Kelvin fulcher

I am a general builder with over 35 years experience. I have an extensive range of knowledge from doing a patio to building complete houses. I've had experience doing new builds, extensions, converting stone barns into homes, right down to building garden walls. There is no job too big or too small!

Trades

  1. New Builds
  2. Extensions
  3. Plastering
  4. Groundwork & Foundations
  5. Conversions - General
  6. Restoration & Refurbishment
  7. Driveways (Paved & Loose Surface)
  8. Stonemasonry
  9. Loft Conversions
  10. Bricklaying
  11. Fascias & Soffits
  12. Carpentry
  13. Kitchen Fitting

About Kelvin fulcher

I have over 35 years experience in the building trade and have a wide range of skills from building new homes to converting stone barns. I'm in the process of building my own 4 bedroom house which is 90% completed. the house I'm building is a timber frame home with block work to most sides and one side is faced stone work. I have done both these jobs myself. I have plaster boarded all the inside and plastered with multi finish to a paintable finish. I am now in the process of rendering the outside with a sand/cement mix to a float and sponge finish. I will do all my own pathways and patio.
2 years ago I built a 17.5 metre long, room in the roof bungalow. the job for me consisted of clearing the over site. the building plot was in the customers existing garden. dig footings, do all the concreting and all the block work. the quoins on the four corners was all faced stone. while doing the bungalow I also built a double garage. drainage, patio and pathways was also done by me. I have also built an extension for the daughter of this customer which made her kitchen bigger and an opening was also made.
I had a job that was to take a 6 metre opening out of the side of a property so that bi-fold doors could be fitted. two steel RSJ's had to be fitted and the doors had to be sealed with sand/cement render on the angles.
I am based in Cornwall which is very agricultural and has lead me to work on barns and convert them into living homes. the work carried out by me on converting barns include taking openings out for doors and windows. building block partition walls, setting up stud work and insulating between the studs. other work carried out includes pointing up the stone joints with a brush finish to protect the joints, digging up the existing floor to lay drains and damp proof barriers.
I refurbish the insides of houses when they are worn out. I've had jobs where I've used a breaker to hack off the plaster on the walls and then replaced with a sand/cement mix. I've also changed interior walls and moved them, also ive taken opening out in interior walls and put in arches which have been plastered.
I am an all round general builder who has the experience to take on a multitude of jobs with complete competence.

Qualifications

I served my apprenticeship with two qualified builders. I spent 15 years with them before going on my own.

Latest reviews

  • Side extension for kitchen/diner

    The Fulchers completed a single story extension for us and we are really pleased we chose them. They have been brilliant from start to finish- competent, reliable and professional. Build was completed to original quote and they were happy to add in some additions as we went along and charge accordingly. Will not hesitate in recommending them and we actually miss having them around!

  • Refurbishment

    Kelvin, Daniel and their team have completely renovated and reconfigured our newly purchased cottage over the Summer. From their first contact they were courteous and professional. Their quotation was fair and reasonable. They organised Electrical and plumbing works by other fairly priced tradesman and all building control paperwork. We had a new kitchen extension and renovated an outbuilding to create a new entrance, office and shower. Full internal works including a new stairway, stud wall work and replastering to create an annex along with all quality joinery work, new doors/frames/flooring/skirting. Moved and refitted a kitchen into the new extension. They installed 3 new bathrooms including all new drainage and remodelled another. Any issues that arose were no problem and helpful suggestions were made and acted upon. From an unloved, backdated and poorly laid out house we now have a beautiful and comfortable home to be proud of and just as we envisioned, they completely understood our aims and that’s what we got. They were no trouble to have around as we were living around this work and it can be disruptive and intrusive. We would not hesitate to recommend this local family business and they will be our first choice for any future work.

  • Block work

    Great to work with. Skilled brickies and builders