This is an actual bid for work to be completed by a contractor on a home. See the notes at the end on what additional information you will want before signing up for repair work on your home, especially with an unfamiliar contractor.
Install new hot water heater and build door
Install sheetrock in areas missing rock
Take down sheetrock in kitchen and re-rock, tape, bed, and texture.
Remove bowing rock in utility room and master bath
ceiling, replace, tape, bed and texture.
Remove all old acoustic ceiling in areas that are
flaking off, Kilz area, and re-acoustic.
Replace all interior doors, frame and trim.
Install baseboards in Living room, Dining room, kitchen, and all.
Replace shower door in master bath.
Replace front door and screen.
Replace two commodes and tanks in bathrooms.
Replace supply lines in kitchen and main bath.
Repair cabinets in kitchen.
Replace stove vent and hood above stove in kitchen.
Replace shower heads in both baths.
Replace 12 light fixture covers.
Install ceiling fan in living room.
Replace smoke detector.
Paint end cap.
Paint entire inside ceiling and walls.
Replace deadbolt on back door.
Wrap window sills and sides with drywall.
Replace one wall panel in main bath with on salvaged
from utility room.
Repair drywall in numerous places throughout house.
Replace two 2′ x 3′ mirrors in baths and two 3′ x
4′ mirrors and trim in master bath.
Install new carpet and pad.
Install new vinyl in kitchen, utility room, and main bath.
Install and repair various light switches and covers.
Build a 4′ x 8′ deck on front door area.
Build steps to back door.
Replace heat registers in rooms.
Replace panel on back of electric pedestal.
$15,775 total, payable 1/2 in advance and the balance upon
Note: This contract was signed with a contractor who had previously done well on projects of similar scope. There are MANY potential issues that are not covered in this proposal. For example, nothing is said about when the work will be completed. The average homeowner, dealing with a contractor they have not used before should insist on a much more complete agreement.