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5 Ways Carpentry

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5.0

7 Reviews

Opening Hours
Today - 08:00–17:00
  • Monday 08:00–17:00
  • Tuesday 08:00–17:00
  • Wednesday 08:00–17:00
  • Thursday 08:00–17:00
  • Friday 08:00–17:00
  • Saturday - Closed
  • Sunday - Closed

About

John Nicoll trained as a joiner and carpenter in St Andrew's, Fife. For over 30 years, he has been operating in the London area - setting up 5 Ways Carpentry 10 years ago.

He takes personal responsibility for his teams and his jobs and personal references are available in abundance. His Scottish attitude results in a no-nonsense approach and he takes personal pride in leaving all his building sites clean and dust free - wherever possible!

No fuss, no mess, no hidden costs - one customer's father described John's transparent invoicing policy as the best builder's invoice he had seen in 40 years in the property industry.

What we do

  • Carpenters

    • Joinery and carpentry
  • Builders

    • Plastering
  • Flooring services

    • Wood flooring installation
    • Floor laying
    • Ceramic Tiling
    • Floor repair
    • Floor restoration
    • Floor sanding and polishing
    • Laminate Flooring
  • Bathroom fitters

    • Bathroom design services
    • Bathroom Installation
    • Bathroom refurbishment
    • Accessible bathrooms and showers
    • Bathroom tiling
    • Wet rooms
  • Kitchen fitters

    • Kitchen installation
    • Kitchen refurbishment
    • Kitchen tiling
  • Tile fitters and showrooms

    • Bathroom tiling
    • Floor tiling
    • Kitchen tiling
  • More Services

    • plasterers

Customer reviews

5.0
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A wonderful craftsman
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John refitted and floored our bathroom. He also skilfully repaired a very dilapidated sash window that we would have otherwise replaced. The bathroom was a difficult space that had resisted many attempts to overcome problems relating to drainage and damp. Another builder had recently been in, but the problems remained. John assessed the situation with an experienced eye and went about his work in a very timely, steady and efficient manner. He advised us about the various options available, and about what we could do ourselves to lower the final cost. While John was working he was at all times affable and professional. It was a pleasure to have him about. Our design needs were simple but the care and finish John gave to it were extraordinarily good. He brought in a good plumber and a good electrician. The window was a tricky job. It now functions perfectly. The bathroom and the window remain in keeping with the style of our Edwardian property which has 1920s additions. We strongly recommend John. His estimates were accurate. His explanations of the work had depth and clarity. Wonderful work!
Customer in Kent Posted on 13/04/2020 , work completed 10/02/2020
Great work, trustworthy and professional
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John replaced the wooden balcony on my Edwardian flat, it looks gorgeous and is the envy of all my neighbours! Would totally recommend working with John, he sticks to budget and timescales and does a really great, professional job.
Lynn Percival Posted on 12/04/2017 , work completed 12/04/2017
Lovely Job
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Engineered wood floor fitted expertly with great results. Highly recommend John for this work. Very professional businessman.
Happy Customer Posted on 23/10/2016 , work completed 23/10/2016
New ceiling and repair to patio doors
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I'll definitely want to use John for further work at my home. He gave good advice and kept a close eye on the work which was done to a good standard with minimal disruption following a detailed and accurate estimate.
Site User Posted on 14/11/2015 , work completed 14/11/2015
Fixed door after hinges broke
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I called John 24 hours ago as the hinges on my very old bedroom door broke. John asked me to purchase the hinges and he'd pop by to fit them. I didn't get quite the right ones, but John worked with them and did a great job. Very reasonable and I'm glad I called him.
Site User Posted on 30/10/2015 , work completed 30/10/2015
Ticked every box
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John put right some doors we previously had installed. He was professional in all aspects of his work. He delivered to time, cost, and scope; we couldn't have been more pleased and will definitely be looking to re-engage him. Thank you John, and thank you Which?
Site User Posted on 31/07/2015 , work completed 31/07/2015
Very pleased
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In February 2013 we needed a complete house refurbishment, new central heating system put in and a new stair case, and John Nicoll did an excellent job. As my wife was expecting soon, all work was completed swiftly and I was very pleased with the new staircase which involved a lot of work. We also had new electrics in the front of the house and a new downstairs toilet. I was pleased with all of the work. Definitely recommended!
MarkMcGechan Posted on 16/09/2014 , work completed 16/09/2014