Graeme Allan Painters & Decorators

63 Hawick Drive
Dundee

DD4 0JY

56.4906, -2.8974

Painter & Decorator

Listed under:  Painters & Decorators / Painting & Decorating
100% recommended   Rating 9.8/10
49 reviews since 2015
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Overall Rating
9.8 /10 Overall Rating 9.8/10
Based on 49 reviews since 2015
 
 
 
Quality 9.9/10 Quality Rating 9.9
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed

 
Tidy 9.9/10 Tidy Rating 9.9
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy

 
Service 9.9/10 Service Rating 9.9
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional

 
Value 9.5/10 Value Rating 9.5
The firm\'s charges are reasonable for the work involved

 
 
 
Recent Reviews 
 
" Fantastic team. Pleasant, Professional and attention for detail. Arrived on time per quotation and job. Communication was great throughout."   more
 
" Excellent workmanship. A pleasure to have Graeme and Anna in the house. First class professionals!"   more
 
" Pleasant manner ease to have in house ! Works very hard. Very particular about his work. Would happily employ him again."   more
 
" Good standard and professionalism. "   more
 
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Before starting work, did the firm explain the charges including labour, materials, callout & VAT (as appropriate)?
 
Timing: 100%
Before starting work, did the firm explain when the work was expected to start and finish?
 
Payment: 94%
Before starting work, did the firm explain how to pay (e.g. cash, cheque, etc.)?
 
Reliable: 100%
During the work, did the firm keep their promises, explaining and agreeing any changes about the work, costs or timing where necessary?
 
Invoice: 90%
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Guarantee: 88%
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advice 3
Allan 5
Anna 6
approachable 2
Arrived 2
attention 2
certainly 3
clean 6
Cleaned 2
Communication 2
definitely 2
detail 3
Excellent 9
exterior 2
extremely 3
Fantastic 2
finish 2
finished 3
friendly 12
Furniture 2
Good 12
Graeme 15
great 4
happy 5
hard 2
helpful 4
highly 6
impressed 2
included 2
leave 2
manner 2
materials 3
mess 3
Pleasant 4
pleased 4
professional 13
quality 4
really 4
recommend 7
recommended 4
reliable 7
service 4
standard 7
team 3
Thank 3
thorough 3
tidy 9
trustworthy 3
workers 3
working 5
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Review 3 Apr 2019
Recommended by customer in DD5
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I have known this business: Over 10 years 
56.4807, -2.8527
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 9/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 9/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 9/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 8/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Bathroom, Hall and WC paint work.
 
Cost: £845
 
 
 
 


Review 28 Jan 2019
Recommended by customer in DD5
 My Age: 30 - 39 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.4746, -2.8477
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Painted living room walls and ceiling. Also did some wallpapering in our back room.
 
Cost: £420

"Fantastic team. Pleasant, Professional and attention for detail. Arrived on time per quotation and job. Communication was great throughout."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 22 Jan 2019
Recommended by customer in DD2
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.4544, -3.0591
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Painting walls and woodwork and wall papering.
 
Cost: £1165

"Excellent workmanship. A pleasure to have Graeme and Anna in the house. First class professionals!"
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 3 Jan 2019
Recommended by customer in DD6
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 I'm: Female 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
56.4247, -2.9757
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Stripping paper and papering and painting large bedroom. Also painting inside of fitted wardrobe.
 
Cost: £2045

"Pleasant manner ease to have in house !
Works very hard.
Very particular about his work.
Would happily employ him again."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 16 Nov 2018
Recommended by customer in DD6
 My Age: 40 - 49 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Above Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.4341, -2.9525
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Cost: £4000
 
 
 
 


Review 16 Nov 2018
Recommended by customer in DD6
 My Age: 40 - 49 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Above Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.4341, -2.9525
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Various internal painting.
 
Cost: £4000

"Good standard and professionalism. "
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 3 Aug 2018
Recommended by customer in DD1
 My Age: up to 29 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Below Average 
 I have known this business: Under 1 year 
56.4626, -2.9651
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 7/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Painting outside of bedroom wood on roof.
 
Cost: £385

"Very good service. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Ammed
 
 
 


Review 4 Jun 2018
Recommended by customer in DD5
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: Over 10 years 
56.4683, -2.8833
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 8/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Painting exterior of 3-storey Victorian terrace house-windows, doors and stone works.
 
Cost: £3660

"I have used this firm for over 20 years and have always been pleased with their work Graeme and Allan are very welling to tackle thank minor "Extra" Thank for me."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 14 May 2018
Recommended by customer in DD5
 My Age: 70 + 
 My level of experience of similar services: Beginner 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.4757, -2.8897
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Preparing roof for paper.
Papering bedroom roof.
Papering bedroom wall.
 
Cost: £400

"Very good results."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 25 Apr 2018
Recommended by customer in DD3
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
56.4772, -2.9900
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 7/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Painting and papering a bedroom.
 
Cost: £385

"Very professional.Very friendly.No mess.Cleaned up after.
Job done well within the time.Very pleased with his work. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Graeme Allan
 
 
 


Review 28 Nov 2017
Recommended by customer in DD6
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: 5 - 10 years 
56.4267, -2.9753
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Various internal decoration works including sealer paint for ensuite bathroom.
 
Cost: £685

"Graeme Allan is always extremely professional and ensures the highest standards. He is very thorough and takes the utmost care in every detail of the work done.
Everything is of a very high quality. We have used his services before, have recommended him to others and will certainly employ this firm in the future. "
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 29 Mar 2017
Recommended by customer in KY16
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.4167, -2.9100
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Cost: £160

"Great work."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 28 Mar 2017
Recommended by customer in DD5
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Above Average 
 I have known this business: Under 1 year 
56.4703, -2.8620
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Painted wood cladding and render an outside of move.
 
Cost: £650

"And everything we required to a high quality and on time."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 27 Mar 2017
Recommended by customer in DD6
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.4186, -2.9788
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Interior:- Fill cracks throughout house paint hall, kitchen.

Exterior: Remove old paint and renew old eaves, soffits patio doors back door frame and panelling. Prepare and paint roller garage door, rear door and house back door plus 2 coats of flex, eggshell satin finish.
 
Cost: £2535

"An excellent job.
Very meticulous.
Always left everything neat and tidy.
A very pleasant couple to have working in and around the house."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 24 Mar 2017
Recommended by customer in DD8
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
56.6473, -2.8725
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Outside windows.
 
Cost: £1500

"Very good job, dependable people and friendly."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 28 Feb 2017
Recommended by customer in DD6
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
56.4458, -2.9362
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
1. Clean and paint the walls and woodwork of basement room.
2. Paint one kitchen wall
3. Drawing room:Strip old wallpaper. Prepare walls and line then hang new wallpaper (9 rolls)
 
Cost: £1415

"Mr Allan and his partner were highly recommended by my daughter for whom they have worked. I am very impressed by the standard of their work.
At every stage there was a discussion of the materials, possible ways of tackling any problems and the progress being made. All was done in a friendly relaxed manner, but I felt confident in accepting suggestions and advice. Furniture and carpets were covered and as each room was finished, all was arranged again, and there was a final explanation of what had been done.
A very professional business. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Anna Graeme Allan
 
 
 


Review 22 Feb 2017
Recommended by customer in DD6
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.4341, -2.9475
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Painting room and staircase.
 
Cost: £1290

"Great workers and very tidy. Good job done."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 30 Sep 2016
Recommended by customer in DD6
 My Age: 70 + 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.4191, -2.9805
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Nearly all windows in house most with astrigals. Some sills stained & oiled. Large sun-lounge with lots of windows.
 
Cost: £3865

"Work very well done with good undercoating and gloss finish and no mess at all."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 20 Sep 2016
Recommended by customer in DD6
 My Age: 30 - 39 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.4322, -2.9538
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 8/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Decorating work in water damaged bed rooms.
 
Cost: £3685

"Graeme was polite, friendly, helpful, reliable and professional from start to finish. Job left clean and tidy every day. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend. Thank you for a job well done with minimum fuss and inconvenience."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 1 Jul 2016
Recommended by customer in DD5
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 My level of experience of similar services: Above Average 
 I have known this business: 5 - 10 years 
56.4814, -2.8278
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
Tidy 10/10
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 8/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
External house painting including white wash, timber fascias, rainwater goods, wooden and metal gates and fences.
 
Cost: £6845

"We were really delighted with the work undertaken by Graeme and Anna. The quality of workmanship was excellent. They were efficient and considerate. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Graeme Anna
 
 
 

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