- Lock repair
Our uPVC door (main door) does not open. The door handle does not move. The door can be locked and unlocked with the key, but we can only hear part of the locking mechanism unlocking. Please confirm call-out rate and possible costs (depending on possible...
Feedback for Wilson's Independent Locksmiths
After shortlisting him, Andy got in touch straightaway to discuss the problem with our door, possible reasons for the problem, solutions and associated costs. He agreed to look at the job the same afternoon. He identified the problem, explained how...
germanuk 30th Jul 20 Positive feedback
- Repair pitched roof
- Repair a few tiles
2 tiles seem to have lifted and need securing.
Feedback for jay roofing
Out of several roofers we contacted (via MyBuilder and privately), who said they would come and view the job to quote, Jamie was the only one who actually turned up! He gave a very competitive quote for the work to be undertaken and arranged a...
germanuk 6th Jun 20 Positive feedback
The hedge at the back of our garden needs trimming. Especially the top.
Feedback for Reeves4Trees
We had asked a few people for quotes and Iwan seemed the most genuine, knowledgeable, and personable. His quote was very competitive and he was quite flexible in finding a date for the job that would suit us. On the agreed day he showed up as agreed,...
germanuk 8th Sep 18 Positive feedback
Our double glazing needs to be resealed on the outside. There seems to be some small cracks in the sealant as the wind is howling though it. It would be 2 double windows, 1 single window 1 door and 1 small window.
Feedback for Belfy Doors & Windows
Lester came to reseal our front windows. He arrived on time, completed the job within the timeframe allocated, kept us informed throughout, and tidied up after himself once the job was done. We would be happy to hire him again in the future and...
germanuk 5th May 18 Positive feedback
We are looking for someone to connect our bedroom TV to our loft aerial. There is an existing aerial cable coming from the loft into the bedroom, but it is either faulty or not connected. We are looking to get this work done asap.
Feedback for GCC Electrical Contractors
After we shortlisted GCC we were contacted very quickly to arrange a convenient day and time to assess the work required. The electrician arrived on time, listened to our concerns, and confirmed the work needed to fix our aerial problem. The work was...
germanuk 25th Oct 17 Positive feedback
We are looking for someone to supply and fit a flexible tap connector hose to the cold water tap in our bathroom. There is also a knocking noise coming from under our kitchen sink, which we would like to be checked. We are looking to get this job done as soon as possible.
Feedback for CT Plumbing and Heating
It was a pleasure to deal with Craig. He made contact straightaway, arranged a convenient time to view the job, provided a very competitive quote, and managed to complete our job done in no time. We will be certain to contact Craig again for any...
germanuk 4th Sep 17 Positive feedback
We are looking for someone to sand down and paint our wooden fascia boards (front and back of semi-detched property).
Feedback for Painting & Decorating
After a site visit for her to assess the work to be undertaken, we asked Veronica to sand down and paint the fascia boards of our house on a Saturday. She arrived on time, accompanied by a helper. They sanded down our fascia boards in no time,...
germanuk 24th Sep 17 Positive feedback
We need someone to move a gas pipe to allow a new oven to be fitted. Work to start asap. Small job.
Feedback for GSP Domestic Gas
We arranged a time for Paul (Pawel) to assess the work required at short notice. Paul arrived on time and talked us through the work involved, costs, and timings. He later arrived for the job, completed it in good time, and tidied up afterwards. Paul...
germanuk 3rd Apr 17 Positive feedback
We have taken our kitchen units off the wall leaving two sections of the wall that require replastering. This is a small job to start as soon as possible. Pictures available.
We are looking for someone to:
- fit new vinyl flooring (to be supplied by us) in our kitchen;
- fit a new kitchen (all units to be supplied and built by us);
- plaster a small area in the kitchen;
- fit plasterboard to the kitchen ceiling.
Feedback for Vlad's Handyman Services
Having obtained various quotes we decided to hire Vladimir for this job as he was very knowledgable, polite, and listened to our requests and concerns. We asked him to remove wooden cladding from our kitchen ceiling, fit plaster boards over the old...
germanuk 7th Apr 17 Positive feedback
Annual boiler service (Ariston Micro Combi 23 MFFI), work to go ahead as soon as possible
Feedback for Hunsbury Heating Ltd
This was the second time we hired Karl to do something for us. He came to have a look at the potential problem with our hot/cold water flow and do a boiler service at the same time. He explained his findings and the work that was necessary, including...
germanuk 28th Jan 16 Positive feedback
We are looking for someone to supply and fit a (budget) single lever mixer tap in our kitchen.
Feedback for BATHROOMS INSTALATIONS LTD
Ioan replied to our job post with a competitive quote. He replied promptly to messages to discuss the work, costs, and agree a date and time for the job to be undertaken. He and his helper came out as agreed and completed the job in the time...
germanuk 30th Jan 15 Positive feedback
We need someone to service our boiler (located in the loft). Only Gas Safe registered engineers please.
Feedback for HFM P & Services Ltd
John replied to our job post promptly with a competitive quote. He called during the stated times to discuss the work and agree a date and time for the job to be undertaken. He came out as agreed and completed the job in the time allocated. He...
germanuk 23rd Dec 14 Positive feedback
The previous owners cut out some of the chipboard floor on the landing to gain access to wiring/pipework. The cut-out was screwed down but has now become loose and dropped a bit. We need someone to take up the carpet, remove the cut-out, insert whatever is needed to bring the cut-out to the same...
Feedback for Northants Lock Services
It has been a real pleasure to deal with Kevin. He came to discuss the work at a time that suited us. He later arrived on time to do the job on the agreed date and completed it within the costs estimate and to our complete satisfaction. Kevin was...
germanuk 27th Nov 12 Positive feedback
We are looking for someone to remove our single pane bathroom radiator (950mm wide) and fit a towel rail radiator (500mm wide, 1744mm high). Distance between existing pipes is approx 1030mm. We will supply the towel rail radiator. We understand that the job may involve draining the central heating...
Feedback for Hunsbury Heating Ltd
It has been a real pleasure to deal with Karl. He came to discuss the work at a time that suited us. He later arrived on time to do the job on the agreed date and completed it (despite some fiddly towel rail brackets and a hollow wall to deal with)...
germanuk 2nd Nov 12 Positive feedback
The lighting circuit in our kitchen is faulty. Possibly due to incorrect wiring the bulbs in one of the lights keep blowing. We need someone to check the wiring, replace it if necessary, and fit two lights (which we will supply). [There is also a light in the garden which we may need you to have a...
Feedback for WhitCo Electrical
It has been a real pleasure to deal with Simon. He came to discuss the work at a time that suited us. He later arrived on time to do the job on the agreed date and completed it (despite some awkward access to the wiring) within the costs estimate and...
germanuk 2nd Oct 12 Positive feedback
3m and 1.4m small stone walls to be taken down to original level. Optional: Remove rubble and three wooden planks. It's a small job but we may get back to you later in the year with more work.
Feedback for Mia construction
It was a pleasure to deal with Matt. Having accepted his very competitive quote, he got in touch straightaway to arrange a suitable day/time to do the job. He turned up on time and the job was done quickly and efficiently. All rubble was cleared as...
germanuk 1st May 11 Positive feedback
We have a quote for £1,100 including VAT to supply and fit 3 windows (2 small [approx 88x86cm], 1 big [approx 173x86cm, left half to open], all white and opening at the bottom) and a back door (half panel, half glass [approx 210x90cm]). If you can do the same job for less than that, we would like...
Feedback for JG Homes Improvements LTD
Jason came to discuss our requirements and arranged for our windows and door to be ordered very quickly. He came to do the job on a Saturday and even fixed our french doors which were fitted by someone else many years ago. We would recommend Jason...
germanuk 17th Oct 10 Positive feedback
The previous owners of our house did a bit of a dodgy job with the under sink plumbing. Basically, a flexible waste pipe was fitted with only silicone holding it in place at both ends. We need someone to urgently sort this little plumbing job out for us so that we can use our washing machine and...
Feedback for Clarkson Plumbing & Heating
Darren provided a competitive quote, came to fix our sink as agreed the next day in the evening, and got the job done quickly. Would be happy to hire him again.
germanuk 20th Oct 08 Positive feedback
It appears that our combi boiler's pressure lever valve pipework was installed on the inside of the wall instead of the outside of the wall. We have been told that this is quite dangerous (our boiler is in the loft). The pipework needs to be moved to the outside.
Feedback for Anderson Heating & Gas
A-H-G came to see us the morning after we accepted their quote. The work was done quickly and to a good standard. They were friendly and reasonably priced and we would not hesitate to recommend them to others.
germanuk 11th Oct 08 Positive feedback