Brightstar Building Services

Location: Walworth, London
Member Since: 8th Jun 2008


  • Plumbers
  • Bathroom Fitters
  • Builders
  • Decorators
  • Carpenters
  • Kitchen Fitters
  • Plasterers
  • Electricians
  • Damp Proofing Specialists
  • Window Fitters
  • Tilers
  • Roofers
  • Flooring Specialists
  • Bricklayers
  • Insulation Installers
  • Gas Fitters
  • Refurb Specialists
  • Loft Conversion Specialists
  • Chimney and Fireplace Specialists
  • Repointing Specialists

About Us:

Brightstar - Building Relationship Through Quality Workmanship

We undertake the following work:

- ALL ROOFING WORK, Damproofing, Electrical rewiring,Brick laying,Kitchen Fitting, new Bathroom Fitting,Carpentry, Flooring, Terrace Decking, loft Insolation, Plumbing,New Boiler Central Heating, Tiling, Painting & Decorating, Partition walls, Plastering, Rendering,Chimney Breast Removal and All ROOFING WORK.


67 reviews, 96% Positive
Fix ceiling lights in bathroom and kitchen - Electrical fitting job in New Cross

“Melvin and team were easy to communicate with and did the job well. ”
Wooden window sill repair and patch plastering for wall - Plastering job in Clapham Junction

“Absolutely the best contractor I have ever used - and I have used a lot! Melvin undertook a whole range of jobs for me, including plastering, wood repairs plus roof and guttering alterations. There is nothing he can´t do, and he did it all to an incredibly high standard. I am very grateful to him.”
Replace bath taps - Plumbing job in Dalston

“He went above and beyond the job sorting out other problems that needed doing, very polite and cleaned up after himself. I would definitely recommend him and would use him again. I am very pleased with the work done. Denise ”
Remove old kitchen and install new kitchen - Kitchen fitting job in Bromley

“Brightstar came to my aid at short notice and provided an exceptional service. Melvin was able to understand the needs of the customer well and went above and beyond in his work. I will keenly recommend him to others. KB”
Change or replace shower mixer tap. Replace bath panels - Bathroom fitting job in Upper Edmonton

“Job more than met my expectation. The work was clean and tidy. Good work from start to finish. Highly Recommended.”
Laminated flooring - Flooring job in Lower Edmonton

“He quote directly to the owner and not to contruction company like me.”
Gallows brackets for chimney breast in loft - Chimneys & Fireplaces job in South Tottenham

“Melvin, Colin and the team were absolutely fantastic. They worked tirelessly into the evening on a weekend to make sure that the work was done. Kept us up to date every step of the way, always punctual and wouldn't hesitate to use them again. If you're looking for someone and aren't quite sure - don't hesitate and contact Melvin, you won't regret. it.”
Remove tiles around bath, inspect plaster, retile - Tiling job in South Lambeth

“Melvin is reliable and does what he says. He has done a good job regrouting around the bath area and gave an honest and reasonable quote. I will certainly use him again and would recommend him.”
tile small cloakroom, with new pan and sink - Bathroom fitting job in Smithfield

“Melvin did some painting, tiling, fitting new sink & toilet for us. He was very agreeable, polite, punctual and finished the works to a good standard. I would recommend Melvin. ”
Wood floor in kitchen / living room - Flooring job in Clapham

“If it were possible to give more than 5 stars i absolutely would. Melvin & his team have been absolutely excellent and have helped me with everything (roofing, new bathroom, new kitchen, painting, fixing front door hanging frames, shelves, blinds). Melvin really goes above and beyond - not only did he do the works as asked he also provided his advice and insights as to options that would work better. This was immensely as it is my first property - i think i would have been really lost w/o him!!”
move two double sockets and rewire therostate in kitchen - Electrical fitting job in Crouch End

“Clearly understood my requirements, kept to estimate cost, proceeded quickly and on time. All round excellent service. Highly recommended. ”
Replace and fit 3 interior doors - Windows & Door Fitting job in Forest Hill

“What a nice man. Did a superb, clean job of varnishing, shaving and rehanging doors. Would highly recommend. ”
replace garden fence with brick wall - Brickwork job in Walworth

“Melvin and his team did a great job building my garden wall. The were efficient, quick and tidy and good value for money. I'm really happy with the finished work”
Lights in kitchen not working. - Electrical fitting job in Islington

“Melvin and Jazz were great. Melvin responded straight away and they were over first thing the next morning. He gave me good advice on how to fix a few things myself, as well as Jazz fixing the kitchen lights for us. Nice guys, efficient, and effective. Will use them again. ”
Re-plaster a small room/cupboard under the stairs - Plastering job in Islington

“Thank you to Melvin and Colin for their great work - they were so thoughtful and skilful, completing the project with great care. I'm so happy with the result, and they left the space clean and tidy. THANK YOU!”
2 bathrooms - Bathroom fitting job in Canning Town

“Submitting feedback 2.5 years on from works completed by Birghtstar. Installed new boiler, split an existing bathroom, new ensuite, kitchen and new radiators. Quality of bathroom install finish was poor. Walls were not flush and tower rails not flush against walls. Both new bathrooms - one bathroom tiles were not properly attached, with multiple leaking problems which developed a big leak above dining table. The ”
Install electric shower - Plumbing job in Dalston

“Melvin was an absolute pleasure to have around. He fitted new taps in my bathroom to an excellent standard, was very tidy, polite and conscientious. Excellent communication via email and phone. Highly recommended.”
Built in wardrobe - Joinery & Carpentry job in Southwark

“Melvin and Calvin did a fantastic job. It was a big piece of work that they thought would take just 3 days but it took a couple longer which they were happy to do around when suited me and tried to make my flat liveable in the meantime. They were easy to contact, kept me updated and the fitted wardrobe as finished is really impressive. Thank you! ”
Paint one bedroom - Painting & decorating job in New Cross

“Melvin and his team were an absolute pleasure. Not only did he do the advertised job of painting my bedroom, they also fixed a long standing problem with a leaking shower into downstairs at short notice. Will most certainly be back. thanks again Melvin and team!”
Damp works - Damp proofing job in Canary Wharf

“Melvin and his team did an excellent job of sorting out a shoddy job which had been done by a previous workman. Always on time, very polite and would recommend without a doubt.”
Install new kitchen work tops - Kitchen fitting job in Holloway

“Melvin and his team member Kelvin were an absolute joy. Not only was there workmanship to an excellent standard they extremely tidy and conscientious and a pleasure to have in the flat. Would highly recommend them to any of my friends in the future.”
Insulate loft - Insulation job in Camberwell

“Very quick, clean and professional. I was pleased that they managed to re-use the old floor boards. A reasonable price too.”
Slate Roof in need of total renovation - Roofing job in South Lambeth

“Fantastic job ! From the beginning till the end, Melvin has shown great interest and enthusiasm to the whole project by keeping me regularly updated and informed about progression. His team was very nice and were coming everyday, Monday to Saturday until full completion. Very pleased with the outcome, the place was left spotless and the final price was the same as originally quoted. Professionalism, high quality of work provided and fair price ”
Damage to wooden panel on door needs repairing - Joinery & Carpentry job in Canary Wharf

“Melvin, Was professional, very efficient and great value. Excellent work, thank you. ”
Urgent fitting of a skylight window - Windows & Door Fitting job in Peckham

“Melvin and his team initially came to fitted a new skylight for us - they knuckled down, worked hard in tough conditions and were always polite and tidy. So much so that I have since invited them back to also fitted us a new front door and a new electrical consumer unit (that was subcontracted to an NIC qualified electrician who was very good too). Melvin is very reliable and clearly is a thinker, which is refreshing. Highly recommended.”
various building jobs - General building job in Lewisham

“This company was brilliant. The guys are hard working, polite and skillful. Really pleased with the work that has been done. They tidied up and took all the rubbish promptly.I can recommend them.”
Damp sourcing and eliminating - Damp proofing job in Clapham

“Brightstar Building Services was quick to re-act to the posting of the job ad. They followed it up, took control and did the work beautifully. I will be using Brightstar again!”
Front wall of house councils tree root cracked wall - Brickwork job in Walthamstow

“Communication was key. I was kept informed of all actions being taken. All workers at Brightstar Building Services involved in this project worked in a professional manner. They cleaned up after themselves, and by forward thinking considered my neighbours and the pathway in which they worked. If you are looking for professionalism, reliability and courtesy, Melvin and his team at Brightstar will provide all these qualities!”
Change toilet, mira shower, change worktop, strip paper - General building job in Raynes Park

“I was very happy with the work Melvin and his team did for me. Updated toilet, bathroom, kitchen and a bedroom. Their work was of high standard with a professional approach. It was refreshing to deal with someone reliable, keeping in contact and giving good ideas which I went with. Patricia, Wimbledon”
Replace bathroom and en suite in flat - Bathroom fitting job in Rotherhithe

“Melvin and Ian did a great job on our bathrooms. The quote Melvin gave was accurate and detailed. They worked hard to make sure the finish and details were excellent, and were happy to deal with any changes we made. They made a real effort to limit the mess generated by the work each day and tidied everything up at the end of the day. I would happily employ Melvin to do more work for us.”
Fit kitchen, update bathroom etc. - Refurbishments job in Notting Hill

“Brightstar modernised my 3 bed flat. They were reasonably priced, professional, finished a superb job on time and to budget and left the flat in pristine condition. They were also helpful and pleasant and I would give them the highest possible recommendation.”
Bathroom & kitchen painting, tiling and redecorating - Painting & decorating job in Grove Park

“It is a shame when 'customer service' diminishes when workmen are in demand. After getting an insurance quote, I was kept being told 'I am very busy' and 'no time for your questions'. Eventually, I lost contact. Communication is the key to any business!”
Overskim Artex ceiling - Plastering job in Bromley

“Good job, no mess left afterwards, very easy to deal with. ”
Fitting new internal doors - Joinery & Carpentry job in Greenwich

“Melvin & Delroy have just stripped, stained and sealed our internal wooden doors. They are very professional and polite and Delroy is a very skilled worker. Melvin acts as a project manager and does whatever is necessary. They were a pleasure to have in our home and we would certainly use them again. We are very satisfied indeed.”
Kitchen flood damage to be repaired: plastering/painting - Plastering job in West Kensington

“Melvin and his assistant gave excellent service. The quality of the workmanship was high, they took good care to leave everything clean and accessible, they completed the job to time and at a fair price. I will definitely be using them again. ”
Fit electric shower over bath - Bathroom fitting job in Earls Court

“Melvin demonstrated excellent understanding of his trade. Both he and his team were punctual, reliable, courteous and worked to capacity. Melvin advised and kept me up to date with progress. Great service, job well done. Happy to recommend.”
Small bathroom complete refurbishment - Bathroom fitting job in Walthamstow

“Hired Brightstar Building Services to totally refurb my bathroom - ripping it all out and putting in new units. They gave a very fair quote, worked hard, were flexible to changing requests and am happy enough with the end result that I'd use them again in the future.”
Fitting new magnet kitchen - Kitchen fitting job in West Norwood

“Melvin and his team were excellent throughout the process of fitting our new kitchen. Melvin was troubleshooting for us before the kitchen was delivered and pointed out how to get the best from the kitchen suppliers and always on point to deliver the best service possible. Definitely recommend and use him again. Reliable, trustworthy, easy to communicate with and very reasonable. Full marks”
Repair internal wall - General building job in Walworth

“Melvin really knew his trade - he understood exactly what I wanted done around the property and provided perfect solutions given time and budget restrains. The work was done to an excellent standard. I am a very happy customer and will definitely use his service again. ”
dampness in interior walls of basement flat - Damp proofing job in Clerkenwell

“Melvin is a very competent, pleasant and efficient workman who, together his workmates, did everything we asked plus more. Nothing was too much trouble and he was excellent at keeping us informed of his progress and plans. We would not hesitate to employ him again.”
Entrance Hallway - General building job in South Lambeth

“I had my hallway and steps remodelled and was given an excellent service. It was quick and efficient and finished to a high standard.”
house rewire - Electrical fitting job in Croydon

“I employed Brightstar Building Services to completely rewire my house. Melvin, Johnny and the rest of the team were first class. Always punctual, worked really hard, doing a fantastic job with minimum disruption. Nothing was too much trouble for them. I would highly recommend them and will be using them again in the future for further work in my home. Very relaible, trust worthy and competively priced. A truely nice bunch of guys. Ron and Lesley Croydon ”
Fitting 2 fire doors - Joinery & Carpentry job in Stockwell

“I employed Brightstar Building Services to supply and fit 2 fire doors. Melvin and his carpenter were punctual and polite, quoted a reasonable price and did a wonderful job. They left the work area spotless and tidy and I would have no hesitation in recommending them. ”
Need a painter for a small one bedroom flat - Painting & decorating job in St Johns Wood

“I used Brightstar to plaster and paint my bathroom and living room wall. Melvin was punctual and had incredible attention to detail throughout the job. Melvin performed some ad hoc requests such as resealing the bathtub. The end product was superb and Melvin even offered to come back if I had any issue free of charge. I would gladly recommend Melvin and his team.”
finish the loft conversion stopped by the previous lanlord - Loft conversions job in Walthamstow

“Melvin's team have been very reliable and professional. Our attic looks superb and we are very happy with the work they did.”
Bathroom refurbishment - Bathroom fitting job in Deptford

“Brightstar Services is top-notch. The Company renovated my bathroom to a high standard and quality work. Melvin was very professional and knowledgeable and went the extra mile to make sure that i was satisfied with the job. I was really impressed with his attention to details and he also made very good suggestions to improve the original plan and design of my bathroom. I highly recommend Brightstar Building Services and I'll definitely keep their contact details in my "Favorites"”
Floorboard repair - Joinery & Carpentry job in Wimbledon

“Melvin & his team did an excellent job to repair an urgently needed job in my daughter’s flat, in Wimbledon. He explained what it required to repair the water damaged chipboards under the vinyl floor covering causing spongy floor surface in some areas in the bathroom and in kitchen. He gave us all that’s need to repair in writing and was the best quote. He supervised his team throughout and finished repairs far quicker than we have anticipated. I would recommend Melvin to any future customer.”
Pointing and rebuilding chimney - Repointing job in Sutton

“Melvin and his team did a brilliant job. We had to have a chimney re-built and other re-pointing done. We found him to offer a very professional service. The standards of workmanship were to a high standard. Melvin was always very polite, courteous, and efficient. Highly recommended and would definitely employ his services again.”
washing machine - Kitchen fitting job in Peckham

“Melvin did a great job re-installing our washing machine after it had been poorly installed. Unfortunately, the first attempt wasn't successful and left the washing rattling around, however, he came back and made sure that it was done properly. Very professional service, a lot of care and attention to detail. I would highly recommend Melvin for this type of work and we will be asking him back for other work on our house.”
Toilet Leak - Plumbing job in Croydon

“Melvin came out to repair a leak in my bathroom not once but three times, on each occasion he never made a fuss or charged me no more than the original price for the job that was quoted in the beginning. ”
Small kitchen, 3 units to fit, floor tiling and painting - Kitchen fitting job in Islington

“When Brightstar approached me do my kitchen and living room, I was delighted as they’d already completed my bathroom, superbly. The kitchen was fitted with three Units, the walls and ceilings were painted, the sink area was fitted with ceramic tiles, the flooring was covered with vinyl tiles.The living room was gutted, carpets and flooring was removed, and new wooden flooring was laid. Melvin and Brightstar did a fantastic job and are highly recommended.”
Toilet handle sticking - Plumbing job in West Norwood

“Melvin did a brilliant job. He fixed a problem with my Toilet suite. He is very polite and friendly and reasonably priced. I will definately use him again. Thanks Eileen”
ceramic tiling for some parts of the bathroom walls - Tiling job in Islington

“Melvin and Brightstar Services did an exceptional job in transforming my bathroom walls and ceiling from a tired flaky paint and crumbly plaster sorry looking state, to a warm, cosy homely feel. Furthermore, an unrelated job in my garden was executed successfully by Brightstar that some professional gardeners were unable to carry out at no extra charge. Excellent work.”
Decorator needed in Croydon - Painting & decorating job in Croydon

“Melvin and his team did a brilliant job in decorating my whole house in a very short space of time. The standards of workmanship were to a very high standard, and no job was too big for them to tackle. He is reasonably priced and very clean and polite. I would definitely use his company again.”
removal of bedroom chimney stack - General building job in Lewisham

“2-5-2013-wanted a chimney breast removed in a bedroom,melvin and his guys have done a excellent job,they were tidy,clean and thorough with everything.will defianetly get melvin round to do more work for me.very happy with work”
No hot water from shower - low flow due to misinstallation - Plumbing job in Holloway

“I employed Melvin to look at my malfunctioning shower. Very friendly and professional approach. All appointments were kept. The problem turned out to be simpler than planned when a specialist plumber was brought in but Melvin agreed a discount on the original quote. I'd certainly use Brightstar again.”
Replace front door/door frame due to serious water damage - Windows & Door Fitting job in Clapham Junction

“We employed Melvin and his team to replace our front door. He came the next day to assess the job and provided a reasonable quote. He sourced all materials according to our requirements. The job was finished to a high standard in a reasonable amount of time. The team were polite, friendly and efficient, despite having to work in freezing conditions. We are very happy with the results. We highly recommend Brightstar Services and would not hesitate to use them again.”
Leak From Pipework To Kitchen Sink - Plumbing job in Islington

“Excellent service...Melvin was honest and reliable and as I am a shift worker he worked around the times I could be home and therefore put himself out...would definately use again and would highly recommend this company ”
Replace toilet ball cock - Plumbing job in Stratford

“Melvin is polite, prompt and his work is extremely thorough. I am certainly keeping his details for any other work I need done.”
Remove lining paper & skim one room ASAP - Plastering job in Southwark

“Melvin organised a plastering job for me - removing lining paper and making good walls and then skimming one room, including ceiling. The workman was excellent and Melvin was an absolute pleasure to deal with. He responded to texts, emails and phone calls, always showed up on time, started work at 8.30 am, managed to get materials to my place within the congestion charge zone without the usual moaning, and was always courteous, polite and patient. In future I would call Melvin first for any job.”
Repositioning of existing gas pipe in basement - Gas Work job in Finsbury Park

“Melvin came over and carried out the work immediately at a good reasonable price. The work was neatly done and the guys tidied up afterwards. I woul recommend Melvin and the team. J”
change tap headgear in bathroom - Plumbing job in Wanstead

“Melvin was prompt, always called when he said he would and turned up on time. He was friendly and courteeous, did the job efficiently and for a very reasonable rate. I will definitely use him again and recommend him to my friends.”
Fix a leak from exterior wall - General building job in Holloway

“Melvin was courteous, efficient, polite and offered very reasonable rates. Highly recommended and would definitely employ his services again”
fitting out bathroom in house reusing bathroom set - Bathroom fitting job in Chingford

“Absolutely thrilled with the refurbished bathroom:excellent quality of finish & in detail,the whole team is totally trustworthy,absolutely no mess in the house,and all the work done was agreed upfront:Brightstar does exactly what it says on the tin.The work was so good, I asked them to replace the garage roof,and to do some electrical works.Again the service was outstanding,the team is totally reliable, and for the exceptional standard of work,Brightstar is great value for money.”
Repair leaking patio flat roof - Roofing job in Finsbury Park

“Excellent response - came within 24 hours to inspect and quote. Started work on the job within 48 hours and completed quickly and efficiently. Relialble, efficient and friendly and I would have no hesitation in recommending this company for further work.”
painting 5 rooms - Painting & decorating job in Enfield

“We used Brighter Services to paint 5rooms at ours house. They done the good job and have fulfilled our satisfaction . We would recommend to Brighter Services for their quality of work and willing to fulfill customer satisfaction . We will definitely use the service again in the future.”
Fix washing machine - Plumbing job in Enfield

“I am really impressed with the workman who was ready to turn up on the same day i contacted him,after given me a reasonable quote to take up the task at hand,and when he came i wasn't having all the materials at hand he went to get them and what really amazed me was that even though he charged me a reasonable price,he ask me not to pay all the money he spent from his own pocket.He is truly a reliable serviceman and if ever i will need a tradesman i will definitely not hesitate to contact him.”


The best kitchen supplier i recommend is howdens joinery the do kitchen range for rental properties
The right builder for this work will be a general builder who does both work it will cost you less
My suggestion will be apply one cotes of magnolia or white emulsion paint and that will be ok for wall papering

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