Basic Overview

Prices do not include VAT.  VAT will be added to the invoice

Ownership of materials is retained by Building & Handyman until full settlement of invoice

Outstanding balance on works that have received a formal quote, are required within 7 days of final invoice.  Interest at 8% APR over base rate will be charged for late payment from the invoice date

Payment of invoices for Handyman works are due upon completion of the visit

The minimum charge is for 1 x hour’s labour, and we charge in ½ x hour increments thereafter

All times given are estimates.  We stress that they are subject to preceding jobs.  We will endeavor to communicate developments but reserve the right to treat the booking as honored if the Handyman is running within the period of 2 x hours early or 2 x hours late

Charges arise from the point of arrival onsite, and are incurred at the rates quoted above, irrespective of work being carried out

Cancellation of Monday bookings, must be communicated 72 x hours before the booking time, all other cancellations must be communicated more than 24 x hours of the estimated start time or the customer will incur a 1 x hour charge

If disposal is required, the charge levied by the local waste disposal company will be passed onto the client.  This is usually around £125 per visit & £65 labour

The cost of any specialist equipment needed for the work undertaken, will be forwarded to the client

Parking costs at the metered rate & all Congestion Charges incurred, will incur VAT.  This will be billed to the client at the end on the job unless the client provides permits or pays for the parking. Parking in Wandsworth, will be charged at the daily permit rate or the metered amount, whichever is less.  Parking outside Wandsworth Borough, will be charged at the metered rate unless visitor permits are provided by the client

For all quoted jobs, clients are required to pay for cost of materials and 20% of labour before commencement of work.  To secure the booking slot for quoted jobs, a non refundable booking fee of £200 is required.  These payments are offset against the final invoice

Building & Handyman reserves the right to invoice at stages to limit exposure

Tile prices assumed on ceramic tiles (est. size 300×300 on floor and 150×150 on walls). Mosaic and natural stone will cost an extra £15 per sq m.  Other designs or sizes may have an effect on the cost.  If sealant is require for natural products this will be charged at the indicative hourly rate


We require payment to terms.  Payment must be made on time, in full, and without any deduction, set off or counterclaim.  In the event that an account is outstanding, we will refer the matter to our debt collection agents, Daniels Silverman Limited, who will apply a surcharge of 15% to the debt, plus VAT at the prevailing rate.  You agree that you will be legally liable to pay us that surcharge, and that payment of the same, can be enforced against you in court.  You also agree to pay interest at the relevant reference rate, provided for, under the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998, which interest is payable both after and before any judgment of the court and continues to accrue

Special offers allocated to customers are valid for a period of 3 x months from date of receipt, and must be in writing