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Patio and path in back garden Landscape Gardening
Jeff and team have just finished laying a new sandstone patio across the back of the house, a path down the side of the house and a path from the patio to the shed. They also adjusted the levels across the whole garden and laid a new lawn. They’ve done an excellent job and we’re really pleased with the result. Jeff was knowledgeable and helpful in planning the project and his communication before and during were very good. The quote was competitive and came in quickly. He was able to put plenty of people on the job when required, the team worked hard throughout and the whole thing was completed in a week. The work was finished to a high standard and came in on cost. All in all, a very good experience. Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend.
jcgw62 - 6th Apr, 2018 Positive feedback
I am completely happy with the job Jeff and his team did. The driveway now looks fantastic and is completely transformed.
They were a decent bunch of chaps who were easy to communicate with and professional throughout.
Just make sure you've got a good stock of teabags.
del_smith - 2nd Oct, 2017 Positive feedback
Driveway Block Paving Driveways
simon_bull - 3rd Sep, 2017 Waiting for feedback
Back garden overhaul Landscape Gardening
Really pleased with the final result in the garden. Jeff was able to start the job shortly after the quote and completed to a high standard in equally good time.
Highly recommend for any projects.
benlee1183 - 15th Aug, 2017 Positive feedback
Block Driveway Driveways
I would firstly like to say Jeff was great to communicate with, good sense of humour and flexible. He and his team Tom, Michael and another lad arrived with no fuss and laid the driveway, which looks fantastic. Would I instruct him and his gang of marry men again, to carry out work?
A hundred percent.
oooooooo - 16th Jul, 2017 Positive feedback
Garden Tidy Up Landscape Gardening
Jeff did an amazing job and I wouldn't hesitate to hire him again. He was able to give me an initial quote at the time of his first visit and then followed up with an e-mail quote. During the job, he created no fuss and just got on with it. My garden was a mess beforehand and now you wouldn't recognise it - it looks great!
kathrynknight - 4th Jul, 2017 Positive feedback
Garden Landscaping Landscape Gardening
We're very happy with the job Jeff and his team have done. Jeff is friendly and knowledgeable and gave us a very reasonable and demonstrable quote.
The job was completed exactly as asked, on time and during the period we'd originally been booked in; no delays, no surprises, just hard work!
Jeff's team dug up our entire garden, leveled it, laid new patio and paving, new turf, new shed base and new fencing. All aspects of the job were completed to a high standard and it's obvious they take pride in doing so. They understood exactly what my vision was and managed to fulfill my expectations. Jeff has also been very helpful with good advice and tips since the job finished too.
If I ever get around to sorting my front garden, I'd not hesitate to call Jeff again.
jonboy_60 - 24th Apr, 2017 Positive feedback
Garden makeover Landscape Gardening
I would happily recommend Jeff. He did exactly what he said he would do, when he said he would do it. I am very happy with the work, which was to lay a new patio, artificial grass, a new shed base and paint my fencing.
graham8908 - 25th Mar, 2017 Positive feedback
Complete Garden Makeover front & rear RG & VG Landscape Gardening
Jeff, Tom and the boys are absolutely the best tradesman I could have wished for for my project. The job was a large project taking around 5 weeks to complete, which was amazingly quick. All equipment and materials used were first class. Every specification I required was included and where necessary improved upon to produce a first class finish.
The guys worked on their own initiative throughout and contacted us only when a decision was required to solve unforeseen issues, they had the best resolves all the time, we only had to choose which method we preferred.
As I mentioned, we were never at home while the works were carried out, but constantly received glowing reports from neighbours and friends nearby who were very impressed with how hard the guys worked and how well organised and professional the guys carried out their works. They also commented on how clean and tidy they left everything at the end of each day.
Thanks guys for all of the above!
I 100% recommend these guys for any size project.......you will not be disappointed. These guys will be my only choice for all my future works!!
ronnieg_85 - 25th Jan, 2017 Positive feedback
help- new lawn and patio Landscape Gardening
linda_penn - 2nd Sep, 2016 Waiting for feedback
Supply/Lay Rear Garden Patio Landscape Gardening
I am extremely happy with the work Jeff and the chaps did.They worked very well as a team and got my patio done in record time. Nothing was too much trouble. Jeff was great with his communication from start to finish, and made sure I was happy with everything at the end of the job. I would definitely recommend Jeff and his team.
bens_62 - 5th Aug, 2016 Positive feedback
front garden work Landscape Gardening
This is the 2nd time We go for Jeff to help us with our garden work. He did a great job and left work with clean and tidy. We would like to go for him again if we have any other garden work needs to be done. Thank you!
ferrouslee_61 - 29th Jul, 2016 Positive feedback
Driveway Wellcroft Road Driveways
Don't bother trawling through any more reviews. If you hire Jeff you won't be disappointed!
Being a very fussy customer I did a great deal of research into tradesmen for our drive. After speaking to Jeff (my 8th quote) I knew I had found 'The One'!
I had a very clear vision of what I wanted and Jeff, Tom and the lads delivered it. From the groundworks, brickwork, fencing, block paving and landscaping they carried out, it was plain to see they pride themselves on great workmanship and a quality finish.
They were extremely hard working, polite and personable and happily accommodated changes along the way without hesitation.
Jeff was slightly more expensive than the other quotes I received however I am so happy with the results that I have no regrets in paying a little extra.
I also had to wait around 6-8 weeks for him to start but good tradesmen are in demand and it was well worth the wait.
I would highly recommend Jeff and would definitely hire him again myself.
roxy_7780 - 1st Mar, 2016 Positive feedback
New back fence and patio Landscape Gardening
Jeff has worked so hard and given us exactly what we wanted. The patio and gate makes our garden look so smart! He's a complete perfectionist and came back to add finishing touches without us even asking! He left the place clean and tidy too. Can't recommend him and his team enough. And he's s nice bloke to boot so we will definitely call him again if we need any work doing. Thanks Jeff!
spud_50 - 2nd Nov, 2015 Positive feedback
Patio and garden path Driveways
Jeff and his team did a very professional job on our patio and garden and we are really pleased with the results. They were very hard working, friendly and went the extra mile to get the best results. We highly recommend Jeff and his team.
mrspugh - 27th Oct, 2015 Positive feedback
And garden patio Driveways
Highly recommend, they had the front and back cleared in a day, and the job completed in under a week. Very professional and skilled at the work they do. They have also worked on a number of my neighbours and friends drives and everyone has been very happy with all the work carried out.
nadia_447 - 17th Jun, 2015 Positive feedback
Front Garden Make Over Landscape Gardening
preynolds - 14th Jun, 2015 Waiting for feedback
garden landscape Landscape Gardening
haberfield - 13th Mar, 2015 Waiting for feedback
Garden Landscaping job in Hertford Landscape Gardening
Jeff and his team arrived on time, completed the work ahead of schedule and the price was as quoted. There was no messing around and my property was left tidy at the end of each day. All of the work was completed to a high standard with Jeff making a number of suggestions to improve my plans along the way.
I would have no hesitation in asking Jeff to quote for my next job.
A fantastic job and highly recommended.
ade_in_herts - 6th Mar, 2015 Positive feedback
New front garden drive Driveways
Another fantastic job by Jeff and team. I used Jeff for construction of a new front drive following completion of works in my back garden. He is punctual and contactable which is not the case with most builders. good quality finish too. I will hire him again.
moji_97 - 15th Jan, 2015 Positive feedback
Fencing, paving and turfing Fencing
Jeff is a reliable person which has gained my respect hence he is coming back to build a new front drive in two weeks time for me. He completed garden job to my satisfaction and rectified all minor issues. started on time and completed as agreed. More feedback from my following completion of my drive.
moji_97 - 8th Dec, 2014 Positive feedback
change front garden to have a driveway Driveways
Jeff did really good job and poped in several times to make sure it looks ok, and his team could make the work done more efficient, and can be picked up quickly.
ferrouslee_61 - 29th Jul, 2014 Positive feedback
Front garden revamp Landscape Gardening
Jeff did a really great job on my front garden - sorry it took me so long to leave a review!
bethjin - 24th Jun, 2014 Positive feedback
Brick wall and forest glen sandstone paving Landscape Gardening
Brilliant from start to finish! Jeff and his team arrived exactly when they said they would! Their work throughout was faultless. A very friendly, honest and professional team, who work around whatever commitments you have. Jeff-mac is not only great value for money, but they also provide quality workmanship. The front garden looks wonderful, so we are delighted with all aspects of the service. I highly recommend Jeff and his team.
joseph8875 - 10th Apr, 2014 Positive feedback
garden design Landscape Gardening
Jeff and his team were clean, tidy and extremely efficient. They did a great job and the garden looks excellent.
Jeff is great at talking through ideas and accommodates changes of mind that will suit the garden better. He is also good and giving an experienced helping hand with what would work best but without overwhelming original ideas. I very much enjoyed seeing the job progress through the stages.
Jeff is friendly, thoughtful and an accomplished professional tradesman. I would recommend his work.
Relatively expensive but worth it.
jelbour - 26th Mar, 2014 Positive feedback
decking, new garden paving and tidy up lawn Landscape Gardening
Very happy with our new back garden. They have transformed it. The team was really friendly and hard working. A few months on and everything still looks great. Thanks to the team for a job well done!!
umeet2000 - 2nd Feb, 2014 Positive feedback
Build a base for a shed Garages & Sheds
I would definitely recommend Jeff-Mac. Jeff did an excellent job building a base for my shed. He carried out the work to my required specification. Will definitely hire Jeff again for further work.
sally_638 - 2nd Jan, 2014 Positive feedback
Relay Driveway Driveways
Jeff and his team did an excellent job
chriscaross - 28th Dec, 2013 Positive feedback
Tarmac drive and path Driveways
Jeff and team have completed a fantastic job with our driveway and paths and we are delighted with the end result.
To echo other comments the team were friendly, efficient and extremely tidy. Jeff was forthcoming with lots of advice and recommendations.
The driveway looks great. We will definitely use Jeff for future work and would highly recommend.
al8_jbc - 15th Dec, 2013 Positive feedback
Pave front garden Driveways
Jeff and his team have done a great job which I am really pleased with. He came on the appointed date and Jeff and the team worked really hard, resulting in a great professional finish. Many of the neighbours have commented on how much they like it, and all done at the agreed price.
golder_30 - 14th Oct, 2013 Positive feedback
Lay a sandstone patio Landscape Gardening
I am so pleased I hired Jeff to lay my patio. The recommendations on this site are 100% accurate. Jeff is very professional and takes great pride in his work which is well deserved. He is very friendly and easy to communicate with. He took time to listen to our ideas and was always happy to discuss things as the project progressed. The result was that he gave us the perfect patio and it looks fabulous :-) Jeff and his team are very hard working (tea & bacon sandwiches are the secret!). Knowing Jeff's range of building skills and the very high standard of his work, I would not hesitate to hire Jeff again and can thoroughly recommend him to others. Thank you Jeff, a job well done - Happy Days!
mbbm - 13th Oct, 2013 Positive feedback
Back Garden Revamp Landscape Gardening
I'm so glad I picked Geoffrey to landscape my garden. Defiantly a wise decision. A genuine, friendly and very skilled builder. Nothing was too much trouble. He went above and beyond and was on budget, on time and every day was super tidy. I would absolutely recommend Geoffrey to anyone who needs a decent builder, which these days are hard to find. In fact, I will be keeping his number for any building job that arises in the future, as well as passing on to family and friends. The job was within budget and what I thought would take over a week to complete was finished in 4 days. Anyone that wishes to have a visit to view his handywork will be more than welcome.
cloggs - 13th Sep, 2013 Positive feedback
Great job done, would recommend to everyone
fitzskye_q247we - 9th Sep, 2013 Positive feedback
block paving 80m2 front driveway Driveways
We are extremely pleased with the work done by Jeff and his team. They turned up early everyday, worked non-stop and completed the driveway a day earlier than expected. No corners were cut, in fact extra work was done at no extra charge. Driveway looks great. Cheerful, friendly, tidy workers who we will definitely recommend.
Thank you Jeff for your ideas and advice (and loan of one of your tools)
harvey_94 - 8th Aug, 2013 Positive feedback
Pave 75sqm garden patio in sandstone Driveways
simonhill - 20th Jul, 2013 Waiting for feedback
Shingle Drive Driveways
Jeff and the team did a great job on our fencing,driveway and gate project. They turned up when they said they would, charged us what they said they would and were finished when they said they would be! They cracked on with the job and were happy to discuss and incorporate amendments along the way. Jeff was always on hand to talk through the project from the outset and advise on what was happenings long the way. His "time served builder" really shows. The workmanship is great and we're really pleased with the end result. Jeff was happy to return to address snagging issues. Happy to recommend Jeff and the team. Any inspections welcome.
nvmarsden - 3rd Jul, 2013 Positive feedback
Check roof & Front Garden Roofing
I was very pleased with the work Jeff and his team completed on my front garden and roof. I would recommend him to any one looking to hire. The garden looks great, he had some good idea's and completed the job as per the quote
trishahaughey - 30th Jun, 2013 Positive feedback
Remove and relay patio and fencing Landscape Gardening
Ticked all the boxes. Turned up on time every day, hard working throughout, very pleasant to deal with(helps if you have a good supply of chocolate biscuits!), clean and tidy workers. They completely relayed patio and new fence and looks great, recommend without hesitation.
Also minor problem was resolved speedily and without fuss following completion.
ken_728 - 6th Jun, 2013 Positive feedback
Multiple jobs Driveways
Jeff and his team have lived up to previous good reviews. We needed our entire garden dug over and new lawn put down. Jeff's team completed this in good time with professionalism throughout. They were always tidy and cleared up after themselves. Always willing to listen to our questions and take on board our vision for the completed project. We will definitely be using him again and would have no hesitation recommending to others. Job well done!
landashukla - 16th May, 2013 Positive feedback
Patio Renewal Landscape Gardening
Jeff has cleared 3 grab lorries worth of soil and rubble, built a lovely curving garden wall with spectacular steps, and laid 70+m2 of sandstone for this job. He is absolutely honest in his dealings, trustworthy, reliable and very helpful in accommodating changes along the way. He never missed a day. Both Jeff & Darren worked long and hard to get the job done and on top of this they are also really nice blokes. Highly recommended.
trevorm - 9th May, 2013 Positive feedback
Patio and turf laying Landscape Gardening
Jeff and his team did a good job of completing the works. We are very happy with his efforts and we would recommend Jeff. The job was completed on time and on budget.
bob140682 - 4th Apr, 2013 Positive feedback
new patio Landscape Gardening
JEFF HAS JUST COMPLETED THE RE-LAYING OF A PATIO AND VARIOUS OTHER ODD JOBS. JEFF TURNED UP ON TIME, WAS ON BUDGET, AND WAS MOST HELPFUL IN THE DESIGN OF THE PATIO. IF YOU ARE NOT TOO SURE WHAT YOU WANT THEN JEFF IS THE SORT OF GUY YOU CAN SIT DOWN WITH AND JUST TALK THROUGH WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE. WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND. JUST DONT MENTION ARSENAL NOT DOING TOO WELL.
tonywebb_15 - 11th Mar, 2013 Positive feedback
Jeff and his team were brilliant. High quality work and a great design for our driveway. Worked very quickly and went the extra mile with 'extras' which were not in the original plan. The new drive is a huge improvement to the property and looks beautiful. I am sure it adds value too
charlotte_63 - 4th Mar, 2013 Positive feedback
Driveway Installation Driveways
Jeff did an excellent job in installing my new driveway & he was very helpful advising on requirements. He turned up on the day he said & did exactly what was agreed.
Overall a top job well done
Tony, in Welwyn Garden City
tonyp_15 - 2nd Mar, 2013 Positive feedback
Work at end of garden to create steps, low wallS & path Landscape Gardening
Ware - February 2013
I would not hesitate to recommend Jeff-Mac to work in your garden. He has made a good job converting an unruly space into a tidy garden, by building low walls, creating steps, a path and a shed base. After the initial job was completed I hired him to clear a heavily weeded area to create a lawn including making a feature of the pond with sandstone flags then finally installing the shed.
Jeff was very helpful with ideas giving me detailed quotes for the work and he did not ask for any money up front. He always arrived as arranged and left the area clean and tidy.
cope152 - 26th Feb, 2013 Positive feedback
Geoff was great, quick and friendly service! Quote and got the job done within a fees days! Will definatley use Geoff again for any roofing advice and work! Thanks!!!
msim - 11th Feb, 2013 Positive feedback
overhaul derelict back garden Landscape Gardening
v happy with job - patio, laying turf & beds, & fencing. would highly recommend. jeff,darren and john were all great at getting the job done and v pleased with end result!
homeowner - 8th Nov, 2012 Positive feedback
patio slabs layer Landscape Gardening
we asked 7 builders to come around and quote,only four turned up,two told us we can only have decking which left two people one was Jeff,the other a friend of a friend.
Jeff was confident about the drainage and seemed to know what he was talking about and also came up with some good ideas.The main reason we hired him was he was £1500 cheaper than the other bloke,this worried me a bit and thought it sounded to good to be true.
The job turn out really good his jokes were crap but his work was top notch,he did everything that was agreed and a bit more there was no mess left and i wasnt even hassled for the money when he completed the job.
just like to say thanks to Jeff and Darren for doing a fantasic job.
ilona_92 - 14th Oct, 2012 Positive feedback
Garden refurbishment Landscape Gardening
Jeff-Mac and his team very quickly replied to my initial request. He came around and gave me a quote based on his visit. His team finished the job in two days and the quality of the work speaks for itself.
There are so many builders out there but finding one that is reliable, efficient, clean and who produces high quality work is like finding the needle in the haystack. British builders can produce high quality work, finding one is the tricky part!
Very happy with the work that was provided and based on that will definitely use his skills again for future projects.
homeowner - 13th Oct, 2012 Positive feedback
Artificial grass installation Landscape Gardening
Jeff was very knowledgeable and very detailed in what need to be done and how he would do it. He was very quick and efficient and did a Fantastic job laying our artificial turf. We would highly recommend Jeff and will ask him to do further landscaping work for us!
homeowner - 15th Sep, 2012 Positive feedback
Garden: Lay waterproof membrane and slate chips Landscape Gardening
Jeff provided options an helped us make a better garden design. Quick, efficient and cost effective. I can't recommend his team more highly.
jem_25 - 21st Aug, 2012 Positive feedback
New Patio (Roughly 2.75m x 5.5m) + paving stones Landscape Gardening
I would like to thank Jeff for the great job he and his colleagues have done on transforming our garden. Jeff was one of several quotes that we received from My Builder, and was by no means the cheapest, but it was a competitive quote.
We were impressed with Jeff right from the start, as he was the only one who really asked questions and completely outlined what he would do, and the proposed timeframes to complete the work.
There were a few snags but that is the English Summertime weather, and not much we can do about that!
The quality of the work and finish was very good and we are very pleased with the outcome.
Just need the sun to make an appearance so we can actually enjoy our new garden!
Thanks again Jeff, and will definatley use you again in the future!
louise_183 - 1st Aug, 2012 Positive feedback
Astro turf in a small garden plus extras Landscape Gardening
I very impressed & pleased the the workmen Jeff and Darren, Darren worked very hard digging up my front and back turf and always had a smile on his very. He was very neat and tidy and turned up on time. Jeff layed a new patio and fake grass, which looks like fantastic, no more mowing ! Jeff was very understanding of my needs. We worked together to make the garden look pretty and safe for children to play. Jeff always turned up on time and worked very hard. I would and have recomended Jeff as i think he is a very honest and easy to work with person and is outstanding in his knowledge of landscape gardening. Thank you Jeff for my lovely garden.
rose1_39 - 27th Jul, 2012 Positive feedback
Jeff came out and inspected the job and provided an estimate by email. He and John arrived promptly on time to do the job and carried out the work in a morning between them. They were clean, methodical and very nice guys. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend them. Thanks Jeff for a great job.
paddiecat - 14th Jul, 2012 Positive feedback
Paved patio and garden Landscape Gardening
First, I want to thank MyBuilder for enlisting such a qualified and good natured man, Jeff-Mac as part of the numerous registered tradesmen that sell their trade through MyBuilder website. I was drawn to the website in desperation looking for a tradesman who knows their onions to help put right the bad job done by an unqualified cowboy landscape.gardener.
Jeff-Mac responded immediately and provided a reasonable quote. Jeff-Mac explained what needs doing and how he would redo my garden so as to remedy the problem created by the bay boy landscape gardener. Jeff-Mac and his colleague, John carried out the work as planned within 4 days. They are good time keeper and very clean workers too. They treat their customers with dignity and respect, and they continue to explain each stage of the job, which l was so happy about because l was benefiting from their experience and landscape garden knowledge. The completed work is first class and deserved to be rated10 out of 10 STARS. I am very happy with the quality of work and now l can't wait to show off my garden to friends. I will recommend Jeff-Mac to friends and any one wishing to landscape their gardens in any form or shape. I'll simply say: Get Jeff-Mac of Hertfordshire. He's the best!!!
Mrs Kadiri, E17 7BP
cmk63 - 27th Jun, 2012 Positive feedback
Excavate soil/clay to level sloping lawn area/new patio Landscape Gardening
We hired Jeff and his team to level what was a large sloping lawn and to create a new larger patio area. After recieving several quotes from this site and various other tradesman we decided to go with Jeff as his price was competitive and much, if not all of the feed back from his customers on mybuilder.com was very positive.
We definitely made the right choice. Jeff and his crew were very knowledgeable, friendly, punctual, professional, approachable and most importantly trustworthy . Jeff was always at hand to discuss the work as it progressed and nothing was ever too much bother for him. Even once the work was complete Jeff came back at very short notice after I highlighted a couple of small things that we wanted changing. He was more than happy to oblige.
We now have a beautifully landscaped garden and I would highly recommend Jeff to any one requiring his services.
homeowner - 23rd May, 2012 Positive feedback
Erect new fence Fencing
I was a bit surprised to start with when Jeff phoned me to say he was sending somebody else to do the fence but Darren was friendly, worked really hard and did a great job on a difficult boundary so I am very happy with the outcome. The quality of the panels used also looks very good.
homeowner - 31st Mar, 2012 Positive feedback
fencing (14 panels) Fencing
Geoff did a great job with our fencing,his pricing was fair. He kept us informed and made good suggestions.Geoff is very reliable and we highly recommend him and his mates.
Our neighbour was so impressed with his speedy work that she hired Geoff on the spot to do her fence!
ivy_40 - 22nd Feb, 2012 Positive feedback
Repointing, relaying top of garden wall Bricklaying
I was very satisfied with the service provided by Geoff. He gave me two options for the work and regularly kept me informed of progress. The work to rebuild the top of my boundary wall was completed in 3 days and to a very high standard. I would certainly recommend him to others.
sdjarvis - 21st Feb, 2012 Positive feedback
Jeff was very helpful and informative about what was needed in repairing my guttering (and he was honest enough to say that the guttering didn't need full replacement but just new joints - which saved me some money). He was friendly and efficient and always turned up on time. I would have no worries in recommending Jeff to anyone.
clairfrancis - 16th Feb, 2012 Positive feedback
Replacing existing Garden Fence Fencing
I had Jeff-Mac replace a garden fence in January 2012. I did not leave feedback at the time as I wanted to see how the fence lasted, not that I had any reason to doubt at the time. I found Jeff and his work colleague to be polite, on time and hard workers. If memory serves right the day was not a pleasant day, It was wet or damp for most of it. The Jeff +1 got on with the job, cleared the site, marked out the new fence and put the new one up within the day. It was a fair stretch. I was pleased with the job and would recommend them based on the work they did for me. The fence is still standing tall!!! :-)
blokeinlondon - 21st Jan, 2012 Positive feedback
Repair loose tile and ridge tile Roofing
Geoff completed the job quickly and efficiently.
dgreene_11 - 11th Dec, 2011 Positive feedback
Make new drive finchley central Driveways
JeffMac have done an excellent job on our drive, and the way they went about it really impressed me. They made helpful suggestions when we first discussed the work, they arrived on time, had the work well planned, were well organized, worked very hard, and got the job done smoothly and efficiently. They were also very considerate so we had minimum disruption or hassle while the job was taking place and everything was left clean and tidy. End result: an eyesore has been replaced by a new drive that fits in with our house and looks good. Thanks JeffMac for your work, and thanks MyBuilder for your service.
homeowner - 25th Nov, 2011 Positive feedback
Garden - new patio and path, new fencing Landscape Gardening
We are so pleased that we decided to work with Jeff and would recommend him most heartily. He has been a pleasure to work with and has performed a miracle by taking a sketchy idea on our part and transforming a very tired "outdoor space" into a beautiful, usable and versatile patio based garden. He has added some lovely touches to the design and has been endlessly patient with us, as indeed has his colleague John. Both of them turned up early every morning and worked tirelessly, quietly and effectively throughout the day. Combine the above with a lovely nature and great sense of humour and you have - simply the best!
fern19 - 20th Oct, 2011 Positive feedback
Well done Geoff a hard job to do with my nasty neigbour breathing down our necks! Its still standing desite lots of knocks you did a grand job thank you x
mrshart - 5th Oct, 2011 Positive feedback
Redesign my very small garden Landscape Gardening
I cannot rate Jeff and his brother highly enough! My patio and astro turf look amazing!!!!!!
They are lovely, extremely cheerful people and a pleasure to have around and that same good humour never slipped for a moment, even in the face of adversity. They worked hard from the minute they arrived until the time they left. They are neat and tidy, always clearing up each day before they left. The thing that perhaps surprised me the most was that they were punctual!! If they said they would be round at a certain time then they were there, dead on time and if for some reason they were not able to be there then they would always let you know.
When I first had Jeff round to give me a quote I really wasn't sure what I wanted but he was great at offering ideas and never just took the easy option. He really seemed to care about my purse too, trying where he could to save me money.
All in all, a fantastic experience and I would not hesitate in recommending him to anyone. I'm delighted!!!
kate15 - 21st Sep, 2011 Positive feedback
Very pleased with Jeff's work - he worked hard to get the job done on time, the work was precise and neat, he sourced all materials, and he was flexible when we asked for some changes to the original spec. Everything was cleared up at the end of the job and he was keen to make sure that we were happy with everything before asking for payment. Would not hesitate to use Jeff again.
kdsurgenor - 13th Sep, 2011 Positive feedback
Extend patio and garden to new garage Landscape Gardening
Jeff is very freindly and flexible, offering suggestions that we had not thought of and worked well. His work was very good and also tidy, he was also keen to make sure we were happy with the job before seeking payment. We were very pleased with his work and would use him again and would recommend.
geoffmj - 26th Aug, 2011 Positive feedback
Fence 10ftx6ft Fencing
Very efficient and high quality work. Extremely pleased with finished job.
homeowner - 27th Aug, 2011 Positive feedback
Patio Landscape Gardening
An outstanding job. Jeff and John worked quickly and efficiently and laid a patio and pathway which exceeded expectations. Would highly recommend.
katec74 - 28th Jul, 2011 Positive feedback
Hard Landscaping Rear Garden Landscape Gardening
I am extremely pleased with the patio, walls and path. Jeff and Matt worked tirelessly and I would highly recommend their excellent workmanship and fair price - thanks guys.
keithw - 30th Jun, 2011 Positive feedback
Rebuilding a wall Bricklaying
Geoff was hired to rebuild a wall on 17 June 2011. Not only did Geoff and Joe turn up on time but Completed the job in poor weather. Geoff was thoroughly professional in all matters. He was unfailingly pleasant, friendly and informative. The wall looks better than ever. The site was left clear and tidier than it was before. A great job done. I would not hesitate to recommend Geoff to anyone.
nick14 - 27th Jun, 2011 Positive feedback
New Patio & Fencing Landscape Gardening
Jeff has been a pleasure to deal with. He always turned up on time for appointments to discuss the job and was extremely helpful with suggestions and ideas. Any time i called with a query or concern he was quick to answer any questions and to come over to discuss further.
Darren & Joe turned up on Wednesday morning and worked solidly through the rain - they were very unlucky with the weather but they worked through it all.
I am extremely happy with the workmanship and the quality of the fence they used. My neighbours are quite jealous ;-)
I am now booking Jeff to do my patio in September. And what a breathe of fresh air, he has already confirmed the date he will start the job!!
I highly recommend Jeff and his team for any jobs you might have.
aurora72 - 26th Jun, 2011 Positive feedback
New Driveway Required - 115sq m Driveways
Geoff and Tom exceeded all expectations. I chose Geoff due to the quality and finish of his work and the experience he has paving driveways and patios. He did not dissappoint.
Finish was exceptional, completed quickly, and with very competitive quote.
Geoff and Tom are great guys who worked tirelessly for 2 weeks.
Would highly recommend to anyone who requires paving work.
cbellnet - 16th Jun, 2011 Positive feedback
Patio and brick wall Groundwork & Foundations
Geoff was brilliant from start to finish. He helped us choose very nice paving, lovely bricks and checked our preferences every step of the way. He and his colleague worked hard and were always pleasant and respectful which was challenging because I was not always 100% sure of what I wanted. The finished patio and brick wall looks great and I am grateful to Geoff for guiding us to a successful completed job. I would recommend him- you wont be disappointed.
patty_75 - 20th May, 2011 Positive feedback
redoing brick wall - front Bricklaying
Thanks a lot Jeff!
My wall looks great now, and my girls can finally go up the stairs with a proper hand rail in place.
I am very happy with Jeff's work, it was all timely, making sure all is clean and tidy, very attentive to my requests and did everything with a smile.
Will no doubt keep Jeff's contact details for the future.
nwf - 12th Apr, 2011 Positive feedback
New Patio Landscape Gardening
Outstanding! Geoff has done a tremendous job laying a new patio in a fairly awkward area shape. The attention to detail has been top notch and the result is even better than we hoped. Happily recommend Geoff to anyone, and in fact already have.
homeowner - 29th Mar, 2011 Positive feedback
Replace Fence (aprox 60 feet) Fencing
What a positive experience from start to finish!
Jeff is more than helpful, very professional and a wealth of knowledge all rolled into one. I'm over the moon with my new fence as it makes my garden look like a new one!
More than accomodating to my changed timeframe Jeff managed to get the 60 feet of fence done in one day. Jeff and his colleagues always turned up when they said they would, and were always more than helpful to any changes or requests from myself or my partner.
All in all I'd have no hesitation in recomending Jeff (and have done already) for any fencing job as with the level of service I've recieved I dont see how anyone could be less than fully satisfied.
Since the job was originally quoted I've also got Jeff to quote me for another job which I hope to have completed within the next month.
Many thanks again Jeff!
homeowner - 26th Mar, 2011 Positive feedback
back garden fencing Fencing
Had about 14 M of fence removed and replaced by Jeffs crew. The guys turned up on time and didnt stop working till the job was complete. The whole job was done within a day and a half and has made a considerable difference to the way the garden looks. Extremely pleased with the outcome and would consider hiring jeff again, highly recomended
homeowner - 28th Feb, 2011 Positive feedback
Repointing to gable end of roof. Roofing
An excellent, polite, friendly, and professional workman! Turned up when he said he would, has done an excellent job, at a very reasoable price, cleared up completely after he had finished. I have already arranged a further job with him, in a couple of months.
You can't go wrong hiring Jeff.
hopeful_18 - 4th Feb, 2011 Positive feedback
BUILDING A STEP FOR THE FRONT DOOR Bricklaying
I received many quotes for my posted job on mybuilder.com, however Jeff immediately offered to come round the following day (a Sunday) and give me an accurate quote and discuss the job in person. He provided the specific materials we requested without any fuss, and completed the job quickly and to a very high standard - and all with a very pleasant nature! We would not hesitate in using Jeff again.
homeowner - 29th Jan, 2011 Positive feedback
replace stone steps Bricklaying
Jeff was one of the few builders who came round to look at the job in advance of quoting, therefore I felt his quote would be accurate and appropriate. He did a good, neat job, taking care with the details, and was reliable and agreeable throughout.
malcolm_clark - 27th Jan, 2011 Positive feedback
GARDEN FULLY PAVED 16X18FT Landscape Gardening
Would like to say a big thank you to you for all your hard work, my garden now looks amazing, not a muddy football pitch anymore, Jeff worked through very cold weather and never moaned once, he gave me ideas for the paving and brickwork ( i didn't have a clue ) he completed garden and front doorstep in a week, even though we had snow, a really nice guy and would without a doubt recommend to anyone, Thanks again Jeff.
homeowner - 13th Dec, 2010 Positive feedback
Jeff did a professional job, and found ways to solve problems that arose, without any fuss. We were very pleased with the outcome. He is a pleasure to deal with, and we would recommend him.
harmerp - 4th Dec, 2010 Positive feedback
patio brindle bricks Bricklaying
Well what can we say - Jeff did a fantastic job - he was so good - he gave us advice and was so helpful, punctual and always bright and breezy - weather was against him at first but he made up for time - Jeff loves his cuppa - keep em coming - also did a couple of extra jobs for us and was willing to help in any way.
poppops - 24th Nov, 2010 Positive feedback
Rebuild a garden wall Bricklaying
Jeff and his assistant, Darren, have done an excellent job rebuilding our garden wall. Since this was a party wall with our neighbour's garden, the job was slightly more complex than normal, because of the need to liaise with our neighbours. Jeff was very accommodating, adapting to the delay in getting started because we needed to coordinate with our neighbours. He also took the trouble to avoid the extra expense of hiring a skip (by collecting the rubble in sacks then taking it away in his van). Jeff and Darren took down the old wall, which was about to collapse, saving as many of the original bricks as possible. Jeff sourced reproduction old bricks, as many as needed to replace those which couldn't be salvaged – pretty indistinguishable from originals, but much cheaper than genuine old bricks, and the two guys mixed them in with the old bricks perfectly when the wall was rebuilt. Both Jeff and Darren were hard-working, even when the weather was terrible, efficient, punctual and courteous. They cleaned up very well when they finished. We are completely satisfied with the work done, and so have no hesitation in recommending Jeff. Well done Geoffrey MacFarlane and MyBuilder!
souzy - 17th Nov, 2010 Positive feedback
Refurbish existing patio Landscape Gardening
Geoff did a superb job for us; the new patio looks fantastic and has made a huge improvement to our garden. We now just have to wait for the summer to really make the most of it!
clairew24 - 25th Oct, 2010 Positive feedback
LANDSCAPE MY GARDEN & NEW ROOF ON GARAGE Landscape Gardening
I had the good fortune to find these 2 little gems to completely revamp my back garden. They both worked extremely hard from early in the morning until the finish of the day. Always, always cleaned up behind themselves and were extremely helpful at all times. As I was not sure what exactly would be suitable Jeff came up with various idea's and was always happy to change things as the job went along. And expand it did from a simple patio, to a double level one with new grass. The sideway and my front path was also renewed with a different layout plus a lovely smart new gate and patio lighting and a new shed floor, so we certainly put these two guys through the whole gambit of their experience. These changes were always down to ourselves and at no time was any pressure put upon us to spend more. We are extremely pleased with the results and would not hesitate recommending Jeff and Del to anyone needing a garden makeover. Just keep the tea,coffee, biscuits and cold drinks coming and you really will get the best out of these two larger than life characters. I had several quotes for my orignal brief and Jeff's was competative, and we were so glad we chose them as you hear such dreadful workman stories these days.
sheila_lucy - 25th Aug, 2010 Positive feedback
Rear patio extension and landscaping Landscape Gardening
Geoff and his team were excellent. The patio extension/ lanscaping is suberb quality and constructed exactly to our plan.
Geoff was really helpful before starting the project and visited us twice to talk through our plans/ materials etc.
He and his coworkers were extremely hard working and skilled. They worked solidly for 2 weeks. They were very neat and left no mess at the end of the project.
On a personal note Geoff was extremely trustworthy and good company to have around. We will definitely use Geoff again in the future for any building work.
homeowner - 27th Jul, 2010 Positive feedback
Replacement Drain cover and supporting frame Restoration & Refurbishment
July 2010. Geoff did a fantastic, good-value tidy and prompt job for us. A drain cover, and supporting frame, in our back garden had rusted through. Geoff replied promptly to job posting and did the job first thing for us the next day. We are very happy indeed with result and can recommend him wholeheartedly for any relevant work you might have in mind.
homeowner - 8th Jul, 2010 Positive feedback
Brick laying experience needed Bricklaying
I found Geoffrey Macfarlane to be hard working honest
& a practical bricklayer. He is very precise in his work. he is prepared to discuss and decide the best possible solution to the problem at hand. He has very practical ideas for the job at hand and comes up with very economical . Being an engineer myself I found that his prices were very reasonable. He is punctual and reliable and very cheerful. I thoroughly recommend him for any brick laying or paving undertakings.
I found his prices very treasonable and completed the job on time.
k_suaris - 28th May, 2010 Positive feedback
Block paved driveway and brickwork Driveways
Geoff and his partner Tom completed the work to a high standard and on time. They were punctual, courteous and hard working. They were happy to discuss and provide alternative solutions to problems as the work progressed. We would happily recommend them.
aholmes - 19th May, 2010 Positive feedback
Reliable, excellent workmanship, good price, job well done.
andrew_stevens - 8th May, 2010 Positive feedback
front garden paving Driveways
Jeff and Darren were punctual every morning and they worked hard on the job. They were both a pleasure to have working for me. Jeff kept me informed throughout the whole build and was happy to make changes at my request, he even demonstrated different styles for me to see and choose which i preferred. He was always available by phone and was happy to answer any questions i had. I will not hesitate to contact him in the future for any other work i might have. In a nutshell he's funny, friendly, hard working and an excellent builder. Highly recommended.
jdn1maz1 - 21st Mar, 2010 Positive feedback
Garden Wall Bricklaying
Jeff carried out some subcontract work for one of our clients on their boundary wall. He did an excellent job, he was polite, punctual clean and tidy and clients were very happy, they called him a ‘true craftsman’ and would be very happy to use him again. Likewise we will definitely be giving him more work.
martyns - 12th Mar, 2010 Positive feedback
Retaining wall & repointing Job Bricklaying
Geoff arrived on time first thing in the morning and proceeded to work hard on the first day to clear and prepare the site leaving the area clean and tidy for the next day. Again he turned up bright and early the following morning and finished the job to a great standard. Geoff was very friendly and always happy to provide advice ( with cup of tea in hand! ) Will certainly use him again for any future work needed.
homeowner - 5th Mar, 2010 Positive feedback
Fencing, put in a wooden gate. Fencing
Geoff completed the job very well, I am extremely happy with the result. He cleared up the mess after he had finished, which is always a nice touch, and was on time both with starting and finishing! I will definitely hire him again when we do our patio and driveway, and recommend him to anyone who needs fencing or paving. Thanks again to Geoff!
homeowner - 16th Feb, 2010 Positive feedback
Garden Work Landscape Gardening
Jeff is a very professional and hard working tradesman. He’s very reliable giving a full day’s work, starting early each day. He’s knowledgeable and will advise you on the best way and price to complete your work. My front garden wall, back garden patio and shed were finished to a high standard. If you want good reliable builder and fare pricing Jeff is the builder you need to hire.
simply - 9th Feb, 2010 Positive feedback
Excellent Service, I was really impressed Geoffrery's quality of work and promptness in competing the job. I strongly recommend him for any roofing job as he is honest and an expert in his field.
homeowner - 6th Feb, 2010 Positive feedback
Build a garden wall Bricklaying
Jeff did a great job. He works quickly and more tidily than any other builder I have known.
Thanks Jeff - great job.
homeowner - 6th Feb, 2010 Positive feedback
Fix Leaking Roof Roofing
Geoff kept the appointment to view the job and give me a quote. I liked the care he took examining the roof and the resolution proposed which I accepted. He completed the work in the time frame promised and assured me he would return to fix any problems which might recur. I have recommended him to a neighbour and would look him up for other work in future.
homeowner - 5th Jan, 2010 Positive feedback
pointing house and plasterboard ceiling Bricklaying
Excellent professional tradesman. Very personable and nice guy to have around. Work completed to high standard and with every effort made to ensure the right finish for the house. Generally an excellent problem solver, imaginative and well able to think outside the box to come up with the best solutions for the job and will really go the extra mile to keep prices low too.
homeowner - 27th Dec, 2009 Positive feedback
Friendly, reliable and trustworthy. How refreshing...great job! Thank you.
homeowner - 29th Nov, 2009 Positive feedback
Garden Paving Landscape Gardening
Jeff and his colleagues were really professional and did a fantastic job laying the sandstone paving.
Jeff was very friendly and brilliant at communicating what he was doing at all times.
These guys work really hard and do a very thorough job. I can highly recommend them.
egandk - 26th Oct, 2009 Positive feedback
Chimney stack repair Chimneys & Fireplaces
Completed chimney stack repair professionally at quoted price. Good job ,well done. I would use this builder again.
homeowner - 8th Oct, 2009 Positive feedback
part rebuild + repoint garden wall Bricklaying
I was a little concerned that I had to contact Jeff through mybuilder, an on-line company that I'd never heard of. But there was no need to worry because within a day or two I had a list of about eight interested builders that I could contact if I wished. An excellent result!
As he was very local to us, Jeff came to us the next day and was happy to advise us on the work that needed to be done. He and his mate were very friendly and helpful. They carried out the work exactly as agreed and cleared up everything before they left. We would have no hesitation in using Jeff again.
We discovered that Jeff enjoys a chocolate biscuit!
And many thanks to mybuilder.
catbag - 4th Oct, 2009 Positive feedback
EXTERIORS WALL Bricklaying
great job, carried out on time and with as little disruption as possible, would have no hesitation in recommending him to anyone, if you want an honest job at an honest price you will not go wrong if you use jeff.
trophy - 28th Sep, 2009 Positive feedback
Tile repair Roofing
Jeff very efficiently checked out our requirements on site, quoted us a total price and luckily for us (with weather permitting) was able to complete the repair the following day! Definitely an essential name for our address book. many thanks indeed. Miles
hutchins - 21st Sep, 2009 Positive feedback
Jeff did exactly what he said he would do and to a good standard. He gave his honest opinion of the job and only did what seemed necessary.
rdmac - 16th Sep, 2009 Positive feedback
Re-brick garden wall Bricklaying
Jeff and his team came around and re-built the wall to a very high standard. We were very impressed with him and he delivered to the quoted price. From the moment they arrived, they were very knowledgeable and consulted us in every step. They even recommended a course of action which actually meant that they would be paid less - we thought we wanted a fence as well but they suggested that this was probably un-necessary (they even bought the fence for us and then returned it once they were proved correct at no extra cost to us!)
All in all I do recommend Jeff and would use him again on subsequent jobs.
homeowner - 15th Sep, 2009 Positive feedback
Carpenter Carpentry & Joinery
Jeff is a lovely guy, arrives when he says he will and does a really neat job Would thoroughly recommend.
homeowner - 9th Sep, 2009 Positive feedback
Jeff is a really helpful builder who clearly has lots of experience with tricky jobs on older buildings and found a reasonable and cost effective way round our peculiar porch. Recommended.
homeowner - 9th Sep, 2009 Positive feedback
Jeff completely transformed an complete eyesore on the side of our house and we are really thrilled with the result. Jeff took great time and care with everything and was really great to have on site and took all the rubbish away when he left - that makes a welcome change from past experiences.
homeowner - 9th Sep, 2009 Positive feedback
Two brick garden walls - 4m and 2m Bricklaying
Jeff did a great job. Got the job done in great time (despite short notice from me) and the walls look excellent. The bricks he found were a great match for the house and he sourced York Stone for us at a good price. Trustworthy, punctual and reliable. The walls look really good and the site was left in good order. Would definitely recommend him.
homeowner - 14th Aug, 2009 Positive feedback
Repair Brick Wall Bricklaying
Jeff did an excellent job on our garden wall. He came to see the job before quoting and gave us an honest assessment of what was required.
The job itself was completed in good time and the quality was second to none. In fact, we've already had a neighbour ask for Jeff's number.
We'll definitely be asking Jeff back for other jobs that need doing.
eklinke - 12th Aug, 2009 Positive feedback
Fenching / Paving and Regravelling Landscape Gardening
Jeff did a great job; he sorted out my fencing and paving and lots of other small jobs thrown in. Excellent finish and a really nice guy. Good value for money and very helpful
breend - 31st Jul, 2009 Positive feedback
Damage/Pot holes in Drive Driveways
homeowner - 6th Jul, 2009 Waiting for feedback
Lay new patio and lawn Landscape Gardening
Happy with work, and any problems were rectified quickly.
homeowner - 15th Jun, 2009 Neutral feedback
Small garden - Landscaping Landscape Gardening
Geoff completed the work in the timeframe agreed and within the original quote. All work was completed to a high standard and we are very happy with the finish. He is friendly and honest, we are happy to highly recommend him.
minireilly - 16th Apr, 2009 Positive feedback
Drive and Rear Garden Driveways
Jeff and his team were fast, efficient and friendly completed the job in a week, came in on the price quoted. I certainly can recommend his work and will use again .
Thank you Jeff my patio and driveway look great!!
homeowner - 14th Apr, 2009 Positive feedback
Jeff did a good job in difficult circumstances (any groundwork is likely to throw up some hidden horrors!).
Everything went smoothly and the job was finished promptly and professionally.
stevehem - 31st Mar, 2009 Positive feedback
Repair to flat roof on extension Roofing
We are extremely satisfied with the work Jeff has done. He was reliable and we would have no hesitation in using hime again.
garybill - 12th Mar, 2009 Positive feedback
Paint two bedrooms and a hallway Painting & Decorating
Jeff carried out some decorating work in our home. During the time he spent with us, he arrived on time every day and was a really pleasant and professional individual.
All the work that he carried was carried out to a lovely standard.
He was also left alone with a key and proved to be completely trustworthy person.
It's was a real pleasure having Jeff carry out our decorating works and we will definitely be using his services in the future.
I highly recommend his services.
Thanks again Jeff we love what you did. :-)
carly - 16th Feb, 2009 Positive feedback
garden fence Fencing
Fantastic in every respect:
1) Came round and gave a free quote
2) Did the work 2 days later
3) Arrived on time and very friendly and hard working
4) Work was done very quickly and to a very high standard
Would highly recommend to anyone and would definately contact again for other jobs...Great stuff..thanks
homeowner - 21st Jan, 2009 Positive feedback
Front garden wall, flashing flat roof & handyman Bricklaying
All i can say is if you want an honest, hardworking, reliable, very competitively priced builder, who takes pride in his work, then Jeff is your man. He built a lovely brick wall for me. I was so happy i asked him to build up my porch steps and put in new garden steps to my patio door and back garden door. The pictures were taken just after the job was completed (fresh mortar). Excellent. He's coming back to do more work for me. Happy to sing his praises.
homeowner - 16th Jan, 2009 Positive feedback