- Pricing website HaMuch.com survey shows 75.5% have charged customers more when hearing their ‘posh’ name.
- 81.5% of tradesmen charged more after realising a client lives in a fancy house
- 79% of builders have charged more when working in an upmarket area
A new survey by tradesman-pricing website HaMuch.com has uncovered bad news for those called Tarquin, Rupert or Quentin, as more than three-quarters of builders admitted to charging them far more than Daves, Mikes and Deans. A slice of class war set in brickwork and cement.
75.5% of the tradesman questioned said that they have given a higher quote when the customer is a Henrietta, Harriet or Cassandra, with 51.5% saying they have added their ‘posh name tax’ many times. 24% said they had boosted their prices once or twice.