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Greenacre Gardening Services is a well established gardening and landscaping company that has built up an enviable reputation over the last 20 years. We pride ourselves on our commitment to provide a professional and speedy service at all times, whilst maintaining the highest quality of work. We are a Local Gardening Service in Manchester we cover all the Manchester areas we provide the following services below if you have any questions please do not hesitate to call or message us for any information you may need. NEED WORK DONE IN YOUR GARDEN LOOK NO FURTHER FULLY QUALIFIED, REGISTERED, INSURED. 20 YEARS EXPERIENCE WE WORK WITH ALL TYPES OF BUDGETS!! NO JOB TO BIG OR SMALL!! Services Available: Grass Cutting - Hedges and Trees Topped, Trimmed Shaped and Expertly Pruned General Gardening Maintenance and Tree Service Lawns Rotavated and Seeded New Lawns Laid - Weeding Flagging Block Paving Gravel Driveways Raised Flower Beds Walls Built Paths & Patios Laid Old Driveways Repaired Wide Range of Coloured Gravel and Kerbing Supplied and Fitted Garden Fencing Erected Gutter Cleaning Repairs/Replaced Old Sheds Removed New Sheds Erected New Decking Supplied and Laid WE ALSO POWER WASH SEAL & SAND ALL DRIVEWAYS, PATIOS ETC. IS YOUR GARDEN OVERGROWN? DO YOU NEED A GARDEN TIDY UP? CUT ALL UNWANTED OVERGROWTH BACK. GARDEN TIDY UPS. It can include: Full Garden and Site Clearance Trimming and Cutting Back of Any Messy Hedges Scything Down Of All Long Grass and Shrubbery Pruning of Overgrown Trees That Block Sunlight Weeding and Turning of Plant Beds and Bordersnok Removal of Specific Plants and Shrubs You Don’t Want Grass and Leaf Clearance

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Reviewed by Jemima on 15/8/2018

The guys were absolutely fantastic, they did a brilliant job at clearing up and ensuring the job was done to a great standard. Very polite and professional, I would definitely use them again and have recommended them to a few friends.

PR Property services height specialist - water drainage system and gutter clearance and repairs -re-point and painting at lower and higher levels -roof inspection and repairs -pest control- bird netting/spikes 24 hour call out !!!!! PR Property services Garden maintenance Grass cutting and edging Hedge and shrub cut and trimming Rubbish uplifting General garden clean ups Planting and unwanted plants / bush removels

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Reviewed by Jane on 15/8/2018

Paul fixed a door which was sticking and also came back the following week to repair ceiling coving which had fallen down, Both times he advised when he would arrive and how much the job would cost. He arrived on time and was polite and friendly. Jobs were done to a good standard. Would recommend.

We are a reliale, professional, trustworthy and knowledgeable team. Services range from basic handyman duties to painting & decorating, landscaping and brick restoration. Our aim is to be the first port of call in the downlands and surrounding areas.

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Reviewed by adrian on 15/8/2018

Needed some repointing doing, job was done to a high standard and to price. Gareth was punctual and efficient.

Rubbertech is a family run business which specialises in flat roofs. And waterproofing them with firestone EPDM Rubber membrane. Most flat roofs can be done in one single sheet with no need for any joins. The membrane has a life expectancy of 40+ years.

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Reviewed by Phillip on 15/8/2018

A great job done at a reasonable price. The cleanup was also perfect. I am very happy.

A skilled Plumber, on hand all day, every day. When we’re not tracing or fixing leaks, we’re delivering a range of other services, like fitting new taps or entire bathroom suites. Install hot water tanks. Replace hot water heaters. Clean drains that are clogged. Do bathroom plumbing and fix a plugged toilet. Install tubs, showers, toilets, sinks and faucets. Repair or replace pipes. Do all types of kitchen plumbing. Best service and prices guaranteed!

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Reviewed by Ana on 15/8/2018

Marius was very nice and quick. The job was more complicated than we thought and he knew exactly what to do. Even though there was a slight issue he turned up the following day to sort it straight forward and even gave us a discount! Great guy, will contact him again.

Hello my name's jordan I am a 1 man band, taking on jobs such as garden walls. Garden work, digging,painting ect free quotations please give me a call

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Reviewed by Glen on 15/8/2018

Friendly, professional, and excellent communication. Would happily use them again.

Call us for any work you have no job to big or small. Happy to give free quotes also offer asap repairs to any home improvements

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Reviewed by Jane on 15/8/2018

My apologies and commiserations, had I known the circumstances my comments would have been different. I'm afraid I can't give a rating as no work was undertaken. My best wishes at a very sad time. Jane Box

Hamilton's Construction cover a wide range of aspects to do with the construction industry such as Tarmac driveways, Block paving, Roof care, Land transformation and Land excavator and Fencing.

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Reviewed by Ann on 14/8/2018

Still waiting for a quote

Welcome to all aspects Services we offer Garden design Tree topping, pruning, felling, trimming All hedges trimmed/reduced Pressure washing, sand, sealing Slabbing Block paving Tarmac Sheds/garages demolished and removed All pvc work such as gutters, fascists, soffits All rubbish removed with receipt of disposal Fencing All general building such as walls, extensions, garages Roof pressure washing What I tend to do with my business is beat any realistic quote given and build my reputation even bigger than it already is any job that we do is done to a very high standard there’s no corners cut everything has to suit the customers needs if you did choose to go with all Aspects you are sure to have a pleasant and hassle free service. You have tried the rest now try the best. ??

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Reviewed by Craig on 14/8/2018

They arrived when they said and completed the job quickly without any fuss. The job was done to a good standard and they were all really helpful and more than happy to do the job in whatever way I wanted. I think the job was good value and I'm happy with the end result. I would definitely recommend and if i ever need more work done, i'll be giving them a call.

Reliable joiner that does all aspects of joinery no job to small

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Reviewed by Richard on 14/8/2018

The job I wanted Marc to do was out of the ordinary and I had specific requirements for my wardrobes. Marc was very accommodating and spend time designing a solution prior to any work being done. Marc provided good ideas and specialist advice which benefited the final outcome. The job was made harder as the walls did not run straight but Marc persisted to make sure everything lined up and looked great. My wife and I are delighted with the outcome and it has made a massive difference to our bedroom storage.

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Man with a Van specialists - what you need to know

What does a man with a van do?

“Man with a van” might sound a bit vague, but it essentially describes a removals service. It’s very much “does what it says on the tin” – typically involving a vehicle, the person driving it and the time involved to lift and shift your goods.

They’re typically a cheaper option than a large removals company, ideal if you’re moving from a rental property where you’re not taking big items of furniture, or if you’re a 1-2 person household with not too much stuff.

Here’s why a man with a van will take the stress out of a moving day:

  • You won’t have to worry about hiring a van – or returning it after a long, stressful day of moving. You might only need it for 3-4 hours, so spending that extra time picking up and returning a hire van is time that could be better spent unpacking (or opening prosecco).
  • You’ll have someone who’s used to driving vans, as well as knowing how to pack the back of the van to make the best use of the space – it’s harder than it looks.
  • 1-2 extra pairs of hands on moving day.

You’ll get a door-to-door service; loading up the van with your belongings or rubbish, and delivering it to your new home, (or disposing of unwanted items).

A man with a van can be a one-man band, a family business, or even part of a larger company. Many offer a range of services, from office removals and garden waste, to transporting heavy or specialist goods – like a fancy motorcycle, or even bulky machinery.

Cost of a man with a van 

Most who offer this service will have an hourly rate, and usually impose a 2-hour minimum charge. The cost will vary depending on how many pairs of hands you require, as well as the distance involved.

Bigger moves will likely warrant a more detailed quote, with a survey being carried out ahead of the move to ensure the right-size van is available. For these larger jobs, a fixed cost can be agreed, which is often preferable as the clock won’t be ticking.

The average costs for the use of a Transit van are below. If you need a larger Luton-style van or lorry, then costs will likely be higher. Always ask your man with a van about additional fuel expenses too.

  • Budget (1 person): £40 per hour
  • Medium (2 people): £50-£60 per hour
  • Expensive (3 people): £75+ per hour

Things you should consider before finding a man with a van

There are lots of factors that can affect a quote. To help them provide an accurate costing, tell your man with a van exactly what you need. Here are some considerations:

  • Extra help beyond removals. Do you need help packing? Or disassembling furniture? And how about unpacking at the other end? Some will offer these services for an additional fee.
  • Quantity and size of items. It’s important to accurately estimate what you need to move, as this will determine what type of van is required. Be careful not to forget things in the attic or garden shed. And equally, don’t overestimate what you have, as this could lead to you paying for a larger van that isn’t necessary.
  • Day of the week. Weekends and Fridays are always the busiest time for a man with a van so, if you’re able to make your move earlier on a weekday, it could result in a cheaper quote.

The qualifications your man with a van needs

A man with a van doesn’t require any qualifications to be able to operate. However, they should be a registered business, and not just someone from the local area who has a van handy. Many are also members of the British Association of Movers (BAM).

Insurance for man with a van work

First and foremost, a man with a van will need a suitable commercial motor insurance policy that covers the vehicle being used for transportation. It’s also important that they provide public liability insurance, and goods-in-transit insurance to protect your belongings in the event of damage.

Parking permits should also be considered, as removals aren’t exempt from parking fines if operating in a restricted area.

Questions you should ask your man with a van

  • Do they have commercial motor insurance?
  • Do they have liability insurance?
  • Can they help with packing and disassembling?
  • Will protective covers be used on items?
  • Will packing boxes be provided?
  • Will they organise parking permits?
  • Will there be extra costs for fuel?

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