Contractor update III

Finally got a quotation from this second contractor. We actually dropped a note into our neighbour’s (they used his service as well) mailbox, and they were kind enough to reply and explained that they were satisfied with his level of service, price and reliability.

Anyway, the quotation is not complete in that it does miss out some key components.

The quotation as it stands is RM108k plus another about 23k for our kitchen cabinets. The key components not included in this quotation would add up, I suspect to at least another RM.10-15k.


Flooring Works:

Hack and install new homogenous tiles for entire ground floor except wet kitchen (450sqft) – 9,700

Hack and install 3” merbau timberwood floor for entire upper level (825 sqft) – 17,000

Staircase 16 steps & 2 platforms to merbau timberwood – 7,000

Sub-total: 33,700

Kitchen work:

Hacking some wall, installing glass sliding door etc: 3,600

Kerbs to build cabinetry on: 900

Shift position of rear entry door: 600

Modify water piping: 400

Modify direct water to 4 bathrooms and kitchen:  750

Sub-total:  6,250

Kitchen cabinets (we getting separate kitchen contractor):

Preliminary quotation: 23,000

Hot water:

Install and supply 4 bathroom shower area and wet kitchen copper piping,

2 units 35L Joven storage heater, and hacking necessary wall area tiles (wall tiles not included)

Subtotal: 7,000


Tiling (with water proofing) and removal of existing fence: 3,100

Tempered glass railing U-shaped (total 33ft, height 3.5ft): 4,000

Pergola 21x6ft balau wood with 5+5mm laminated green glass: 10,080

Sub-total:  17,180 

Plaster ceiling works:

Living room false ceiling (450sqftx3rm): 1,350

Dry kitchen false ceiling (110sqftx3RM): 330

Bedroom Light-box (42ftx12RM): 504

Sub-total: 2,184


Conceal & Install 3nos 2hp non-inverter a/c & piping 10ft: 1,800

Conceal & Install 2nos 1hp non-inverter a/c & piping 10ft: 800

Supply 2hp Daikin wall-type non inverter /c 3 units: 5,460

Supply 1hp Daikin wall-type non inverter /c 2 unit: 1,700

Subtotal:  9,760

*Actually I don’t understand this aircon part at all lol. I am looking to install 4 single unit aircons for each of the bedrooms, and maybe a system-2 for the living/dining

Wiring works:

40 lighting points @ 45RMea: 1,800

20 power points @ RM75ea: 1,500

TV/fan/Astro points etc:  760

Alarm system (LIFE usa tech local made): 2,000

Autogate system with battery (CEI local made): 1,650

2 TV console power point control switch: 150

Sub-total:  7,860

Painting: Whole house (Nippon): 6,000

Changing glass sliding doors:

2 units (living room and master bedroom) L10ftxH8ft@ 5,400ea: 10,400

Carpentry work:

Master bedroom wardrobes total 15ftx9ft: 7,500

Grand total: RM 106,734 + RM 23,000 (kitchen cabinets) = approx RM 130,000

These are the things he missed out:

Installing wrought iron grilles all doors and windows. Replacing grilles in wet kitchen and installing windows. .

And more which I can’t think of now, but surely will happen.

We will probably end up not doing all the stuff as quoted due to budget constraints. Working out what we can do without, or compromise on.


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