Richard S Swift

Blacknest Bothy
Thornhill
Dumfriesshire
DG3 5DW

Painter & Decorator

Listed under:  Painters & Decorators / Painting & Decorating
100% recommended   Rating Richard S Swift 10/100
22 reviews since 2016
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Overall Rating
10 /10 Overall Rating 10.0/10
Based on 22 reviews since 2016
 
 
 
Quality 10/10 Quality Rating 10.0
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed

 
Tidy 10/10 Tidy Rating 10.0
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy

 
Service 10/10 Service Rating 10.0
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional

 
Value 9.9/10 Value Rating 9.9
The firm\'s charges are reasonable for the work involved

 
 
 
Recent Reviews 
 
" Would use again and recommend to friends and family"   more
 
" Very professional, clean job. Very considerate the noise. No materials left out at the end of the day. Everything was tidied away."   more
 
" Courteous, thorough and punctual. Cleaned up as work carried out, left place tidy and clean. "   more
 
" Excellent job done Very precise work and a really great result. Very prompt, good time keeping."   more
 
 
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Review 28 Feb 2020
Recommended by customer in DG1
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
 
 
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
 

"Would use again and recommend to friends and family"
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 3 Feb 2020
Recommended by customer in DG10
 My Age: 40 - 49 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
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 of kitchen, small hallway and toilet.
 
Cost: £750

"Very professional, clean job. Very considerate the noise. No materials left out at the end of the day. Everything was tidied away."
 
 
 
 
Team:
Tracy Graham Rowan
 
 
 


Review 22 Jul 2019
Recommended by customer in DG3
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Above Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
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 9/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Internal re-decoration - wall paper hanging gloss work emulsion walls entire property.
 

"Courteous, thorough and punctual. Cleaned up as work carried out, left place tidy and clean. "
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 25 Feb 2019
Recommended by customer in DG3
 
 
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
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Customer Review
 
To emulsion all walls and gloss all wood work and windows
 

"Excellent job done
Very precise work and a really great result. Very prompt, good time keeping."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 5 Feb 2019
Recommended by customer in DG1
 
 
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
 
Decoration work to flats in supported housing project.
 

"Very pleased with the communication and standard of work."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 21 Jan 2019
Recommended by customer in DG1
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
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
 
All paint work in bedroom and all walls and ceiling with all paint.
 
Cost: £240

"Good not have found anyone better great job very happy"
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 3 Aug 2018
Recommended by customer in DG2
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
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
 
Prepare and painting exterior of cottage, large wood gates. Plus various interior painting.
 
Cost: £2000

"Richard is a top painter and a pleasure to work with!"
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 6 Feb 2018
Recommended by customer in DG3
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Above Average 
 I have known this business: Under 1 year 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 10/10
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed
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
 
Painting and decorating:
Living room.
Kitchen.
Dining room.
 
Cost: £715

"An excellent job was undertaken, very clean and tidy worker.
Very polite and alternative carried out work exactly as discussed."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 21 Dec 2017
Recommended by customer in DG3
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
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
 
Decorated sitting room.
 

"Excellent all round, will employ again soon."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 30 Oct 2017
Recommended by customer in DG1
 My Age: 30 - 39 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
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 of ceiling and 2 walls
 

"Fantastic service, start to finish.
"
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 9 Aug 2017
Recommended by customer in DG3
 My Age: 40 - 49 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
 
 
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
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Customer Review
 
Painted house, undercoated and painted.
 

"Richard swift is a thoroughly pleasant trustworthy and hardworking chap.
Totally pleased with his work.
My house is rented so I can't comment on fees.
I would definitely use Richard again. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Richard Swift
 
 
 


Review 7 Jun 2017
Recommended by customer in DG2
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: Under 1 year 
 
 
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
 

"Richard is a great guy who went above and beyond. He was helpful bind and considerate thought his time with us.
We would definitely have him back and would certainly recommend him to any one thank you so much. "
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 5 May 2017
Recommended by customer in DG1
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Above Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
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
 
Protective work to window frames to arc than through winter.
Indoor painting of woodwork and ceilings.

As Agreed!
 

"Excellent work with minimal disturbance. Quick and efficient and no time wasting. Thorough and no mess.
Further outdoor work discussed and to be arranged before next winter. "
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 6 Apr 2017
Recommended by customer in DG7
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
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
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Wallpaper one bedroom paint kitchen paint one window.
 
Cost: £505

"Mr Swift had been recommended to me by a friend who had previously used his services. All work was carried out with due care and attention. He was polite friendly and carried out the work efficiently with no time wasting. I am going to book him again. When his time table allows. "
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 10 Feb 2017
Recommended by customer in DG10
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
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
 
Emulsion painting of 2nd floor flat, Lounge, bedroom, bathroom, kitchen hall.
 

"Excellent work, excellent fellow!!"
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 16 Nov 2016
Recommended by customer in DG3
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Beginner 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
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) Cable end and cottage cleaned, treated and painted.
(2) Conservatory walls painted.
 

"Extremely pleased with the quality and work that was done.

Time scale excellent.

Very clean and tidy during work and no mess left when finished.

Rates charged very good.

Painter very professional and helpful in explaining work take down and suggestions if needed."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 9 Nov 2016
Recommended by customer in DG3
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
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 of masonry sofits, fascia boards, windows/doors.
- Preparation of windows e.g filling rotting timber replacing defective putty.
- Protective undercoating and wood standing.
 
Cost: £1710

"Richard is trustworthy, reliable neat and tidy. We were delighted with his professional approach and finish. Richard did an excellent job for us and have no hesitation in recommending him."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 3 Nov 2016
Recommended by customer in KW14
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
 
 
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 the exterior roughcast and guttering and downpipes of a detached property including shed and some external wall (eg: carport)
 
Cost: £1865

"The work undertaken was completed to the highest quality and with a refreshing level of commitment and care. I could not have been more pleased communication throughout was outstanding. Willing to go the extra mile and more."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 30 Oct 2016
Recommended by customer in DG10
 My Age: up to 29 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Beginner 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
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
 
Living room
Strip and repaper 2 walls.
2 coats of paint on other 2 walls.

Kitchen
Sort around the roughness at the edges.

Bedroom
Strip and re paper 1 wall
2 coats paint on 3 walls.
 
Cost: £380

"We could not be happier with the work Richard carried out.
He was extremely friendly.
At the end of each day there was no mess left at all.
He was honest in the timescale, turned up exactly when he said he would for quote and to carry out the job.
I would highly recommend Richard to anyone who asked for a decorator."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 27 Oct 2016
Recommended by customer in DG7
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
 
 
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
 
2016
Repair exterior of conservatory
Materials: 32.99
Labor: 150.00
Repair and repaint utility room after attractions /upgrade.
Labor: 90.00
 
Cost: £272

"Having employed Richard over the past 2 years both to repaint the whole of the interior and exterior of our property, we now employ him to maintain/ repaint the wooden exterior of his conservatory with an annual coat of paint and any other re-decoration jobs as required.
We are delighted with Richard's standard of workmanship and his very friendly and helpful approach.
Have already recommended him to 2 of our neighbors who have been equally happy with his work and reasonable pricing."
 
 
 
 
 
 

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