
make a difference in the amount of work to switch something like
a door or window.

2. Is you current entry a door with sidelites? If so, it shouldn't
be too much of a job to switch it out.

3. Not mutch to hanging a storm door to a new entry door so the
$25 should be enough.

4. Is this guy a small operator in comparison with the others?
If so, maybe the big guys don't want a small job too badly. Or,
maybe this guy is relativly new and trying to get a start. It
isn't too big a project and a lot of DIY'ers do them.

In any case I would try to get some ref's or at least maybe he could tell you where else he is working and you drive by and at least see what his work looks like.

...always looking for the low ball estimate...

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