R S Whyte Decorators

21 Ballumbie Drive
Dundee

DD4 0NP

56.4927, -2.9080

Painter & Decorator

Listed under:  Painters & Decorators / Painting & Decorating
98% recommended   Rating 9.9/10
42 reviews since 2015
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Overall Rating
9.9 /10 Overall Rating 9.9/10
Based on 42 reviews since 2015
 
 
 
Quality 9.8/10 Quality Rating 9.8
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 9.8/10 Value Rating 9.8
The firm\'s charges are reasonable for the work involved

 
 
 
Recent Reviews 
 
" Work was done in time scale and very professional. Excellent job done, very tidy."   more
 
" Would recommend Bobby,very reliable, affordable, great quality of service provided. Job was completed in one day."   more
 
" From the initial correspondence with Bobby,it was always friendly and professional. Bobby was clear on work needing done and returned an estimate very quickly. Bobby always arrived on time,with s...."   more
 
" Excellent job done. I am a very happy customer. I have had R S Whyte Decorators three times now as they are very precise and take pride in their work. "   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: 92%
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: 72%
On completion, did the firm give you an invoice showing the cost of materials, labour and VAT?
 
Guarantee: 67%
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Bobby 8
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efficient 3
Excellent 13
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Good 5
Great 3
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hard 2
hardworking 2
helpful 3
highly 3
hoovered 2
Lovely 2
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materials 3
mess 3
neat 5
Painter 2
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pleasant 4
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professional 7
punctual 2
quality 3
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really 2
reasonable 2
recommend 20
recommended 3
recommending 3
Robert 2
service 7
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tidy 11
tradesman 3
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Review 16 Mar 2018
Recommended by customer in DD4
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Beginner 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.4807, -2.8996
 
 
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
 
Paint - Wallpaper toilet.
Paint- Wallpaper kitchen.
 
Cost: £280

"Work was done in time scale and very professional.
Excellent job done, very tidy."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 12 Mar 2018
Recommended by customer in DD1
 My Age: 40 - 49 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.4623, -2.9749
 
 
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
 
Paint one office in two colours.
 
Cost: £70

"Would recommend Bobby,very reliable, affordable, great quality of service provided. Job was completed in one day."
 
 
 
 
Team:
Lynne Findlay
 
 
 


Review 26 Jan 2018
Recommended by customer in PH12
 My Age: 40 - 49 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I have known this business: Under 1 year 
56.5898, -3.1646
 
 
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
 
Prepped and painted 8 rooms and 3 hallways including stairs.
Completed over 5 days.
 
Cost: £1337

"From the initial correspondence with Bobby,it was always friendly and professional. Bobby was clear on work needing done and returned an estimate very quickly.

Bobby always arrived on time,with sufficient materials to carry out the job on the day. Work was done to a high standard and he always ensured everywhere was tidy and clean on departure. Bobby most definitely went the extra mile in doing extra work to ensure best outcome and was always friendly and pleasant whilst working in the home. We have already recommended Bobby to others."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 7 Dec 2017
Recommended by customer in DD5
 My Age: 40 - 49 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
56.4821, -2.8521
 
 
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
 
Hall painted and also my kitchen.
 
Cost: £140

"Excellent job done. I am a very happy customer. I have had R S Whyte Decorators three times now as they are very precise and take pride in their work. "
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 10 Oct 2017
Recommended by customer in PH2
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Beginner 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.3712, -3.3061
 
 
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
 
Outside paintwork on house x 2 Storeys.
 

"Professional, trustworthy, hardworking tradesman who did exactly as he said. Very friendly and helpful. Thoroughly recommend. "
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 9 Oct 2017
Recommended by customer in DD2
 My Age: 40 - 49 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.4749, -3.0293
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
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 exterior of house;
Comprising one colour for the walls & a different colour for windowsills & brickwork.
2 handrails & down pipes also painted and Bobby sourced all the materials
 
Cost: £980

"One word - "Brilliant" ! Could not be happier with the work done and the finish is absolutely out-of-this-world. I've had real problems with another 'Trusted Trader'. painter so was really apprehensive, but Bobby is a top class professional who clearly cares about his work. His attention to detail, coupled with high quality expertise shines through in the job done. Hard-working, friendly; Does what he promises & listens to the customer-what a true 'Trusted
Trader' should be. I have 200% faith in his work and would definitely recommend him to others
"
 
 
 
 
Team:
Bobby Whyte
 
 
 


Review 2 Oct 2017
Recommended by customer in DD5
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I have known this business: Under 1 year 
56.4768, -2.8597
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 9/10
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, ceiling and skirting boards and door frames.
 
Cost: £112

"Dealt with Bobby before when he did my mothers house. He agreed to paint my entire bedroom including the ceiling for a very reasonable price. Work was done quickly, cleanly and within the price agreed. No mess and he even hoovered the room when finished. A first class job from start to finish.

Would recommend him from start to finish. Would recommend him for any decorating work. "
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 28 Jun 2017
Recommended by customer in DD5
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Above Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.4733, -2.8805
 
 
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
 
Exterior paintwork.
 
Cost: £360

"Work carried out as promised.
Very happy to recommend."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 27 Jun 2017
Recommended by customer in DD5
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I have known this business: Under 1 year 
56.4760, -2.8644
 
 
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
 
Painting.
 
Cost: £343

"Good tradesman.
Pleasant manner."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 26 Jun 2017
Recommended by customer in DD5
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.4771, -2.8492
 
 
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 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
 
External Painting to property.
 
Cost: £375

"Well done very pleased with the job."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 24 Mar 2017
Recommended by customer in DD8
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.6262, -3.0193
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 9/10
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 9/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 8/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Painter work on exterior of house and garage.
 
Cost: £425

"Bobby is friendly and efficient. He made an excellent job of the painting and left everything neat and tidy. We'will employ him again!"
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 17 Mar 2017
Recommended by customer in DD4
56.4914, -2.8944
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 9/10
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 9/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 9/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Paint walls and ceilings of lounge / dining room, hall, downstairs and upstairs downstairs WC, kitchen.
 
Cost: £570

"Was punctual, competent, pleasant, hard working and efficient."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 13 Feb 2017
Recommended by customer in DD1
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.4667, -2.9500
 
 
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
 
Paint office walls.
 
Cost: £80

"A very friendly professional service.
Bobby does a very good job.
I would have no hesitate in recommending him to other people."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 7 Feb 2017
Recommended by customer in DD2
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I have known this business: Under 1 year 
56.4653, -3.0196
 
 
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
 
Painted high and lower part of wall. Two different colours painted. The roof and 10 doors in hall. Kitchen painted walls and ceiling and window frame.
 
Cost: £260

"Totally delighted with all work carried out. Started when said it would be, done very clean and tidy, clearing up as he went. Friendly and trustworthy, happy to let him work. When I had to leave the house I would be very happy to have him do other work in my home and would be happy to recommend to others."
 
 
 
 
Team:
Bobby
 
 
 


Review 3 Feb 2017
Recommended by customer in DD4
 My Age: 40 - 49 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
56.5288, -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 9/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Cost: £140

"Very good and seamless job carried out to a high standard. Highly recommended. "
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 20 Jan 2017
Recommended by customer in DD5
 My Age: 40 - 49 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Above Average 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
56.5360, -2.8156
 
 
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
 
Painted living room.
 

"Robert was very professional, he tidied everything away, even hoovered!
The living room was painted to a high standard and would definitely recommend his services."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 3 Nov 2016
Recommended by customer in DD5
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.4762, -2.9059
 
 
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
 
Paint walls, ceilings and facings and skirting of:

i) living room
ii) dining room
iii) hall
iv) stairway
Apply preventative to dormer woodwork.
 
Cost: £370

"I would, without hesitation recommend Mr. Whyte.

The work undertaken at my home was of a high standard, and completed within the agreed timescale and at the price stated in advance of the work beginning."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 30 Oct 2016
Recommended by customer in PH2
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
56.4333, -3.3098
 
 
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 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
Value 8/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Cleaning a painting the outside of the house.
Painting contrast colour on base a window surrounds.
 
Cost: £980

"Bobby did an excellent job. The cottage is now transformed. Would recommend. He is professional in his approach to the work giving quotes and responding to queries quickly.
Tidy workers. No mess. Lovely chatty man till he starts work then concentrates on what he is doing."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 22 Sep 2016
Recommended by customer in DD2
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.4558, -3.0284
 
 
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
 
Stripped tiles of ceiling and papered ceiling, stripped of wallpaper and emulsioned walls and ceiling painted. Skirting boards all done in small bedroom.
 
Cost: £200

"Painter, came on time, never wasted time, got on with work and was very pleasant. Hope to have him back to do gate, and did the hoovering, well done."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 26 Aug 2016
Recommended by customer in DD4
 My Age: 40 - 49 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Beginner 
 I haven't used this business before 
56.4909, -2.9060
 
 
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
 
Painted hallway and small cloakroom.
 
Cost: £250

"Very tidy and quick worker excellent job very happy."
 
 
 
 
 
 

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