Location: Maidstone, Kent
Member Since: 26th Jan 2009


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Complete multi-trades person with over 28 years experience.


58 reviews, 97% Positive
Paint fence, 2 garden benches and outside of small shed - Handyman job in Tonbridge

“I cannot speak too highly of Darren and his work. He is great company - polite, friendly, efficient and thorough. He is already booked to come back in the Spring to sort out my patio, and my son (who visited while Darren was working) has taken his business card for future reference. You have to keep the mugs of tea going though!!”
Refurbish shower - Bathroom fitting job in Chatham

“Darren worked quickly and we were very pleased with the shower installation and the clean-up of the tile grouting. Darren is easy to talk to and delivers as promised. Can happily recommend him.”
Kitchen splashback - Tiling job in Maidstone

“Work completed to a high standard. Would definitely recommend ”
complete bathroom re modeling - Bathroom fitting job in Ashford

“Punctual, Friendly, Professional. Excellent workmanship. Highly recommended. Hope to use him again in the new year ”
Construct a workshop in back garden - General building job in Swanscombe

“Excellent job - Darren looks for solutions rather than problems. Friendly, reliable and skilled. Not surprising that he’s ‘been recommended’ ”
Take out bath and fit walk in shower - Bathroom fitting job in Royal Tunbridge Wells

“Darren removed a bath and replaced with a shower. The work was undertaken on the agreed date and to a good standard. I would recommend.”
replace guttering - Drainage & Guttering job in Snodland

“Fast response to our job request. Very friendly . ”
small toilet clockroom that need toilet installed and refurb - Bathroom fitting job in Maidstone

“Darren and team did a great job and pricing was kept in agreement Job was done done on our small bathroom where Darren did a professional job and would hire again for future projects ”
Repair and fit 2 fence panels 6x6 and post - Fencing job in Iwade

“Friendly and passionate about completing the job to a high standard. Very pleased with work completed, would definitely recommend.”
New en-suite bathroom built - Bathroom fitting job in Gravesend

“Darren is the best. From start to end, he was amazing. Nothing was too much for him to do. Used his own initiative to give us a great job. His finishing was fantastic, not to talk about his price quotes! It was best compared to 4 other tradesmen I called. Do not hesitate to contact him. Shout to his right hand man too. Kamil. Both of them were very professional n competent. Thank u guys. Hope u will be back to install our Media wall.”
replace two double under-sink units with drawers - Kitchen fitting job in Cranbrook

“Darren turned up promptly to price the job, and to do the work. Was pleasant and efficient (notwithstanding a little mission-creep!). I happily reccomend him.”
Exterior of house - Painting & decorating job in Ashford

“We were very happy with the service provide by Darren & Rich. The work was well done and they were happy to add further tasks as the job progressed. They were reliable and professional whilst being very personable and friendly. We will be asking them to do further work at our house and would gladly recommend them to others”
Fit new bathroom - Plumbing job in Harrietsham

“Excellent work highly recommend, would definitely use again 5 star ???? ”
Install new kitchen - Kitchen fitting job in Snodland

“Although I initially had Darren come and quote for my kitchen, I ended up needing some other work done after some water damage from recent storms in the bedrooms. Darren was swift to get me a quote for the insurance company and then when agreed has come and done the work to a very professional standard. Both Darren and Rich are great and would recommend them any day and will use them again for more work that needs to be done. They clean up afterwards leaving me with nothing to do . A 5* job”
Downstairs toilet creation and bathroom refurbishment - Bathroom fitting job in Sydenham

“Darren has just completed a complete bathroom refurbishment and created a new downstairs toilet for us. We would definitely recommend him to others. He is very personable and whenever any potential issues arose, nothing was ever too much of a problem. His plastering and tiling skills are excellent. It's been nice to find a builder who we felt like we could trust to do a good job and not rip us off in the process. ”
New bathroom required - Bathroom fitting job in Broadstairs

“We had our bathroom completely renovated by Darren we could not have made a better choice. Reliable ,professional and a total all rounder. Our bathroom had many problems Darren came up with solutions and we now have a beautiful functioning bathroom. I highly recommend Darren in fact have already passed on his details to friends .”
To fit new glass shower screen and riser over existing bath - Bathroom fitting job in Ashford

“Very efficient and quickly completed an awkward job. Very reasonable charge, would definitely recommend to friends and family.”
New bathroom fitted - Bathroom fitting job in Chatham

“Nice person happy with work carried out ”
Refurb bathroom - Bathroom fitting job in Snodland

“Darren did our bathroom and kitchen very professionally. Very pleased with what he's done. He's is a very likeable as well. Highly recommended!”
Tile kitchen wall - Tiling job in Dagenham

“Had to make good all work - tiling looks nice but there was a cracked tile that I had to point out. Sealant around the bath wasn't straight, again I had to point out. Toilet seat was crooked, again I had to point this out. ”
shelter - General building job in Basildon

“Darren is a very nice man and is easy to talk to, gave great advice and ideas. Darren really puts the hours in not like some tradesmen I have had, and gives reasonable quotes. Would definitely recommend him and call him again in the future.”
shed roof repair - Garages & Sheds job in Brighton

“Very professional, very well done, great satisfaction.”
install new kitchen - Kitchen fitting job in Beckenham

“Having been let down by previous contractors, Darren stepped in last minute to help us with a kitchen replacement on a refurbishment project that we were carrying out with a rental property. His workmanship is excellent. He can turn his hand to most things and helped us out with a number of other additional jobs during the refurbishment. Easy to communicate with, possesses lots of common sense and is a pleasure to work with. Highly recommended.”
Replace toilet + bath and move sink - Bathroom fitting job in West Wickham

“Darren is such a lovely genuine guy.very helpful and trustworthy. We had a total bathroom re fit and we are very happy with the finish. Definitely have more jobs in the pipeline. ”
paint all external windows on two adjacent terraced houses - Painting & decorating job in Richmond

“Darren was cheery and helpful through out the process. I would employ him again. David”
Refurbish a Ground Floor 2 bedroom flat. - Refurbishments job in Harrow

“Darren is simply superb !!!. Presently I am abroad and my job is always taking me away, that is where someone such as Darren is God sent. He delivered excellent job inside the flat and outside on the garden with very good materials in my absence. I will recommend Beenrecommended to anyone at anytime for a job if Darren says he can handle the job. His charges are modest compared to his excellent skills. Very punctual to work and very productive everyday. I hopefully have another job for him.”
complete strip of tiles and complete re-fit - Bathroom fitting job in Wimbledon

“Not a quality job - rather disappointed. Kitchen ceiling below was flooded, lights in wrong place, tiles uneven, grout splashes left, exterior pipes left secured with nails instead of clips, shower tray left filthy and slanted away from the waste, but worst was a bathroom light was left with earth and neutral wires swapped even though they said they had checked it. Etc, etc.”
Interior painting - Painting & decorating job in New Malden

“We asked Darren to come in after we had a disaster with our previous contractors. He was friendly, reliable, timely, fixed the awful mess the previous contractors made within the fee quote and timeline provided, and we are so grateful. He was a pleasure to work with, and we will definitely use him again in the future.”
Tiling bathroom, fitting vanity units and ventilation - Tiling job in Wallington

“Darren and his son Fred did a very good job in renovating our bathroom. I have put excellent because of the following: 1. Very good communication and prompt reply to to texts. 2. Good advice and knowledge. Saved us money by suggesting cladding instead of retiling our shower. 3. Good father and son teamwork. 4. Friendly and chatty, but get on with work and do a quick job. 5. Good response. Came straight away to view on the same day. Will definitely be using then again!”
Tiling the bathroom - Tiling job in Hackney Wick

“Darren was absolutely amazing. I was having problems with the tiles in my bathroom and couldn't stand the site of them. He came up with some amazing ideas and turned my bathroom from an eyesore into a deluxe bathroom of which now I can enjoy my time in. He also boxed up my electric metre which was out in the open, as my hallway is very narrow he created a box that was more than practical. Darren has truly helped my house feel more like home. ”
bathroom refit - Bathroom fitting job in Kingston upon Thames

“Very pleased with the bathroom refit. Old suite removed and replaced, but with only one toilet in the house Darren made sure that he always left the toilet functioning, over bath shower fitted, with pressure pump under bath, tiled around wet area and half way round remaining area, floor tiled. Darren worked alone and always left everything tidy, he didn't try to talk me into anything I didn't want or need and was helpful in suggesting suppliers. Darren is reliable and a nice, easy going guy. ”
Fit a new kitchen - Kitchen fitting job in Holloway

“Darren was very professional and inventive when fitting my kitchen as it was a very customised one and it was not well designed. Thank you for all your hard work! ”
small disabled en suite toilet+shower - Bathroom fitting job in East Dulwich

“Can't recommend highly enough! Darren did a great job of installing a disabled shower / toilet cubicle. He came up with solutions for all the issues encountered and really thought through where to place seats, grab rails etc. We will definitely ask him to come back and do any other work that may come up. Rachel”
Bathroom refurbishment - Streatham Hill - Bathroom fitting job in Norbury

“Darren was great, fitted our bathroom, lowered a ceiling, did all the plumbing tiling etc. good knowledge, knows his stuff. Would recommend.”
I need some wallpapering done and some painting - Painting & decorating job in Sidcup

“Would highly recommend Darren.”
new bathroom - Bathroom fitting job in West Wickham

“We had a complete refurbishment of our bathroom. Apart from changing the bath, shower, tiling the walls and floor etc, it meant lowering the floor level and adding a radiator. All of this was carried out extremely well. We now have a modern bathroom. And it is worth adding that Darren is a very nice guy - if you let a workman into your house for a fairly large job this is important. Highly recommended. ”
Dismantle greenhouse and base; remove garden fence - Garages & Sheds job in Beckenham

“Did an excellent job, dismantling our greenhouse and fence. Took all the materials away and left area very tidy. All at a good price. ”
Sorting out our bathroom! - Bathroom fitting job in Upper Norwood

“Darren was great, and fully intend to use him again. Helpful, efficient and reliable. ”
Make a separate loo, bathroom into a family space - General building job in Forest Hill

“Darren was great - he worked very hard, listened and came up with some great ideas for our bathroom. He also persevered with some tricky tiles we bought. Thoroughly recommend.”
Old galley kitchen to a downstairs shower-room and utility - Refurbishments job in Mitcham

“We chose Darren because he gave us the best quote and clearly had the expertise to carry out the technical elements of our job. The bonus to working with Darren was how unobtrusive it was to have building work going on in the middle of our house. He was accomodating of our toddler & our cats, left things clean at the end of each day and even the little things like making sure the washing machine remained plumbed in & usable for the duration of the work really made the whole process a breeze. ”
Refurbished wetroom to bathroom - Bathroom fitting job in Sidcup

“Darren refurbished our bathroom completely from wetroom to bathroom. Beautiful finish, clean worker & gave us lots of advice about our own diy projects. Would highly recommend. ”
Bathroom cabinet with LED lighting - Electrical fitting job in Croydon

“Darren has helped us create more storage space in our flat by making and installing shelves into the cupboards, and also installing a bathroom cabinet with electric lighting. Overall we are very pleased with Darren's quality of work, flexibility and punctuality. He provided an accurate quote and receipts for the materials, also found boards of a matching colour as requested. Definitely would use his services again and recommend to others!”
Replace old shower with new power shower - Plumbing job in Grove Park

“Very pleased with work. the work was more involved than expected and work carried out to a high standard. Would highly recommend Darren. ”
To fit a bath, power shower, wash basin and toilet. - Bathroom fitting job in Redhill

“We feel very lucky to have found Darren as he is honest, hardworking and reliable. Our job required further work to be done the next day and Darren came back first thing, on a Sunday, and worked an extra 5 hours for the initial price he quoted. We have already got more jobs lined up for him.”
installing new radiator removing some pipes and plastering - Plumbing job in Welling

“Darren is a respectful young man and nothing as too muchand trouble. He likes a challenge and was able to work out what to do. The job was only for one day but he cleaned up and was gone by 4pm. I have his card and i will use him again”
install replacement kitchen unit/doors/drawers/gas hob - Kitchen fitting job in West Wickham

“First class tradesman.Most helpful with ordering materials. Efficient,courteous, cleared up after all tasks. Already have other jobs lined-up !! Thank you Darren.”
renovate 3 bed flat - Refurbishments job in South Norwood

“Darren and Lovel were a skilled and hard-working team when we renovated our Victorian 3-bed flat. They came up with cost effective solutions to all the problems we faced and were prepared to work some flexible hours to get the job done on time. Their plastering skills are outstanding, and included papering and painting walls, ceilings and woodwork. They also installed our kitchen, and we were very happy with the outcome and the overall price. ”
Fit new bathroom suite - Bathroom fitting job in Middle Park

“Darren gave us a reasonable quote and did a tidy job. He also responded quickly when we had a small problem after the job was completed.”
Bathroom renovation/decoration - Bathroom fitting job in Greenwich

“Darren provided a reasonable quote and did a great job on sorting out my bathroom. Fitted a window which included an ventilation fan as well as re plastering the ceiling and redecorating the whole bathroom. It now looks great and I will definitely use Darren again in future (thank you!!).”
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“Darren arrived on time, sent the quote quickly and completed the job to a good standard. Good communication throughout, very reasonably priced and I’d happily recommend him to anyone. ”
Kitchen refurb and installation - Kitchen fitting job in Romford

“Darren gave me a reasonable quote for my kitchen, attended promptly and did a good job. He also cleaned efficiently after. He also made sure that any outstanding work post completion that I spotted was quickly rectified. He also did some additional work for me at no additional cost. I have already asked him to come back in a couple of weeks to do some more work!”
Redecorate hall and stairs - Painting & decorating job in Wapping

“Hallway and landing were stripped, lining paper hung, walls painted, all doors, skirting and bannister primed and glossed, in just one week! I was amazed at the quality of the finish, especially as he worked on his own so quickly. There is no messing around, Darren arrives when he says he will and he works right through. After each day he cleaned up and I trusted him enough to leave him on his own. I have no hesitation in recommending him to anyone. I will be using his service again. ”
Paint three bedroom flat - Painting & decorating job in Morden

“Darren did a great job painting our three bedroom flat. He also put down some boarding to even up our lounge floor and replaced two doors and put new door handles on all the internal doors. ”
kitchen and bath - Kitchen fitting job in Croydon

“quote was in middle of all that I received but I felt that I could trust Darren and he made some great suggestions. Kitchen looks fantastic, very well fitted, looks far more expensive then it was. Nothing was too much trouble - spent half a day driving around looking for a worktop for me when I had not ordered enough. Would recommend and will use again when I get my bathroom done”
Exterior House Painting - Painting & decorating job in Kingston upon Thames

“Darren did an excellent job painting the front of our house. He kindly did the job himself, with very short notice and at a competitive price. Thank you Darren”
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“Darren an excellent job, we finally have a reliable and responsible handyman. Keep the flag flying, Darren, you are a blessing.”
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“Darren provided a good, friendly, and efficient service. Would use again and recommend.”
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“Very friendly and efficient service; flat was decorated quickly and thoroughly and for good value. Would use 'Been Recommended' again.”


Use a sealer first to stable ie the wall the n 2 coats of weathersheld only need to seal it if hasn't been painted befor
I wouldn't any way only a pull cord
Can't charge vat on labour only
Sounds like the supporting joists need to be strengthened bad news whole lot up re support and floor back down

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