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Builder's rates near Scottish Borders

Range from the cheapest £25 per hour and £200 per day (RICHARD LYNN LTD based in TD9) to the dearest £40 per hour and £320 per day (D C BUILDING SERVICES based in TD9).

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Rough guide for how much basic building work in Scottish Borders costs;

JobJob detailsEstimate
ConservatoryBuilding a conservatory including foundation£2382
ConservatoryStructure repair£953
Loft ConversionConverting a loft into a bedroom with en-suite£8337
Garage ConversionConverting a garage into a bedroom£4764
Damp proofingDamp protection for internal walls £333 per wall
Damp proofingDamp protection for external walls£357 per wall
Damp proofingRising damp treatment£333 per wall
DemolitionDemolition of a garage£1191
DemolitionDemolition of a patio, driveway, shed, outside space£953
DrivewayBuilding concrete, tarmac, block, etc driveway£893
DrivewayCreating a dropped kerb£595
ExtensionOne room extension £2382
ExtensionMulti room extension£2382 per room
Floor fitting Removal of old floor and laying a new floor£179 per room
Floor restorationRepairing floors by filling gaps, sanding, staining, sealing and securing loose floorboards£119 per room
Outside wallBuilding a retaining wall£298
Outside wallPointing and brick work repair£60 per m2
Roof - chimneyChimney flue installation£476
Roof - chimneyChimney repointing£595
Roof - chimneyChimney breast removal£834
Roof repairsFlat roof repairs and replacing slipped or cracked tiles£202 per 5x tiles
Roof replacementUpgrading old tiles or Cotswolds stone roofs£2977 or a 2bed house
Roof waterproofingChimney flashing or flashing around solar panels and roof lighting£953
Window fittingWindow fitting and replacing£357 for 4 windows
Window repairsRepairs on window frames and windowpanes including leaks£119 per window


Rates for other Scottish Borders trades

Builder rates in Scottish Borders
Builder Hourly and Daily Rates in Scottish Borders (excluding VAT or callout charges)
Business nameHourly RateDaily Rate
RICHARD LYNN LTD, Hawick, TD9 £25£200
D C BUILDING SERVICES, Hawick, TD9 £40£320
M G JOINERY, Lauder , TD2 £27£216