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Paul and the boys made our dream of opening up the interior of our house come true with unbelievable results. Thank you to both Paul, David and the boys for the great workmanship, assurances, being available at anytime when we had questions or doubts, the quirky conversations and laughs
29 Jan (last edited 29 Jan)
A BIG thank you to all of Paul's people! I always felt assured that things would be done right and to a high standard. I didn't have to worry about poor quality workmanship and could trust Paul's advice. Very pleased with the outcome! Would definitely use Paul again.
24 Jan (last edited 24 Jan)
Hi Paul I just wanted to let you know, now we’re at the end of our project, that it’s turned out far more beautiful than I could have hoped. Your alterations to our rather boring designs turned the extension from a lean-to into the most stunning feature of the house. Your tweaks and suggestions ... Hi Paul I just wanted to let you know, now we’re at the end of our project, that it’s turned out far more beautiful than I could have hoped. Your alterations to our rather boring designs turned the extension from a lean-to into the most stunning feature of the house. Your tweaks and suggestions along the way have added to the quality without blowing the budget (I think we came in at 1% over on the original contract price). And I hate to admit it, but where we differed in opinion you were right. I have particularly appreciated the way in which you managed your workers – they were always courteous, thoughtful, efficient, and very tolerant (and careful) of an inquisitive three-year-old. They did not take shortcuts and as a result we have a very high-quality renovation. I’m happy to unreservedly recommend you to any prospective customers, if you wish. Kind regards Nicky Aldgate
01 Nov 2016 (last edited 01 Nov 2016)
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Frequently Asked Questions
Why should a customer hire you over another service provider?
We work very hard at making sure you are involved every step of the way .We also offer a full fixed price contract so there are no nasty surprises at the end of your job.We are constantly working with banks & mortgage brokers so you will find our documents & contracts are well received by banks.If your builder can"t offer a fixed price contract I would ask why ? We also offer very good value for money.
Is there a particular aspect of your trade or industry that you specialise in?
Design/Documentation/Build of Renovations &Additions
What experience, skills, qualifications or training do you have to make you the right person for the job?
Over 25 years experience in the residential renovations & extensions. Qualified Carpenter & Joinery 25 years experience Qualified Builder 8 years Member HIA HIA KItchen & Bathroom course
How do you normally charge for your service?
Site visit/Concept/ Estimate Free Document prep/Budget for bank approval by negotiation Full docs/ plans/ council & fixed price contract by negotiation
What makes your pricing competitive?
By offering the whole Design & Build service we can design some thing to fit your budget.We also have consistent work for our employees,subcontractors & suppliers which means the savings are passed onto the customer.
How can a customer save money before you start the work? Please give 3 tips
Good design will always be the best way to get value for money. The KISS principle is a great place to start when you start thinking about your renovations. Make sure you & your builder do all your selections, site visits ,engineering before you start it will save you a lot of stress & money as you move through your project. Set a budget & stick to it ! Your builder should help you with this.
What are the typical things that you need to know before you can provide a quote to a customer?
There are lots of things to sort out before you can give any sort of quote. Thats why its important to get a good quality set of plans,documents together before getting a quote prepared.
Are you an insured business and do you guarantee your work?
Yes all builders by law have to provide builders warranty insurance.
What questions should a customer ask to hire the right service professional?
Can I see your builders license ? Do you offer fixed price contracts ? Can I see the job you are working on at the moment ? Do you have some references ? Do you have OHS policy ?
How did you decide to get into your line of work?
Family business always enjoyed it.
Do you have a favourite customer story you would like to share?
We had a customer that was renovating her house to sell. She was very happy with the job when we were finished. When she came to sell the house she asked me to sell the house because she trusted us so much i told her no. But it was nice that she felt we could be trusted with that as well.
What do you like most about your job?
The finished product is always great to look at. But its very nice that people trust you with their home.
Are there any special offers you would like to offer to Oneflare customers?
Free plans & Bank pack if you choose a design from our plan book .When you build up! with our fixed price contract.
What questions do customers commonly ask and how would you answer them?
Were do I start? With a Builder/Designer that will listen to you and help you through the process. Until you are happy that your money and home are in the best possible hands. Before the tradespeople even start.
What makes you the most reliable and trustworthy person for the job?
We are a family business that has been in business for over 15 years.If we didn't look after our customers we would not still be in business