Beware! Cowboy Builders

Series 6 suppliers: Solihull

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Frontline Bathrooms
Topps Tiles
Hotpoint
Safe Style Windows
Magnet Trade

Store visits

Star Plan Bedrooms
Wood Floor and Carpet Studio
Whartons
JW Treadwell

 

Tradesmen

 

Kitchen

  • Walls painted in Brilliant White Matt Emulsion from Dulux; 08444 817 81, www.dulux.co.uk
  • Denby kitchen, Astra Korona 1.5 sink, Swan Lever Tap in Chrome, CF030 Noir Laminate Worktop from the Denby Range available from Magnet Trade; 0845 123 6789, www.magnettrade.co.uk
  • Hotpoint Single Electric Fan Oven (SH103PX), 5 Burner Gas Hob (GF761RFX) all available from Hotpoint; 0800 921 922, www.hotpoint.co.uk
  • Vinyl Slate Tile effect Flooring from Wood Floor and Carpet Studio; 0121 706 0116, www.woodfloorandcarpetstudio.co.uk
  • UPVC Windows and back door, Safe Style; 0800 106 107, www.safestyle-windows.co.uk

Wet room

  • Wet room Tanking kit No.1 (900 x 900), Therm Shower, Compact WC, Sink and pedestal, mixer tap, Shower Screen, all from the Quad Suite range available from Frontline Bathrooms; 0845 470 24 24, www.frontlinebathrooms.co.uk
  • Wet Wall Panelling in natural Pearl, 2420 x 900 x 11mm available from Frontline Bathrooms; 0845 4702 424, www.frontlinebathrooms.co.uk
  • Support Handle supplied by Better Life Healthcare; 01772 644 288, www.betterlifehealthcare.com
  • Padova 80 cream floor tiles available from Topps Tiles; 0800 023 4703, www.toppstiles.co.uk

 

Bedroom

 

Skips & Plant hire

  • Solihull Borough Knowle Skip Hire, 0121 705 9999
  • A Plant; 0845 6008573, www.aplant.com

 

Build materials

 

Resource and investigation material

 

Tools, workwear and supplies

 

Accommodation services

Comments (2)

  • David O Connor

    2 years ago

    David O Connor

    Ditch the new camera boys , you cant beat a good hole in the ceiling and popping your head in to survey.That extra time would have given you the chance to install a cranked beam and enable the customer to realise the proposed layout. The new en-suite looks good but does not seem fit for purpose as the lady will soon require wheel chair access , takes us back to the original layout and the camera?

  • Keith

    2 years ago

    Keith

    Yes, there are bad builders out in the community, however, the majority are skilled, hardworking tradesmen who care about the work they do for people, providing a high standard of quality work. Cowboy builders I feel gives the wrong image to the pubic making them suspicious and anxious about employing a builder tomenhance their home. There are scanners are unscrupulous people in every profession including hospitals and it is generally builders that are targeted. please leave these skilled and hard working tradesmen to earn a descent a living in hard times without being tarred with the 'cowboy builder' stigma.

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