JNR Building and Maintenance LTD
- Member since Dec 2008
- 44 feedback comments, 98% positive
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Kitchen and dining room extension Extensions
Julian and his team have just finished a rear extension to our property. His team were hard working and did a good job with the building work. They were always polite and worked hard when here. We are pleased with the end result and the cost was fair. Any extras were explained and agreed in advance and Julian tried to keep costs down for us. Our only issue was that the finishing off took a long time and some rushed parts had to be redone. Saying that Julian and his team came back several times to make good & ensure we were happy with all aspects of the final product. He was always contactable and was happy to come round to discuss any issues even if it was a weekend. He kept in good communication with us throughout.
duncanreekie - 4th Dec, 2017 Positive feedback
Taverham Extension Extensions
We couldn't be happier with the work Julian and his team did for us. They turned our small bungalow into a large family home with large new rooms, entire new roof, windows, doors, bathrooms, everything.
All of his guys were great to have a round and made us fell very comfortable. They were great with our little ones and make sure they kept it as tidy as possible for them.
Communication with Julian across the months was just as required and he was always at the end of the phone or round ours if we needed. We always knew if there wasn't going to be anyone on site and why not.
Pricing was fair and we always came to an agreement before any extra work was undertaken.
Overall, it couldn't have gone better. If we have any other requirements in the future Julian will be the first person we call for sure.
am788 - 23rd Nov, 2017 Positive feedback
Really Please with the build,Julian and his co workers have done an excellent Job. I would not hesitate to recommend his services.
steve1964_55 - 27th Jun, 2017 Positive feedback
URGENT To fix crack in wall in loft Restoration & Refurbishment
I had an urgent job to fix a lengthy crack in the loft wall pointed out by the surveyor when selling my home. As we were close to completion, Julian kindly visited quickly to have a look at the problem and was open and honest about the work required (helibar fix, which was actually less than I was expecting). The quote was very reasonable and whilst my buyers wanted a structural engineer to verify there were no further issues, he fitted the work in the following week, straight after the engineer's visit. The work was completed ahead of schedule, the team were neat, tidy and friendly, and I'm very happy to recommend them for future work.
slb_76 - 28th Apr, 2017 Positive feedback
Ground floor rear large extension Extensions
user_246 - 21st Apr, 2017 Waiting for feedback
Roof refurb/possible conversion. Restoration & Refurbishment
Avoid. Disaster costing me a lot of money. AVOID AVOID AVOID
john_c_94 - 28th Feb, 2017 Negative feedback
JNR Building and Maintenance LTD's reply:
I've spoken with customer and mybuilder, now being investigated by my builder with view to being removed. Job completed over a year a go, Bill paid in full and further works carried out after works completed. (Vent tile put in roof for bathroom extract fan after rewire) customer unaware of feedback left.
Will be getting survey carried out on roof Which will be able to be viewed on request.
JNR Building have just completed our job and being in the building and having been in the construction industry for 50 years found this team absolutely brilliant. They carried out the work perfectly and left the site clean and tidy. I would definitely recommend them to anyone looking for a good bricklayer. Thank you for a wonderful job!
peter_10x7 - 16th Nov, 2016 Positive feedback
Removal/demolition of small internal wall & arch Conversions - General
Polite and fast service. Even visited on an evening for the initial quote to fit my schedule. Removed the requested wall and left no mess. Would recommend and use Julian's services again :0)
ace_reilly - 10th Nov, 2016 Positive feedback
Conversion of former garage to a habitable room Conversions - General
I was very pleased with the standard of workmanship carried out on my garage conversion. Nothing was too much trouble for Julian and his team, and any issues were sorted out promptly.
phil123_56 - 30th Sep, 2016 Positive feedback
topaz_39 - 27th Sep, 2016 Waiting for feedback
alan_robinson_97 - 7th Sep, 2015 Waiting for feedback
Exterior repair and painting Restoration & Refurbishment
Julian and Neil were excellent- they have done a fantastic job in repairing and repainting the exterior of the house. Highly recommend them and have booked them for another job.
catdetective - 2nd Sep, 2015 Positive feedback
Complete update to bungalow in North Walsham Restoration & Refurbishment
brianmk - 8th Jul, 2015 Waiting for feedback
Refurbish all walls, doors, skirtings and architraves Restoration & Refurbishment
kfryer - 28th May, 2015 Waiting for feedback
Side 2 storey extension Extensions
helen_560 - 12th May, 2015 Waiting for feedback
two storey extension Extensions
Julian Roper executed on budget and to our great satisfaction a large 3 part extension of our property.
From the preliminary interaction with Mr Roper, we observed his enthusiasm to deliver this project to its completion. He offered constructive and viable cost saving propositions and has contributed positively and honestly throughout the build to help ease our decision making processes.
Mr Roper produced promptly the comprehensive project schedule with payment stages justified by material purchases and building outcomes. The project was completed on budget, whilst ensuring that the schedule fitted with us still living in the house. He was mindful of our absences when scheduling structural work in the original house floor.
Mr Roper has an extensive portfolio of excellent tradesmen. He took full ownership of their schedule and outputs to fit the demand of the build.
Mr Roper was always available to answer our questions and concerns. He always remained: professional, polite and flexible.
Mr Roper and his group of tradesmen are honest, hard working and proud of their achievements.
We do very warmly recommend JNR building services to any prospective clients.
JNR building has turned the vision of our ideal home into reality. Thank you
josip_stosic - 26th Mar, 2015 Positive feedback
Garage brickwork Bricklaying
Brickwork completed very satisfactorily, on time and no hassle. Will be rehiring JNR Building and Maintenance for further work when needed. Will be recommending to others.
jdb_22 - 3rd Mar, 2015 Positive feedback
stabilisation of attached outbuilding Restoration & Refurbishment
Julian showed his experience with renovating older buildings with his approach to the stabilisation of our outbuilding. We are pleased with the job he has done and found him
helpful and reliable throughout the project.
lyons_10 - 3rd Mar, 2014 Positive feedback
Replace bathroom and take down separating wall Bathroom Fitting
Genuine good builder. Easy going, flexible, good value for money and has lots of good contacts in the trades.
nabowron - 25th Feb, 2014 Positive feedback
Wallpaper stripping, wall replastering and painting Painting & Decorating
Julian and has team did a fantastic job stripping, plastering and painting the walls, the place looks like new. The weather damaged render on the outside terrace wall was replaced and now looks great. Highly recommended.
m_fifield - 23rd Feb, 2014 Positive feedback
Garden wall - approx 30ft Bricklaying
Brilliant building company! Julian and his workers have been excellent from beginning to end. Julian came round to quote for our job quickly and was extremely competitive, friendly and was able to talk us through options. It was clear from the start that he knew his stuff and came up with various ideas of the kind of thing we could do. He men were always polite, helpful, friendly, professional, and as tidy as possible. Nothing has been too much trouble and they have done everything we asked of them and more. It is obvious that they take pride in their work and the end result was a good, solid and sturdy wall which is exactly what we wanted. Communication was excellent thoughout the job and I would have no hesitation in hiring JNR again and would recomend them to anyone :)
farley_1980 - 18th Feb, 2014 Positive feedback
Re-tile roof and new FSG. Roofing
Julian came round to discuss requirements of re-roofing our bungalow and came up with a competitive cost and a convenient start date. All the costs were clearly explained via email. Despite the January conditions his team completed the job quickly and with minimal disruption. The standard of work was excellent and we now have them lined up to carry out some additional home improvements. Many thanks and highly recommended.
paul_russ - 4th Feb, 2014 Positive feedback
Painting 3 Rooms & Hallway Painting & Decorating
Julian's father Neil came to price and complete our decorating job. Neil gave us a fair price and was clearly very experienced and had high standards of workmanship. Neil completed the job and a few extra rooms which were added on and we are very pleased with the results. Neil was a pleasure to have about and we look forward to having him back in the new year when we move on to sorting out other rooms in the house.
jwisby - 12th Nov, 2013 Positive feedback
Brick & block laying for extention Bricklaying
Julian and his team have done a great job building our extension. They were always here when they said they would be and kept the area as clean as possible. Very fair price for excellent workmanship, would highly recommend and I will be using them again on my next project.
mccall_61 - 11th Nov, 2013 Positive feedback
Chimney stacks Bricklaying
Julian is proffessional and carries out a good job for a fair price. I would recommend him.
greg_669 - 4th Nov, 2013 Positive feedback
Good job. Julian was prompt and great attention to detail. Will use Julian again and would recommend him to anyone.
amulhall - 3rd Oct, 2013 Positive feedback
Fitting cat flap through wall Bricklaying
Very pleased with catflap fitted in uPVC door. Appointment was arranged quickly and efficiently, so that within 2 days of moving to our new house, our cats were able to settle into their new home. Would use again.
charlotte_526 - 22nd Sep, 2013 Positive feedback
Garden room extension Conservatories
I am pleased with the finished build. Julian was very helpful and the pricing was very competative
dave_992 - 11th Sep, 2013 Positive feedback
Garage Conversion Conversions - General
Julian was hired to part convert a garage into a bedroom. Julian gave a competitive estimate and he and his team completed this to a good standard, we are very happy with the room. His team were polite and always tided up at the end of the day. There was the odd time when a tradesman was not on time and no communication given, but that's the only small negative I can think off. I highly recommend Julian and his team and wouldn't hesitate to use again.
jab0510 - 14th Jun, 2013 Positive feedback
Rebuild/repair garden wall Bricklaying
Julian recently rebuilt a garden wall for me. His rates were very competitive and he was very understanding when the work was delayed by insurance red-tape and one of the other tradesmen letting me down with submitting their quote. He did a lovely job and took great care not to inconvenience my neighbour. I would use him again in a flash.
mistymeana - 3rd Jun, 2013 Positive feedback
Paint external house walls of a pebble dash 2 bed semi Painting & Decorating
Great communication. Work carried out speedily and to a very high standard. Would hire again
d_thompson - 9th May, 2013 Positive feedback
Conversion of garage into bedroom and dining room Conversions - General
saundak - 25th Apr, 2013 Waiting for feedback
Remove tiled fireplace and hearth. Chimneys & Fireplaces
Neat job, completed quickly. Fair price. Recommended.
simonlaycock - 20th Apr, 2013 Positive feedback
external pointing and brickwork repairs Restoration & Refurbishment
chris_297 - 11th Mar, 2013 Waiting for feedback
Pointing front of house Bricklaying
withers_80 - 5th Mar, 2013 Waiting for feedback
House painting outside & general repair Restoration & Refurbishment
Job consisted of repair and re-painting external walls and timbers of house inc front windows and garage plus replacement of sofits,facia, gutteringand barge boards. Job was carried out in difficult weather conditions but completed professionally and with min fuss despite odd challenge as job progressed.I was very impressed with the workmanship and the final result is extremely satisfying and in keeping with the character of the house.I would have no hesitation in recommending Julian.
dekshep - 2nd Mar, 2013 Positive feedback
Romoval of brick plinth Restoration & Refurbishment
Julian removed a large ornamental brick plinth and hearth from my lounge. I was astonished at how little mess he made and everyday my lounge was left in a very clean condition. The work was completed very quickly at a very reasonable cost. Julian took a lot of care over the finishing stages especially with the plastering and repairs of the walls and fireplace. His team were very friendly and helpful, especially when I asked for advise and updates concerning the work. I would recommend Julian if you need any building work to be carried out and would definately ask him to carry out any further work that I require.
shirley2107 - 1st Feb, 2013 Positive feedback
Painting Hallway, Stairs and Landing Painting & Decorating
Was very happy with the completed job. Definitely recommend. Hallway looks really lovely. Many thanks.
norfolk_kelly - 8th Jan, 2013 Positive feedback
Hired Julian to repair the chimney stack on a Victorian terraced house. He arrived exactly when he said he would, set to as soon as the scaffolders had finished and he completed the work same day, even though weather conditions weren't wonderful. He made an excellent job of it using the right bricks to match the rest of the stack. He went the extra mile in putting in ties to improve the solidity of the build of the brickwork between the pots. He came back early next morning to see that all was well so that our gas fitter could come and put the new flue liner down and install the gas fire. Excellent job at a reasonable price. Would recommend Julian to anyone.
miller_54 - 3rd Dec, 2012 Positive feedback
internal brick wall to be repointed Bricklaying
I hired Julian to repoint an internal wall ready to be a feature wall. Very pleased with the work carried out and would definitely recommend him to others and use him again for any future work. Thanks.
magnolia_38 - 23rd Oct, 2012 Positive feedback
Move interior wall Conversions - General
Job done well for a very reasonable price. Julian and his associates were friendly, punctual and kept me well informed. What more could you ask?
jonm_49 - 30th Sep, 2012 Positive feedback
garage conversion Bricklaying
We are very pleased with our garage conversion. Julians work has been of very high quality. Julian worked hard, fast and was extremely precise, his attention to detail was excellent. Everything was left clean and tidy. We will hire him again if we need more work done.
aligem - 15th Sep, 2012 Positive feedback
stitching crack in upstairs party wall & loft Restoration & Refurbishment
Julian and his plasterer were fast, friendly & efficient in stitching the crack in my wall. No fuss & no mess at the end -- they even did some extra plastering & caulking at no extra cost! An excellent job at a very fair price. I would certainly hire Julian again for any building or handyman jobs.
bobgross - 6th Sep, 2012 Positive feedback
Garden office / Shed & concrete base laying Garages & Sheds
What a great builder. Job was for an Office 6m2 and was brought in on budget and within the very tight timeframe we had set. Since the completion of this build we have hire Julian for a number of other jobs inc, roofing, and general building work.
It's sometimes hard to find a good builder. But when you do you generally stick with them.
gary_399 - 11th Apr, 2012 Positive feedback
Re roof Roofing
alnloz - 2nd Oct, 2011 Waiting for feedback
rebuild part of old brick and flint wall Bricklaying
Julian gave us a competitive quote and did a very good job on rebuilding part of our brick and flint wall and repointing the rest. I would use him again and would have no hesitation recommend him.
goonertony - 2nd Jun, 2011 Positive feedback
brick wall Bricklaying
Julian fitted my job in very quickly. I was impressed by the finished wall as it is very smart and professional. Julian worked quickly and efficiently and was punctual to start the job. There was minimal disruption to my garden and he tidied up well after finishing.
I would recommend Julian and would use him again if I needed any other work doing.
jcoo - 17th May, 2011 Positive feedback
Done a great job on the hardstanding, very effiecient, clean & tidy worker, friendly & helpful, would recommend.
keedans - 22nd Apr, 2011 Positive feedback
Fire Lintel Chimneys & Fireplaces
New Brick Fireplace Lintel
We are both vey pleased with Mr Roper's work on a new fireplace lintel for our lounge.
Mr Roper spent some time with us discussing various options and costs. When we decided on a brick lintel with soldiers and could not pick a suitable brick, he came back to us with one he thought would be suitable and it was just right; matcing our old cottage and exposed brickwork.
He came on Wednesday as arranged and very quickly removed the old beam carefully to avoid disturbing the existing bricks, he fitted a steel lintel and the new bricks. He even re-rendered the back of the firplace where the old render was hollow. He spent some time making the mortar joints very clean and tidied up all the rubble and dust. Finished by lunchtime.
I can recommend Mr Roper as a very capable and quick bulder.
cj2011 - 4th Mar, 2011 Positive feedback
Crumbling Workshop Brickwall - Rendering? Bricklaying
Very pleased with Mr Roper's work. He sealed the wall and covered with render to make a good hard finish. He even tidied up other cracked joints. He cleaned up the area very well. Would recommend him to other customers. Thank you. Chris
cj2011 - 25th Feb, 2011 Positive feedback
roof repair and shingle work Restoration & Refurbishment
Competitive quote to finish up several jobs that a previous builder left. All work done quickly, correctly and neatly.
So please we have asked for more quotes on other jobs.
losendos - 7th Jan, 2011 Positive feedback
fit and tile new bathroom. and additional roof work Restoration & Refurbishment
sorefan1 - 18th Oct, 2010 Waiting for feedback
repointing a garden wall Bricklaying
Julian Roper from Jnrbrickwork undertook repointing and rebuilding our garden wall in an enthusiastic and professional manner. He displayed initiative and made cost effective suggestions. Work was done on time and regular progress reports were provided. Julian is recommended to you.
qatarphil - 26th Mar, 2009 Positive feedback
Positive Client Reference taken by MyBuilder Bricklaying
Julian built a garage for me from scratch. He did a very good job and I'm really pleased with it. He was very reliable, turned up on time every day worked efficiently to get it done on time. No problems at all. I would definitely recommend Julian to anyone and would certainly use him again myself.
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Positive Client Reference taken by MyBuilder Bricklaying
Julian built a garden wall for me and it was a fairly big project. He saw the job through from start to finish and he always made sure the job was done exactly as I wanted it. He was very reliable and very professional. I would definitely recommend him.
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