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- Member since May 2013
- 76 feedback comments, 99% positive
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Fit garden tap Plumbing
Karl turned up on time and had everything with him what was needed to finish the job straight away. Nice bloke as well.
steve64774_17 - 6th Jul, 2020 Positive feedback
Repair external drain - toilet waste pipe Groundwork & Foundations
Karl and his son have done a very good job of clearing and mending broken drain/external waste pipe at a reasonable cost. I can recommend.
rosalie82264 - 19th Mar, 2020 Positive feedback
Clear drain Plumbing
Arrived as arranged to remove blockage from outside drain. Work completed and happy with work done.
ji27388 - 9th Mar, 2020 Positive feedback
Blocked drain Plumbing
Very friendly, very prompt, fixed the problem successfully. Would hire again.
stewart51554 - 6th Mar, 2020 Positive feedback
Septic Tank backing up Groundwork & Foundations
Karl responded quickly to an invite to quote, clarified the problem and booked us in for the next day. Once he had inspected the drainage system he arranged for it to be emptied and then was able to flush out the system. The drainage channels are clear for now Karl is coming back next week to ensure the soak away is draining properly. Thanks
jgd - 31st Jan, 2020 Positive feedback
Sorted my reoccuring blocked drain very quickly
Put camera down the drain and identified the problem 1 day after calling
Came next day and cleared the pipework
Great service and reasonably priced
john15110 - 28th Jan, 2020 Positive feedback
Replace damaged drain Groundwork & Foundations
Quick and reliable,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
nigel51855 - 27th Jan, 2020 Positive feedback
Drainage Mods Groundwork & Foundations
Karl and his son put a new soil pipe in for me. They did a good job for a good price. I would definitely recommend them.
mark62115 - 9th Dec, 2019 Positive feedback
Rectify poor flowing drainage Groundwork & Foundations
Problem found and and rectified quickly and easily, and for a fair price. Good communication. Happy to recommend and I will use Speedy Drains again.
peter71907 - 5th Nov, 2019 Positive feedback
Broken toilet seat (urgent) Plumbing
was quick and did a good job
frederick41528 - 1st Nov, 2019 Positive feedback
New cold water pipe Groundwork & Foundations
Karl from speedy drains is a good guy who knows his stuff did a great job installing my new cold water pipe and did all there things he put in the quote . Would use them again and would recommend them to friends and family
andrew63543 - 6th Sep, 2019 Positive feedback
Blocked drain/loo Plumbing
Really good. Solved problem. Would hire again
danielle23472 - 5th Aug, 2019 Positive feedback
Repair leak in outside toilet Plumbing
Very satisfied with Speedy Drains! Karl responded quickly to my phone call, attended site the following day and fixed the leak on the spot. Also kept in contact whilst on site since I live remotely so very pleased this has been dealt with in a quick and efficient manner. :-)
simon62257 - 15th Mar, 2019 Positive feedback
Drain blockage repair. Groundwork & Foundations
We had a blocked drain that neither a plumber, builder or drain company could fix, each suggesting the other needed to do it.
We called Karl at Speedy Drains who came out, cleared the blockage with minimal disruption, resolving the problem and clearing the drains.
Using CCTV he identified a broken joint underground, provided a reasonable quote to make the repair, and did so in good time, installing a new drain access to allow easy access to any future issues.
He did the work quicker than had planned and the final bill was less than the original quote. That is excellent service and a sign of great integrity. As a customer its assuring you being given a good service at a reasonable price.
He provided pictures of both the work being completed, and underground, providing assurance that the problems was identified and was completed to a good standard.
I would highly recommend Karl for any drain problems. He has the knowledge, kit, and expertise to fix drain blockage and repairs, underground and round your property, that others dont know what to do.
Highly commended. Thank you Karl. Excellent service.
dave-jens - 8th Mar, 2019 Positive feedback
Very pleased. Thorough job done. And all done as discussed.
debbomck - 18th Jan, 2019 Positive feedback
Replace toilet and waste pipe Plumbing
Thanks Karl. Great job.
karen59620 - 24th Dec, 2018 Positive feedback
Replace toilet bowl. Plumbing
Karl turned up on time and communicated well.
The quality of the work has exceeded my expectations and I would recommend him without hesitation.
liamryan - 21st Dec, 2018 Positive feedback
Replace broken bathroom washbasin Plumbing
Great job! Good communication, Karl came when he said he would and just got on with it. Wouldn't hesitate to use him again.
alison93083 - 25th Nov, 2018 Positive feedback
Taps and shower Plumbing
Would not recommend this guy to my worst enemy it took him nearly 4 hours to change a kitchen tap he took my sink out to do it 😧and damaged my worktops he had me helping him preventing me from doing my work and he had 3 new taps provided by us but went and bought one God knows why . He then fitted my shower over bath whilst l was out running around for him and fitted the shower in wrong place and blamed me 😖he knew there was a screen to fit with it but lied and said he didn't no about it . So with holes in my.expensive tiles.and shower wrong place he then removed my bath panel then wanted to DRILL through it to put it back on. There was absolutely no need to do this .he said he was fixing the plug which wasn't broke .So l have to refit shower and replace tiles then fit bath panel re seal bath .We have had problems with no hot water from boiler since Karl came here l have to keep water heater on a snail Would run faster than the kitchen tap KARL supplied and fitted and now have a NEW LEAK under sink and dishwasher fills up with sink water SCRATCHED WORKTOPS as he took sink out (WHY WOULD ANYONE) l have cream stair carpet so have his BIG oily footprints all way up stairs as he had no respect no groundsheets etc and to completely finish me of turned up at husbands work asking for payment which my husband paid due to the embarrasment of this awful man turning up at work .So this is all TRUE and FACTUAL and if anyone uses KARL you have been Forewarned and can contact me for FACTS.
fiona54265 - 24th Nov, 2018 Negative feedback
Drainage issue Groundwork & Foundations
Quick response and job completed with care and attention to detail. Many thanks. Would highly recommend
sue_cornwall - 7th Oct, 2018 Positive feedback
Immersion heater broke Central Heating
A very effecient and professional job was done
jacko123_32 - 27th Sep, 2018 Positive feedback
Slow drainage in bathroom Plumbing
Karl was punctual, friendly and efficient. Everything seems to be running smoothly at the moment.
sue68846 - 20th Sep, 2018 Positive feedback
Blocked toilet Plumbing
Job done on the day and very quickly. Some good advice given. Would certainly use again if needed, but we hope not.
sissie - 18th Sep, 2018 Positive feedback
Toilet repair Plumbing
arrived on time and resolved the issues I had in a timely manner. fixed the wobbly downstairs toilet and replaced the upstairs toilet seat.
gareth38584 - 2nd Sep, 2018 Positive feedback
Fit an outside tap Plumbing
Very pleased with service. Quick quote and completed job with no fuss. Would definitely recommend and use again. Nice guy too.
chris30977 - 19th Jul, 2018 Positive feedback
karl shaw was reliable efficient I would recommend him to everyone
mandy_214 - 16th Jun, 2018 Positive feedback
Toilet and basin replacement Plumbing
Good communication ,great work and tidy will use again thanks Karl.
rob_plaskitt - 23rd May, 2018 Positive feedback
Two Broken Toilets Plumbing
Very happy , Karl was prompt, polite and a true professional . Many thanks
kristianstarkey - 23rd May, 2018 Positive feedback
Dripping tap. Plumbing
Karl was very helpful in obtaining and fitting 2 replacement taps and a stopcock on our behalf. My wife and I were very pleased with his standard of work and would definitely hire him again. Many thanks to Karl.
jmcgarry - 10th Feb, 2018 Positive feedback
Installation of external soil stack Groundwork & Foundations
We had Karl round to quote on moving an internal soil stack to the outside. He was very knowledgeable and pointed out some major issues which meant we couldn't move the soil stack (ie the soil stack would have come out in the conservatory roof!). Two previous plumbers had not spotted this. We decided to leave the soil stack where it was. Two weeks later we had a major water leak and to top it off the stop cock broke so we had water everywhere. one telephone call and 20 minutes later and Karl came to our rescue. He got the water turned off, a new stop cock fitted and the leak mended efficiently and with a smile on his face. Great guy and excellent work. Would highly recommend
willywinki - 2nd Feb, 2018 Positive feedback
Unblocking of outside drain Plumbing
Great job. Arrived bang on time and got the job done quick.
morwood_projects - 2nd Dec, 2017 Positive feedback
Replace flush valve in toilet Plumbing
Good communication, nice and easy to deal with. Thank you
user_1pa3 - 30th Nov, 2017 Positive feedback
Toilet pipe change Plumbing
The service and work were excellent.
The Plumbers attitude was excellent and everything cleaned up tidy.
I would certainly use your Company again and recommend you to all my friends and family.
Once again, excellent, can't be beaten!!
lovealex09 - 23rd Nov, 2017 Positive feedback
Leaky radiator Central Heating
Our radiator was leaking Karl came the next day to fix it ,happy with work.
the_boss_82 - 1st Nov, 2017 Positive feedback
External Tap Needed Plumbing
Great service at a reasonable rate
natashawishaw - 1st Nov, 2017 Positive feedback
Karl was asked at short notice to check all drainage to ensure there were no blockages and it was working correctly. Also to check if there was a septic tank on site. He exceeded my expectations by using a CCTV camera to check all drains 1 by 1, I now know the route from each manhole cover. He also made recommendations to improve the drainage setup on site and to avoid too many visible pipes in the kitchen. I can't recommend Karl enough and have already asked him to quote for addition work.
greense - 31st Oct, 2017 Positive feedback
To change a radiator Plumbing
Excellent service from start to finish highly recommended will certainly be using Speedy Drains again
shazzo - 25th Sep, 2017 Positive feedback
Cistern flushing all the time Plumbing
Karl was excellent, he came at short notice and repaired the problem with minimal disruption, thanks Karl
lee_1pwh - 25th Sep, 2017 Positive feedback
unblock drain and dig soakaway Groundwork & Foundations
janique - 2nd Aug, 2017 Waiting for feedback
Tap (4) installation Plumbing
Job done well, thank you
emma_404 - 12th Mar, 2017 Positive feedback
To check and fit new taps Plumbing
Excellent service and so very helpful nothing was to much trouble.
winston_95 - 3rd Mar, 2017 Positive feedback
Drain survey Plumbing
Karl turned up when he said he would and completed the job in a professional and timely manner.
danny1975 - 22nd Dec, 2016 Positive feedback
Bad smell in drains outside. Plumbing
Karl responded and was able to get it all sorted very quickly. Reasonable price, would definitely hire again.
mdoc - 18th Nov, 2016 Positive feedback
New toilet waste pipe Plumbing
Great fast and professional service
chogg_19 - 12th Oct, 2016 Positive feedback
Drain Groundwork & Foundations
Spot on job and friendly, Good service definitely knows his stuff would recommend to anybody. Thanx again :-)
reidy1986 - 19th Jun, 2016 Positive feedback
debi_87 - 31st May, 2016 Waiting for feedback
Drains require unblocking Plumbing
Quick to respond to urgent job. Excellent communication.
quinns_30 - 22nd Jan, 2016 Positive feedback
Downstairs toilet won't flush Plumbing
This is the second job that Karl has completed for me. Excellent work again and fixed same day .... thank you :-)
sarah_730 - 11th Nov, 2015 Positive feedback
Blocked Drain - LOUTH Plumbing
Absolutely delighted with the service from Karl at Speedy Drains - he comes highly recommended. Karl was very prompt and helpful on the telephone as came over within 24 hours of the request. He rang to update us on his arrival time, was on time and very professional. We were extremely impressed with how Karl managed the entire job, very efficient, informative and, most importantly, solved the problem for us!
Please do use Speedy Drains - it is rare nowadays to find such a fantastic tradesman that delivers what is promised, to such an excellent standard with great customer service. Thanks Karl and good luck in the future - you deserve to be very successful :) Penny
penny_camplisson - 13th Sep, 2015 Positive feedback
Drainage survey and repairs, also new gullies and traps Groundwork & Foundations
Karl is a skilled and knowledgeable guy. He made a very good job of my drainage repairs (new gulleys, repairs to existing drains) and kept me fully informed of his progress at all stages. I'll certainly be hiring him again.
andybee33 - 7th Sep, 2015 Positive feedback
Replace shower drain pipe Plumbing
Friendly, helpful, clean.
drewdotpro - 6th Sep, 2015 Positive feedback
drainage lining Plumbing
Excellent job professionally carried out and brilliant communication would highly recommend. Came out to fully inspect drains within a day of first contact and always gave honest opinions and every option was quoted for us to choose. Job was carried out as soon as possible and Karl arrived perfectly on time.
kerran_duke - 6th Aug, 2015 Positive feedback
A minimum of fuss; all over in about 20 minutes. Many thanks.
jubly - 14th Apr, 2015 Positive feedback
Replacing an old, leaking stop cock Plumbing
Karl came at very short notice and completed the job in no time at all. Clean and tidy work and now our living room can dry out! Thank you!
robinj73 - 23rd Feb, 2015 Positive feedback
Toilet constantly running water Plumbing
Karl was great. He resolved the issue with my toilet there and then and also fixed a horrible smell I had in one of my sinks. He was very pleasant and explained exactly what he had done. Would definitely use again.
sarah_730 - 13th Jan, 2015 Positive feedback
Fit a radiator Plumbing
Good clean worker brill will recommend him again and will use again thanks
mal_806 - 30th Nov, 2014 Positive feedback
Plumber required Plumbing
Karl replaced a kitchen tap for us and also removed a radiator from our study wall. He was efficient, polite and calmly got on with the jobs. We have now asked him to come back to sort out some other plumbing jobs that need doing. Recommended.
clairehbell - 17th Nov, 2014 Positive feedback
What can I say; an absolutely awful and disgusting problem, dealt with by Karl brilliantly! He worked methodically and in a timely manner to explore and determine the cause, and resolved the issue (which means my house no longer smells like a sewer!). I would highly recommend Karl to anyone with drainage/emergency issues as he has a great level of knowledge and experience to be able to sort problems properly, not to do a slap-dash job. I would not hesitate to use Karl again in the future, and anyone in the area needing an expert in this field would be well served by hiring Karl.
colminblack - 13th Sep, 2014 Positive feedback
Highly recommended. Real professional, trustworthy and honest. Work was undertaken in a timely manner, minimum disruption and to an exemplary standard. True perfectionist with real pride in his work. I have no hesitation in recommending Speedy Drains.
mrs_janet_dixon - 20th Jul, 2014 Positive feedback
replacing outside lead pipe tap Plumbing
Excellent plumber, very happy with the quality of his work, great price and job completed with 24hrs of contact, details saved for future jobs, will definitely recommend, thank-you Karl
123jenii - 9th Jul, 2014 Positive feedback
Slight internal leak toilet cistern Plumbing
Great work, great communications, efficient, friendly, keeps his word and would definitely use again. Many thanks.
intercrash - 18th Jun, 2014 Positive feedback
pipes connected to bath Plumbing
Thankyou , sorted it all out
homeowner - 14th May, 2014 Positive feedback
leak from boiler or washing machine Plumbing
Excellent. Called very quickly and came the following day. Rates were very reasonable even with it being a bank holiday, and the rates were explained prior to the job beginning so there was no awkwardness or surprise at the end! Karl was easygoing and polite, we'd definitely hire him again and would recommend. Thanks!
mdoc - 1st May, 2014 Positive feedback
Perfect service. Turned up to quote on time and gave us a quote quickly. Turned up to do the job and did a great job on fitting an immersion heater and new valves on radiators. No mess and all sorted in a day. Cheers
Recommended without reservation
paulfarman1 - 29th Apr, 2014 Positive feedback
Bathroom wash basin Plumbing
Karl arrived when he said he would arrive to give the initial quote, he was friendly and informative. He then kept me informed on the day of the job explaining that he was running slightly late. The job carried out was neat clean and tidy, and I am pleased with the result. I would definatly consider using Karl's service's again.
david_beddoes - 16th Apr, 2014 Positive feedback
Change of electric water heater Plumbing
Brilliant first plumber ive ever known to turn up on time. Reliable on time and job done well.
homeowner - 31st Mar, 2014 Positive feedback
Replace mixer taps and shower Plumbing
I would highly recommend Karl from Speedy Drains for a plumbing job. He called round to assess the job promptly. The job was completed quickly and he tidied up afterwards, and the price was very reasonable.
Friendly and helpful plumber!
elizabeth_34 - 2nd Feb, 2014 Positive feedback
Drain gully Plumbing
Karl's work is of high quality,he was prompt and carried out the described work in the timescale agreed,would recommend to anyone who requires any drainage works undertaking
trillb19 - 20th Dec, 2013 Positive feedback
Replace Water Cylinder Plumbing
feather_26 - 20th Nov, 2013 Waiting for feedback
Fit shower and install outside tap Plumbing
Karl has done several jobs for us. He is always punctual & professional. His work is of a high standard & nothing is too much trouble. We would hire him again & highly recommend him to prospective customers.
homeowner - 18th Oct, 2013 Positive feedback
install toilet, basin and a mirror cabinet Bathroom Fitting
homeowner - 18th Oct, 2013 Waiting for feedback
toilet flusher Plumbing
Karl was quick to reply to my post about the job. He was able to come round the same day and had the work done within the hour! He explained everything to me and I was really happy with the work he carried out for us we would strongly recommend! Thanks!
homeowner - 13th Sep, 2013 Positive feedback
outside tap put in asap Plumbing
well good job done . very happy with the work carried out and very friendly man .
arrived on time explained what he was doing also showed me what to do when winter comes to stop water freezing in pipe and tap..reasonably priced for the job plus little extra one (loose kitchen tap ) Thanks Karl ..
wont be contacting anyone else to do plumbing jobs ... Speedy Drains the one to use ...
homeowner - 23rd Aug, 2013 Positive feedback
Plumb in compact dishwasher Plumbing
I will recommend Karl to anyone that needs a plumber. He was punctual, polite and friendly and did a great job fitting my dishwasher.
homeowner - 3rd Aug, 2013 Positive feedback
Replacement Toilet Cistern Plumbing
Karl arranged a time to quote for the job, as we had not already purchased a replacement cistern, Karl quoted for the fitting then went to a supplier and priced the item, we agreed a price with him and he purchased on our behalf. Karl arrived on time and completed the work, tidied the area and disposed of waste. Payment was only requested on completion. I have already discussed further work with Karl.
magpie473 - 19th Jul, 2013 Positive feedback
Fit new bath Bathroom Fitting
Came round explained rates made appointment for friday.Arrived on time, arrived with all the correct tools,very pleased with the finish,pleasant to talk with.if you need a plumber I would say Karl is your man.Job well done cheers Karl.
homeowner - 5th Jul, 2013 Positive feedback
Shower head and kitchen scale filter Plumbing
Quick and efficient and did a good job. Nice Guy
homeowner - 29th Jun, 2013 Positive feedback
Washing machine point Plumbing
Efficient and courteous , at a competitive price
homeowner - 20th Jun, 2013 Positive feedback
Positive Client Reference taken by MyBuilder Plumbing
Karl upgraded my bathroom. After getting cowboy people to work after a flood I was very nervous about getting a trades person in. When Karl came to do the evaluation he put my mind at ease and when he was completing the work he was very friendly and reassuring. When the work was being carried out he did it with speed and was very professional, leaving the area clean and tidy after every day. I am very pleased with the work carried out and I would highly recommend him.
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Positive Client Reference taken by MyBuilder Plumbing
This was my first meeting with Karl after finding my drains blocked for the second time. I found him very efficient, and polite. Talked me through all the procedure that would be done. He also gave me a good quote for follow up work that would be needed to stop the problem. He arrived on time and I find his prices within my budget. Karl's strengths, mmm, I think he would go that extra mile. He tidied up after himself, and cleaned around the drains not just down them.
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