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Sole trader company taking care of total residential needs from small jobs to total refurbs ,extention and loft conversions.

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Reviewed by Boris on 23/9/2018

Great job: he is fast and reliable. Also: very friendly. Highly recommended

Qualified local electrician Competitive prices No job to large or small, free no obligation quotes Domestic electrical services we provide: Full electrical rewires Socket and switch replacements Installation of light fittings (all types including chandeliers) Fuse Board replacements Repairs Cooker and shower circuits Electric heating systems and boilers Smoke alarms and Carbon Monoxide alarms Door entry AV systems Domestic electrical testing services we provide: Electrical Installation Condition Report ( EICR) PAT testing Smoke alarm inspections Fault finding

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Reviewed by Michael on 23/9/2018

Excellent workman

15 years experience in painting and decorating.Attention to details from the start of your project right through to the end

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Reviewed by Mariamne on 23/9/2018

Vasil has worked so hard to refresh our flat which was looking terrible after being rented out for a few years. He has great attention to detail and made sure he did the best job he could, as quickly as possible. We are thrilled with the results. Vasil keep us up to date with progress and costs. He stuck to budget and was mindful of the price of materials. We will definitely use Vasil again.

All work is covered by a 12 month guarantee.

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Reviewed by Andy on 23/9/2018

Great job, done quickly! Will definitely use again!

We have been successfully designing and installing kitchen furniture for more than 10 years. We have wide experience with project management service from original design through to final installation .We have earned reputation for attention to details

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Reviewed by Jan on 23/9/2018

What a pleasure to deal with Jacek. I did not have the confidence in our kitchen fitter to install a solid oak worktop in our kitchen. Jacek was happy to take on the task, was realistic in time-scale and was forthcoming with ideas and seeking clarification when there were queries as to how we wanted things done. He was good at keeping us updated with timings. Very trustworthy (left him with house keys) and did a quality job. Thanks, Jacek

A local honest and reliable company that always puts the customer first. The work we complete is commercial and residential building alterations and renovations. We provide a competitive and affordable service

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Reviewed by Melissa on 23/9/2018

Wes has simply amazing, explained every part of the bathroom renovation and worked really hard on our bathroom. It looks absolutely beautiful and we are so happy with everything. We would recommend Wes to anybody, A completely honest, genuine and trustworthy guy! Thank you so much Wes.

Here at Driftwood we aim to create high end work, within budget and on time. Whether you need a nice new front door, your bedroom painted or your dream kitchen fitted; no job is too big or small. We have the skill and knowledge to fulfil your needs and requirements. Here is a list of some of the services we provide... Loft and Garage Conversions Kitchens Bathrooms Doors Timber floors Property Maintenance Plastering G.R.P Flat roofs Fascia and Soffits Decorating Fencing and Decking

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Reviewed by Tony on 23/9/2018

Scott's a very friendly guy, did a really great job for us and was eager to help and solve problems with ease, will definitely use him again, and would confidently recommend him to friends and neighbours

we are a family run business that specialises in repair and replacement of roofs fascia soffits gutters we also clean fascias and gutters and cover general property maintenance

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Reviewed by Rita on 23/9/2018

Christopher Reed arrived promptly, surveyed the job, explained what he would do, what materials he would use and gave an acceptable quote. He arrived promptly to do the work, and cleaned up thoroughly when finished. I would have no hesitation in recommending him.

Based in Bearwood.Free quotes.24/7 call outs.No call out charges.Fully qualified with over 15 years experience.Domestic & commercial work undertaken.Consumer unit upgrades.Test and inspection.Additional sockets/lights.Full or part rewire.No job too small!

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Reviewed by Craig on 23/9/2018

Would highly recommend Dean. Very thorough, got back to me straight after posting the job, attended quickly, well priced and did a really good job. Thank you!

Plumber with over 12 years experience, available for call outs, high quality bathroom installations, alternative heating systems, commercial installations.

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Reviewed by Lee on 23/9/2018

Aaron took the job at very short notice and turned up on time. He completed within the agreed timescale, and everything was left tidy. He gave us a guarantee on the work and said any problems to contact him. He is a very friendly and helpful plumber and I would have no hesitation in recommending him.

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Tilers - what you need to know

Typically you’ll see tiles in bathrooms, kitchens, patios and hallways, but it’s not uncommon to find them anywhere around the house these days. You’ll also see them on walls as well as floors.

What a tiler can help with

  • Tile resurfacing.
  • Tile removal.
  • Design / layout of tiles.
  • Applying waterproofing to tiles.
  • Cleaning and polishing tiles.
  • Preparing, applying or removing excess grout.
  • Sourcing tiles.
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A tiler will mark out the area that needs tiling, which will allow them to estimate the amount of tiles and adhesive they’ll need – this is known as ‘setting out’.

After that they’ll use special tools to cut the tiles to shape, before preparing the surfaces and levelling them off with plaster, sand or cement. The tiles will be applied, with any necessary grouting as well.

When choosing your tiles, have a look at where they’re going, then take some inspiration from the colours that are nearby – paints, furniture and so on. An experienced tiler will be able to talk about the options available to you, as well as what works well in combination with each other, so don’t be afraid to ask them. You could also consider using an interior designer.

In wet areas, it’s important that your tiles don’t become slippery when water has been splashed about. Glazed tiles are waterproof but may need a coating to make them non-slip. Unglazed tiles are porous so need to be sealed to avoid stains or any build-up of liquid residue.

If you’re buying the materials yourself, it’s always a good idea to have more tiles than you need. This makes sure you’ve got enough to cover the area, and enough in case any get broken. If any get cracked over time, you can easily replace them too with exactly the same shade or pattern.

Types of tiles

Ceramic – made from clay and can be glazed or unglazed. They come in all sorts of colours, shades and patterns.

Terracotta – unglazed and must be sealed if they’re going to be used in bathrooms or other wet areas. Usually available in earthy tones.

Mosaic – small tiles made from stone, glass or ceramic. They’re set into a base to create patterns and designs.

Marble and granite – very durable and low maintenance. If polished, they may become slippery in wet areas.

Porcelain – fired at very high temperatures which makes them waterproof. They come in a glazed or matte finish and can be used both indoors and outdoors.

Quartz – very durable and available in a wide range of colours.

Limestone – popular for floors but needs to be sealed as it can be porous.

Costs for common tiler jobs

Laying new tiles

Some typical jobs Low High
Floors or walls, 4x4m – no grouting to remove £480 £640
Floors or walls, 4x4m – removing grouting £800 £960
Shower cubicle or bath splashback – no grouting to remove £90 £120
Shower cubicle or bath splashback – remove grouting £150 £180
Washbasin / sink splashback £50 £102

Grouting

Some typical jobs Low High
Washbasin / sink splashback £50 £100
Bath splashback £150 £300
Shower cubicle £150 £300
Floors or walls, 4x4m – no grouting to remove £160 £320
Floors or walls, 4x4m – removing grouting £320 £640

Repairing tiles

Some typical jobs Low High
Repairing tiles £100 £200

The qualifications your tiler needs

Tilers usually gain their experience through courses, apprenticeships or on-the-job training. By all means ask them about their experience, but you can also request references or photos of previous work to confirm their quality.

Planning permission for tilers

Planning permission isn’t usually required for internal decorating. However, if you live in a listed building you should contact your local planning authority.

Insurance for tiling work

Your tiler should have public liability insurance which will protect you and your property should any damage occur.

Building regulations for tilers

Any internal decorating such as tiling, wallpapering, new skirting boards or painting will not normally require approval. There are some considerations when working on external walls though. See the planning portal for detailed information.

 

Questions you should ask a tiler

  • Do they have public liability insurance and what does this cover?
  • How long have they been trading for?
  • Can they give you up to 3 references of recent work they’ve completed?
  • Will they give a guarantee/warranty for the work and how long does it last?
  • Will they source all materials and equipment?
  • Can they help with colour schemes?

See the latest questions that homeowners have been asking tilers.

Tiling ideas

Check out these ideas for decorative front step tiling as well as loads of inspiration for wonderful wet rooms.

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