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good family run company,plenty of satisfied customers,projects availible to be seen 37 years experience,good old fashiond service.i only us rated people between large jobs just to keep my guys in wages,

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23 Jul 2021


Excellent work from Dave and team, I wholeheartedly recommend using them. They did a fantastic job adding steel in the loft to support our chimney stack after it was left completely unsupported by a previous owner. Dave is very knowledgeable, friendly, communicative and efficient. We felt he was genuinely looking out for our best interest, including recommending ways we could save on cost. We are chuffed to have met him and to have his number saved for the future.

, KT2

09 Jul 2021


Dave and his team did a fantastic job, plus gave some great advice on a few questions we had about other jobs. It was all very easy to organise and professionally carried out. I will definitely be calling Dave again.

, TW11

03 Jul 2021


Dave was great. A very professional experience builder. The job was completed in no time and looks fantastic. Dave also went out of his way to add some really nice finishing touches. The new wall with window has really made the office at the back of our garage look the part! Dave is a gentleman, very approachable and always on hand to give advice. 5 stars - I would strongly recommend.

, KT5

18 Mar 2021

Window fitter / Conservatory installer

Dave provided great advice, delivered the work on time and ensured any queries or issues were resolved quickly.

, TW1

01 Mar 2020

Drainage Specialist

Dave came out for free to check out the brief - no major issue found and offered decent advice

, SW17

03 Feb 2019


Dave the builder/project manager oversaw the build and he was positive and helpful from day one. His attitude was that most things could be achieved and indeed they were. The team working for Dave was excellent - Daniel is an extremely talented builder and joiner further he was polite and a pleasure to have in the house. Shemek was a quality workman and decorator, All the other professionals used were on time and good. We are delighted with the finished kitchen it is even better than we had hoped for.

, SW19

27 Apr 2018


Dave and his team were brilliant in every way. Always came early and worked very hard. We were very pleased with the job that was done (changing kitchen roof) and would recommend this team to anyone. Dave was also prepared to give me a quote and book me in 3 months ahead. Fabulous.

, KT5

04 Sep 2015


Very helpful, suggested low-cost (£.0.00) and practical solution! strongly recommended

, SW4

20 Aug 2015


I am so happy I asked Dave to fix my leaking sink and replace a faulty tap. He was very polite, professional, punctual and kept me totally informed throughout the work process. I would highly recommend him.

, SW15

08 May 2014


Responsive. Efficient. Reliable. Honest. Based on experience, competent for roof repairs, but would use specialist plasterer, carpenter and decorator for internal works.

, SW19

04 Feb 2014


Note Dave did not do the work. He came when agreed (reliable) and discussed the way forward which involved the water company coming to visit and made the call on my behalf (very helpful). The blocker to proceeding with the work was failing to identify the external stop valve - it turned out to be the one that Dave had sugggested may be shared with the neighbour. It is unfortunate that he didn't check it at the time - I would have avoided the delay.

, SW19

28 Jan 2014


I was really pleased that at last I have found a builder I can trust, who's realiable and gets the job done quickly and expertly. I can't believe how quickly this job was turned around. Thank you to Dave and his team for mending my unmendable roof!

, SM6

18 Jan 2014


Dave's a fantastic guy, very knowledgeable, trustworthy and reliable. I was so impressed with how quickly he turned this job around. We placed the ad on rated people on Friday morning, he called up within 10 minutes, was around to our house 2 hours later to quote on the job, and came back the next day to complete the job. Complete process turned around in 24 hours. He knows what he's talking about and his young apprentice was also fantastic. I will definitely be using him again and highly recommend him.

, SW14

14 Jan 2014


I strongly recommend D. C. Builders. I had a reply from them the same morning I posted my request, my window was fixed at lunch time! After they came they gave me a free quote which was a fair price. They were knowledgable and reliable and did a good job. I really appreciate their service and would choose them again.

, SW6

10 Aug 2013


I was contacted immediately and the job was completed the next day. Very friendly, professional and good value. Dave has since completed 2 other jobs in my house and I am very happy with the results.

, SM6

09 Aug 2013


Dave was very easy to contact and to arrange an appointment. He lives locally, so popped over after his working day and resolved this plumbing / electrics / blocked waste disposal problem. He did it swiftly and with a smile! I will definitely be using his services again.

, SW18

03 May 2013

Bathroom fitter

I have used this guy before for one of my own projects, didn't realise he was a master builder, will be using him in my future projects he carried out this work for my brother and he was extremely satisfied with the work. I highly recommend to everyone.

, SW18

08 Apr 2013

Loft Conversion Specialist

Dave came round with one of his guys, done an excellent job, very professional and within budget, would highly recommend!

, SE23

21 Nov 2012


Dave came around to investigate a leaky roof that other roofers have failed to repair. He advised it was an easy fix and he would repair the following week. After 3 weeks the work was still not done. Various calls/messages went unreturned. When my wife finally got him on the phone and mentioned we've be trying to get it done for more than 3 weeks, he rudely said 'well get someone else to do it darling' and put the phone down. He was rude and wasted our energy and time.

, SW18

18 Nov 2012


Very good, quick and efficient. I would thoroughly recommend them to anyone.

, TW12

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DC BUILDERS answered questions about Bricklayer

Mary Scott's question
Thu 6 Sep 2018 15:47pm

Hi,I have a Perspex roof on a lean to at the back of my house,just need to know would I be allowed to replace it with a traditional flat roof (felt or g r p ) without notifying my local council,thank you for all your advice,Mary,

  • Dave Claringbould's Answer
    Sat 8 Sep 2018 9:8am

    Hi , yes you don’t need permission to Chang the roof covering, but need to check that the roof timbers would take the extra weight,

Paul ODee's question
Thu 6 Sep 2018 20:33pm

Re the electric shower, currently there is a Mira Jump 8.5kw unit there (not the multifit model) and I’m wondering if a 10.8kw or 9.5kw model can replace it using the existing supply, but I’m confused because the breaker is 32amp and even for the current 8.5 shower Mira talk about 40amp ( same for the 9.5kw ) and 45 amp for the 10.8kw. It says 2 x 6mm + 2.5 and the isolation switch doesn’t say anything externally?

  • Dave Claringbould's Answer
    Sat 8 Sep 2018 9:6am

    Hi, you would need to upgrade the cable back to the consumer unit and the breaker

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