Richard S Swift

Blacknest Bothy
Thornhill
Dumfriesshire
DG3 5DW

Painter & Decorator

Listed under:  Painters & Decorators / Painting & Decorating
100% recommended   Rating Richard S Swift 9.9/100
30 reviews since 2016
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Overall Rating
9.9 /10 Overall Rating 9.9/10
Based on 30 reviews since 2016
 
 
 
Quality 9.9/10 Quality Rating 9.9
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 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 
 
" Excellent work Pleasant to have around."   more
 
" Richard was friendly and professional from quotation to completion of the work. Work was completed to an exceptionally high standard and site left clean and tidy. We would not hesitate to recommen...."   more
 
" Super trusted trader! Richard is very friendly approachable and communicates well with the work required. Explained everything on time scales and advised on type of point for property. He was ve...."   more
 
" Richard was professional, friendly, high quality and flexible (COVID-19 safe). Excellent experience."   more
 
 
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Review 7 Jul 2021
Recommended by customer in DG3
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Quality 8/10
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 8/10
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 and decorating work to two adjacent cottages.
 
Cost: £2236

"Excellent work
Pleasant to have around."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 5 Jan 2021
Recommended by customer in DG3
 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
 
Decoration of a newly installed kitchen. Filling, Preparation and painting of walls and ceilings.
Prepare and gloss skirtings, internal and external doors.
 
Cost: £455

"Richard was friendly and professional from quotation to completion of the work.
Work was completed to an exceptionally high standard and site left clean and tidy.
We would not hesitate to recommend and will be happy to work with him again. "
 
 
 
 
Team:
Richard
 
 
 


Review 18 Dec 2020
Recommended by customer in DG2
 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
 
Painting all walls, ceilings and woodwork in 2 bed flat.
 
Cost: £1114

"Super trusted trader!

Richard is very friendly approachable and communicates well with the work required.

Explained everything on time scales and advised on type of point for property. He was very tidy, punctual going above and beyond. I'm delighted with his work have recommended to friends and booked for my own home."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 25 Nov 2020
Recommended by customer in DG3
 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
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Customer Review
 
Painting/decorating 2 bedrooms bathroom and kitchen.
 

"Richard was professional, friendly, high quality and flexible (COVID-19 safe).

Excellent experience."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 19 Nov 2020
Recommended by customer in DG3
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Below Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
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 kitchen.
 
Cost: £608

"This work was well done."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 12 Oct 2020
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
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Painting walls and floor
 
Cost: £462
 
 
 
 


Review 17 Sep 2020
Recommended by customer in DG3
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Above 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
 
Exterior paint work.
 
Cost: £585

"Excellent quality of work completed."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 24 Aug 2020
Recommended by customer in DG2
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: 5 - 10 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 outside of house gutters and down pipes.

Pressure wash house apply antifungal agent.
 

"Excellent all round will definitely recommend punctual, clean and tidy.

Value for money friendly approachable and helpful."
 
 
 
 
 
 


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
Show All
 
 
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
Show All
 
 
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. "
 
 
 
 
 
 

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