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  • Kev
    Re: Reporting An Unreliable Tradesman
    Use Molokai tiling at your own peril. This Cardiff based tiling firm run by Sam Roberts (alleged Tiler) have a standard of…
    5 March 2021
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    Re: Reporting An Unreliable Tradesman
    Avoid Eco Fit Garden Rooms. Owned by Dan Bradley. He makes out he’s a bigger company than he is. He is a one man band with…
    4 March 2021
  • Violated
    Re: Reporting An Unreliable Tradesman
    Avoid Chris McDonald like the plague, this cowboy incompetent builder from Belfast will leave you with more damage , take…
    1 March 2021
  • d.a.smith
    Re: Reporting An Unreliable Tradesman
    DNF Builder and Plastering, based in North East (Newcastle/Gateshead/South Shields/Sunderland), run by David (Mancunian) and…
    28 February 2021
  • Miss Amanda
    Re: Reporting An Unreliable Tradesman
    Darren Hallcro and Lee Penley are rogue builders working in Ruschliffe Nottingham. Company name is Affordable building…
    20 February 2021
  • Mrs D
    Re: Reporting An Unreliable Tradesman
    Avoid Dimension Abbas Builder in Leicester known as Abbas. He is a cowboy. We used him for kitchen extension. The roof is…
    18 February 2021
  • Scum bags
    Re: Reporting An Unreliable Tradesman
    They offer work in the Lancashire area Leyland and Preston John Scon and Thomas Snape
    17 February 2021
  • Scum bags
    Re: Reporting An Unreliable Tradesman
    John Scon and Thomas Snape cowboy builders they should make a series about these Clowns, they will steal your deposit or any…
    17 February 2021
  • Scam buster
    Re: Reporting An Unreliable Tradesman
    Avoid OWL LANDSCAPING - Sole Trader is Josh Watson in Stevenage. He took a lot of money for a job he quoted but didn't use…
    16 February 2021
  • Hayleyf84
    Re: Reporting An Unreliable Tradesman
    Please don’t use Simons landscape Gardener on Facebook from Liverpool Will make a mess and block likes to use a fake name…
    15 February 2021
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