Top Dog Plumbing

36 Gordon Avenue, Thorpe St Andrew
Norwich
Norfolk
NR7 0DW

Plumber

Listed under:  Bathrooms / Bathroom Fitters / Bathroom Installers, Plumbers / Plumbing, Plumbing Specialists
99% recommended   Rating 9.7/10
194 reviews since 2015
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Overall Rating
9.7 /10 Overall Rating 9.7/10
Based on 194 reviews since 2015
 
 
 
Quality 9.6/10 Quality Rating 9.6
The quality of the work was as expected and agreed

 
Tidy 9.7/10 Tidy Rating 9.7
There was little disruption and the site was left clear and tidy

 
Service 9.8/10 Service Rating 9.8
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 
 
" Very Efficient."   more
 
" Great job. Pleasant and helpful young man "   more
 
" Come on time and fixed problem charged as quoted."   more
 
" Dan came over driving the Christmas period to fix my grand parents shower. He's very friendly and professional 10/10 "   more
 
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Charges: 83%
Before starting work, did the firm explain the charges including labour, materials, callout & VAT (as appropriate)?
 
Timing: 96%
Before starting work, did the firm explain when the work was expected to start and finish?
 
Payment: 84%
Before starting work, did the firm explain how to pay (e.g. cash, cheque, etc.)?
 
Reliable: 99%
During the work, did the firm keep their promises, explaining and agreeing any changes about the work, costs or timing where necessary?
 
Invoice: 92%
On completion, did the firm give you an invoice showing the cost of materials, labour and VAT?
 
Guarantee: 80%
On completion, did the firm give you a guarantee for a specified amount of time, or usage (where applicable)?
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Most Popular Words
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Able 5
advice 6
Arrived 26
certainly 5
clean 8
couple 4
courteous 7
Dan 34
definitely 9
didnt 4
Dog 11
Efficient 25
efficiently 8
emergency 4
Excellent 22
explained 10
friendly 31
future 6
good 31
Great 6
happy 13
hard 4
helpful 21
Highly 8
impressed 5
knowledgeable 5
man 18
manner 8
mess 5
need 4
needed 8
nice 9
parts 4
phone 8
Pleasant 16
pleased 19
plumber 10
Plumbing 10
polite 32
problem 8
professional 18
promised 4
Prompt 10
promptly 8
Quick 9
quickly 15
reasonable 8
recommend 20
service 28
tidy 27
These are the words most often used in the reviews for this business. Look for the names and comments that reviewers use most often. We count each word once per review.


 
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Review 16 Jan 2020
Recommended by customer in NR7
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Male 
 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
 
Old appliance had to be disconnected.
 
Cost: £70

"Very Efficient."
 
 
 
 
Team:
M Dixon
 
 
 


Review 13 Jan 2020
Recommended by customer in NR4
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 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
 
Repairing two dripping taps
 
Cost: £85

"Great job. Pleasant and helpful young man "
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 9 Jan 2020
Recommended by customer in NR1
 My Age: 40 - 49 
 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
 
Fix toilet flush problem.
 
Cost: £60

"Come on time and fixed problem charged as quoted."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 3 Jan 2020
Recommended by customer in NR8
 My Age: 70 + 
 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
 
Repair shower part and seals.
 
Cost: £110

"Dan came over driving the Christmas period to fix my grand parents shower. He's very friendly and professional 10/10 "
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 16 Dec 2019
Recommended by customer in NR7
 My Age: 40 - 49 
 I'm: Female 
 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
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
 
Installation of new bath and basin tape.
 
Cost: £65

"Arrived on time, very efficient and helpful. Solved another plumbing issue whilst of site. Very polite and friendly."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 16 Dec 2019
Recommended by customer in NR13
 My Age: 70 + 
 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 9/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Replaced shower cartridge in bathroom
Rewashered hot bath tap.
 
Cost: £250

"Very pleasant and happy with Dan's work would use him again and recommend him to anyone in need of a plumber."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 5 Dec 2019
Recommended by customer in NR1
 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
 
Replacing taps in upstairs bathroom and downstairs clock room.
 
Cost: £85

"Competent
Friendly
Tidy
Punctual. "
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 13 Sep 2018
Recommended by customer in NR7
 My Age: 40 - 49 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: 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 9/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Fixing a fault in our toilet cistern including charging a large part of it. (Job done July'18 but forgot to fill paper work in)
 
Cost: £65

"There was a slight issue before the start of the job as he couldn't come on the afternoon promised. His van was in the garage, and wasn't finished by the garage in time. He came the following day. Happy with work completed. "
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 22 Jun 2018
Recommended by customer in NR12
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 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
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Replace bathroom tap supply and fit x2 washing machine check valves, check internal stop tap, ensure shower works and heats.
 
Cost: £69

"On time, pleasant, professional."
 
 
 
 
Team:
Dan
 
 
 


Review 5 Jun 2018
Recommended by customer in NR1
 
 
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
 
Replaced waste unit added a fall under kitchen sink.
 
Cost: £95

"Very prompt visit- Visited an hour of my phone call, as promised. Dan was very polite and explained the problem clearly. I all very impressed with the service. "
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 5 Jun 2018
Recommended by customer in NR7
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Beginner 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Service 10/10
The team was friendly, helpful, considerate and professional
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Customer Review
 
Came to look at electric shower if it needed replacing. Did not need replacing.
 
Cost: £10

"Young man came at time arranged. Through examination of appliance and decided it was all ok. Very polite and fair. Asked him to do an after job in a couple of weeks time. Not at all pushy, very knowledgeable.
"
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 4 Jun 2018
Recommended by customer in NR3
 My Age: 40 - 49 
 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
 
Replacement of input value for loft based water tank.
 
Cost: £55

"Very friendly and helpful; Quick worker and explained what he was doing; Offered advice; Arrived promptly. Happy to use Don again and also happy to recommend to friends. "
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 22 May 2018
Recommended by customer in NR2
 My Age: 30 - 39 
 I'm: Male 
 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
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
 
Replacing tap.
Sealing shower.
 
Cost: £140

"Excellent, friendly service.
Fast, good value and efficient."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 19 May 2018
Recommended by customer in NR7
 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
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Fixing small leak.
 
Cost: £50

"On time.
Efficient.
Polite."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 15 May 2018
Recommended by customer in NR13
 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
Value 10/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Replacement of bath fitter. Sealant around bath.
 
Cost: £90

"Absolute, delighted with both work and price."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 14 May 2018
Recommended by customer in NR6
 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 7/10
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 9/10
The firm's charges are reasonable for the work involved
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Replace and repair cistern plush mechanism.
 
Cost: £65
 
 
Team:
Dan
 
 
 


Review 10 May 2018
Recommended by customer in NR14
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Female 
 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
 
New outside tap.
Rad leaking.
Under sink leaking.
 
Cost: £85
 
 
 
 


Review 16 Apr 2018
Recommended by customer in NR6
 My Age: 70 + 
 My level of experience of similar services: Below Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
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
 
Replacement internal stop tap in kitchen.
 
Cost: £85

"Dan was prompt in his response to my phone call and arrived at 8 AM the following day.
He was courteous and professional throughout the job and the problem was quickly resolved."
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 9 Apr 2018
Recommended by customer in NR6
 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
 
Old kitchen sink and taps removed and replaced with new.
 
Cost: £150

"The young man was punctual and worked hard all the time he was here.
He was polite and answered any questions that we had.
When he left every where was clean and tidy.
We would certainly use the company again. "
 
 
 
 
 
 


Review 6 Apr 2018
Recommended by customer in NR8
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Male 
 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
Show All
 
 
Customer Review
 
Plumbing.
 

"Very good."
 
 
 
 
 
 

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