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Reviewed by Steve on 28/9/2019

Piotr (Peter) is a fantastic tradesman, his professionalism is to be commended. I have been so impressed with his commitment and hard work to insure the client receives the best results; which my wife and I did. An extremely approachable individual who is brilliant at his chosen profession.

Established in 2001, I.c.joinery are a well respected family ran company doing everything from small projects up to contract work for the ministry of defence. The pride we take in our work speaks for itself. Offering a full design, manufacturing (in our own workshops) and installation service, also project management with access to all trades.

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Reviewed by Dan on 30/7/2018

Ian did a great job with a fast turnaround, and offered design choices

DM Construction's core business is comprehensive refurbishment services. We are a dynamically developing company from Southend on Sea. Thanks to the experience gained, we provide the highest quality renovation and construction services. Our professionally selected team of qualified employees guarantees reliable work performance. DM Construction company in the field of modern interior renovations and exterior refurbishments, helps the investor to choose the right renovation technologies. We hope that our proposals will meet with your interest. Bearing in mind the well-being of our clients, we are always ready to help in the field of technical solutions and we are happy to advise you in case of any questions. We invite you to familiarize yourself with our offer and use our services. Refurbishments - Maintenance - General Building

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Reviewed by Franko on 21/9/2019

“Dawid and team did an excellent doing a floor for me, i used him long time ago, decided to use again as i know hes hardworking, today they finish job for me, thanks again

We have been trading for twenty years now. All aspects of electrical and general handymen works are carried out from houses to offices.

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Reviewed by Yooch on 19/9/2019

Great job on installing two ceiling lights and an external twin socket. Friendly and professional, arrived on time and cleaned up after the jobs were done. Would definitely use for future jobs. Recommended.

No job too big or small

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Reviewed by Steve on 14/10/2019

Quick contact, came out and fixed the leak the same day, great service

With over 25 years experience in the building industry, we offer a variety of carpentry & refurbishment services to the commercial and domestic markets and take pride in our reputation for prompt, professional service and quality workmanship.

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Reviewed by Alexander on 15/3/2019

I was late back from work so Tony did some extra bits around the house, very happy with the doors, have asked him to look at some at pricing some more work around the house.

We are a complete Building and Decorating services offering all trades and 12 months guarantee on all building work. Are highly skilled team look to give you quality workmanship at a competitive rate.

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Reviewed by Robert on 11/9/2019

Robin does a great job and his work is excellent and to a very high standard. I'm so happy with the work done that I'm used Robin for another job I would highly recommended Robin and I would hire again.

I have been in the trade for many years & I'm very experienced, I'll give the best quoteation no job to big or small!

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Reviewed by Jan on 9/10/2019

Shed a mess not aligned at to come down & re erected gutted flooding water in as he didn’t level ground but paid extra for that asked Jamie for part refund to have it put up properly but would not consider so cost me over 500 to put it up but at least it’s perfect now . Jamie probably a gods joiner but not a groundsman

We specialise in all aspects of hard landscaping such as patios, driveways, fencing, garden walls, sheds, lawns and garden clearance. We also complete aspects of general building such as extensions, porches, interior and exterior painting

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Reviewed by Andrew on 11/10/2019

Excellent service Would highly recommend Genuine, honest, helpful

THE PROFESSIONAL ALTERNATIVE TO DOING IT YOURSELF Professional and skilled multi-tradesman over 15 years experience. Excellent eye for detail, perfectionist, very neat, clean & tidy. Full crb checked, refs available on request.

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Reviewed by Suzanne on 1/10/2019

Olly was on time, very polite, tidy and got the work done to a very high standard! Will be using again

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Flat Pack Furniture Assembly specialists - what you need to know

woman looking frustrated next to a pile of disassembled furnitureFlat pack furniture assembly follows an all-too-familiar process for many of us. Stage one: stare at instructions blankly. Stage two: try not to get frustrated while making sense of the ambiguous diagrams. Step three: bin the manual and leave the disassembled furniture piled up in your garage or spare room.

If that sounds about right, you’re not alone. And that’s the precise reason why it’s quicker, easier and healthier (for your sanity and/or hair line) to seek out a flat pack furniture assembly specialist.

No matter how vague the instructions, even if they’re seemingly (or literally) in a foreign language, a furniture assembly expert will arrive and wipe away your flat pack woes. With a background in handyman work or as a general builder, they can put their logical mind into action and solve your coffee table conundrum or entertainment unit enigma.

Cost of flat pack furniture assembly

The price you’ll pay for flat pack furniture assembly depends on how many items you need to have built, and how complex they are.

You’ll usually pay an hourly or daily rate. The cheaper end of the hourly scale comes in at £25, with the top end around £60. Look to £40 as a sensible average. For day rates, expect to pay between £125-£250.

Furniture assembly – how long does it take?

handyman assembling white furniture

A professional will be able to breeze through your flat pack furniture assembly jobs in no time. Well, perhaps “no time” is a slight exaggeration – so, we’ve outlined the approximate assembly timings below:

  • Dining table and 4 chairs: 60-120 mins
  • Entertainment unit: 45-60 mins
  • Basic double wardrobe: 45-60 mins
  • Basic chest of drawers: 60-90 mins
  • Double bed: 60-90 mins
  • Bedside table or cabinet with 3 drawers: 30-45 mins

Furniture assembly – what tools do you need?

Your furniture assembly pro will carry their own tools of course, but in case you ever need to disassemble or refasten any items, it pays to have the right tools in your toolbox.

Our essential list for furniture assembly includes:

  • Screwdrivers – of various sizes, both pozi-drive or phillips and slotted-head types.
  • Hammers – a claw and a rubber hammer, the latter of which can be used to gently “encourage” fixings together.
  • Spanners – either a set, or an adjustable spanner.
  • Allen keys – a set of different sizes.
  • A tape measure.
  • A spirit level.

The qualifications your flat pack furniture expert needs

 handyman assembling storage unitYour flat pack furniture professional won’t need any formal or trade body qualifications. Experience and a number of customer references are the most important requirements of your prospective furniture saviour.

Insurance for flat pack furniture assembly

Flat pack furniture can be pretty pricey. So, protect your possessions and your home against any damage your professional may mistakenly cause by ensuring they have public liability cover.

Questions you should ask your flat pack furniture expert

  • How long do they expect the assembly of your furniture to take?
  • Do they charge by the hour, by the day, or by item assembled?
  • Do they have a minimum job size, or a call-out fee?

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