Ups home improvements
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Rear extension + other works Extensions
Lewis and his team were professional from the very start. They completed within the timeframe agreed and within the budget we had set. We had most walls in the house re-plastered, a new bathroom put in and a rear extension built. Lewis was able to advise us on several changes to our house layout due to his extensive experience in the building trade. Lewis was always available to talk to, and we found him to be honest, hardworking and very genuine as a person and as a tradesman.
The work was completed to a very high standard, and we have since recommended lewis and his team to several people who have come to visit us and seen the quality of his work.
We would definitely recommend Lewis and his team to anyone looking for an honest and reliable builder, we will definitely be keeping in contact with him for future works.
Also just to mention Dave the Architect that works with Lewis, he was extremely helpful and also always available to offer advice when we needed it. Dave very kindly managed all our paperwork and dealt with all the legal issues.
mark_1e7l - 19th Sep, 2018 Positive feedback
Planning approved -Conversion of loft in terraced house Loft Conversions
rasmuskj - 16th Sep, 2018 Waiting for feedback
Hip to gable loft extension & garage conversion Loft Conversions
victoriag_75 - 9th Sep, 2018 Waiting for feedback
single storey extension to kitchen Extensions
alex_nd2 - 27th Aug, 2018 Waiting for feedback
Renovation of terrace house Restoration & Refurbishment
We had been thinking about extending our house for a long time but were very anxious about the whole process. Once we had decided to take the plunge, we posted our job, and Lewis responded very quickly. Lewis and his team made the whole process very easy and inspired us with confidence.
Lewis put together a great team for both extension and loft conversion. Everyone worked really hard, were professional and highly skilled. Lewis was always around to oversee the work and keep things on track. The whole project was completed on time and within budget.
We are extremely pleased with the result and would not hesitate to recommend Lewis and his team to anyone looking to renovate or extend their property. A big thank you to everyone involved!
dajoyguts - 19th Jul, 2018 Positive feedback
bthemax - 6th Jul, 2018 Waiting for feedback
House refurbishment Restoration & Refurbishment
Lewis is professional and helpful. He made sure the job was done properly. He is also kind to let me pay for the job later due to my financial issues. Thank you Lewis and the team!
kim_358 - 27th Jun, 2018 Positive feedback
Single storey kitchen and bathroom extension Extensions
Very pleased with the work carried out. Would highly recommend.
tracyl_79 - 18th Jun, 2018 Positive feedback
2 Bed Terrace House Refurb, Owner, immediate start Restoration & Refurbishment
I hired Lewis to refurb my 2 bed terrace house. He gave me a competitive quote and had people to start straight away. Tony and Des who carried out most if the work did a great job. As an architect myself I have subsequently noticed a few minor quality issues but overall a good job.
My biggest negative comment is that despite having the whole house rewired I'm left with light fittings that the electrician wanted extra to fit, despite Lewis assuring me he'd get them fitted at No cost. (Im still waiting) Additionally while the guys were trying to get the heating working, they managed to break the boiler casing hinge, which I now need to get repaired.
Notwithstanding the two negatives above I would still recommend Lewis and his team.
paul_fisher_74 - 29th May, 2018 Positive feedback
Dorma loft conversion in terraced house in romford Loft Conversions
After shopping around, getting quotes and talking to various builders about our loft conversion we decided to give the job to Lewis of UPS home improvements. On first meeting Lewis he came across as likeable but more importantly very knowledgeable. We agreed a price, which was very competitive, and apart from a few extra things that I added, that is the price we paid at the end. Tony and Danny were our main 2 guys, again likeable lads and knew their stuff. The job went as smoothly as a loft conversion in an occupied property could do, even though they were often fighting the elements including a week of snow. They also renewed a small flat roof and pointed my chimney with no charge. The end product was good and my wife and I are very happy with their work. I own my own decorating company that refurbishes 5 star London hotels and I am not easily pleased!! We would highly recommend Lewis and the lads at UPS home improvements
dave_rae - 25th May, 2018 Positive feedback
Complete refurbishment to a 3 bed semi Restoration & Refurbishment
Phew! What a whirlwind refurbishment completed on time (6 weeks) and on budget thanks to Lewis Sage and his team from Ups Home Improvments. The house we bought for our return to the UK (we live in the USA at present) was in desperate need of a complete rewire, re-plaster, new bathroom and kitchen. As the house had also been empty for 2 years the back garden was shoulder high with brambles and the front also needed a complete overhaul including a new driveway. What looked like an overwhelming project, Lewis and his team took in their stride and produced a wonderful home for us to return to. I had been dreading managing this project alone, but it turned out I didn’t have to with Lewis’s leadership and his dedicated team. I’m one very, very happy customer.
lesley_allen_63 - 22nd May, 2018 Positive feedback
Single story extension Extensions
Lewis was professional and helpful in providing details of how the job will be carried out.
Although we had to move forward with another builder due to change in our circumstances I would definitely like to work with Lewis and Co on other projects. I would definitely recommend him to others looking for a contractor to manage their projects.
usman_73 - 21st May, 2018 Positive feedback
radjur - 22nd Apr, 2018 Waiting for feedback
Side return extension Extensions
Unfortunately we couldn't use Lewis as our budgetary constraints prevented us from using his services. But he was very helpful and gave us lots of great advice during our free consultation and further phone conversations. Being newbies we were greatful for his patience and he was happy to explain to us all aspects of the process. As far as tradesmen go his knowledge and experience are second to none. Would definitely recommend that you get in touch with him as he really knows his stuff!
tim_rendle - 14th Mar, 2018 Positive feedback
riz_257 - 26th Feb, 2018 Waiting for feedback
2 storey extension Extensions
Lewis and his team did a great job: built double story side extension. They completed the job nicely. Highly recommended.
esther_91 - 16th Jan, 2018 Positive feedback
single storey extension and loft conversion Extensions
Thank you to Lewis for putting the team together. Really great finish, the guys worked late and even weekends to get the job done. On time and within budget! Thanks guys
missb_75 - 1st Dec, 2017 Positive feedback
Loft conversion and kitchen rear extension Extensions
Lewis and his team did a great job for me: converted my loft, built me a kitchen extension and redecorated my entire house. They finished earlier then we planned, complete the job nicely. Highly recommended.
zixia - 15th Oct, 2017 Positive feedback
Kitchen, hallway and living room refurbishment Restoration & Refurbishment
If there was a regulating body to rate this team, they would be graded “outstanding”.
I needed a multi skilled team, as the renovation involved rewiring 3 rooms, knocking down ceilings, plastering, fitting tiles, flooring, kitchen fitting removing/changing skirting boards, door linings, architrails and decorating.
When I found Lewis and his team, I was relieved that he accepted to take on the project within the budget I set myself.
I knew I was lucky when I read and recognised Lewis, who has been interviewed a month before building work was to start as “The tradesman of the month”:https://www.mybuilder.com/blog/tradesman-of-the-month-lewis-sage/
It was not the kind of project where I could stay inside my home, so I was away with no apprehensions of leaving my keys to complete strangers 😉 Thanks to the many positive previous reviews.
Lewis and the team were easy to get on, highly communicative so no major mistakes or anything that couldn’t be corrected on the spot. The team worked hard and fast, but didn’t cut any corners. They are happy people,motivated to work, all team players and complement each other. They bared with my ideas, I knew exactly what I wanted and the finishing is just what I dreamed for the last 5 years, it's not a granny flat anymore.
The payment system was in installments agreed from the beginning so no panic there (deposit + installments and final payment once I was completely happy. It’s been a great experience.A big “merci” to Lewis and his team.
carol_c - 29th Jul, 2017 Positive feedback
Side and rear single storey extension Extensions
We hired Lewis and his team to carry out our rear and side extension, with knock through of the existing dining room and kitchen to create an open plan kitchen/Diner/Lounge, along with separate utility room and bathroom.
We could not be happier with the high quality of work and the timeline in which this was carried out in, due to our deadline with the arrival of our baby. Lewis was always contactable and communicated throughout the project.
Each stage of the project had specialist individuals, always working together in unison. All the guys were very friendly and we managed to build up a good relation during the project. The team's were always on-site early until late, and were very respectful of us and our neighbours.
I have already recommended Lewis and would not hesitate to use in the future. We feel lucky to have found Lewis and the team.
Selina and Lewis
styler_87 - 26th Jul, 2017 Positive feedback
Loft convension & rear extension Extensions
many thanks to lewis for putting a great team together
To complete our project
Job finished within budget and within timescale agreed
thomassimons - 25th Jun, 2017 Positive feedback
Dormer Loft conversion Loft Conversions
Lewis and his team have been great. We were at work for the majority of the build and so lewis organised everything. Tony (the main builder) kept us informed of all the progress and any problems that they faced. We were unfortunate not to have a roof during some horrendous weather and Tony came out late to make sure we were water tight for the night! Any snags we had were dealt with quickly and without question. I think we ended only 1 week behind the initial time scale having been held up by weather and asking for some extra work to be done.
robster1302_86 - 15th May, 2017 Positive feedback
New home Refurbishment, conversion and extension Restoration & Refurbishment
The team brought by Lewis is great. They are very efficient and do things right. The refurbished house is just what we want. We need to work during the day and they helped us to sign many deliveries for the new house. If something went wrong, they would come back to fix it as soon as we call them.
dandandelia - 28th Feb, 2017 Positive feedback
Victorian house refurbishment Restoration & Refurbishment
We've just come to the end of our first project with Lewis' team and we're absolutely delighted with the results. In little over 7 weeks, our house has been completely transformed - re-plastering and redecorating throughout, damp proofing, all doors and radiators replaced, new bathroom, built-in cupboards and reconfiguration of upstairs layout. The team worked incredibly hard to make sure we met our goal of being ready in time for Christmas, working quickly but never at the expense of quality of workmanship, which has been excellent.
Throughout the process we found the team to be responsive, flexible, honest and proactive. It's clear that their first priority is to please their client. It also helps that Lewis and Jonny are both very nice guys - easy to deal with and always at the end of the phone. As for the wider team, all of the lads who worked on site day-to-day were friendly and courteous.
All in all, it's been a really positive experience - we'll certainly be using Lewis' team in the future, and we'd highly recommend them to others.
cooper83 - 28th Dec, 2016 Positive feedback
Bungalow Conversion Loft Conversions
rebecca_201 - 17th Dec, 2016 Waiting for feedback
Single storey extension Extensions
Lewis and his team helped us to achieve our goal of a lovely new kitchen, incorporating space for a small family area with tv/sofa etc. Lewis was always on hand throughout the project to answer questions and resolve any issues that arose - always contactable on the phone, and happy to come over at any time. His team were efficient and friendly.
We could not be happier with the new kitchen, it has transformed the ground floor of our townhouse and means we can spend more time together as a family, with space for our baby to play too!
annacaruanasmith - 1st Nov, 2016 Positive feedback
Double storey extension and front porch Extensions
Lewis and the team were a pleasure to work with, always easy to contact and sorted out any issues quickly and effectively which gave us great peace of mind. The payment system also worked well, we paid in stages as the work progressed. The finish all round has been great and they all had respect for our property and everyone went out of their way to do a great job. It was a bonus that everyone on site were easy to get along with and they all worked so hard. An extended thanks to Jonny who would also go above and beyond to make sure we were happy, nothing was too much too ask.
jamesslade - 25th Oct, 2016 Positive feedback
rear house extension Extensions
dave_yq2 - 5th Sep, 2016 Waiting for feedback
Single storey extension upto 6m Extensions
kellytd - 3rd May, 2016 Waiting for feedback
Loft conversion and Full house refurbishment in Romford Loft Conversions
We feel very lucky to have found Lewis and his team to work on our larger than usual project. The job includes converting the loft into 3 beds and a bathroom, open plan kitchen, whole house refurbishment, re-flooring, re-skimming / painting, re-wiring, re-installing central heating system…
Lewis’s team did a wonderful job on everything a very beautiful finish on all the tiny details. A few things we’d like to highlight:
1. The project is completed on time: Lewis manages the whole project very efficiently to make sure things are progressing smoothly, that we, as his client, never had to worry about or chase what should have been done and will be done next
2. The project is completed on budget: given the fact that this is a quite a large project, our job has been completed strictly within the budget and the final cost is unbelievably close to what has been quoted in the beginning
3. The quote is very competitive: Lewis' quote was very reasonable. We also appreciate a lot that even we had a couple of extra things added during the course of project, the prices quoted were also very reasonable
4. The materials provided and used are all in good quality: Lewis tried his best to make sure all the materials they provided or used were in good quality
5. The final product our new house is in top quality: we now have a beautiful new house thanks to Lewis and his team (Jonny and lads, Simon, Chris and all)
It’s been a superb experience working with Lewis and everyone in his team!
songtao - 2nd May, 2016 Positive feedback
Single storey rear extension Extensions
Excellent workmanship, has completely transformed our home. Lewis and his hardworking team understood what we wanted and were friendly, helpful & flexible. Importantly too, the project was kept within budget and delivered on time. We are completely & 100% satisfied with the work completed and you can't ask for better than that. Highly recommended.
janey_51 - 17th Apr, 2016 Positive feedback
3-bed house refurbishment - E14 9US Restoration & Refurbishment
We had our house painted, kitchen and floor installed by Lewis' team. Our experience was positive - they listen to the client and go the extra mile to solve potential issues. Also they are not asking for money every second like many builders - they have enough resources to keep your project moving.
Would work again with Lewis.
sheila2906 - 15th Apr, 2016 Positive feedback
Project management / refurbishment job Restoration & Refurbishment
We hired Lewis to renovate our two bedroom flat, which we imagined would be a quick renovation job. However, after peeling back the top layers of the building, this ended up being a far bigger project than any of us expected. It was an incredibly demanding and consuming project for us, with many obstacles and delays along the way - most of which I should add were created by us. However, Lewis was always incredibly patient and supportive, and most importantly the job was finished really well. We're super happy with the completed work and I'd definitely recommend.
rebeccajmorris - 22nd Mar, 2016 Positive feedback
Garage conversion Conversions - General
Lewis gives genuine advise, and will not just quote to get the job, but works in the customer's interest to save them money and give sound opinions, and advise which was very welcome.
very impressed by his honesty, great manner. Would seriously consider in future projects, he is a builder to be trusted IMHO.
steve_ggc - 2nd Mar, 2016 Positive feedback
Loft conversion with dormer Loft Conversions
Lewis has just finished a big job for us, including a loft conversion with en suite bathroom and dormer, lowering ceilings on existing 1st floor, refurbishing current bathroom, and redecorating entire house. Lewis has been a pleasure to work with. He's always made himself available on the phone and in person, and dealt quickly and professionally with any issues or changes by us. His team (Tom & Dan in particular) are polite, friendly and also very tidy, and they really have taken the stress out of what has been a messy and disruptive job. Most importantly, the quality of the work is top notch, and the original quote + added extras was very fair. Inevitably with this type of job, extra work becomes necessary, but Lewis never tried to rip us off and he always provided a quick and fair quote before starting on any extra work. All in all, we are extremely happy with the quality of the work and would highly recommend Lewis and his team.
guy_and_lou - 30th Nov, 2015 Positive feedback
House Renovation Restoration & Refurbishment
We chose Lewis and his team to undertake a full renovation of our Victorian terrace, including a side return extension. It was a big job and had a few hick ups in terms of a planning permission issue which meant a three month delay in the build (council related not Lewis). Lewis stuck with us and even though it was then challenging to fit our build in with others, he got the job done. As first time renovators we were often quite indecisive but Lewis was patient and would make suggestions to help us. Highly communicative and if he can't answer the phone he gets straight back to you. The team were awesome. All very friendly and polite and good at what they do. We had a few snagging points at the end (to be expected) but these were dealt with quickly and easily. I recommend Lewis and his team for future work!
smills_52 - 5th Nov, 2015 Positive feedback
Lewis, Toby and Mike did a brilliant job with the loft conversion. They have transformed it in a very enjoyable room with its en suite and they exceeded our expectations in creating additional storage within the remaining space under the roof. They even managed to bring more natural light into the staircase by revisiting the architect plan.
A very big thanks to Toby's team for their hard work.
The extension and refurbishment was a really challenging stage for our family as we were living in the house while the work was happening. Lewis and his team were really understanding and done their best to accommodate us.
Everyone who worked on the project were very nice people, hardworking, trustworthy and reliable workers.
We highly recommend Lewis' services if you are planning similar size project and that you have very specific design requirements.
A special thanks to James who has been key in delivering high quality carpentry work and who has built our fantastic new decking, Michael who has decorated the whole house, Eusebio and Antone who have been brilliant in building our extension, Johnny who managed the ground work in speedy manner, Tomek and Adam who were very professional in redesigning our entire plumbing system, Joe who has done a wonderful job with our bathrooms tiling, Lewis for being my crying shoulder when the pressure was becoming too high and keeping the project going, Rey, Chris, Craig, Lee, Shaun and all the others who put their effort into our project.
jehanne - 21st Oct, 2015 Positive feedback
Lean to extension Extensions
I would highly recommend Lewis, John and his team to anyone looking to renovate their house. They've done a great job extending our kitchen through to the lean to. Right from the start he was very proactive in getting the job done and easy to get in touch with. We're very happy with the result, it was exactly what we wanted.
stephsuen - 18th Oct, 2015 Positive feedback
Complete renovation of 4 bed house Restoration & Refurbishment
An excellent service and standard. Lewis and his team has all of the expertise needed and worked incredibly quickly and to a very professional standard. I was able to just give him the keys and he worked through everything I needed. Lewis was also available pretty much any time of the day by text, phone or email so always available to answer questions. If you're doing work big or small don't agree anything until you have spoken to Lewis.
kpowley - 10th Oct, 2015 Positive feedback
Kitchen extension Extensions
Lewis and his team of highly professional builders and tradespeople delivered an excellent result. From the initial quote to completion they were courteous, conscientious and highly competent. Each tradesman, at times we had ten of them in the house at a time, worked tirelessly throughout each day. Lewis managed his team excellently, being on site daily and keeping an expert, perfectionist eye on progress. UPS Home improvements put the needs of the customer first, no issue seemed too much trouble, the who,e team even turned up once the job was completed to admire their handiwork! We are thrilled with the final result, we have NO hesitation in recommending them and will undoubtably be using their services again.A huge thank you from both of us.
gary_potter - 24th Sep, 2015 Positive feedback
Comprehensive works on 2-bed terraced house Restoration & Refurbishment
We needed a complete renovation of a 2 bedroom mid-terrace house, including: new windows, changing wall configuration, new kitchen and bathroom, plastering, central heating installation, rewiring, and fitting of new laminate flooring.
Lewis and his team did an absolutely fantastic job on renovating our house. From the very beginning, he put us at ease about the work that we needed to have done which immediately made us feel very confident about his capacity to deliver. Lewis was always ready to answer questions, very communicative with any updates or changes, and very flexible with any changes from our side. The work was finished to a high standard in a very short timeframe, and at a reasonable cost.
Lewis even provided some advice on modifications that could improve our plans for the house such as an open landing area. His team were very professional and friendly, and on many occasions we had a direct line to them so we could track daily progress. We would not hesitate to recommend Lewis and his team to anyone for future jobs (and have already done so), and we would contact him first if we need more work done in the future.
dtadams81 - 20th Aug, 2015 Positive feedback
gary_874 - 9th Jul, 2015 Waiting for feedback
Bathroom fitting and general decoration Bathroom Fitting
user_ftj - 5th Jul, 2015 Waiting for feedback
Full house refurbishment inc kitchen and bathrooms Restoration & Refurbishment
robinthakur - 4th Jul, 2015 Waiting for feedback
Possible damp proofing required Damp Proofing
vince_15 - 2nd Jul, 2015 Waiting for feedback
Refurbish 3 bed Victorian terrace E10 Restoration & Refurbishment
Lewis's tradesmen have achieved a very good finish, making a house that was in a terrible state look (almost) brand new at a reasonable cost. There were also some nice additional touches which were entirely unprompted, like choosing skirting in keeping with the original décor of the house and adding an outside tap. Overall, a very satisfactory result and a totally transformed property.
jpc_42 - 29th Jun, 2015 Positive feedback
Refurbishment of house Restoration & Refurbishment
looking_for_builder - 29th Jun, 2015 Waiting for feedback
Possible damp / plastering required Damp Proofing
Following the initial survey which identified there was no damp the price provided for ventilation to the hallway and a fan to the bathroom was very competitive. The works were carried out within a few days and very professionally and I am very happy with using the company.
jeffro79 - 18th Jun, 2015 Positive feedback
Plastering painting and decorating Plastering
Lewis and his team have done an amazing job in my house. They are completely reliable and their expertise is second to none. I have had plastering work, painting, damp proofing, electrical work and a new floor laid and am thrilled with the results. All the guys are friendly and considerate always leaving the house tidy at the end of the day. I have had several issues in my house and they have helped me no end with their advice and Lewis is always at the end of the telephone to give guidance. When I have needed another job done he has sent someone round the next day. I have used several decorators in the past but have never really been 100% happy so I am so pleased that I used this website and found this company. I am using them again in a few months to decorate my remaining rooms and I cannot recommend them highly enough.
mrs_ellis_72 - 3rd Jun, 2015 Positive feedback
Leyton 3 bed terrace refurbishment Restoration & Refurbishment
Lewis and his team were simply incredible, they did a fantastic job at a fair price and delivered on schedule. This was a substantial refurbishment involving taking the property back to brickwork, reconfiguring the rooms, re-plumbing, rewiring the property and painting and decoration - and I am happy to say I can't fault the quality or their attention to detail and willingness to communicate and discuss issues as they arose in the build. We would strongly recommend Lewis and his team to you wholeheartedly, and have already passed on his details to several of our friends.
jmstach - 28th May, 2015 Positive feedback
5 Bed Detached House - Damp Proofing Damp Proofing
Very highly recommend Daniel from UPS Home Improvements. I had another so called well reviewed "damp proofing specialist" from My Builder come in and quote unnecessary damp proofing work running into thousands of pounds. Daniel carries professional equipment to detect damp as opposed to those hand held devices, which are not built to detect rising damp. Not only did he advise no damp proofing work was required, he was kind enough to explain what remedial work was required directly to my decorator and gave me an indicative costs as well so I know what to expect. This is truly going over and beyond his role despite making no income from this specific job he was shortlisted for. I believe this sort of professionalism, whilst may hurt his short term prospects, places him in good stead in the long run and if you are ever in need of damp inspection, please do give him a call!
ewar29 - 5th May, 2015 Positive feedback
Damp proofing and removal Damp Proofing
I had UPS in to do Damp proofing and replace my guttering, I must say these guys are really professional, they give a very high standard of work and clean up after themselves. I was very impressed. I will be calling them back for any other work in need done in my house. Thanks Danny and Lewis
gullyno1_17 - 1st Apr, 2015 Positive feedback
Painting decorating and ceiling skimming Painting & Decorating
Overall we were extremely happy with the service provided by Lewis and the team. From the start meeting Lewis reassured us that the job would be done to a great standard with people with specific expertise and to the timescales we agreed. The team rennovated our whole house, including plastering, coving, painting, decorating, installing doors and new radiators and fitting wooden flooring through out the ground floor. The price agreed wascompetitive and Lewis was happy to flex as we made changes and additions to the requested work. We will be using Lewis and the team for future work and would not hesitate to recommend to all our friends.
Thanks again for the great work done.
Abi and Ced
abbi_parize - 21st Mar, 2015 Positive feedback
Damp problem in semi-detached bungalow Damp Proofing
Can't recommend enough. Daniel came round, didn't charge the survey fee as my nan is 87 and gave us a completely honest opinion. He told us it wasn't a structural/damp problem, it's actually just condensation and should be sorted by just ventilating the room. He could've quite easily told us it was a rising damp problem, as that's what we thought, and had himself a nice little job and a few quid out of it. But he was very honest and I'm very grateful for that.
leef_26 - 20th Mar, 2015 Positive feedback
Single story extension/Loft conversion/complete refurb Restoration & Refurbishment
zamurrad - 19th Jan, 2015 Waiting for feedback
decorating Restoration & Refurbishment
When lewis got in contact with me he was round within hours,quoted me a price in the evening and workmen where in the next day! I had a big 2 bedroom flat to be plasted and decorated in just 1 week! I didnt think it was possible but lewis promised it would be done on time and he was right! What his lads have done is amazing my new home looks beautiful. All the workers that came to work where polite and very hard working with fantastic results.They where very helpful with deliveries of fridge/freezer/bed and carried them into the property for me. Would highly recommend this amazing team.I cant thank them enough.
Thank you for my beautiful home!!
georgia_14 - 19th Jan, 2015 Positive feedback
Repointing our property Restoration & Refurbishment
Although I didn't end up going with Lewis in the end, he came and reviewed the job free of charge. He was highly professional, friendly and was wanting to keep the cost as low as possible. I would highly recommend him as he knew what he was talking about. Thanks Lewis
ahaward - 7th Jan, 2015 Positive feedback
Refurbish, Decor & Paint Restoration & Refurbishment
We would like to personally thank Lewis Sage and his entire team for redecorating our home, we are now settled and it looks amazing! Unquestionably purchasing our first home was exciting but nerve-wrecking having to undertake such extensive repairs; however from the moment we contacted GSM Builders for a quote we had nothing but professional and efficient service.
The workmanship of all the builders and decorators was second to none, they were very pleasant, responsive to all our needs, great attention to detail and even with tight deadlines which were met, the standard and quality produced was on point!
It was an absolute pleasure working with your company, keep up the good work. We will certainly refer our friends and family to you!
All our very best regards,
Mel & Corey.
mark_1u58 - 5th Jan, 2015 Positive feedback
Refurbishment of 2 Bedroom Victorian Flat, Romford Restoration & Refurbishment
Lewis and his team have recently completed the renovation and refurbishment of my 2 bedroom Victorian maisonette. At short notice, Lewis was able to get tradesmen on site as soon as I said go.
Lewis' team are friendly and professional and work quickly but diligently to produce a high standard of finish. Our project has included the replacement of all windows, removal of structural walls, new stud walls, fitting of kitchen and 2 new bathrooms, installation of new boiler, rewiring, laying new floors, plastering and painting of all walls as well as the fitting of new skirting and coving throughout. Lewis has co-ordinated the team well, ensuring that works are carried out in a logical order with multiple tradesmen on site to speed up the process where possible.
The works have been carried out in accordance with the agreed price, and any extras which I have requested along the way have been reasonably priced. We believe we have received excellent value for money.
The high levels of competence from Lewis and his team has enabled me to relax and focus on my own work on a day to day basis, without worrying about what is taking place in my home.
We have been so impressed with the work Lewis has carried out, that we have already passed his number to a friend. We wouldn’t hesitate in asking Lewis to carry out future works to our property.
Big thanks to Lewis and the team – you really have transformed what was a neglected and run down space into a beautiful new home.
krsmith - 22nd Dec, 2014 Positive feedback
skimming hallway Plastering
regia - 4th Dec, 2014 Waiting for feedback
Dan and Matt were fantastic.
We needed most rooms in our victorian london terrace plastered after a full re-wire a lot of renovation.
Needless to say the other tradesmen had done their work but the place looked like a building site.
Dan and Matt were able to make the place look like new, they were exceptionally clean and professional leaving a finish on our walls/ceilings I didn't think was possible.
It's important to note that squaring up a 100 year old victorian in london is damn near impossible. Very impressive.
Many thanks to them. They've already been recommended twice by me. Keep up the good work lads i'll be in touch with the next job soon.
jayinteractive - 4th Dec, 2014 Positive feedback
Update a two bed cottage Restoration & Refurbishment
Lewis and his team are all very professional and very easy to deal with. They made my refurbishment job pretty much stress free. I would definitely recommend them and if I ever needed another job done I wouldn't hesitate to call. Sorry Lewis ;-)
tim_315 - 1st Dec, 2014 Positive feedback
Modernising property Restoration & Refurbishment
Our home required extensive modernisation and renovation throughout the property which included; knocking down walls, rebuilding walls, building an understairs toilet, new kitchen and bathroom, remodelling the staircase, new flooring, re-decorating, re-plumbing and re-wiring of our home and modernising our shed. It was a big task and we interviewed 6 companies before deciding whom to go with.
Lewis was very professional from the beginning, gave us a price for the work [which was in the middle range of quotes we had received]; an estimated timeline of the works and he completed the work to the pre-agreed deadline. Any problems that arose during and after the project he promptly arranged for one of his team to fix.
My wife had a clear vision of how our home would look once completed and Lewis really has impressed us with the management, the hardwork of his team and the finishing. My wife has gotten her dream home and is very much in love with all that has been done to our home because Lewis truly listened to what we wanted to achieve. Everyone that comes to our home compliments the works completed on our home.
We would highly recommend the services of UPS Home Improvements to family and friends and several friends have asked for his details so as to initiate enquiries about works to their own homes.
ybz - 29th Nov, 2014 Positive feedback
Decorating 3 bedroom house Painting & Decorating
We asked Lewis and his team to redecorate our three bed house, including the main rooms on both floors, hallway and bathroom. They have done an absolutely fantastic job and the end results are superb. From the outset Lewis provided a quote straight away and organised his team very well with minimum disruption. Micky and the lads were great, they did a brilliant job throughout the whole house, plastering, painting and papering the bedrooms, front room and hallway to a very high standard. The team were always early and worked very hard throughout the whole time and a pleasure to work with. Lewis, as project manager, was great to deal with, took on board all our requirements, and was always on the end of the phone at all times to co-ordinate everything to deal with our many requests. Fantastic job, and wouldn't hesitate to recommend to friends, colleagues and family. Thank you Lewis and the team.
michelle_tooth - 20th Nov, 2014 Positive feedback
House Refurbishment in Plumstead Restoration & Refurbishment
We completed the purchase of our Victorian house on 12th January. On the 13th we met Lewis on site and by the end of the week a second skip was full. This remained the pace of the project. The team is fantastic! We found them to be multi-skilled and very hard working. Some Saturdays and Sundays we turned up at the house to discover it full of workmen! We always found them very courteous and we knew we could trust them to do an excellent job. We had quite a few of the windows replaced and all the house was re-plastered. The original plaster mouldings in the hallway were lovingly restored just because the painters were doing their job, not because we had specially asked them to do it. It’s this attention to detail and dedicated teamwork that has made what was a very dark building with terrible rising damp, no central heating and requiring re-wiring in to a beautiful, light and warm high-spec house. We are over the moon! We have never had such a good experience with a team of builders. It was the first time we’ve ever done such a major building project and it actually ended up being fun because they were easy to communicate with and very responsive when we had any queries. We are now looking around for another project so that we can do the same again with Lewis and the team. We have already been recommending them to all our friends.
paul4melissa - 15th Nov, 2014 Positive feedback
Plaster/Skim hall stairs and landing Plastering
mckenzie21 - 14th Nov, 2014 Waiting for feedback
Front of House Refurb. Restoration & Refurbishment
Couldn't recommend highly enough, Lewis is a true professional, no complaints at all, the job was done quickly and the price was significantly cheaper than 3 other quotes I had from various other builders. Would definitely hire again.
andrei_basirov - 6th Nov, 2014 Positive feedback
Plaster 4 rooms fit bathroom install heating knock wall Restoration & Refurbishment
Daniel was absolutely excellent. Professional at all times and extremely competent. I will be using this company to complete the rest of the house and thoroughly recommend them to anybody who needs some plastering. He completely transformed the rooms. Brilliant job- excellent value.
kbl - 20th Oct, 2014 Positive feedback
Complete bathroom refurbishment. Bathroom Fitting
Overall a really hard working, friendly, professional, approachable team. James was great, it was a tricky kitchen refurb at times and he always listened to want we wanted and paid attention to detail. Lewis is always contactable and listens to what you want as the customer. Many thanks! We love the kitchen. Bathroom next!!!
oscar_91 - 12th Oct, 2014 Positive feedback
House Renovation Plastering
Hired Ups Home Improvement to do a complete refurbishment of a home for rent. Lewis and his team did an AMAZING job! They are a great team of specialists who know what they are doing and take pride in their work.
This was my fourth refurbishment project. Ups Home Improvements were head and shoulders above the three companies I'd used previously.
I recommend, and will definitely be using them again.
teegee - 10th Oct, 2014 Positive feedback
Painting 2 Bed flat 2 bathroom - Woolwich Painting & Decorating
Fantastic job by Lewis and his team. Really efficient and professional throughout. If you need someone to come in, get the job done and do it properly, then I cannot recommend this company more highly. Will definitely be going back to them for any future work.
gusmcd - 9th Oct, 2014 Positive feedback
Flat refurbishment Restoration & Refurbishment
Lewis and his team were professional from start to finish. We were really pleased with the job and couldn't fault anything.
Lewis was very easy to talk to and he understood what we wanted , without a problem.
A really good guy !
ash_house - 8th Oct, 2014 Positive feedback
Ground floor refurbishment Restoration & Refurbishment
Lewis and his team were fabulous and have done a lovely job renovating the ground floor of my house. The job included some structural work all of which was done properly and now my house looks fab! Lewis is extremely responsive and was flexible when plans changed. I'm really pleased I chose Lewis for my job.
karen_391 - 22nd Sep, 2014 Positive feedback
Painting and Decorating of 3 Bedroom house Painting & Decorating
Thank you for providing a high value service, attention to detail and with a personal touch. Your team has shown me a that there is a notable difference when paining and decorating a home.
karkai_63 - 9th Sep, 2014 Positive feedback
Danny and the team did an amazing job on the skimming of a bedroom. Great finish and left the place without any mess. Would definitely use again for all our plastering work.
ashminder - 31st Aug, 2014 Positive feedback
Painting rooms, hall and landing. Laminate hallway. Painting & Decorating
I hired Ups home improvements after reading all the positive comments. Lewis and his team were professional, friendly, reliable, honest and completely trustworthy. Rooms were always kept clean and tidy and the painters often stayed late and worked on Saturday to finish the job. The standard of their work has exceeded my high expectations. I would definitely recommend them. Thanks again Lewis.
melmh8 - 27th Aug, 2014 Positive feedback
Plastering 1 room 3.5 x 4.5m Plastering
Dan and Ben did a great job: They arrived bang on time and were both friendly and professional. They worked quietly and diligently, and left the room clean and tidy. We're very pleased with the finished result. There isn't much else to say as I can't fault them in any way.
davidroder_38 - 14th Aug, 2014 Positive feedback
2 bedroom ground floor period flat make over Restoration & Refurbishment
We hired Lewis and his team to take on our 2 bedroom garden flat just before our baby was born. It was a big job, a whole refurbishment for the flat with a deadline. Lewis was very fast to respond and was able to start very quickly to make sure everything was complete before our little one arrived.
Lewis, true to his word, got all of his boys onto our flat pretty much seven days a week working really long hours to get the job done (sometimes 8am till 11pm!). They finished off 99% of the work before my wife was due. The work that was done was not rushed, but done to a high standard through long hours and hard work and looks fantastic. About two months after our baby was born we had his boys over to finish the last few jobs which he promised he'd do when we were settled and ready.
Some issues came up along the way, but with a job as big as ours it had to be expected. No matter what it was, Lewis was always there to sort things out for us without taking short cuts. He came through with everything and delivered 120% of what was agreed. Never complained or avoided issues that arose. Always willing to work out the best solution with us if anything came up.
He's got a personal team of great guys who all have their specialties, all who did a great job and were friendly and on board with myself and Lewis and were able to work around problems and come up with excellent solutions along the way.
Our home looks amazing now! Highly recommend Lewis and his team! Thanks Lewis!
arkiliknam - 3rd Jul, 2014 Positive feedback
Two flats, 50sqm and 80sqm need painting Painting & Decorating
We were getting redecorated two flats in Canary Wharf, a one-bedroom and a two-bedroom. In the 2 bedroom, the jobs included painting the walls/ ceilings, designing/ installing a kitchen and putting in wooden floor . The one bedroom was just painted and had some kitchen appliances swapped. Lewis managed the project well and execution was to a high standard, so would use him again. In terms of constructive feedback: it took a bit longer than we originally thought, but then again, that this is not unusual with these type of projects. Worth checking everything at the end of the projects as we found a few small things that needed fixing, which Lewis however did very quickly.
citruschill - 2nd Jul, 2014 Positive feedback
Replaster bedroom Plastering
Good job. Good price. Would be happy to recommend. Left the house very tidy and clean.
ono44 - 28th Jun, 2014 Positive feedback
Refurbishment of 2-bedroom flat Restoration & Refurbishment
I hired Lewis to completely refurbish a run-down two bedroom flat, including re-wiring, installing a new boiler and radiators, re-plastering, installing new flooring, fitting a new kitchen and bathroom, replacing all joinery and redecorating throughout.
After agreeing a price Lewis was able to be flexible regarding the start date, which was very helpful for me as I was yet to complete the purchase of the property at the time (in fact his team were able to start immediately following completion - saving me both time and money). Lewis himself is affable and was generally responsive throughout the project, and the tradesmen he sent round were helpful and approachable, particularly his plumber, Lee.
Towards the end of the project I did feel the need to keep a closer eye on things and make a list of issues that needed addressing. To his credit Lewis ensured that those issues were seen to where necessary (albeit he seemed under some pressure to get his guys out of the property, so there were still a few jobs for me to see to after handover) and, overall, the property has been transformed into a stylish modern home that is a pleasure to live in. Furthermore, the project was completed within a reasonable timeframe, for the agreed price (with some extras being negotiated as the project went on) and all the necessary certifications/paperwork were provided as promised. Thank you Lewis.
greg_dowell - 19th Jun, 2014 Positive feedback
1 Bedroom Flat, needing refurbishment. Restoration & Refurbishment
Lewis and his team did a brilliant job, the finish was excellent, and the flat looks like a different building. No issue was too much of a problem for the to solve.
time_16 - 6th Jun, 2014 Positive feedback
Plastering & decorating hallway, stairs and landing Restoration & Refurbishment
A massive thank you to Lewis and his team - all his team were friendly and very professional. I would definitely recommend Lewis. Many thanks
ipowar - 3rd Jun, 2014 Positive feedback
Painting Interior of House Painting & Decorating
We had great service from UPS. Our whole house was decorated to a great standard and was completed earlier than expected. The painters were lovely and also great with dealing with my kids running around the place and getting in their way! I would definitely use UPS again.
jayp30 - 30th May, 2014 Positive feedback
Property refurbishment and decoration Painting & Decorating
I hired Lewis for the refurbishment of a 3 storey Victorian terraced house which I intend to let. He responded quickly to my post and started work as soon as we had agreed on terms. Lewis is professional, honest, helpful and always on hand to help sort out problems and give advice. Without exception, every tradesman Lewis has sent to my house has been friendly, courteous and hardworking, often working very long days and even coming in at weekends to ensure that things get finished. I was very impressed by their commitment to the job. The work on the house included stripping back the whole house, including bringing down and redoing the ceiling on the upstairs landing and knocking down a wall in the kitchen. The entire house was replastered. New skirtings, floorboards and some new doors and windows were required. A new bathroom was created in a different part of the house and a new kitchen was installed. Tiling included hall and kitchen floors, bathroom and kitchen walls. An engineered wooden floor was laid. The house was redecorated throughout - both inside and out. A number of rental agents have been to see the property and all of them commented on the high standard of work. I would definitely recommend Lewis and his team. It has been a pleasure working with them.
clare_s_65 - 30th May, 2014 Positive feedback
Refurb on Victorian Terrace house Restoration & Refurbishment
I hired Lewis and his team to complete a refurb on a 2 bed property in Catford. Lewis delivered on all of his promises and then some. Once we agreed terms, the team set about the work and finished within the agreed time frame despite an unforeseen case of damp in the kitchen which was fixed.
All of the tradesman from the team were friendly and completed their work to a high standard.
As we were awaiting new tenants and no longer live in the area, I needed a builder who could go in and get on with the job without me having to travel back and forth from Bristol to check. Lewis was always available when needed and communicated throughout the process so it made no difference that I wasn’t there. Due to his vast experience, Lewis made sensible and practical suggestions in order to keep cost down and provide a better finish.
My wife and I were delighted with the results when we visited the property at the end.
Definitely one of the best experiences I have had when dealing with builders. Lewis is friendly, knowledgeable and I would definitely recommend to friends and family. Fantastic job!
trh1978 - 22nd May, 2014 Positive feedback
Various jobs (floor, tile, paint) for 3 bed house Restoration & Refurbishment
We hired Lewis for refurbishment of our town house. Lewis was very professional and stuck to the schedule. Work was carried out at highest standards; workmen were always on time and worked late to finish the job. There were some unforeseen complications but Lewis was accommodating and completed the job within the agreed price. All workmen had good attention to detail and the finish was to our satisfaction. I would definitely hire Lewis for future work and will be happy to recommend him to my friends and family.
ibstechie - 1st May, 2014 Positive feedback
Did the rendering with the Lewis Sage. One of the best experiences with tradesmen ever. Reliable, on time, open to alterations, extremely customer orientated to ensure best possible finish. Will proactively recommend and reuse services
melanie_36 - 29th Apr, 2014 Positive feedback
Victorian terrace, new bathroom/kitchen/decorating Restoration & Refurbishment
Lew and the team transformed my house over the summer. It was bought as a Victorian 5 bedroom house, untouched for 30+ years and in desperate need of a complete renovation. Lew was incredibly proactive right from the start of the project, no job became too little or too big for him to sort out. I'm a girl in my early 30's with no experience of renovations. The team was so patient with me, really really lovely guys that took care of me during the whole project, especially as I was living there during the work. They even looked after the cat whilst I was away. It lasted 3 months but every wall, window and floor board was replaced in some form. It was re-piped, the heating replaced, full electric upgrade, a new bathroom which was moved from the old location, a new kitchen, walls knocked out and new in/out flow created to the garden. All was done at a really high standard, I'm so pleased with how it has turned out and couldn't be happier to call it home now. Was a fixed price which made budgeting easy, no additions or hidden costs at all. Have recommended Lew and the team to friends, neighbours and colleagues already, happy to speak or show pictures to anyone that would like more details. Great guys and very professional.
ickburgh - 28th Apr, 2014 Positive feedback
Kitchen and bathroom renovation Restoration & Refurbishment
miah_28 - 25th Apr, 2014 Waiting for feedback
Partial house remodelling and redecoration Restoration & Refurbishment
Lewis's quote for this work was the most competitive. All of the tradesmen on the job were professional and friendly. One of the main pluses with Lewis is his positive attitude and responsiveness when changes are needed or issues arise. I have already recommended him for other jobs for family & friends.
orladonn - 18th Apr, 2014 Positive feedback
Full house refurbishment Restoration & Refurbishment
We hired Lewis to refurbish completely our new home. A large 3 bedroom 1920's property has been brought back to the 21st century with new heating, electrics, new kitchen, bathroom, fireplaces, plastering, painting etc. Lewis team did a great job transforming the house completely. Everything was done as requested and if ever there was something we were unhappy with it was quickly rectified without question. Lewis was very quick to respond to calls and emails which was very reassuring. We will be using Lewis' team for any future works and we would happily recommended to anybody.
spanglish - 15th Apr, 2014 Positive feedback
Complete strip back and re-plaster of house Restoration & Refurbishment
I hired Lewis and the team for a complete refurbishment. Including stripping the entire house back, complete heating system installed, kitchen & bathroom put in, plus decorated top to bottom, including outside. All the guys where very knowledgable with their individual trades, and Lewis was always helpful along the way - with issues that arose from such a big job. End result is fantastic.
nicolabee_45 - 11th Apr, 2014 Positive feedback
2 Bed Flat Refurb-Wall removal, Kitchen move + Decorate Restoration & Refurbishment
I received quotes from several builders and Lewis was the only one that gave an opinion on my plans and given my budget, advised some alternative solutions that would make best use of my money. He has an extensive team of tradesmen ranging from carpenters to plasterers and decorators. There were various issues we encountered along the way (some of which were the results of another contractor who left me with a poor finish when fitting windows). Lewis swiftly stepped in and fixed the problems and the end result is fantastic. He was always available on the phone to talk through updates and next steps and always willing to go the extra mile. His carpenter, Gary did a great job and Michael the decorator was an absolute perfectionist with a great eye for detail. I would definitely recommend Lewis to anyone looking to do a refurb - great results at a competitive price.
harrietknight - 7th Apr, 2014 Positive feedback
Hornchurch Painting & Decorating
We needed a complete refurbishment on a very “tired” property we recently purchased, and were stretched for cash. This included plastering, tiling, painting (including ceilings, doors, walls and radiators, ), bathroom installation, wall papering and a general update. Lewis worked hard to accommodate my finical restrictions, he was patient whilst the sale of my house went through and then started as promised with a clear schedule to meet a deadline we had tied him too. I had a six tradesmen attending various aspects of the work. Every single one of them was tidy, well mannered, attentive, punctual, reliable and most of all brilliant at what they do. The house had not been worked on for over forty years which presented several problems, all of which they overcame by simply applying more effort and time to ensure that I was still able to move in by the date required, and all without a grumble (well until I was out of earshot anyway!).Every step of the way I was made to feel that what I was trying to achieve was as important to them as it was and has been to me. After dreaming of my silly little place and how I wanted it to look for so long, I am quite overwhelmed with the results, and recommend UPS without hesitation.
wendy_453 - 4th Apr, 2014 Positive feedback
Total refurbishment of a 3 beds flat in Romford Restoration & Refurbishment
lee_121 - 25th Mar, 2014 Waiting for feedback
Repaint walls and woodwork in 2 bed flat Painting & Decorating
I hired Lewis and his team to refurbish a one bedroomed flat. Lewis is very friendly and easy to work with. The work included complete redecoration, laying a wooden floor, installing new kitchen and bathroom and updating the water system. All the work was completed to high standard and Lewis kept me up to date with the progress throughout the job. I would hire Lewis and his team again for my next project.
whitby16 - 24th Mar, 2014 Positive feedback
Terraced House Refurbishment Restoration & Refurbishment
We hired Lewis and team for this job which included a large amount of work across various trades, including knocking down walls, removing chimney breasts, new bathroom and kicthen, full rewire and replaster.
We received a quote very promptly and Lewis was flexible around the start date of the work. The job progressed quickly and to plan, with additional work included when we desired.
Lewis worked with us to help us stay within our budget and offered help and advise along the way and was always quick to answer any questions or concerns. The work has been completed to a high standard, within an agreed timeframe and at the agreed cost.
I would be happy to recommend Lewis and team and would happily hire again for further work.
dcolbourne1 - 17th Mar, 2014 Positive feedback
We hired Lewis after reading all the reviews. Pricing was reasonable and we were prepared to pay a little bit more knowing that his reviews were positive. The job involved plastering pretty much the whole house. His workers/team were efficient, any little hiccups we had were resolved by Lewis swiftly even whilst he was on holiday abroad. We felt comforted knowing that Lewis answered all our calls and messages and were not left hanging.
The job took a little longer than we had originally planned, however Lewis dealt with matters within a reasonable timeframe.
We would definitely recommend Lewis and his team!
fshaikh_43 - 28th Feb, 2014 Positive feedback
Flat Refurbishment Restoration & Refurbishment
priyesh - 21st Feb, 2014 Waiting for feedback
Newly purchased flat - needing maintenance Restoration & Refurbishment
New flat and first time instructing any building work. Lewis and team were great. Offered guidance and advice in areas I had little knowledge. Competitive quote - ended up getting bathroom, new doors and exterior work done. Kept to initial quote. Team all friendly, efficient and tidy. Would and have already recommended on!
natalieforshaw - 19th Feb, 2014 Positive feedback
plastering ceilings and skimming walls Plastering
We have been delighted with the work Lewis and his friendly team have carried out for us. They have completed a garage conversion to a very high standard including plastering and decorating. The work was entirely professional and we would highly recommend them. We found them to be friendly, tidy and really helpful.
sarah_sharpe - 4th Feb, 2014 Positive feedback
General decoration & other of 2 bed flat Painting & Decorating
I hired UPS Home Improvements to re-decorate my two bed flat, replace a bath & some vinyl flooring and fit some dimmers. Whilst they were the most expensive quote I received, Lewis, the Project Manager, was very personable and professional from the outset and along with that and the reviews I had already read, I knew I would get a great job done. I was not disappointed. The guys had to remove a dado rail and some wooden panelling in all rooms. The walls were then skimmed and painted. The job they did is amazing. I fully expected to see parts of the walls where the panelling had been but you can hardly see it in some rooms and in the lounge area in particular you would never even know what state the walls had been in before. A really superb job and finish. The workers were also very personable and trustworthy and I had no hesitation in effectively moving out for a week and handing over my keys. They really went the extra mile, including doing some other odd jobs like fixing some lighting in my kitchen. As you would expect there have been a few snagging bits to sort out and Lewis has been really great in helping to resolve those.
I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them for pretty much any job and there is only one very extremely minor thing I would say is that it's probably worth getting your own paint to ensure there is not mix up on colours or finishes. Overall, money well spent and am really pleased with the outcome.
loub_82 - 28th Jan, 2014 Positive feedback
Kitchen refurb + painting and decorating Restoration & Refurbishment
We hired Lewis and his team to redecorate all our bedrooms, living room, and bathroom after just buying the house. All the work was done to a high standard, including painting, carpet fitting, flooring going down. We were particularly impressed with the decorators, Neil and Paul, who were always friendly and very conscientious and did a very good job. Lewis was always on hand to answer our questions and was always quick in responding to our questions.
We will be getting our kitchen/conservatory done shortly and plan on using UPS Home Improvements for the rest of the work.
jdav - 23rd Jan, 2014 Positive feedback
New kitchen/General decoration Restoration & Refurbishment
Very happy with the work and quality of Lewis's work.
Considering I could not supervise the work I was very happy with the fact I could leave everything in Lewis's capable hands, and subsequently trust him to complete the works to a good quality.
I would recommend Lewis for such works again.
khalid_30 - 13th Jan, 2014 Positive feedback
Redecoration and building work in hall and stairs Painting & Decorating
Ups home improvements completed all work in our hallway, stairs and landing which included adding spindles to our balustrades. Work started quickly and tradesmen were friendly and arrived on time, tidying up after themselves every day. They were happy to attend to any issues that we had and we are pleased with the finished work. I would recommend using them and will be calling them in the future with other work that we need completing.
mummadaisypoo - 29th Dec, 2013 Positive feedback
Flat Refurb Restoration & Refurbishment
We hired Lewis and team to refurb our two bedroom flat, including re- plastering, laying new flooring/skirting/doors and painting. Right from the start it was a pleasure working with them. Lewis was able to get a quote out the day after he saw the property and was also willing to offer advice, which might not always have been in his best interests, but certainly ours. Due to the purchase of our flat being delayed, we ended up on a tight timescale, but Lewis and his team were committed to getting us in to the flat before Christmas. The plastering took longer than expected to dry, but the guys worked early, stayed late and even worked at the weekends to catch up and get the job finished...and it was still done to a very high standard. All the guys were top blokes, friendly and polite (helps with neighbours) and Paul and Neil (decorators) made working around us very easy. We really have been very impressed with their work and their commitment and as promised they did make the flat look the nuts. We will be getting back in contact when it's time for iteration 2 - kitchen and bathroom!
rbrown_31 - 28th Dec, 2013 Positive feedback
work on new home Restoration & Refurbishment
We had major work done on our house; two chimney breasts removed (from both floors), walls partially knocked through, all rooms plastered, tiling and plumbing and were delighted with the work! Lewis, the project manager was quick to respond to any communications & any snagging sorted instantly! would highly recommend! cheers!!
adam_white - 23rd Dec, 2013 Positive feedback
Refurbishment, incl replastering/flooring - E17 Restoration & Refurbishment
I don't normally get round to writing reviews but I have to say that I have been thoroughly impressed with Lewis and his team from start to finish. Going with Ups Home improvements was one of the best decisions we’ve made in our renovation work. From the beginning they gave us good and honest advice about what they would recommend doing with certain parts of our renovations and were thorough when going through the work that we were asking them to do.
The team were extremely flexible - we had a tight deadline before Christmas and they did everything that they could to get stuff done. We were really happy with everyone we met and Lewis kept things ticking over brilliantly. Everyone was very friendly and answered all of our questions (of which there were many!). We had a number of things done in the first phase of our renovation and each one was done to a high standard (my Dad is an architect with over 30 years experience and he was also impressed with the quality of the work). The work included: Plastering (incl skimming ceilings), Tiling (looks great), installation of engineered wooden floor, skirting boards, installation of bath, shower, sink. This was all done in a short space of time and we are really happy with the work. Will be using them again, highly recommend.
jrobins_87 - 18th Dec, 2013 Positive feedback
flat refurb Kitchen Fitting
I hired UPS home improvements after reading there great reviews and I wasn't diappointed.
I had a full refurbishment on my property and it looks amazing
Lewis and the team was fantastic
Very respectable honest hard working
hannah_48 - 17th Dec, 2013 Positive feedback
Home Improvements and decor face lift Restoration & Refurbishment
I am over the moon with the work completed on my home. From the get go, Lewis has been professional, reliable, honest and extremely helpful. The works have been completed by Paul who is not only a cracking bloke but highly skilled with amazing craftsmanship. His attention to detail is superb and he really cares about the work he does and getting it perfect. My house has been completely transformed and I could not be happier with how everything has turned out. Lewis has always be very upfront and fair on pricing. It is truly been a pleasure dealing with him. I can only sing his praises and will be recommending him to anyone wanting to get work done on their house. Thank you Lewis and Paul and also Naz who did any amazing job laying my new floorboards. I'm so pleased, thank you!!
jemma_38 - 14th Dec, 2013 Positive feedback
Kitchen AND flooring fitter Kitchen Fitting
jmb_2013 - 5th Dec, 2013 Waiting for feedback
Urgent painting required -North Greenwich Painting & Decorating
I whole heartedly recommend these guys and will definitely use them again for sure !!
As soon as I posted the job, Lewis was immediately on the case and was able to get a the job started very quickly indeed. Paul (the actual decorator) was a great guy & totally trustworthy. Really really pleased with the quality of the job, which was delivered efficiently and with no hassle what so ever, and at a very fair price.
simon_martin - 5th Dec, 2013 Positive feedback
Painting and Decorating Painting & Decorating
Lewis' team did a fantastic job. The team was very responsive to requests and worked tirelessly to ensure it was completed within the required timeframe. Lewis was also very accommodating in terms of timings to visit the flat to provide a quote and kept in regular contact. I would recommend them and use them again.
kavita_42 - 2nd Dec, 2013 Positive feedback
Council Flat refresh Painting & Decorating
Mr Sage is aligned with the 'Epitomy of excellent, he is a dedicated with diligence providing a value add and a variety of end to end solution as per construction consultancy/deliverables. He works with a hand on approach and is very transparent as per his costings, rational and the actuals verses the desires. He has an outstanding team, courteous, trusted and always going beyond the call of duty. The reason I took on this company was because all of this customers wrote about his high level of integrity. His approve to service quality is clearly understood, KPI's achieved milestones met and his decommissioning well poised. Excellent work to you and your team.........
titi_31 - 30th Nov, 2013 Positive feedback
plastering 4 bed house Plastering
firth_21 - 26th Nov, 2013 Waiting for feedback
Redecorate bedroom, small kitchen & two small hallways Painting & Decorating
Lewis and his team have just completed the redecoration of our flat and done an amazing job. We hired him to paint a number of rooms and adjoining spaces that included a few tricky areas to navigate. This was no problem, including removing and reattaching a large shelving unit. He provided sound advice and was always flexible.
Aside from the excellent level of finish, what made this job special was that it was completed whilst we were on holiday in America. This was our first time using MyBuilder and were understandably cautious in our approach. Lewis always made us feel at ease and reassured us that our property would be in safe hands. During our holiday we slept well having every confidence in Lewis.
Overall he was prompt, competitive and kept to his word. It was a genuine pleasure to work with him. We will be recommending him to our friends too.
alex_gray - 24th Nov, 2013 Positive feedback
Plaster/skim ceilings and walls. Plastering
Lewis and the team plastered and decorated our house. Finish of the job was done to a very high standard and Lewis kept us up to date throughout.
gavinhayes - 21st Nov, 2013 Positive feedback
Interior plastering and painting Plastering
missus_maggie - 21st Nov, 2013 Waiting for feedback
Plaster brick walls of conservatory Plastering
Very good service, the men are experienced in their trades and finished the jobs nice and tidy. Will definitely use them again.
tinben - 15th Nov, 2013 Positive feedback
Painting and decorating in SE4 Painting & Decorating
We needed our new home redecorated from top to bottom and hired Lewis and the guys at UPS to do the work based on the positive feedback they have received. I have to say, they more than justify the praise. They quality of their work is top notch, they are extremely polite and attentive to detail, and they go above and beyond to make sure you are happy with their work.
Lewis is complete gentleman and totally trustworthy - his word is his bond. If he says he will sort something out, rest assured he will do it. The boys worked nearly round the clock to ensure everything was ready for us when we moved in. We were very, very pleased with the result and will definitely work with them again. We can't recommend UPS highly enough. Whether it's plastering, painting, plumbing or anything in between, UPS delivers. A big thank you to Lewis and the boys!
phil_792 - 13th Nov, 2013 Positive feedback
Garage conversion Conversions - General
I have decided to hire Lewis and his team to convert my garage into another bedroom after reading a plethora of positive reviews submitted by other homeowners commenting on the efficiency and reliability of his team. I have not been dissapointed. The conversion looks splendid, I am very happy with it and the process that got it there! The builders were punctual and very polite and always cleaned after themselves. I have been always informed in advance on whom and when to expect. We kept to the budget and to the time frame. Lewis was very responsive if I had any queries or needed advice on any building issues. The disruption to the rest of the house was kept to a minimum and the decorator even helped with some finishing touches. I would highly recommend them to anyone. Thank you for the great job done.
edyta_46 - 10th Nov, 2013 Positive feedback
Restoration Restoration & Refurbishment
With the help of lewis and his team we have Recently finished our refurbishment on our Victorian house. I couldn't possibly thank you guys enough for everything and we are so happy with the quality of work you have put into this project.
All the team have been polite, tidy, on time and complete the work to a high standard. I would strongly recommend you to anyone that needs any work to be done. Once again thank you for making our house a beautiful home
nikkit_14 - 6th Nov, 2013 Positive feedback
Hallway wallpaper strip and paint job Painting & Decorating
Very happy with the quality of work and level of communication throughout the project. I would highly recommend Lewis' and his team.
plf - 6th Nov, 2013 Positive feedback
Painting a new refurbished flat, East London Painting & Decorating
I had a tricky decorating job on a newly renovated flat with new plastering and joinery done by other tradesmen. There were a lot of loose ends and imperfections that needed tidying up with the carpentry and plaster, it wasn't a straight forward job. Right from the start, Lewis was extremely positive and solution orientated. Other tradesmen I have dealt with always wanted to um and ah and tell me why the work I needed was so very tricky, making obscure statements and baffling me with trade specific language. Not Lewis, he just told me he could sort it - simple as that. He promised to make the flat look beautiful and he stuck to his word. The place looks fantastic. Along the way, there were issues that cropped up as is always the case, but Lewis was always on hand to help and advise with an enthusiastic and personable manner that exuded confidence and gave peace of mind. I really enjoyed dealing with Lewis on this job.
rusty77777 - 30th Oct, 2013 Positive feedback
Interior painting 1000sq ft 2 bed flat to F&B spec Painting & Decorating
After I waited weeks for another painter to start and was eventually let down, Lewis stepped in and offered to start the job the following week - which was only a few days away. His team arrived on time Monday morning, efficiently captured the plan and even collected the paint for me from the local F&B showroom.
The Farrow and Bell colour specification involved a lot of detailed cutting in of contrasting colours on built-in shelving. Nizar, the architect/decorator, spent days of concentrating in silence doing this cutting in by hand and the result looks fantastic! He was a total perfectionist and even worked a weekend to do it to his self-imposed high standards.
The overall finish as well as other detailing in and around cupboards, doors, skirting has also been done to a really high standard and I'm really impressed.
The team were always polite, courteous, flexible when necessary and extremely professional. I would definitely recommend to others - if you have a detailed or complex job that needs to be done well, these are the guys.
tmthylon - 27th Oct, 2013 Positive feedback
Two bad flat needs painting and touching up Painting & Decorating
Lewis came in to help me finish this job after another builder failed to complete the job. In doing this he really helped me out. So much so that he ended up doing a second flat for me as well.
Both flats needed full decorations with plastering, painting, tiling, plumbing, carpentry, window fitting, garden landscaping, electrical works and we even ended up fitting a new roof! The work on both properties was complete to a high standard.
As is often the case with these projects, as we progressed we found that more things needed to be done or that things needed to be done in a different way. Lewis and his team were flexible all along and accommodated requests immediately which really helped.
Lewis and his team are honest and hard working. I would recommend them to anyone getting working done and will give them first refusal on any work i have done in the future.
lewish - 23rd Oct, 2013 Positive feedback
Plaster front room and hallway Plastering
Lewis from UPS helped from start to finish. I had been let down by another plasterer and Lewis was able to be flexable and accomodate my needs. Lewis was explained how his standards were high and that his tradesmen working for him were of the highest standard.
Lewis met his workman on the day and explained what was required and made sure that they know what was expected. At the end of the project Lewis would come around and make sure that the work done was completed to a high standard.
The work was so good that me and my wife asked for painting to be done as well. Again Lewis made sure that from start to finish every thing was done to an high standard.
I will be using Lewis again in the future as we need more plastering done and I would recommend using him to my family and friends.
wol76 - 22nd Oct, 2013 Positive feedback
Replaster and redecorate one 3m x 3m room. Plastering
Lewis arranged for us to have a room re-plastered and decorated. His tradesmen were clean, professional and fast, and they worked hard to ensure we were completely satisfied with the work done.
The quality of the work done was top-notch, and dealing with Lewis and his team was without doubt the least stressful time I have ever spent with someone working in my house.
I cannot recommend them enough.
aegidian - 21st Oct, 2013 Positive feedback
Daniel inspired confidence when he came to do the quote and made sure the work was done to my satisfaction when he returned to remove the waste left by the plasterer.
The only thing I would say is be clear about your requirements and make sure the plasterer is too. I had specified the exact size of hole to be left for the fireplace and the plasterer was unaware of this. To be fair it was quite a while after the quote that I was ready for the work to be done.
Would use again.
msitekkie - 18th Oct, 2013 Positive feedback
Need painter asap, 4 bedrooms Painting & Decorating
We've hired Lewis and his team after our previous contractor disappeared a week before commencing job. I am glad we did. Lewis was in touch nearly everyday checking status of the work and taking constant feedback as we were progressing, as well as taking on additional jobs that emerged in the process. We probably had 6 different people working on our house at different stages but all of them were pleasure to have around and as non disruptive as possible whilst we were going on with our everyday life. We are happy with the quality of the workmanship, and felt at all times that we are in good hands. Will be keen on using their services in the future when/if needed.
nuage111 - 18th Oct, 2013 Positive feedback
Lay engineered wood flooring, paint flat, and misc Painting & Decorating
We have so much to say about Lewis and his team, and it's all positive!
Lewis came back to us with a quote faster than any other tradesman we've dealt with, literally a couple of hours after we had met. He was very transparent about how much each job would cost us and gave a very fair quote.
The work started soon after and we can't say enough about how great the guys were. They completed our painting and decorating to a very high standard. The decorator was a perfectionist and it shows in the way he'd touch up areas and look at the wall from different angles to ensure it looked great all round. We used really bold colors like dark red and a glossy purple and where the color met a white edge, the lines were immaculate!
As for the carpenter and his team who installed our wooden flooring and a new sink/tap and completed the plumbing for our dishwasher. Again, lovely trustworthy guys with an impressive attention to detail. Everything was completed to a very high standard and they took special care to look after our furniture and everything was as we had left it at the end of each day.
Will definitely call on Lewis and his fantastic team should we ever require any further work done and wouldn't hesitate to recommend them to family and friends.
Thank you so much for making our home beautiful :)
haifasg - 17th Oct, 2013 Positive feedback
Plastering, Decorating, New Kitchen, Tiling Restoration & Refurbishment
We're so pleased I hired UPS home improvements to carry out the work on our house.
Lewis came round to quote for the job very quickly and was able to accommodate our short timeframe to carry out the work which we very pleased about. Lewis ran the project from start to finish and kept us informed of progress at every stage. He and his team were a pleasure to deal with. They were punctual, professional, and we felt very comfortable with them in our home.
The work has been carried out to a very high standard and we wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this company. In fact, a friend of mine is already speaking to Lewis about work in her home!
loubellse13 - 17th Oct, 2013 Positive feedback
Re-decorating, plastering and architaving replacement Painting & Decorating
Our experience with Lewis and all his tradesmen has been fantastic. Lewis has been a star, guiding us through every step (not knowing much about DIY!), helping source material, advising, being flexible and just general a nice guy! It was great to find someone who could manage every aspect of the work we needed. Lewis and his tradesmen were all really lovely people which is what we were so particularly happy with, we have been able to trust them, leaving them in our new home to get on with the work.
We requested a quote months ago thinking we were just about to exchange/complete, Lewis responded on the same day i posted the quote and immediate came across as friendly, honest and someone that feels that high quality (and value) is important. We were delayed, and delayed on our move in date and Lewis was extremely flexible and understanding. Once moved they started work straight away.
We had plastering of 6 artex ceilings and 2 full bedrooms by the lovely Marcus, Decorating of 3 bedrooms, including some wallpapering, landing, stairs, hallway and porch by Paul (in the main) and carpentry of new wooden floors in the bedrooms by Moussa. All the work was done to a very high standard and they all made a huge effort to keep the house as tidy as possible, Paul even mopped up after himself! They also worked weekends to fit the work in.
Our new home is looking so lovely and we are really very happy with the work and the choice we made in using Lewis and his team. Thank you Lewis.
amie_74 - 15th Oct, 2013 Positive feedback
plastering and filling Plastering
i cannot recommend lewis and the team highly enough. they are not only great lads but they did a great job - the flat looks awesome! if you're looking to hire anyone - hire these guys. you won't regret it.
glenn_se13 - 15th Oct, 2013 Positive feedback
Painting, Plastering, Damp Proofing Painting & Decorating
Lewis managed his team well and did a good job, thank you
jamesc_36 - 14th Oct, 2013 Positive feedback
Stripping & relining 2 rooms, plus paint ceilings. Painting & Decorating
Lewis and his team were able to get going on the days requested and were fast and efficient, helping to resolve any problems that arose along the way. I'm very pleased with the end result, thanks.
ellenm_74 - 14th Oct, 2013 Positive feedback
Paint exterior windows Painting & Decorating
Lewis was great at organising the painting of the exterior of my house, it was all arranged and painted within a week of me contacting Lewis. Paul the painter is great, very friendly, considerate and efficient. The paintwork has been completed to a very high standard and he worked around me so there was no disruption my working days and weekend. Would most definitely recommend them.
el35 - 13th Oct, 2013 Positive feedback
Decorate hall, stairs and landing Painting & Decorating
Lewis and his team were great, worked hard even on a Sunday to get the job done. Any problems were resolved quickly. I would definitely use them again and have no hesitation in recommending them.
avent - 10th Oct, 2013 Positive feedback
Painting downstairs Painting & Decorating
I have had a wonderful experience with this company. Lewis was prompt with his response. He came and viewed the work and gave us a competitive quote within the day. His contractors did a wonderful job. t]The painting was left to a high standard. We had asked for many different colours of paint which was not a problem for them. We cannot stop admiring the walls. Lewis is a friendly person and reassured me that the work would be completed at the set date and it was.The house was left in a clean state each day, work was neat and organised. I would definately use them again. The standard of work was very high. Well done to Lewis and his team.
august_67 - 9th Oct, 2013 Positive feedback
External paintiing of semi detached house Painting & Decorating
e_toher - 7th Oct, 2013 Waiting for feedback
Lounge walls and ceiling Painting & Decorating
We hired this company to strip wallpaper, re-plaster and paint our living-dining room walls, ceiling and woodwork.
Very happy with the level of service from Lewis, always contactable and prompt with responses to queries.
Happy too with the speed of work, and most importantly the finish.
The place was left clean and tidy at the end of each day.
We had a few quotes and found Lewis to be competitive /on a par with the others. No 'hidden extras' were charged, which we have come across with other providers. They have built up a good reputation and I feel they are not going to risk that by penny pinching or letting customers down.
We have re-hired them to do our hallway, and so far so good.
maryr_46 - 5th Oct, 2013 Positive feedback
Plaster and paint passage Painting & Decorating
Lewis team did a good professional job, they arrived at the agreed time and I felt confident enough to go to work whilst they carried out the work of painting an up and downstairs passage and stairway.
The work was done to a professional standard and guys tidied after they finished.
richie_painting_jobs - 3rd Oct, 2013 Positive feedback
Quote for plastering of 4 rooms and landing Plastering
Great quote, started work immediately, reliable and trustworthy. The guys worked really hard and the plastering is excellent quality. Would highly recommend their services, and looking forward to inviting them back to do our bathroom. THANK YOU!
maria_316 - 3rd Oct, 2013 Positive feedback
Painting doors, frames, corridor etc Painting & Decorating
I placed my job on this website and I was contacted by Lewis. He was prompt with his text and calls and quoted me within hours of seeing the job. Within a few days the job started which was good because I wanted it done ASAP. His team of painters were excellent they have done an amazing job with the corridor and eight doors. They were knowledgable of their trade. They left the place tidy and worked really hard to complete the job. I would recommend Lewis, his team make sure the job is done to your satisfaction and they are reasonably priced. Finding tradesmen like this on this website restores my faith that there are reliable and skilled people out there.
smatadeen - 3rd Oct, 2013 Positive feedback
painting external house Painting & Decorating
They did a great job, painted the front and back of the house, iron railings on the front, fixed up worn areas around windows etc. I would highly recommend. The finish is good and everything looks as new. Also left the place clean and tidy after finishing the job. Only took payment once everything was done and dusted. Overall very pleased with the job.
ross_95 - 27th Sep, 2013 Positive feedback
interior painting wallpaper hanging Painting & Decorating
I had a visit & a quote within 24hrs of contacting Lewis, he agreed to start on the date of my choosing & the price was acceptable. Paul came on agreed date & painted & wallpapered the whole house.
All in all the levels of professionalism & craftsmanship were outstanding.
simone_87 - 19th Sep, 2013 Positive feedback
Gloss and paint 3 bed house, Painting & Decorating
They did a very good job, left things clean and tidy. A very reasonable price too.
lynne_56 - 5th Sep, 2013 Positive feedback
full repaint of a hallway and two rooms Painting & Decorating
I hired the guys to fully repaint a hallway, bedroom and living room which were all looking dated and jaded. All prep work was done beforehand, thus ensuring the overall finish was of excellent quality. I could never have got the same look myself in the five days the work took to complete. I was very impressed with the standard. Next time I decorate, I'll be calling again. Price was also very competitive! Hard working and friendly organisation - I shall be passing recommendations on to friends without hesitation.
barnesbq - 3rd Sep, 2013 Positive feedback
Refurbishing 3 bedrooms house Restoration & Refurbishment
acachada - 31st Aug, 2013 Waiting for feedback
Paint and decorate 1 bed flat Painting & Decorating
Top quality job, Lewis was very honest and delivered the job to a very high standard and on schedule as agreed. Would definitely recommend.
djlerner86 - 28th Aug, 2013 Positive feedback
External 3 windows and sills/surrounds need painting Painting & Decorating
mikeclapton - 26th Aug, 2013 Waiting for feedback
replace ceiling 10sqm and various other jobs Plastering
martintaylor67 - 24th Aug, 2013 Waiting for feedback
Skimming of hallway walls Plastering
Very professional and efficient job in plastering my hallway ways and ceiling. Would definitely use them again and for a reasonable price. Very happy with their work
henry36 - 22nd Aug, 2013 Positive feedback
Paint and decorate a 2 bedroom flat in Cheshunt Painting & Decorating
Lewis and his team did a very Good job painting all the rooms of a 2 bedroom flat.
Good communication from Lewis and was always on time.
Supplied materials and had the job done on early.
They were left unsupervised and contacted me when the job was complete, and they cleaned up thoroughly after them.
Very pleased and thoroughly recomended.
ian_155 - 21st Aug, 2013 Positive feedback
Repainting our flat Painting & Decorating
jentwite - 15th Aug, 2013 Waiting for feedback
Lewis and his team are able to take the job at relatively short notice and finish with good quality on time. Also a few days after the full payment, when it so happened we need some minor fixes, he heard us out and immediately sent his team over next day.
A very trustworthy builder with good work ethics, doesn't push you to take projects out of budget, down to earth, friendly and great to work with. Thank you.
alexisj - 11th Aug, 2013 Positive feedback
Plaster 2 rooms and hallway plus 3 ceilings Plastering
Lewis responded very quickly to my post and came round the next day. His quote was competitive, he gave great advice with a "can do" attitude and was very professional and friendly. I had a two bedroom Victorian flat re-plastered and painted - not an easy job as all of the ceilings were artexed and the walls were in less than good condition.
All of Lewis's contractors were friendly and polite and special mention to Moussa who worked very long hours and weekends to complete the job.
At all times Lewis project managed the job to a very high level, his main aim is to give customer satisfaction - he even called several times from his holiday to ensure I was happy with the ongoing work. At the end of the job Lewis came round to inspect the flat and make sure I was satisfied with everything.
Lewis and his team are easy to deal with, honest and highly recommended.
argyllnancy - 8th Aug, 2013 Positive feedback
Disassemble built in wardrobes and painting Painting & Decorating
Very good and friendly service from Lewis and his team. The decorators did a great job in painting and plastering the two bedrooms, and Lewis was very efficient and effetive in getting plasterer and carpenter for the extra work. The decoration is completed at a high standard and the rooms are tidy and clean from start to finish. We highly recommend their service.
kariarxy - 5th Aug, 2013 Positive feedback
paint front of house - looking for a quote Painting & Decorating
I posted the job on this site and received a call from the lovely Lewis who was prompt with providing me a quote. I was a little daunted as a single parent my funds are limited but I still wanted a quality finish. A quote was provided and I advised Lewis I would come back to him (as he was not the cheapest) but he was friendly understanding and approachable and that meant more to me than the cost.
Due the a typical English summer there was a brief rain delay but I was promised the team would return Sunday morning to complete the agreed work at 8 am and they did. I happiness with the work was important to them and that meant a lot.
The team were prompt professional and done a great job. The outside looked horrid to me but has been completely transformed by their hard work. I now have a sense of pride about my home I am so pleased I hired this firm for the job.
Plus I will be using them again soon, I want to do the interior of my whole house so room by room it will be Lewis and his team that I will be calling.
Thank you guys for working so hard and doing such a fantastic job could not have asked for anything more.
ebony_19 - 2nd Aug, 2013 Positive feedback
Superb work. Efficient, great finish on the plastering, and fitted in with our tight deadline. Thoroughly professional from start to finish!
mr_w_49 - 29th Jul, 2013 Positive feedback
Painting, decorating and Flooring Painting & Decorating
LEWIS AND HIS TEAM DELIVERED A TRULY OUTSTANDING QUALITY OF SERVICE AND WORKMANSHIP WITH VERY COMPETITIVE PRICES. We had a few quotes, but we went with Lewis because of his experience in this trade, his great reviews on mybuilder.com and the feeling that we could trust him. We had a full refurbishment project consisting of decorating by stripping, skimming and painting; carpentry with new doors throughout, engineered wood flooring and new skirting boards; we had to refresh the bathroom by re-grouting and resealing; the garage floor and door repaired. The quality of work is amazing; even the estate agents who came to revalue our property commented on the quality of work, they said the place had been done by professionals at very high standard. Throughout Lewis gave us advice and also saved us money by purchasing some materials on his traders accounts, therefore passing the discounts to us as we only reimbursed him on the amount paid. Lewis was always on call or email whenever we needed to contact him and always responded within minutes of leaving him messages. His builders, decorators and carpenters always cleaned up after themselves each evening as we were still living in the property while the work was being done. Every evening we came back it was just to put the kids to bed without having to clean up. They kept the outside of the property very clean too. Our neighbours told us how courteous and polite they were too. Our friends and family have already asked for his contact.
pendo - 26th Jul, 2013 Positive feedback
House interior redecoration Painting & Decorating
Lewis was really communicative and helpful in fitting in with my schedule. His team did a great job and finished early. Great follow up service too. Highly recommended.
mrbixby - 22nd Jul, 2013 Positive feedback
Painting living room, bedroom & stairway Painting & Decorating
Lewis was prompt to return my call, arranging to pop round and provide a quote. He and his team arrived promptly at 8am each day and quickly got on with the job in hand of stripping wallpaper, lining the walls and making all surfaces ready for painting. The team were extremely polite, highly efficient, tidy and produced a quality finish. They were keen to ensure I was happy with the work at various stages -which I was. I have no hesitation recommending Skylight Plasters to friends and family. Thank you for an excellent job done.
humphrey_33 - 19th Jul, 2013 Positive feedback
RE plastering required Plastering
Great communication and very good service from the team at Skylight plasterers. Highly recommended.
russco - 17th Jul, 2013 Positive feedback
to plaster a 4 bed house Plastering
Lewis and his team did a superb job plastering our house. The price was highly competitive, they started and finished on time and the job was completed to an excellent standard. His team are all very friendly and provide lots of useful advice. We have already used Lewis to complete another job, so would certainly recommend! Cheers Lewis!
503ttw - 15th Jul, 2013 Positive feedback
Outside of house repainted Painting & Decorating
Skylight have done an incredible job on the outside of our house. Paul worked unbelievably hard overall with real attention to detail. The work he has done on our window sills in particular, repairing them before repainting them is brilliant. They provided a very competitive quote and completed the work on time and to budget. We would thoroughly recommend them.
spotty_67 - 9th Jul, 2013 Positive feedback
Re-glossing door frames and skirting boards Painting & Decorating
Very good and thorough job... the guys were also very accommodating and helpful when we realised we had bought the wrong paint.
I wouldn't hesitate to hire them again or recommend them to friends.
sfranco - 4th Jul, 2013 Positive feedback
Hall, landing and bedroom decoration Painting & Decorating
Very happy with the finished job and with the way the guys carried out the work. Helpful, friendly, knowledgeable and keen to ensure the work met high standards. Would book again without hesitation.
kate_w_80 - 3rd Jul, 2013 Positive feedback
Exterior decorating of housebledash Painting & Decorating
Just had the exterior of my end of terrace house painted and Lewis’ team of Mick and Gary were punctual, polite and most importantly professional. It was a big job and they completed it on time, offering tips and advice throughout. They have completely transformed the look of my house and I am very pleased with the result. I would definitely use them again!
joanne33 - 3rd Jul, 2013 Positive feedback
Paint and dwcorate Painting & Decorating
Lewis contacted me almost immediately and came over the next day to quote us for our job. He quoted fairly and competitively and could fit us in that week. He completed the job as quoted and described despite a few hiccups with the paint. We're thrilled with the results and will be calling him back in when we need more work done. Great job!
sarahgreen - 1st Jul, 2013 Positive feedback
Paint 1 bedroom and external walls Painting & Decorating
Lewis and his team have done a fantastic job decorating the outside of our house and one of the bedrooms. The attention to detail and considerate approach to working has been faultless and ensured that many of our neighbours have been over to compliment the work. We would like to thank Lewis and his team for all their hard work.
katie_79 - 22nd Jun, 2013 Positive feedback
Paint 3 newly platered ceilings Painting & Decorating
Lewis arrived on time and completed an excellent painting job. I would highly recommend Lewis for any printing job
emma_851 - 16th Jun, 2013 Positive feedback
Painting 5 rooms/ceilings and hallway Painting & Decorating
Really happy with the job; got a fair few quotes in but Lewis’s offer seemed the best value. Key thing was the amount of time they spent to make sure they did a QUALITY JOB. Others offered to do the job in 3/4 days whereas these guys spent two weeks making sure it was a top job rather than rushing it. Only a little bit pricier than the other offers but when you look at the ROI for spend Vs. time/quality of work I'm really happy I chose them rather than one of the alternatives. Came across as really trustworthy so had no problem leaving them with the keys to the house and left them to get on with it while we went to work. HIGHLY recommended.
hopewelld - 14th Jun, 2013 Positive feedback
Paint interior living room, hall, stairs and landing Painting & Decorating
Lewis and his team did a fantastic job painting our flat. The work was finished to a very high standard and done in record time! We would absolutely recommend Skylight and would use them again.
rjw_95 - 14th Jun, 2013 Positive feedback
painting bedroom Painting & Decorating
What a find!!!! Hired Lewis to do a quick bedroom paint job at really short notice. He arrived bang on time and made a very good first impression. He had a look at the room and was completely honest about what was achievable. Did a test area to show the effect and knowing that I was on a tight budget he made suggestions of how to keep the cost down. The finished article was brilliant knowing that there was a time constraint. He was non intrusive, trustworthy (I felt confident to leave him painting whilst I popped out) and he was tidy - there was no mess to clear up when he left. He really went all out to ensure I was satisfied with the job. He even stayed late to finish the job in one day which I was most impressed with. Would I use him again? Definitely.
staypositive - 13th Jun, 2013 Positive feedback
Skim artex ceilings Plastering
Danny and Si were great. They did an immaculate job and were on time, helpful and nice and kept to the time and budget they had given me.
I will definitely ask them back to do any more plastering work.
I recommend them very highly.
thedoyles - 11th Jun, 2013 Positive feedback
hallway painted Painting & Decorating
Great service, Lewis arrived on time, was polite and really easy to talk to. He completed the job to a great standard, very well priced. Lewis was left to work alone, while I carried on my daily jobs and was more than trusted to stay in my home alone. Left the job tidy as when he arrived. Will definitely hire again for any decorating\plastering. Thank you, live saver.
stu8383 - 7th Jun, 2013 Positive feedback
Painting of rooms and ceiling Painting & Decorating
Fantastic Job, Lewis arrived on time, was courteous and gave sound advise regarding the job of painting a rather sorrowful 3 bed house which had been neglected by the previous tenant. He managed to make it look absolutely fantastic again. The work was carried out to an excellent standard and I would not hesitate to use Lewis again for any subsequent decorating/plastering I have. I would also not hesitate to highly recommend him to any of my family or friends. Thank you once again to both of you for all your hard work and help.
d_margow - 2nd Jun, 2013 Positive feedback
Finish half done bathroom Painting & Decorating
Finished bathroom including the wood work. Very pleased with the results and lovely to deal with. First class job and will be calling Lewis again when I decide what's next on my list!
kate_nash - 30th May, 2013 Positive feedback
Redecorating bedroom Painting & Decorating
Lewis did a great job redecorating my bedroom. The finished work was very neat. Will certainly hire him again for more work. I would highly recommend him to anyone.
wguchu - 29th May, 2013 Positive feedback
Painting Bathroom Painting & Decorating
Lewis did a great job of painting my bathroom. He arrived on time and completed the job promptly. He explained exactly what he had done and was friendly and courteous throughout. He cleaned up before leaving and displayed a high level of workmanship. I would not hesitate in recommending him to others.
Caroline Hewitt, Colchester.
pinkwafers - 24th May, 2013 Positive feedback
Plaster upstairs ceilling and walls Plastering
Good workers, great finish, very pleased with the job and will be using them again.
jm2013 - 24th May, 2013 Positive feedback
Thank you for a cracking job. Very impressed with the finished job. Also went that extra mile to help finish our room. I can't thank you enough. Cleaned up after. Will definitely have you back for more work.
stu_31 - 25th Apr, 2013 Positive feedback
plaster skim to lounge Plastering
My daughter and myself were very pleased with Daniel work turned up on time sheeted area completely and done a first class finish plastering finish to my daughters lounge and left her property so clean we would highly recommend Daniel to others.
davieboy45 - 16th Apr, 2013 Positive feedback
bathroom & kitchen & hallway skimmed. Plastering
peter_705 - 1st Mar, 2013 Waiting for feedback
Room skimmed Plastering
Dan and his colleague turned up on time. They were neat and tidy and worked very hard over two days to finish the agreed job. Overall their work was excellent and I would have no hesitation in using him again or recommending him to others.
tom2525 - 20th Feb, 2013 Positive feedback
1 double room Plastering
Done a very good job, nice guy will hire again.
lon101 - 7th Feb, 2013 Positive feedback
Hall and stairway and landing area skimmed Plastering
Really happy with the job. Danny and Ben (?) both turned up each day bang on time and left the place tidy after. Standard of work is great and will be using then again in the future. Unlike other people they worked when it was convenient for the customer which is a great trait. Price was good and even when I wanted a couple of extra bits done it didnt cost the earth, nothing was too much trouble. Highly recommended.
debtel007 - 3rd Feb, 2013 Positive feedback
Ceiling needs repairing Plastering
We had a hole in the lounge ceiling caused by a bathroom leak over several days. Plus the ceiling had been artexed. Danny repaied the hole, reskimmed and repainted the ceiling.
All completely efficiently and now the ceiling looks fantastic.
steve123_50 - 8th Jan, 2013 Positive feedback
Plastering hallway and stairs Plastering
Great Job, would hire again.
robertoz666 - 28th Dec, 2012 Positive feedback
Dan did a fantastic job; good communications, reliable and conscientious.
I would definitely hire again and recommend to others.
frank_60 - 14th Sep, 2012 Positive feedback
Great job, clean quick and efficent, would highly recommend, will definatley use him again.
mchiglot - 29th Aug, 2012 Positive feedback
Plaster walls and ceiling Plastering
Daniel came round promptly to quote the job, giving a friendly and professional first impression. There were some slight changes but Daniel gave an immediate re-quote which was highly competitive. A date was arranged and the work completed on time, cleanly and to good standard. Skylight Plasteres will now be my first port of call for any similar work. I only used Mybuilder out of desperation having been let down by someone else but I would now wholeheartedly recommend it.
cbobin - 23rd Aug, 2012 Positive feedback
Hi, I posted job on sunday, as I was working Danny arranged to meet me after my shift to view kitchen & do quote that evening. I gave Danny a rough idea of what I wanted to be done & what I hoped to achive. I asked for his feedback & advice. Danny was very honest (no bullshit) & you could tell he knew what he was talking about. Danny contacted me with a quote the next day as promised & I agreed to get the work done as I was pleased with the quote which was very reasonable & he said it would take 2 1/2 days.
I arranged with Danny to start the following Tuesday.
Danny arrived prompt the tues morning sheeted up the whole area, prepped & worked solidly the whole day. I popped out for a couple of hours & was really suprised at how much work he had got done whilst I was out. Danny is a hard working grafter & very professional . He worked solidly the whole time he was here. Now my kitchen is not an averge sized kitchen it is quite large, Danny plastered the whole room top to bottom as well as the ceiling. I am so pleased with what Danny has done, his standard of work is very high. You can tell Danny really enjoys & takes pride in his work. He was just as excited as me with the finished results. I would recommend Danny to anyone & am definately going to call him back to do some more plastering work in the future. Once again thanks Danny for a great job & all the hard work we are so pleased. Regards Jas.
jasehornchurch - 2nd Aug, 2012 Positive feedback
Plaster rooms 11ft x 11ft and 6ft x 6ft Plastering
Excellent service throughout.
He was quick to get in touch after I posted the job to plaster a couple of rooms and came to provide a quote. He came across as honest and genuinely knowledgeable and offered a number of suggestions on how to approach the job.
He provided some quotes for the different options by SMS that same evening. His was competitive and by far the best qualified of the bunch so I accepted the quote and Danny sent me a formal one by email.
We agreed a start date and confirmed the duration (4 days).
Danny and Ben turned up on time, were very neat and tidy laying dust sheets to protect surfaces and cleaned up each night (my wife was very impressed having seen a number of builders come and go over the years). He finished with time to spare and the quality of the work was excellent.
I can’t recommend Danny highly enough. Many thanks!
shariq - 30th May, 2012 Positive feedback
Skim/Re-plaster 7.6 m2 Wall Plastering
Wonderful service from start to finish.
Contact was very prompt
Arrived on time and got straight on with the job.
Left no mess at all.
There really is nothing to fault at all.
A genuinely nice person. I would definitely recommend Danny and I'm sure I will use him again if I need anything plastered in the future.
homeowner - 24th May, 2012 Positive feedback
Dan has just finished plastering my entire house - all walls and ceilings and did an excellent job. I'll definitely use him again.
His work was very neat and precise, giving a high quality finish; however, since I don't know much about plastering I asked my brother-in-law who is a builder (and knows his stuff) to inspect Dan's handy work. He confirmed that Dan had done a fantastic job.
What was more impressive was the price. I had a number of quotes from various tradesmen and Dan's was the best by far. VERY competitive. And, the price he quoted for me did not change even though a few extra bits and pieces cropped up whilst he was doing the job. So no nasty surprises.
In terms of his work, Dan was professional from the start. He turned up on time every day and cleaned up after he had finished. During the job he kept the place tidy, covering everything up with dust sheets and kept the mess to a minimum.
Additionally, Dan went out of his way to plaster my entire bathroom - even though I hadn't originally wanted it done (but later found out that it needed to be done). Even though my request was very last minute, Dan managed to squeeze me in and finished it to a brilliant standard, working on his day off so that my walls would dry on time for the decorators.
On top of all that i found him to be a really nice guy. Friendly, reliable and honest. Highly recommended!!
ling_72 - 31st Mar, 2012 Positive feedback
One wall to be plastered Plastering
Fanastic service! Dan arrived on time and laid dust sheets on the floor to protect my property. He is extremely hard working and the finish on the plastering is absolutely brilliant. This is the second time I have used Dan and I would highly recommend him. I will certainly be calling him again for my next plastering job.
homeowner - 24th Jan, 2012 Positive feedback
Plastering aloves/making good Plastering
Very pleased. It was easy to sort out a time to complete the job and it was a competitive quote. Danny was very helpful with advising what was required and what the next step would be decorating wise.
boiler_68 - 20th Jan, 2012 Positive feedback
Arrived on time got straight to work, good finish. Very reasonable price.
homeowner - 8th Jan, 2012 Positive feedback
bedroom plastering Plastering
Great job at a great price. Danny was very professional, friendly and reliable from the start.
He arrived on time on the start day and plastered to a high standard as promised. We have more work to do and will definitely use him again.
markg_98 - 7th Jan, 2012 Positive feedback
1 DAYS WORK Plastering
100% WOULD RECOMMEND AND 100% WILL USE AGAIN! SUCH A STAR! WENT ABOVE AND BEYOND WHAT WAS EXPECTED! HAD THE WORK COMPLETED TO A BRILLIANT STANDARD!
THANK YOU VERY MUCH DAN
matthayes - 30th Nov, 2011 Positive feedback
DC Building was very prompt in replying to my post and responded with clear information and a very competitive and honest quote.
Danny was very happy to discuss the job and provide details of the work involved. He provided a range of possible dates to complete the work, making himself available as soon as possible.
Danny offered to arrive early on the day so that we could meet and we could talk through what was required. It was all made very easy and before I had left for work 15 mins later he was already progressing with preparing the room. Tea, coffee etc was offered but he was much happier to start the work. Before starting anything he made sure that there were dust sheets down in any place he may step, making sure the house was still clean and tidy once he had finished.
I was very happy with the quality of work completed by Danny. The ceiling and all of the walls look great. We certainly have more projects to do in the future and I will be more than happy asking Danny to come back and make our other rooms look as nice as the one he has just finished.
homeowner - 15th Nov, 2011 Positive feedback
Plaster 2 walls Plastering
codogwu - 6th Oct, 2011 Waiting for feedback
Plaster job Plastering
soros - 3rd Oct, 2011 Waiting for feedback
plaster 4 walls 10X8 ft plus ceiling Plastering
Quality work at a good price and left the room cleaner than he found it!
Would definately recommend Danny Cole
Nice, genuine bloke
jomay_16 - 28th Sep, 2011 Positive feedback
Skimming bedroom 4m x 3m Plastering
Danny and Del were professional, friendly and did a sterling job plastering our bedroom. Their quote was competitive and they even fixed some broken skirting in the room at no additional cost. They tidied up after they had finished and helpfully told me how to apply the first coat of paint onto new plaster even though I hadn't asked - to be honest I wouldn't have known if they hadn't thought to advise me. I am really happy with the job they have done and how efficiently they worked. I happily recommend Danny and Del and I will definitely use them again in future.
homeowner - 28th Sep, 2011 Positive feedback
Plastering - Ilford, Essex Plastering
I can only say good things about Dan and the team the plastered my property. He was very helpful with both advise on plastering and other aspects of refurbishment my property. He explained how the process would work and worked around my needs.
The plastering was done to a very high standard. All the walls and ceilings we left clean and smooth the touch.
I would have no hesitation in highly recommending or using Dan again.
panesh - 21st Sep, 2011 Positive feedback
Plaster Kitchen Ceiling - 12 x 5ft Plastering
Danny & Darren both did a fantastic job both plastering and repairing a leaking roof. Would definitely use again and would recommend to friends and colleagues who need a top-notch general building partnership.
homeowner - 1st Jun, 2011 Positive feedback
Plaster room Plastering
Danny plastered a bedroom for me- walls and ceiling and did a perfect job. Recommended!
janetwatts - 16th Oct, 2010 Positive feedback
Small single room plastering. Plastering
Danny popped over and gave me an outline of the work to be done and matched it with a very good price.
One the day, started on time, done the work with his colleague and cleaned up as planned... brilliant job.
Wife was please so I am happy... you know how it is :-)
I also had the added value of getting advice/tip on other building work/issues - so thanks a bunch guys.
Would use again - higly recommended.
nazrul12 - 15th Aug, 2010 Positive feedback
12 by 12 room plastered Plastering
Fantastic,Danny i am over the moon,arrived on time, Polite and done a fantastic job. Left everything clean, He was by far the cheapest quote I got and performed the job to a really high standard. I would recommend to anyone.thank you so much.
lou_64 - 15th Aug, 2010 Positive feedback
outside rendering Restoration & Refurbishment
Did a great job and would not hesitate to hire them again.Nothing to much trouble clean and tidy and fully explained what they would do and what was not included in the quoteClean and tidy and worked hard nice job.
homeowner - 19th May, 2010 Positive feedback
Bathroom fitting Bathroom Fitting
homeowner - 27th Jan, 2010 Waiting for feedback
Both Danny and Darren were very professional and helpful with giving advice. We were more than happy with the job and was quoted a highly competitive price and will use them again in the future.
bornawina16 - 22nd Oct, 2009 Positive feedback
clean and tidy , worked to a very high standard would recomend to others done very cheap, and polite man
homeowner - 19th Aug, 2009 Positive feedback
Plastering of living room ceiling Plastering
Very grateful to this lovely chap, he came around plastered the ceiling straight away, done a very good job. Would use again and would highly recommend to others. Clean and tidy work would rate 10 out 10.
alter1 - 19th Aug, 2009 Positive feedback