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Posted by Dee Carrodus, on
Part of porch wood is rotten & needs replacing. Some more needs refurbing & mastic re-applying. I've had different opinions re whom to ask so would appreciate suggestion re what kind of workman I need please.
Michael Tucker

Michael Tucker

Hello Dee, You will most likely need a joiner, the chances of getting a carpenter to make items of the rot will take longer and be more costly in the long run. Regards Michael
Jason Stockhill

Jason Stockhill

A good painting company, with knowledge of what the wood will do, making sure all the end grains have been treated and any high risk areas of moisture are dealt with correctly. Most joiners have no idea of manufacturing specifications for finishing it off. If it gets replaced its paramount it is done correctly Ask yourself why it is rotten in the first place before employing a trade.
Ryan Ball

Ryan Ball

Hi dee Sounds to me like you need a carpenter/ joiner Most of these in the trade do this kind of work so It shouldn't be a problem to find a good one Thanks Ryan
Stephen Tuckey

Stephen Tuckey

A good builder should be able to cope and even if he is not in to carpentry himself will be able to point you in the right direction Steve Tuckey
Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith

Hi Dee, you need a carpenter, try and get someone who is reccommended or post the job on rated. You should not need to pay any money up front and only pay on completion and satisfaction. Andy A.L. SMITH DECORATING SERVICES.
tony carey

tony carey

Hi Dee A good general builder would be fine Try asking friends or work colleagues if they have used in the past Tony
Chris Miller

Chris Miller

Hello Dee Any competent roofer or Joinery should be able to deal with your enquiry. Kind Regards Chris. The Roofing Co
Allan Russell

Allan Russell

Hi Dee for a real alternative and longer lasting repairs have a look at repair care International they have contractors all over the country including us in the midlands . Allan Russell Coalville Decorating Services
John Barnicoat

John Barnicoat

Hi there A competent handyman would be able to replace rotten timbers with new and seal. If the porch is in need of replacement then a general builder/ carpenter would be the right way to go.
Stuart Tiger

Stuart Tiger

Hi, I assume the porch has an external roof, if so, I would suggest getting a roofer to look at it. Hope this helps
Donald Gray

Donald Gray

I have a roofing/property services company and very skilled/proficient in many area's. And I think a joiner would be your best choice. Donald.
Mike Gregory

Mike Gregory

Hi your best option would be a general builder/carpenter, any good building company would have the trades required to undertake your work. Hope this helps South Coast Building Ltd
Richard Foster

Richard Foster

Hi Dee, You would need a carpenter/ property services tradesman. Rated people had plenty of good ones. Regards Richard
Michael Day

Michael Day

hi rotten wood will need replacing so a carpenter/joiner will be your best call and ensure new wood is treated to protect from elements.
Thomas Lyon

Thomas Lyon

You need a general builder or a carpenter/decorator depending how much carpentry is involved
Michal Banas

Michal Banas

Good decorator should be able to do that for you - usually it's part of preparation before painting (removing / replacing or repairing damaged or rotten wood). If it is bare wood and you don't want to have it painted (but i assume you will have to, at least to protect it) - get handyman or carpenter. Hope this helps.

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