A Goodswen Property Services
- Bury St Edmunds
- Member since Jan 2015
- 16 feedback comments, 94% positive
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Removal of partition wall and more! Conversions - General
New to the property ladder we were looking for a tradesman we could trust to tackle a variety of refurbishment jobs.
Andy viewed our plans for the kitchen and quickly came up with solutions, recommending a reputable kitchen supplier and contacting Breckland Council on our behalf to seek authority to remove a partition wall.
Having just moved into the period property, there were a number of smaller tasks we needed completing alongside the kitchen re-design. These included intricate carpentry work, floor and wall tiling, electrics and plumbing.
Andy's vast experience within the building trade meant he was able to complete all of these jobs to an extremely high standard, saving us the hassle of managing additional tradesman.
We are very satisfied with the end-result and what's more, it's been a pleasure dealing with such an honest, trustworthy and thoughtful builder!
kelly_pointer - 14th May, 2017 Positive feedback
Works to Premier Bar Restoration & Refurbishment
Andy has completed a fine job for us. Well priced and well finished. All in all, very happy and will be going back for more.
matthew_a - 18th Apr, 2017 Positive feedback
Small barn converstion Conversions - General
I have to say we were very impressed with Andy, he came to look over the work that would require doing as we are currently negotiating on a cottage with a barn to convert. He was easy to contact, always called back and arrived as arranged. We asked Andy to look at the barn and advise / quote on all that needed to be done. Andy was very knowledgeable and experienced, making useful, clear concise informed suggestions. The quote he has given us is fair and reasonable. Assuming everything goes well with our purchase, we will definitely be using Andy for all the work that is needed.
lynn_hughes - 22nd Mar, 2017 Positive feedback
Repair ceiling Plastering
lucy1_49 - 11th Feb, 2017 Waiting for feedback
100sqm Maisonette for existing steel building. Loft Conversions
oldbuckairfield - 7th Feb, 2017 Waiting for feedback
Kitchen installation Kitchen Fitting
rowan_97 - 24th Jun, 2016 Waiting for feedback
Kitchen Corian Worktops Need Refurbing Restoration & Refurbishment
I hired Andy to refurb my Corian worksurfaces because they had scratches and a bad chemical burn. Firstly Andy impressed me when we discussed the job he explained the process and I could tell he knew what he was talking about with confidence. Then on the actual job the proof was excellent results visually. As you imagine the dust from such a job is high - he had great tools attached to high dust extraction equipment and also cleaned up removing lingering dust.
davislm - 29th May, 2016 Positive feedback
remove kitchen cupboards& worktops. Kitchen Fitting
Very polite and tidy. Turns up at time agreed. even supplied extra parts I
had forgot to get. Done a great job would not hesitate to recommend to
family or friends and would certainly employ him AGAIN. THANKS
paul_tis - 3rd May, 2016 Positive feedback
Removal of old kitchen and installation of new Kitchen Fitting
steve_english_68 - 6th Apr, 2016 Waiting for feedback
To Fit an Under the Counter Refrigerator Kitchen Fitting
eric_339_buckmaster - 5th Apr, 2016 Waiting for feedback
Howden's Granite fitting Kitchen Fitting
Andy has been absolutely brilliant with the granite, a highly skilled, very experienced and conscientious tradesman.
Considering the delicate situation I myself had been left in, Andy has come in at very short notice, and turned the job around for me, with the utmost professionalism.
As a fellow tradesman, getting to work alongside Andy has been a real privelage, and wherever possible I will be using him in the future.
ben_barber_carpentry - 23rd Mar, 2016 Positive feedback
To design and fit kitchen. Kitchen Fitting
Andy designed, sourced and fitted my kitchen. He was prompt in visiting me to plan the kitchen and obtained the materials from a local supplier.
Andy was able to complete the job whilst I was away, making the fitting hassle free on my part!
Due to his experience Andy was able to make suggestions on the finishing touches.
chrisjoel - 2nd Mar, 2016 Positive feedback
Kitchen Kitchen Fitting
Andy has done a good job, overcame some unexpected problems without a drama and all at a reasonable cost. Would recommend.
pandora_40 - 25th Jan, 2016 Positive feedback
Cellar tanking/conversion Conversions - General
I hired Andy for what I thought was a straightforward job of fitting a a new kitchen and waterproofing the cellar in my victorian terrace. Once we got started Andy found the floor between the living room and cellar was completely rotten. Andy reassured me that this would take more work but was well within his capabilities. Sure enough he was right. He had done a fantastic job right from installing the new floor joists, to fitting the oak flooring, thye waterproofing of the basement and extensive replastering. Im not sure there is anything that would phase Andy. Extremely pleased with the outcome, would highly recommend.
smitherz86 - 27th Dec, 2015 Positive feedback
Complete kitchen installation Kitchen Fitting
Hired to renovate a room, insulate & plaster walls, move a window, install French doors, flooring, plumbing, electrics & new kitchen. Happy with insulation of the walls, movement of window & installation of French door albeit without the lock & handle. Work thereafter we are dissatisfied with, attention to detail & commitment to the work hired to do was poor therefore resulting in being asked to leave; Andy was paid in full despite issues raised regarding being charged for hours not worked. Attention to related work issues were raised with Andy some of which he had agreed to put right but Andy failed to turn up as arranged to rectify this work. Tradesmen have been employed to rectify Andy's work, which has been costly. Nice guy but could not recommend his services, extremely let down.
redgate_63 - 23rd Dec, 2015 Negative feedback
A Goodswen Property Services's reply:
Facts i was engaged to the work as mention but before i agreed to do this work i inform client that i would be away on holiday for a fortnight after 2 weeks into a 4/5 week project and client was happy with that we set a goal to get all plastering done before i went away we started every day at 7.45 until 4 pm and working through our lunch to achieve this.client was supplied materials when i went back on monday all was fine and i working on the flooring when suddenly i was confronted with servere verbal abuse saying i laid floor wrong direction the like i have never had in my working life so i put my tools in my van and left
As i left suddenly any other tradesmen would have to continue and not rectify work
refitting bathroom to shower Bathroom Fitting
Can't fault this man very good job and well pleased and will recommend him to family and friends
diane_611 - 21st Sep, 2015 Positive feedback
New kitchen required Kitchen Fitting
Andy did a great job in our kitchen; we are really pleased with the quality of the work. He gave us some really good advice and was always open to our ideas too. We will definitely use him for future jobs. He is a friendly, hard-working and knows what he's doing. Thumbs up! We recommend him!
new_bathroom_fitted - 6th Aug, 2015 Positive feedback
Andy (and team) did a fantastic job throughout the external renovations. I would certainly have him to do further work and would highly recommend him to others. He was professional; reliable; trustworthy; diligent; hard-working; paid a great deal of attention to detail; self-critical; and strived to meet my preferences/requirements.
Prior to being awarded the work, he thoroughly investigated the cottage to ascertain the extent of the required works; provided a detailed method statement; and explained any areas of uncertainty that may be uncovered during the work (after removal of the render). The pricing was based upon day rates and material receipts, due to the uncertainty involved in the work.
He undertook the work whilst I was overseas, but provided daily progress photos and consulted by phone - not only to confirm the approach, but to provide different solutions to aspects/problems as they arose (including his recommended solution with reasons). He tackled all aspects of the renovations including brick work; carpentry; ground works; pointing/rendering; roofing; electrics; timber-frame renovation and structural integrity; and decorating/painting. He maintained the site in a neat/tidy condition; was considerate of neighbours/public; and rectified any minor deficiencies that I pointed out. He was also very flexible and accommodating to fit in with timescales/constraints associated with regular guests staying at the holiday cottage property during the period of the works.
phil_57 - 2nd Apr, 2015 Positive feedback
Refit ensuite bathroom and make good Bathroom Fitting
frenchie359 - 18th Feb, 2015 Waiting for feedback
New upstairs bathroom Bathroom Fitting
blackat2011 - 10th Feb, 2015 Waiting for feedback
Fitting and tiling a bathroom Bathroom Fitting
The work carried out was amazing, we gave them a very short amount of time to carry a large job. To be able to complete the job they worked all hours and also took on other jobs to make sure our house was complete before the carpets and furniture turned up. One day starting at 4am and finishing at 10pm. I now rate them so much we have hired them to carry out a full kitchen refit. They showed that they are always there for the customer and they are very self critical about there own work and strive for complete perfection which shows in the finish. It's a refreshing feeling knowing there are still firms that are all for supplying on what the customer needs. I totally recommend Donnelly & Goodswen Property Services.
maxsumma1 - 8th Feb, 2015 Positive feedback
Remove floorboards & joists & replace with new 30x13ft Carpentry & Joinery
The scope of the work changed considerably due to unforeseen issues arising just before the scheduled job was due to start. Andy was able to deal with the additional work very professionally, he always turned up when he said he would and put in a hard day's work. Andy consulted with us at each stage and took our views on board before going ahead. We were very pleased with the standard of the work and reliability.We look forward to Andy coming back and doing further work for us.
hanbar - 23rd Jan, 2015 Positive feedback
Gas certificate - boiler and cooker Gas Work
Dan came on the day but unfortunately it was not possible to complete the work so for this I am leaving a neutral feedback.
tana - 17th Jan, 2015 Neutral feedback
A Goodswen Property Services's reply:
sorry i didnt have a 600x600 concrete slab in my bag to lift the cooker level with work top but i completed the work that i was asked to do which was to give a safety check and certificate dan
Benchmarx Kitchen Fitting Kitchen Fitting
Very happy with the work carried out. The guys where very happy to go the extra mile completing extra works outside of the original scope of works. Both Andy and Dan strike me as experienced guys. I look forward to working with them on future projects.
Thanks very much guys.
home_owner_007 - 12th Jan, 2015 Positive feedback
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