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I’m a carpenter experienced in many areas of building work and aspects of joinery ready to do any job big or small.

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Reviewed by Jason on 26/6/2022

Arrived on time and stayed all day until all the work was done really good job.

We specialise in all type of carpentry services in London and surrounding areas,from installing shelvs,fitting doors, to fitted wardrobes and new storage units,fit kitchens,flooring,decking etc. Don't hesitate to call us for a free quote!

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Reviewed by Sachin on 24/6/2022

Adrian is an incredible friendly and professional worker, who came in and rebuilt our decking to a very high standard. The deck looks great and pricing was clear from the start. Also, Adrian took on a last minute odd-job to level our washing machine and also completed that to our liking! I'm gonna hire him again and you should too!

Visit our fabulous store where our experienced and friendly staff waits to greet you and offer helpful, impartial advice on all our products. Should you want to know your twists from your loops or view some of the latest flooring trends, our knowledgeable staff will guide you through the world of carpets, laminate flooring, vinyl and wooden flooring at your leisure. Also serving as a fully insured flooring contractor, The Carpet Centre provide free fitting and underlay on our range of classic and contemporary domestic carpets. We aspire to deliver a traditional personalised service to ensure complete satisfaction at more competitive prices than offered by superstores. Our service doesn’t end with your purchase- we provide excellent after sales and a great choice of expert services to help you, from delivery to installation. Our highly trained, FITA qualified fitters are a pleasure to have in your home and guarantee all installations for 12 months. We also offer style and fitting advice. Many of our specialist services come at no extra cost; some are chargeable, but all are delivered to the highest possible standards. We set highly competitive prices on all our products and if we find a high street competitor offering a better price for the same product, sold with the same service conditions, we’ll lower our price to match. If you cannot make it to our showroom, we have a ‘The Carpet Centre at Home’ service and would be delighted to bring our store and expertise to you.

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Reviewed by jane on 10/6/2022

These guys were just simply amazing. From the carpet sample selection process to the fitting, everything was spot on and I highly recommend them to anyone looking for an awesome carpet company. Thank you so much. My home looks beautiful with my new carpet.

EJ Service has 15 years of experience in painting, decorating and paint spraying. Our customers are always very satisfied with the results. We make sure our job is done to perfection!

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Reviewed by Jonathan on 11/3/2021

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Triple Check Properties Ltd is a highly professional company in the North West providing property refurbishment and maintenance services across Manchester, Liverpool, Lancashire and Cheshire. Our areas of expertise include all aspects of property refurbishments, hmo & single let management and maintenance. We offer fast, efficient and professional services to all of our clients. Whether it refurbishment or maintenance that you’re after, Triple Check can support you with a guarantee of 99.99% customer satisfaction. We are ready and happy to take on any of your project.

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Reviewed by Jim on 24/6/2022

Communication was excellent from start to finish and the standard of work was great for a competitive price. Will use again. Jim

Hi,I providing carpet fitting services for 4 years.You may have no doubt in my high quality services. Thanks.

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Reviewed by David on 6/6/2022

Great working with Max really helpful in showing a range of products and a honest individual couldn’t recommend enough.

We are a small team of builders who specialises in mostly residential projects. We do home extensions, fitted kitchens, fitted bathrooms, plastering, decorating and most trades. We take pride in our work and we work to a very high standard. Free Quotes

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Reviewed by abdul on 3/2/2022

Wow what can I say they have been amazing from start to end gave us advice on what was happening when carrying out the job , always came on time to start work start the work with very short notice , the standard of work is on point. I Would 100% recommend to do any jobs due to the professionalism and good workmen ship.

Un mejor hogar, un mejor estilo de vida. MARBLE AND TILE son una empresa dedicada a: Diseño, Decoración, Elegancia

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Reviewed by LAYLA SHAWKI on 25/6/2022

These guys were the best I’ve ever had! They are extremely reliable! They were on time when they came to price up the job, friendly, respectful and clear on my instructions. They stuck to the price throughout the job. They were here for 6 days on time every day. They did not stop every day from 8.30am - 5.30pm. They cleaned up after themselves every day, just like cleaners! Very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend and I will definitely be hiring again. There price was also fair and well earned.

We are very experienced and good quality workers , our company are working for 14 years and we know how to deal with our job. Our first priority is the quality work and satisfied customers.

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Reviewed by Mariya on 11/5/2022

The boys finish the job fast and with really good quality. I recommend them.

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Reviewed by Naynesh on 6/10/2021

Amazing work very friendly will definatly recommend. Carpets fitted throughout at high quality and standards A*****

Hi rimi construction ltd I have been in the industry for nearly 16 years and specialise in a number of trades including landscaping, painting and decorating, carpentry and flooring installations. With great attention to detail I aim to provide the highest quality of work. I am a trustworthy and genuine person devoted to my buisness, carrying out work professionally to each individual requirement

Welcome to Property Renovation and Decorating Services: "PROFESSIONAL SERVICE " Whether you are upgrading your home or preparing property for sale or rent, Property Renovation and Decorating Services, will help you add style and value at competitive prices. We specialize in top quality home renovation services, including interior and exterior painting, drywall repairs, tiling, kitchen and bathroom renovations and carpentry, Fitting flooring, carpet and more. We are dedicated to providing professionalism, reliability and responsiveness, while paying close attention to your specific needs. Our services include: Home Renovations and Remodeling Painting, Plasterboard,Brick walls, Tiling for Bathrooms and Kitchens,Flooring, carpet etc. Wallpaper Removal Caulking and Sealing Drywall and Plaster Repairs Woodwork and carpentry Emy has been providing professional home renovation services for over 17 years. He is praised by the customers for his attention to detail, responsiveness, timeliness and quality work. Call for a free consultation and estimate:

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Reviewed by Nicola on 30/6/2022

Very professional. I would recommend without hesitation

I am very serious worker and many years to be. Big team to make any thing to do Free quote for the all my costumer

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Reviewed by Clare on 12/5/2022

I was so impressed by Sorin & his team. From first meeting Sorin gave me confidence that he’d do a good job & he certainly didn’t disappoint. The team worked super hard, were very friendly, polite & respectful. They really made sure everything was done well, nothing was too much trouble & the end result is beyond my expectations. Thank you very much to all the team!

At Bottega Interiors we deal with bathroom installations, bedrooms and kitchens. also handling anything from small leaks to full renovations. We pride services with all aspects of works meaning you the customer won’t have the head ache or calling multiple trades people to complete one job. We take the stress out of your hands and handle the job all under one roof.

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Reviewed by E on 29/6/2022

Prompt reply, visited quickly, assessed issue, replacement parts ordered and fitted same day. Kept informed, polite and professional. Will use again.

high quality work ... and serioziti about my work

I`m a multi-skilled Joiner with 15 years experience. I offer a professional, reliable service.My skills are internal joinery, kitchens,bathroom, plastering, I always take pride in the finished project and ensure the job will run smoothly.

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Reviewed by Kimberleigh on 23/4/2019

Robert is a great tradesperson. We had m, in our opinion, an awkward job of removing a shower tray but without damaging any of the surrounding tiling etc, Robert had the tray out within an hour or so and was done by the afternoon! The best (&worst) part of the entire job is that we can’t tell what’s been done! It’s perfect! Robert is also friendly and punctual. Would be happy to hire Robert again!

General builders. Garage conversions Loft conversions Roofing Joinery Carpentry

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Reviewed by andrew on 10/7/2020

Well...what a job !! I cant fault Jim and his team for anything. Our toilet and shower building for our yurts at Looe Yurts is fantastic. The job was not without challenges - Covid-19, social distancing, lockdown and lack of supplies. However none of this phased Jim and his team. Its always tough trusting builders...cant think why, but these guys were ace. Polite, diligent and tidy and most importantly ON TIME & ON BUDGET. Even did a couple of extra bits too. No hesitation to recommend.

Domestic and commercial properties maintenance and renovations

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Reviewed by Chris on 2/4/2021

Excellent and prompt work by Alex, very tidy worker clearing everything up after him and so quick to do a job for us. Will definitely use him again

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Reviewed by Linda on 8/4/2022

Excellent job. Clean and professional

WK CONTRACTORS LTD undertake all aspects of building work from plastering a single ceiling or wall to a full house renovation. We also offer home refurbishment, rendering, new build, renovation and home extension work which can include joinery, plumbing and electrics alongside our high quality plastering and finishing service. 

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Reviewed by Debbie on 16/5/2022

The team turned up as promised and worked solid all day to get the job finished. They were polite at all times and delivered exactly what we asked for. We will be using them again for other work. Paul YO25

Viva flooring LTD is a professional business that specialises in supplying & laying domestic flooring. Fully qualified, reliable and experienced fitters can provide a professional fitting and installation service to the floor and design of your choice, as well as ensure the finished product is perfect and of the very highest standard.

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Reviewed by Christopher on 12/6/2022

Good price. Job done well and very. Quickly. Reliable and nice guy

At Cymraeg Construction, building work has been at the heart of our family for generations with skills, knowledge and training passed on from one to another, even in the day to day running of the business we can call upon over 40 years experience from my father who is an integral part of the company and has made us what we are today with a passion for quality that shines through on every job we undertake. Covering all of South Wales, you can be sure to rely on us to undertake any project you may have from conception to completion, we can take care of all aspects of the build including planning and skilled tradesmen in all trades, let us deal with all the complications and timings as we project manage the process to ensure everything is done correctly and to schedule all while keeping you informed every step of the way. Please feel free to contact us for a free no obligation estimate on any work you may have. Cymraeg Construction.

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Reviewed by Glyn on 18/1/2022

Good work but painfully slow and continually extended finish date. There were however, a couple of extenuating reasons.....but literally a couple. A few of small jobs still need to be completed but unfortunately, still waiting.....and waiting....and waiting for him to call back. If he does, I may alter the rating.

Hi, Let me introduce myself. My name is Armin from Sula Construction & Building Ltd.I’m a carpenter by trade, with 13 years of experience on Construction . I have been working on Loft Conversion, Garage Conversion, Extension, Refurbishment and new buildings. I have mates who are experienced on Gardening, Decking , Paving, Drive way, Flooring, Painting and Decorating . I’m doing quality work with 100% responsibilities.

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Reviewed by Asal on 29/10/2021

Great job on building the brick wall, good communication and swift delivery. Armin was very responsive and offered solutions. Would definitely recommend

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Reviewed by Eshagh on 11/4/2022

Ion is very professional and hard working .finished all of her work on time and paid attention to the details. I am very pleased with his quality of work. Eshagh

We believe superb installation is key to finishing your kitchen & Renovation to the highest standard possible We cover following areas: - Sheffield - Rotherham - Doncaster - Chesterfield - and more . ? Full House Renovation ? Small extension ? Garage Conversion ?Kitchen & Bathroom Renovation ? Garden work ? and much more.. Kitchen Dry fitting: Kitchen “dry fit” refers to a stage in kitchen installation where the kitchen is installed to a certain level of readiness for the complete installation. This might include worktop or backsplash and even installation of appliances but does not include plumbing, wiring, gas or other services connection and relevant certification. Our Team have full project capability and will be happy to quote for any electrical work, plumbing, gas, tiling or plastering you may need. Kitchen furniture installation usually takes around 3-6 days, during this time our team will be on hand should you have any questions. Completed Kitchen Installation & full house renovation Complete is a fully comprehensive service that we offer to our customers. The service includes any preliminary preparation for the installation of the kitchen, provision of services according to design such as plumbing, electrical wiring, gas, and wastewater services. Installation of appliances and certification. We can also take care of any preconditions that might stand on the way of your kitchen installation, such as making good of walls, provision of a reinforced structure where necessary( hanging wall units, suspended units such as extractor hoods, etc.) ceilings and floors. References available.   Please get in touch for a great reliable and professional service

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Reviewed by tony on 6/4/2022

Great job turned up when the said they would. Did a very clean and professional job, would recommend to anyone .

Thank you for taking the time to look at my profile. My name is Mohammed Jakir Ali, I have been in this trade for over 10 years. I supply and fit Laminate, Carpet, Solid Wood, Engineering Wood. I have a wide variety of samples that you can choose from. I take pride in my fitting and like to complete my jobs to a high standard. I’ve attached pictures of some of my most recent work. Take a look and give me a call!

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Reviewed by Scott on 23/6/2022

Abdul replied promptly to the job and was extremely professional and approachable whilst getting to understand the job needed - which was to lay laminate, underlay and Scotia in our kitchen, hallway and downstairs toilet. Abdul and his team arrived on time and worked non stop until the job was finished. The quality and tidiness of their work was great - many thanks! I will be contacting M&N again when we need future works.

I have 16 years of experience installing wall tiles and tile floors Covering walls, floors and other surfaces with tiles, in kitchens, bathrooms, shops, hotels, restaurants and more. I may work on new buildings or private and commercial renovations. and all so I have many years experience painting and decoration plastering carpeting laminate flooring

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Reviewed by Harriett on 28/5/2022

Brilliant work on a tricky job, and a fantastic kind person. Thanks so much. I'll give you a shout when we are ready to do the bathroom!

Our mission is to provide professional services and we are dedicated to the customer's satisfaction.

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Reviewed by Ekbahadur on 5/4/2022

Family running business based in Gravesend. Our priority is excelent service and satisfide customer. Top quality work is our trademark. Specialised in all type of build work with very expirienced team. Plenty of references form our previous satisfied clients. In need of top quality builders? call for more informations.

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Reviewed by Mark on 12/11/2019

Looking forward to our next build with Bogdan and co. Highly recommended team of builders who go above and beyond to make sure you are happy!

My Company name angrej construction LTD I am builder

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Reviewed by Ali on 9/6/2020

Great value for work done.

I’m a handyman with many years experience. I’m doing everything from painting to electrical work. Professional electrical engineering education.

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Reviewed by Jamie on 23/5/2022

Fantastic job done cutting back my bushes in the front garden.

Oaktree Home Improvements provides a complete renovation service. All aspects of your project can be completed by qualified and competent craftsmen to a very high standard. All aspects of work are undertaken however small or large.

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Reviewed by JOANNE on 29/1/2019

Richard and his team did a wonderful job on our bathroom, they were very tidy, the workmanship is fantastic and nothing was to much trouble, we also added the utility room to the job and again they surpassed all of our expectations

London Development uk ltd is our company, we have been trading for over 12 years in the construction business. - We are a fully insured company with a big portfolio of jobs completed and we are friendly and reliable on any work and business that is coming across. - We can do big jobs as new buildings or full refurbishments, basements, extensions, lofts conversions etc and also we can do small jobs as bathroom refurbishments or even smaller is always space and time for a new job. - We guarantee you that you will get the best workmanship on your job with best skills and acknowledge in the construction industry, time effective and costly effective for customers. Try our company and you will gain the benefits!!!

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Reviewed by Angela on 20/2/2021

Seriously so impressed by professionalism, work ethic, quality of work, expertise and advice when i was designing my bathroom. I really cant fault ANYTHING about Peter and his team. Very respectful with my home, they prepared the areas to limit the mess and then at the end of the job, they left the area clean and tidy. I would recommend this company to anyone, and i will definitely be using again - 5 STARS

General builders,kitchens,bathrooms,plumbing,extensions,roofing etc

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Reviewed by Colin on 21/5/2021

Dougie and his team came to our house to completely renovate a bathroom and a downstairs toilet (that wasn't even in use as a toilet at the time). He gave a fair quote for labour and materials. His team worked really hard (without rushing the job). We always felt in safe hands with this team and any extra bits and pieces of work that came up as the job proceeded were charged fairly once agreed upon. They were respectful and tidy. The standard of work was really good. We love our new bathroom and toilet.

Professional carpet/vinyl service in South London, Surrey, Kent by experienced tradesman. All jobs considered at reasonable rates. Fast reliable service.

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Reviewed by Aki on 20/6/2022

Agreed price and date for fitting then 2 hours before arriving cancelled saying get someone else. No explanation provided.

Carpets 2fit ,, Carpets vinyls laminates

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Reviewed by Serfraz on 25/6/2022

Fantastic service by Derek. Really pleased with the workmanship and arrived exactly on time. Would definitely use again.

I have around five years of experience in cemmercial as well as domestic job i studied civil engineering in university and turned into flooring

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Reviewed by Dionne on 24/6/2022

• Polite Carpet Fitter • Free Quotes • Experienced • Complete Service • Carpet, vinyl, underlay and accessories all supplied

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Reviewed by Angela on 23/6/2022

The person that initially contacted me turned out to be very uninterested and I had to keep contacting him. Obviously unreliable and is not looking for work!

With over 16 years in the business… our experience.. is your guarantee. Are you looking for very high quality carpets at discount, rock-bottom prices, then Flawless Flooring Ltd situated at 59 Upper Chorlton Road, in Manchester (M16 7RQ) is the place for you. We have many carpet rolls and carpets in their shop for you to touch, feel and stroke, before you make your choice. Most of our customers return again and again, and never buy carpet or other flooring products from anyone else.

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Reviewed by Jack on 29/6/2022

Outstanding service from Bash! Listed on Rated People and he did the job two days later at a good price. Great job too, very pleased with the result.

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Reviewed by Michael on 14/6/2022

Although I didn’t use his service; he was polite and quick to get in touch and upfront in costs.

Amandeep singh , Singh’s carpet, name you can trust , 17 years of experience. Carpet vinyl screed plywood door trimming test completed.provide all type carpet vinyl underlay. Will give you professional service. Will beat any quote, will do best planning to make less wastage .give a chance and you will be delighted ??thanks

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Reviewed by lau on 26/6/2022

Our clients regularly contend for the biggest and most prestigious developments in the industry, making communication, responsiveness and transparency paramount to our continued success.

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Reviewed by Vicki on 24/4/2022

Marc was courteous, punctual, efficient and nothing was too much trouble. He did a fantastic job of laying the bathroom floors and also the kitchen and I wouldn’t have any hesitation recommending him. In fact any future flooring requirements we have - Marc will be the one we call! Many thanks Marc - you are a legend!

I am able to provide a service of fitting carpets/vinyl/screeding/vinyl tiles/carpet tiles/plywood/linoleum. Additional Costs: Refitting or reusing used carpet, uplifting existing flooring, patterned carpets, moving furniture and more time consuming than made out to be in the advertised post. Can also take away rubbish depending on job size which also has an additional cost.

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Reviewed by Ruth on 27/6/2022

Lovely young man. Arrived exactly on time and did a thorough job. Am really please with my lovely new flooring and Taylor cleaned everything up after himself and was very neat and tidy. Would definitely recommend him.

Hi there, I have been in the trade for over 18 years and have worked on a range of big and small projects. I can supply carpet and all accessories at cheap prices. I also provide a fit only service. All work is carried out to a high standard.

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Reviewed by Kismet on 13/5/2022

FLOORING FITTER. I REALLY CARE. SUPPLIER AND FITTING .

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Reviewed by Jeannette on 11/5/2022

Came to my house asap to check bring samples and give me a quote. Work was done professionally and he left taking all the rubbish and old carpet with him. Marcelina was very nice and enthusiastic and he brought his own vacuum cleaner to vacuum all the dust before he left. I’m very pleased with his work and will recommend him to anyone needing their carpet changed.

we are a small flooring contractors in Manchester, we supply and fit floorcoverings to house's schools banks shops etc, we are very competitive on prices.

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Reviewed by Amanda on 30/4/2022

I was so glad I chose John to fit my Carpets, he did an amazing job and was such a friendly down to earth guy! I would highly recommend him and would ask John to fit my Carpets again in the future. Thanks John!

Professional Floor layers with over 20 years experience in all aspects of floor laying. Carpets, vinyls, laminate and LVT. From prep work including joists/floorboards/plying floors and screeding. We supply all materials or happy just to fit if you have your own. Polite, friendly and affordable

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Reviewed by Luke on 10/6/2022

Came and did the job very proactively and even fit me in before the agreed date which was a bonus!! Good standard of work. Thankyou

Hello everyone. I’m a carpet fitter with over 10 years experience. I’m ready to satisfied requests from my costumer. I’ve done and make many happy costumer. References everywhere. I cover the most areas around Bedford,Northampton,Milton Keynes,Luton,Stevenage, we can supply the carpet underlay grippers.

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Reviewed by Tamara on 7/6/2022

Nicholae and his partner arrived right on time and got straight down to work. The resulting refit of a carpet in my upstairs office looks great and they were quick, professional, and very friendly. Will definitely use again!

Hi, I'm James, i have 20 years experience in fitting carpets and vinyl, i offer a friendly, inexpensive and reliable service. I also offer a 'browse at home' service showcasing a wide range of carpets and vinyl samples.

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Reviewed by Oliver on 9/6/2022

Did a fantastic job at fitting our carpets and even tidied up the underlay. He was very helpful and tidy with a really competitive price. Would highly recommend and will use again when we need new carpets.

We supply and professionally fit, restore and repair (incl DPM) all types of flooring...carpet/vinyl/linoleum/screed Latex/wood/Lvt/cap and cove vinyl/carpet tiles/ From small domestic work to larger projects, we will always provide the highest professional standards in order to meet and exceed expectations of our valued customers.

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Reviewed by Anthony on 7/6/2022

Very helpful, and I think the job was well done. Not the cheapest but I felt it was worth it.

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Carpet Fitters specialists - what you need to know

As far as home improvements go, changing your carpet is a relatively easy option that makes a big impact. A new carpet not only feels warm and soft, but is also a quick way to update the look of your home by adding new colour and texture.

An expert carpet fitter can help you get this done, whether you’re replacing a carpet that’s worn or rippling, or if you simply want a new look.

Your carpet fitter will be able to give you advice on the most economical way for you to achieve what you want – perhaps you need improved sound or heat insulation as well as a carpet that looks great – or maybe you want laminate replaced with carpet but are unsure of whether you need to get rid of the laminate first.

You’ll also need to have underlay and grippers for your carpet to be installed successfully, and again, this is where an expert carpet fitter can help you, to ensure the best fit.

    • Underlay

Underlay is a thin cushioning layer that’s installed under carpets. It can be made from rubber, foam or felt. Underlays come in different togs (much like duvets), and having the highest tog isn’t always necessary for the area you want to have carpeted.

    • Grippers

Grippers are tack strips that are essential to tightly hold the carpet in place against the wall of the room. It’s not a case of one type suits every scenario, and on areas such as the stairs, your carpet fitter must make sure that the carpet is adequately gripped for your safety, not just for the overall aesthetics.

For example, there are so many different types of carpet – with a variety of pile, textures and weaves – that the choice can become overwhelming. Here’s what you need to look out for:

    • Pile

The pile of a carpet is the density of the fibres that make it, and affect the appearance and performance of the carpet. High pile carpets are shaggier and can feel more cosy and luxurious, while short pile carpets are more hard-wearing and resilient. You need to think about which room the carpet is for as to which pile is most suitable.

    • Texture and weave

The pile of the carpet dictates its texture. The most commonly-used weave is the twist, which is made from cut-twisted pile. This is hard-wearing and provides a coarse finish and texture that is easy to keep clean and maintain. Loop carpets such as Berber are made from uncut loops of pile, are comfortable underfoot and retain their bounce (although it’s not recommended for homes with pets as the loops can get pulled by claws). A Saxony carpet has a long pile and oozes luxury – this is the carpet where you’ll see your footprints as you walk across it. However, it’s tricky to keep clean and flattens easily, so isn’t ideal for areas that are used heavily.

Skilled carpet fitters can suggest the right texture and consistency, depending on the area – a busy spot such as the stairs will need a more robust option than somewhere with minimal usage such as a guest bedroom. 

Your new carpet will most likely be thicker than the one it’s replacing, and may cause issues with your ability to open and close doors in the newly fitted room. A professional carpet fitter will be able to include door easing in their quote. This is when a small measurement is shaved from the doors to allow them to open and shut with ease.

Cost of carpet fitting work

The cost of carpet fitting depends upon the size of the room, and in the case of stairs, the complexity of the stair, i.e. if it has several turns and requires numerous changes in pile direction, the cost will increase. Expect to pay around £100 for labour on a 30m2 room, and budget approximately £4-£10 per m2 for the carpet itself.

There are other influencing factors in prices of quotes, and ways that you can reduce the cost: 

  • Lifting old flooring. Your carpet fitter will do this for a price, but you can do this quite simply by removing the carpet and underlay yourself. It’ll also give you an opportunity to inspect the flooring underneath and repair any floorboards that need attention before the fitters arrive. Check that the floorboards are still level - it can be as simple as replacing nails that may have come loose. If you’re planning to have carpet fitted onto a concrete floor, you may need to have additional floor screeding to level the surface.
  • Removing old carpets and underlay. Carpet fitters will charge for this, so you can reduce the quote by doing this yourself. Although carpets can be extremely heavy, and you will need to consider how you’re going to transport them to the local tip.
  • Emptying the rooms. Carpet fitters will charge for having to remove the furniture from the rooms, so if you’re able to do it yourself, you’ll save money.
  • Door easing. If your new carpet is thicker, you might need a few millimetres shaved off the bottom of the door to the room.

Do I really need underlay?

The cost of underlay can be an unexpected shock when you come to replace your carpets, and you may be considering not using any to avoid the financial hit. However, underlay is essential for maintaining the durability and function of your carpet. The underlay acts as a cushion between the flooring and the carpet, and maintains the pile of the carpet, preserving its aesthetic. It also acts as a very necessary insulation particularly on ground floors; plus, it acts as a welcome noise inhibitor and shock absorber, and prolongs the life of your carpet by making the pile more receptive to cleaning and maintenance.

Is it a false economy to buy a cheap carpet?

In a word, yes. Cheaper carpets, while more budget-friendly, typically wear out faster than higher quality ones, as the materials used are less able to resist stains and general use, so will need replacing sooner. There are lots of options for buying carpets and underlay, so it’s worth your time doing your homework. Get carpet samples, listen to advice from your carpet fitter, and narrow down your choices of materials, colours and pile. Your carpet fitter will have contacts who may be able to give you a good deal, but go online and speak to suppliers for their best price. If you don’t ask, you don’t get!

The qualifications your tradesperson needs

There are no formal qualifications that your carpet fitter is required to have by current UK law, although look out for whether your fitter is affiliated with The Flooring Industry Training Association (FITA) or are accredited by the National Institute of Carpet and Floor Layers (NICF).

Planning permission for carpet fitting jobs

You won’t need planning permission for changing your carpets, but if you live in flats or buildings with multiple occupancy, you need to make sure you comply with building regulations if you’re going from carpet to another material such as wood or laminate. This is due to the potential increase in noise. If you’re renting your property, take time to read your tenancy agreement to make sure there isn’t a clause that refers to your obligations regarding carpets and flooring. For more information on certain planning permission, make sure to visit the planning portal.

Insurance for carpet fitting work

Every reputable tradesperson will have public liability insurance as standard, and carpet fitting is no exception. Accidents can happen, and your professional carpet fitter must be insured to cover all eventualities.

Questions you should ask your tradesperson

  • Do they have public liability insurance?
  • Do they have a portfolio of their work?
  • Do they have previous customers you can contact, or online reviews you can access?
  • Are they members of any trade associations or accreditation schemes?
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