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Honest! Punctual! Professional! Friendly! Have me restore your faith in the building trade. A small local outfit from Bath. Complimented by a trusted team of sub contractors (ie gas safe plumbers,part P registered electicians) I aim to provide a comprehensive "general building" service. I will come do survey and supply "transparent" quote. No hidden costs! Just friendly honest service.
- Kitchen Fitting
- Joinery & Cabinet Making
About Louis Kingwill
I am fundamentally a very hands on and practical person and I love my job.
I have 13 years experience as a self employed general builder. I have worked in and around the Bath area for all of this time. I have during this time been fortunate enough to work on some fantastic older listed buildings as well as a few contemporary projects.
Midford Castle, Dyrham park, Dittarage house to mention but a few.
I undertake projects ranging from loft conversions, extensions, garden landscaping, complete refurbs and renovations, natural stone & hard wood flooring, bathrooms and kitchens to bespoke timber and steel work.
I have during this time expanded my own "prowess" and also fine tuned my team of guys to encompass "all things building"
I am able to do any work from plan. Or can provide advice and guidence for smaller projects.
I employ a small team of 5 chaps whose skills range from labourer, carpentry, plastering, tiling, flooring, structural steel work, welding, hard & soft landscaping, roofing to brick laying & stone masonry.
I make use of a vetted and trusted array of sub contractors for plumbing, electrics, damp proofing, home alarm systems, upvc installation as well as some other specialist trades.
I am always happy to put clients in touch with my aproved architect, structural engineer or planning consultant.
This business model allows me to provide a more personal service while still enabling me to keep overheads down!
I have a very good relationship with local planning authorities and am always happy to manage this aspect of build if required.
Lastly and most importantly. I am flexible! I accept and embrace the complexities of my chosen profession and take great pride in resolving any challenge.
I have been established in bath as a small buiseness for 10 years.(general builder) I am a qualified cabinet maker with 12 years experience and a range of skills. I aim to provide a reliable,honest and friendly service. Happy to visit to quote "no job too small" Also experienced in most welding and restoring victorian steelwork. Competent in making Bespoke garden furniture, garden gates, decking, pergolas, fencing and other timberwork.
Also enjoy all aspects of restoration,large and small.All work will be done myself along with a very skilled and reliable set of sub-contractors.(plumber,sparky,groundworkers,plaster+rendering)
I take absolute pride in all my work and aim to build my buiseness through faultless service.
Full liability insurance.(£5000 000)
Ask a tradesman
Louis Kingwill has answered 24 questions on Ask a Tradesman. Here's their top 5 answers.
- Do I need building regulations to refurbish a loft conversion which was done ages ago? 21
- Can you tile over tiles or should you remove all of the old ones first? 21
- What type of mortar mix should I use for a rubble stone wall? 19
- Conservatory or Extension 14
- How much should a concrete lintel be over the size of the patio doors? 6