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Building Contractors, Building Restoration Work
Based on 49 reviews
Excellent workmanship, design and competitive pricing. John put a solid roof on my conservatory,changing it to a dining room.Designed and fitted out my kitchen enlarging it from kitchen/ dining room. Added a wood stove in my lounge and chimney breast. Wood flooring throughout beautiful landing with a glass and stainless steel feature. New fencing,paved back garden and front. We have recommended him a number of times to our friends all of which have used his business. John spends time with you and discusses what you want and he provides the skill and knowledge to ensure thatâs what you get. Wouldnât use any other builder as we trust him implicitly. (Reviewed March 2019)
John and his team have completed a number of projects for us and our friends and family over the past few years. All of which have been completed to a excellent standard and with as little disruption as possible. The lastest job that we have had carried out was to reconfigure the layout upstairs to accommodate another bathroom so that our growing family didnât have to move. We are over the moon with the completed job and the massive impact it has made to our family. We would highly recommend John and his team, they arrive when they say they will and stick to the budget promised at the start and keep you informed with whatâs happening now and the what the next stage is all the way through. (Reviewed March 2019)
John returned to our house to look at a leak that had developed nearly 2 years after he had successfully completed a large scale renovation and extension to our property - which we are still delighted with.
John responded same day to my initial text and came round to do an initial investigation, this resulted in a follow up visit within a few days. Both John and Mike arrived at pre agreed time and they proceeded to trace the root cause of the problem - which involved some fairly significant removal of cabinets and flooring. Fault was found, rectified and everything restored to same standard as they started, including a vacuum and wipe down. As always a pleasure to have John and Mike in the house, more surprising was the zero charge for the days work - which was great aftercare service. (Reviewed March 2019)
John and his team have just finished our bathroom and WOW, it look like a showroom or a boutique hotel bathroom. Itâs everything we wanted. John and his team even worked late to make sure it was completed on time.
This is the the third job he has done for us in 2 years including replacing the conservatory roof, and removing both chimney breasts to make it open plan. The house now looks like a show home thanks to JMB. Thanks so much, kitchen next? (Reviewed March 2019)
We wanted an extension to our bungalow but we were unsure how would be best. John, with his experience gave us a vision and worked with us and for us in every aspect. He guided us through each step and made adjustments to suit our needs. His work surpassed all our expectations.
The back garden was a hazard for me but John and Mike have given us a very low maintenance, pleasant area to sit in. The new resin front garden now affords us off road parking. A real bonus. It also looks really good.
They arrived on time, were there when they said they would be. They cleaned up their work area every evening, told us each day what would be happening the following day. They involved us in everything.
We are delighted with the end result, John and Mike were great and I'd use them again. (Reviewed March 2019)
Absolutely fantastic work from John and his team, can't thank them enough for the new bathroom! Would highly recommend them to everyone after completing it in quick succession! (Reviewed February 2019)
We paid John Marsland Builders over Â£25,000 to renovate our property. The quality of their work was poor. They made many mistakes and fitted damaged goods and refused to put things right. The build took 8 weeks instead of the 2 and a half weeks JMB quoted because they often did not turn up for work or left early. In the end, JMB walked out of our unfinished property and did not come back. We had to employ other tradesmen to fix their faulty work and finish the build. Then JMB attempted to charge us twice for a bathroom suite, spotlights and ceramic floor tiles! If you use this builder, take care and good luck. You will need it!
TRADER RESPONSE: After 48 positive reviews from customers who are more than pleased with the high quality works we provide. I feel that this review is over exaggerated and aimed to cause maximum disruption as possible to my Business.
I am confident this will not be the case.
I am obviously disappointed with this review as I feel it is not correct. My company policy upholds the privacy of all my customers, so therefore I will not comment on the points you have raised as I am sure this will cause further anxiety for all involved. I am glad however you have managed to finish the project using funds that you held back from my company.
We as a company have learnt valuable lessons from this and we will implement these lessons in our work going forward.
(Reviewed February 2019)
John committed to this work at very short notice and the replacement of the close-coupled WC was completed quickly and to a high standard of finish.
Would definitely recommend this company. (Reviewed October 2018)
Another excellent project completed by John and his team. This time it was chimney breast removed in the living room and bedroom and a set of stunning internal bifold doors between the lounge and dining room. Again we supplied our vision and John provided the solution to a very difficult request. Couldnât rate them higher, the best builders in Denton and Tameside (Reviewed May 2018)
Another fantastic job finished on the house by John and the team. This time the chimney breasts removed and a beautiful internal bifold door installed. 5âï¸ job.
I wouldnât trust any other builder now Iâve used John, the very best their is in Denton and Tameside
Thanks very much.
Next year the bathroom ð (Reviewed May 2018)
Superb quality of work excellent time keeping and at all time interaction with the customers (Reviewed April 2018)
Superb quality of work excellent time keeping and at all time interaction with the customers (Reviewed April 2018)
Absolutely over the moon with the works carried out on our property! John and Mike were 100% professional and a pleasure have in my home. We had a budget and they didnt exceed that budget. Works were completed to a very high standard and quality. 100% recommend and will use the boys again (Reviewed March 2018)
John worked with us on a large extension project that began at the start of 2017. John worked with us through the design and planning stages in advance of providing the detailed quotation. John assisted with all questions, providing options and alternatives based on his experience as well as guiding and advising through the planning process and timescales. Once work was underway John , Mike and Charlie worked at pace, arriving early and were always courteous and polite. Mess and disruptions were inevitable given the scale of the project - but these were kept to a minimum with John arranging the worst impacting jobs for when we were away on holiday.
John, Mike and Charlie were completely trustworthy and were a pleasure to have in the house.
A few (very minor) niggling problems towards the end of the project took longer to resolve than expected and detracted slightly from what was an overall very positive experience.
I would thoroughly recommend John and the team if you are considering any building / improvement activities. The end result on my house extension is fantastic. (Reviewed December 2017)
John and the team did an excellent job, friendly, polite and easy to approach. Was kept upto date with progress, and we are very happy with the new kitchen. I hope they do any future work, so thank you to everyone involved. (Reviewed December 2017)
First class from start to finish
Also clean up after themselves . The work I had done is spot on
I would recommend them definitely to anyone
The lads do like tea and coffee during the day with bacon and egg butties to start the day ,but you do get the best of the best
Thank you John,Mike, and Charlie (Reviewed November 2017)
Thanks for a 1st class job (Reviewed July 2017)
John Marsland Builders recently completed a 1st floor extension to my property, I found it to be stress free and john and the lads kept me up to date on all aspects of the build.
They were tidy workers and very professional in the manner they executed the works. They also fitted a new bathroom and kitchen to a very high standard. He even solved some foundation and drain issues which were required by the building inspector to enable me to get my completion certificate. I wouldn't hesitate recommending John and his team to friends and family. (Reviewed June 2017)
John and Mike carried out quite a considerable amount of work on our house, including putting in a new bathroom which involved turning a storage cupboard into a shower.
Fitting a kitchen from scratch, putting in 2 new doors (front and back), repointing the front elevation, taking down a chimney and making good the roof, fixing the roof on the outside passageway and putting new skirting boards on the landing and fitting a handrail to the stairs.
All work was carried out on time. Any work that was carried out by others eg. plastering, was done very well by tradesman who were recommended by John.
We are happy with the service John provided. Nice people to have around, friendly and polite and always willing to listen to any ideas we had and advised us on things we were unsure of.
They will be calling back in a few weeks to make sure everything is ok which i feel is a sign of good service. (Reviewed June 2017)
John and the team have done superb job replacing our conservatory roof with a Tapco insulated replacement roof.
It looks fantastic and now we can use the room all year round. The service from start to finish was hassle free. We would definitely recommend and will be using them again on our next project (Reviewed April 2017)
Having had several estimates for the refurbishment of a bathroom, I settled on J Marsland Builders. Estimates in general were qualified with " of course we do not know what we may find once we start the project". Not what you want to hear when on a budget.
The estimate from J Marsland seemed to cover all eventualities following a thorough survey and an agreeable estimate arrived at. Disruption was kept to a minimum and the work completed on time.
Really pleased with the result and would have no hesitation in recommending them to others, which I have already done and I believe this work was also well received.
(Reviewed March 2017)
Given a very short time scale in which to complete the work they gave us their estimate of how long it would take, turned up when they said they would and completed everything that was asked of them to a high standard and within time. They gave good advice on how to achieve the best result and responded well to the changes we asked for, even when the work was in progress.
While not given to making recommendations I would make an exception in their case and would happily recommend their services. (Reviewed March 2017)
John and Mike were both very professional and very accommodating when we had a new bathroom installed which was previously a spare room and the old bathroom changed into a utility room.They kept the mess to a minimal always cleaning up at the end of the day, they kept us informed of progress and did a lot of extras that I asked for.
Having never had builders in before I was dreading it and can honestly say if you want a good reliable building contractor then these are the ones you want.
Thank you John and Mike will call you next time we want something doing
(Reviewed March 2017)
We would highly recommend John marsland builders.
Nothing was too much trouble for them and they went the extra mile to please.
We would not hesitate to use them again.
Carol. (Reviewed January 2017)
Having been let down by another builder, and had difficulty in finding another one, I contacted John via the Buy with Confidence scheme. John made an appointment to come round and look at the jobs I wanted doing which was, removing cracked and damaged concrete from a large backyard and replacing with sandstone paving slabs, removing an old outside toilet and cistern and using the water supply to create a garden tap, completely removing the old toilet roof and structure and replace it with a brand new watertight roof, remove and replace door and surround. After agreeing a price for the work John turned up on the appointed day to commence work, the work was carried out to a very high standard, his team of builders were courteous, friendly, and very helpful. When minor problems arose John dealt with them almost immediately and without any problems. The work was completed quicker than I expected, his men cleaned all the rubbish away, and I have to say that I was very impressed with John and his workforce for the quality of their work. The difference between what the backyard looked like before the work and after it is unbelievable. Should I ever need any more building work then John will be my first point of contact. If you want an exceptionally good and reliable builder, then I have no problem in highly recommending John. (Reviewed November 2016)
This is the first time we have used John Marsland Builders and I can say without a shadow of a doubt that this will not be the last After receiving many quotes, John's was by far the most reassuring as he walked us through every step with confidence. The floor was replaced in record time and the finish was to the highest caliber. After speaking with John about saving an original feature, John did his utmost to preserve this piece which we were very pleased with. The level of attention to detail John and his team puts into their work goes far beyond our expectations. Their passion is evident in the high level of quality in their work. We were more than comfortable leaving John and his team to work while we were away, and were pleased to find the home was left clean and tidy when we returned.
Needless to say, when we come to starting a new project we will have john on speed dial. Thank you again John and team for all your hard work. (Reviewed July 2016)
Once again John Marsland Builders have done an excellent job for us. We now have the kitchen / dining area that we had always dreamed of.
John involved us in the process throughout and filled us with confidence in everything they did. His workers (Mike and Kyle) have a really helpful attitude and always treated us and our house with great respect and always cleared up at the end of each day.
We wouldn't hesitate to use John Marsland Builders again in the future and would recommend them to others.
(Reviewed July 2016)
I cannot recommend John and his team highly enough! The work was top quality and the service was even better. If you want an honest, reliable and high quality builder loon no further. I would gladly recommend this company to all my friends and family. (Reviewed June 2016)
John was on time, very friendly & efficient.The job which was to have all the kitchen worktops sink & breakfast bar replaced was done very quickly & to a high standard. All the mess was cleaned up and taken away leaving everything tidy. Both my husband & myself were very impressed & would not hesitate to recommend John & to use him again. (Reviewed June 2016)
I am extremely pleased with the work that John has done today and in the past. He is a very friendly, competent builder. His work is excellent and he leaves the job clean and tidy. I highly recommend him. (Reviewed May 2016)
After being left waiting for months by another trader, we commissioned John Marsland builders to install land drains in our waterlogged back garden.
We had used John in the past for other building projects but we were unaware that he did garden projects.
We have always found John and his team to be very friendly and accommodating with no job being too big or small.
John knew exactly what to do and instilled confidence. He kept to his promised start date and finish ahead of schedule. During the work he and his team show the upmost respect for our house and garden and the finished result is fantastic. Our garden has never looked so good.
I would recommend John and his team to anyone and we will use him again for the next project without hesitation. (Reviewed May 2016)
We got a number of quotes from both local and national companies to replace our glass conservatory roof to a warm system and John Marsland Builders was the best price by far. We have now been able to use our conservatory as a dining room and get so much more use from it. The conservatory is the same temperature as the rest of the house now. The work was completed in just under a week with minimum amount of fuss and disruption. The work was completed to an extremely high standard and we were completely satisfied so much so our neighbours have all commented on the difference it has made to the line of the house and a number of them have requested quotes for the same. Definitely something for everyone to consider (Reviewed April 2016)
Just had a new door fitted. John came out and gave a competitive quote, we agreed a time and date to have the job done. The work was carried out at the time and date agreed and they cleaned up all the mess and made a nice neat job. very happy. (Reviewed April 2016)
This is the second time we have used this builder and once again his workmanship was of the highest standard. We will definitely be using him again. So glad we have found such a dependable builder who takes pride in his work and always goes that extra mile to do a great job. Cheers John (Reviewed April 2016)
Excellent work from start to finish from everyone involved in building our extention and full house renovation. A stress free build for us and now have our perfect home (Reviewed April 2016)
When John first came to look and give me a quote for an extension at my home I was impressed with the ideas he came up with, improving on the architects design. Once we'd agreed on price John started work almost immediately and things started to move quickly and proffesionally. As there was so much work to undertake we had to move out but it was stress free as all aspects of the work was undertaken including new kitchen and bathroom. All of the builders were polite and courteous to myself and my neighbours.
I would not hesitate in recommending John Marsland Builders (Reviewed April 2016)
Good firm to deal with very reliable and efficient (Reviewed April 2016)
Brilliant builder very experienced and helpful we highly recommend. (Reviewed April 2016)
I recently received quotes from a number of builders to carry out work on our building. We needed new windows and a new shop door supplying and fitting. Marsland builders gave the best quote and after speaking with John i felt confident i was going to get value for money.
There was a lot of work to be done and John and his team of builders were hard at work throughout, they left no mess behind and did not disrupt business while the work was being carried out.
Extremely happy with the whole process from start to finish, I can highly recommend :) (Reviewed November 2015)
Fantastic service, carried out works on time and without any fuss. Clean and tidy from start to finish. Would highly recommend to anyone wanting a good job completing (not the cheapest) but excellent value for money. (Reviewed October 2015)
John was absolutely fantastic, when I asked him to complete a project given short notice, he enthusiastically got involved. Not only did he finish the job in an impressive time scale, the quality of his work was impeccable! You definitely get a sense of good value for money from John's work, I would highly recommend to anyone. (Reviewed October 2015)
Excellent service, quality work and good value for money. (Reviewed October 2015)
John provided a service which excelled our expectations, he gave us valuable advice and has a great eye for detail, John is very trustworthy and was left alone in our house with confidence, he employs quality tradesmen to assist him who again could be left alone without any concerns which was important to us. I have already recommended John to a number of people and would not hesitate to use him again for our next project. John updates you daily on where he is up to and has gone above and beyond with some of the work carried out for us. If you are looking for a reliable, honest, trustworthy builder then please use John, you will not be dissapointed. Thanks John for evrything. (Reviewed September 2015)
John Marsland had previously completed outstanding work for us, this was a major extension where we have been extremely pleased during and after completion of the work so we didn't hesitate in calling on John's services this time to prepare and square up an open arch and install internal french doors. Once again his work was exceptional and you couldn't meet a more genuine and friendly guy, nothing is too much trouble. We don't hesitate in recommending him to our friends and family. (Reviewed September 2015)
John Marsland Builders was by far the best builder we have ever had in our home.
I cannot fault anything that John and his team did for us. Nothing was too much trouble and they all went that extra mile to do a great job for us. They are top quality builders.
His team were very punctual and always turned up at the time they said they would. If anything changed like picking up supplies they always told us beforehand so we always knew what was happening. The level of workmanship was superb and I can strongly recommend them to anyone who is looking for a great, reliable builder to do work for them. I will certainly be using them again. (Reviewed August 2015)
The service we received from this builder and his team was above excellent. Workmanship, knowledge and ideas were 1st class. Always arrived on time and left everything clean and tidy very polite and tried to keep any disruption to a minimum. We were consulted on every step of the work carried out and the overall price was extremely good and beat a number of other quotes given but the work was done to a high specification nothing lacking.We would recommend John and his team he his very approachable and also keeps in contact with you throughout the project and nothing is too much trouble. Genuine guy! (Reviewed August 2015)
Excellent service, job completed as quoted and the premises were left completely clean. (Reviewed August 2015)
John completed a downstairs bathroom fit out for us at short notice after a builder had let us down, they carried out the work at short notice as we had family coming staying. The workmanship was second to non and we are delighted with all aspects of it, While he was at my home they detected a fault on the electric which we were not aware of and fixed this free of charge, we would have no problem recommend this company to others and use them again. VERY HAPPY (Reviewed November 2014)
Very clean and tidy with minimal upset to our normal living. They even left us with temporary cooking facility's while the works were carried out. The full kitchen including tiles was completed in 4 days. We would certainly recommend them to friends and family. (Reviewed November 2014)