As standard and in 95% of cases (unless requested otherwise) serviceteam seek to consolidate our prices with a Scoped, Fixed Price Quote presented for your approval in advance of the work going ahead. We do this as most of our customer prefer the ‘cost certainty’offered by a ‘Quote’ as opposed to an ‘Estimate’.
However, it is vitally important to understand the difference between the two. Both of which we will provide (when requested) in advance.
Quotes V’s. Estimates explained
- As a business which provide a range of bespoke services (rather than set price products as shops do) providing our customers with an idea of what they should expect to pay for a particular job is a fact of life.
- For our customers, understanding the difference between quotes and estimates, and requesting the right one at the right time is critical for your complete satisfaction.
So we’ve written a easy to understand guide to ‘estimates’ V’s ‘quotes’ in our attempt to be avoid any misunderstanding:
- The first thing to understand about quotes and estimates is that they are NOT just two different names for the same thing. Estimates and quotes serve different purposes, benefits and advantages/disadvantages. Knowing the difference is key to avoid disappointment.
Let’s consider estimates, first: