Jobs completed by Tricky Trowel Interior Plastering Services (60)
Jobs completed (60)
Judith hired Tricky Trowel Interior Plastering ServicesVerifiedJul 22, 2020Job Type: Plaster RepairLocation: Eagleby, QLDservice needed: Repair, Type of damage: need 2 by 3mtre lenghth of ceiling corness replaced and a 2 x2 mtre new sheet of plaster put on wall as old one removed to assess plumbing leak, Size of damaged area: 2 to 5 sqm, Inspection required: Drywall (Plasterboard, Gyprock), Work need to be done: Walls, Cornice or skirting, Rooms needing work: Kitchen, Other (Please specify), hallway wall, Painting needed: No, Type of property: Freestanding House, When: As soon as possibleJudith's review
Martin was punctual efficient excellent at what he does Would highly recommend himLast edited Jul 29, 2020
Jean hired Tricky Trowel Interior Plastering ServicesVerifiedApr 1, 2020Job Type: Plaster RepairLocation: Pimpama, QLDservice needed: Repair, Type of damage: replace cornices , Size of damaged area: 2 to 5 sqm, Inspection required: Drywall (Plasterboard, Gyprock), Work need to be done: Cornice or skirting, Rooms needing work: Laundry, Painting needed: No, Type of property: Freestanding House, When: Any time that worksJean's review
Good tradesman and was efficient and quick, cleaned up after the job was finishedLast edited Apr 6, 2020
Amara hired Tricky Trowel Interior Plastering ServicesVerifiedMar 24, 2020Job Type: Plaster RepairLocation: Upper Coomera, QLDservice needed: Repair, Type of damage: Small hole(s), Size of damaged area: 2 to 5 sqm, Inspection required: Drywall (Plasterboard, Gyprock), Work need to be done: Walls, Rooms needing work: Other (Please specify), Just the wall before the bedrooms, Painting needed: No, Type of property: Freestanding House, When: As soon as possibleAmara's review
Highly recommend Martin good hard working friendly man thankyou for your amazing workLast edited Mar 24, 2020
Daniel hired Tricky Trowel Interior Plastering ServicesVerifiedJan 24, 2020Job Type: Plaster RepairLocation: Waterford, QLDJob Description: We have a single small hole that needs repair and we already have the matching wall paintDaniel's review
Great service, professional and friendly. Would highly recommend to anyone.Last edited Jan 29, 2020
Tara hired Tricky Trowel Interior Plastering ServicesVerifiedJan 9, 2020Job Type: Plaster RepairLocation: Helensvale, QLDJob Description: Partial sagging garage roof needs to be lifted and reattached (around 2 to 3 meters width). Also around 4 minor ceiling cracks need to be re-fixed. Were originally fixed around 6 months ago.Tara's review
I am so glad that I hired Martin. I hired him to fix another plasterers dodgy work, and Martin did an amazing job. He is helpful and friendly. I also found his price to be very reasonable. I highly recommend him.Last edited Jan 22, 2020
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VerifiedLast edited Oct 24, 2019
This is the man for the job. We were extremely happy with Martin's work, his professionalism and ability to deal with a difficult customer (my elderly mother!). Repaired and painted garage ceiling after water leak. Prompt service and clean up. Would not hesitate to recommend Martin.
VerifiedLast edited Mar 27, 2019
If you want a professional, quality repair undertaken in a timely manner, at a reasonable cost, by competent tradesman than look no further than Martin at Tricky Trowel
VerifiedLast edited Mar 16, 2015
I requested a quote through Oneflare and Martin responded very quickly, by both email and call. He came within 3 hours of my quote request, did the job very well and thoroughly, and his service was great value for money. If we ever need plaster work again, we will definitely call him directly, he... I requested a quote through Oneflare and Martin responded very quickly, by both email and call. He came within 3 hours of my quote request, did the job very well and thoroughly, and his service was great value for money. If we ever need plaster work again, we will definitely call him directly, he certainly got us out of a pickle this time around! Read more
VerifiedLast edited Aug 8, 2013
We recently engaged Martin of Tricky Trowel Plastering Services to replace and repair ceilings in our home along with repairing cracks to walls after seeing the quality of his work at my in-laws residence. He performed his tasks with complete professionalism and went to extra lengths to install t... We recently engaged Martin of Tricky Trowel Plastering Services to replace and repair ceilings in our home along with repairing cracks to walls after seeing the quality of his work at my in-laws residence. He performed his tasks with complete professionalism and went to extra lengths to install timber in our roof to provide additional support for the ceilings which we were very impressed with. His pricing was competitive and we would have no hesitation in recommending Tricky Trowel Interior Plastering to our friends or relatives. Read more
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Frequently Asked Questions
What experience, skills, qualifications or training do you have to make you the right person for the job?
I am a fully qualified plasterer, with experience in all aspects of domestic plaster repairs ,kitchen renovations, ceilings, renovations, reliable on time service. I specialise in providing a quality service to home owners and small business's
How do you normally charge for your service?
I offer a free quote service and am happy to provide a fixed price quote for most work, I work with associated trades, painting and electrical, and can provide the complete package.
Are there any special offers you would like to offer to Oneflare customers?
I specialise in sagged ceilings, and cornice work, per- paint repairs and am happy to work with my customers to try and meet their budgets, I also offer Credit card and Eft pos facility's .
What are the typical things that you need to know before you can provide a quote to a customer?
Advice is free, I am happy to discuss all the aspect of any job I quote, generally I prefer to visit the job site to understand what complexities are involved,
What makes you the most reliable and trustworthy person for the job?
I am licensed and insured, I offer a written quote , I use drop cloths where required, and plastic film if needed to protect floors, references available.
What questions should a customer ask to hire the right service professional?
Ask to see the licence, appropriate to the trade required, don't be afraid to ask for references, really if the communication between the trade professional and the client is consistent the job will flow well
Why should a customer hire you over another service provider?
I have had a long career in customer service, I look to provide a quality job in line with my clients budget and expectations, I turn up and return phone calls,
What makes your pricing competitive?
I work by myself, and I provide a fixed price quote for the work I undertake, I am licensed and insured, and I care about my reputation, " you can't buy back, your good name"
Are you an insured business and do you guarantee your work?
Yes I am comprehensively insured and I stand behind the work I do, referrals make up a large part of my business, " you can't buy back your good name" plus a happy customer refers me to others
Is there a particular aspect of your trade or industry that you specialise in?
Renovation and small to medium sized jobs, cornice and sagged ceiling repairs, I prefer domestic plastering where I deal with and work for the home owner, or investor.
How can a customer save money before you start the work? Please give 3 tips
Always happy for the customer to remove any existing plasterboard and clean the work area up prior to starting, no point in paying me to remove damaged board.
Always understand the value of undercoating new plasterboard prior to paint
What do you like most about your job?
Every day a new challenge and a new location, I meet some very interesting people in their own homes and I enjoy the variation this trade affords, love to see the end result!
What questions do customers commonly ask and how would you answer them?
Am I willing to undertake a small repair job?, yes of course, always happy to help with small or minor repairs, also am I available in their area?, Yes, I advertise, therefore I will turn up,
How did you decide to get into your line of work?
I came back to my trade after a long time in retail and corporate management, I enjoy the freedom to make my own decisions, serve customers as I would like to be served....and don't miss those endless meetings..lol