D S General Building & Maintenance
3 Brent Road
Shooters Hill
SE18 3DR
Primary Trade: Carpenters & Joiners

Dave Smith

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(149 Reviews)

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Waste disposal Licence Full liability Insurance Free estimates

Services Provided:
  • Handyman
  • Gardeners / Landscapers
  • Property Repairs & Maintenance
    • 24 hour call out
  • Carpenters & Joiners
  • Fencing
  • Glaziers
  • Locksmiths
  • Plasterers
  • Tilers
  • Waste Removal/Recycling
  • Doors - Installations/Maintenance
  • Painters & Decorators
Feedbacks per trade:
  • Handyman (28)
  • Gardeners / Landscapers (8)
  • Property Repairs & Maintenance (31)
  • Carpenters & Joiners (58)
  • Fencing (28)
  • Glaziers (4)
  • Locksmiths (6)
  • Plasterers (30)
  • Tilers (20)
  • Waste Removal/Recycling (5)
  • Doors - Installations/Maintenance (13)
  • Painters & Decorators (37)
  • Other (15)
Comments from consumers who have used this trader
Reviewed 09-Oct-2018
Thank God for Dave Smith. Super-friendly, prompt, fantastic job on the ceiling hole. Good price. Can’t recommend highly enough.
Reviewed 30-Sep-2018
Always on time quick and very efficient worker.Work undertaken of very high standard. Helpful and very pleasant man, he has done several jobs for me and all have been comlpeted on time.
Reviewed 21-Sep-2018
Reviewed 12-Sep-2018
Superb advice, First class time keeping, a terrific and very professional job. Two days later he's already doing another job for me. Highly Recommend.
Reviewed 10-Sep-2018
Polite, a good standard of work and obliging.
Reviewed 10-Aug-2018
Dave Smith is punctual, efficient, Helpful and the finished job was excellent and he cleans up after him.
Reviewed 17-Jul-2018
Dave did a fantastic job for us - friendly, hard working and clearly takes pride in his work! Everything finished to a high standard and gave plenty of advice on next steps. Many thanks.
Reviewed 20-Jun-2018
Would definitely recommend Dave, very professional.
Reviewed 14-Jun-2018
Excellent job, Painted / stained decking for Free
Reviewed 14-Jun-2018
Excellent Service
Reviewed 31-May-2018
Very Helpful and obliging.
Reviewed 03-May-2018
Dave's standard of work was exceptional and excellent value for money. Dave went above and beyond what I employed him to do. Dave has a warm and friendly personality coupled with his exemplary professionalism means that I would recommend his service without reservation.
Reviewed 15-Mar-2018
Excellent work and Service
Reviewed 06-Mar-2018
The work was completed to a very high standard with very careful finishing. All tidying up done thoroughly and every effort made to complete on time despite severe weather conditions.
Reviewed 27-Feb-2018
Would thoroughly recommend Dave. Excellent work done, completed on time and within budget. Best Results
Reviewed 12-Feb-2018
I felt confident from the start. He did such a detailed account of work, (with gusto) Polite and charming - excellent work.
Reviewed 05-Feb-2018
Very Punctual; Well organised and efficient. Very Pleased.
Reviewed 05-Feb-2018
Great job, will recommend
Reviewed 01-Feb-2018
Excellent Service all round, Good, sound advice given before job. Goes beyond to give the best finish - Dave's experience and knowledge shine through!
Reviewed 26-Jan-2018
Mr smith did a lovely job putting a door up for me, he was very professional and even told me some dos and don’ts when putting up a door. Will definitely use him again.
Reviewed 23-Jan-2018
Efficient, courteous and thorough: outstanding quality of work and finish.
Reviewed 19-Jan-2018
Excellent Service all round, good sound advice given before job. Goes beyond to give the best finish. Dave's experience and knowledge shines through.
Reviewed 09-Jan-2018
We were extremely happy with the work and the attitude of David to all our requests.
Reviewed 08-Jan-2018
We were extremely happy with the work and the attitude of David to all our requests.
Reviewed 28-Nov-2017
Excellent work and craftmanship.
Reviewed 11-Nov-2017
This is the second time we have used David's services. On both occasions, he has been prompt, professional and polite. His work is of the highest standard and we have no hesitation in recommending him.
Reviewed 08-Nov-2017
Would Use services again.
Reviewed 16-Oct-2017
Very neat and tidy job- putting in an internal door, would use trader again.
Reviewed 16-Oct-2017
I am a critical person. It is a pleasure to rate Mr Smith top of all the categories.
Reviewed 06-Oct-2017
Mr Smith has been our GO TO builder for 10 years. He is quick to respond, listens to us, provides great service and cleans up afterwards!
Reviewed 02-Oct-2017
Dave was recommended by my daughter and he was an excellent worker and worthy of recommendation.
Reviewed 05-Sep-2017
Extremely Happy with the work carried out would definitely recommend.
Reviewed 30-Aug-2017
Very eager to satisfy, pleasant disposition
Reviewed 30-Aug-2017
2nd time I've used the excellent all round skilled worker.
Reviewed 17-Jul-2017
Very hardworking, excellent standard of work and tidies up after himself very well
Reviewed 22-Jun-2017
The young man was very helpful, cheerful, polite and extremely good workmanship.
Reviewed 19-Jun-2017
House left very tidy every day and Dave was very good at communicating the work progress and anything we need to address.
Reviewed 19-Jun-2017
Very Professional, On time work excellent
Reviewed 19-Jun-2017
Clean Worker, attention to detail and keeps you updated throughout.
Reviewed 15-May-2017
Excellent all round!
Reviewed 15-May-2017
Very happy with service, will definitely use again
Reviewed 15-May-2017
Very Happy with work undertaken. Would recommend.
Reviewed 24-Apr-2017
Very happy with the work, very quick too.
Reviewed 24-Apr-2017
Very Efficient and reliable and courteous service, highly recommend
Reviewed 23-Mar-2017
Excellent Job - Very pleased, clean and tidy.
Reviewed 07-Mar-2017
Very good gentleman, very efficient and considerate and easy to work with. Love his job and will definitely recommend him, thank you!!
Reviewed 03-Mar-2017
Very pleased with the decorating work and other small jobs in the bathroom. Dave did a good job for a fair price.
Reviewed 24-Feb-2017
Very pleasant, very knowledgable & we will plan to ask David to do more work for us! Thanks David!
Reviewed 13-Feb-2017
Excellent work.
Reviewed 13-Feb-2017
Very professional, cleaned up after work! Highly recommend.
Reviewed 07-Feb-2017
Excellent work
Reviewed 16-Jan-2017
Plastering Was well done, David is a very good plasterer and we have had work done before.
Reviewed 16-Jan-2017
I would recommend him.
Reviewed 16-Jan-2017
Would recommend Dave to close friends and Family, Very Pleased.
Reviewed 16-Jan-2017
This is not the first time I have used this trader, and every time the work done is very satisfactory, (Excellent)
Reviewed 16-Jan-2017
Excellent work and finish, Helpful and Polite, goes the extra mile.
Reviewed 29-Sep-2016
Dave's work was clean, tidy and carefully carried out, and always arrived punctually.
Reviewed 06-Sep-2016
Dave's work was clean, tidy, and carefully carried out, and he always arrived punctually.
Reviewed 06-Sep-2016
Very polite, worked well.
Reviewed 06-Sep-2016
I was very pleased with the work.
Reviewed 06-Sep-2016
Pleasant and very efficient, with much useful advice and skill.
Reviewed 06-Sep-2016
Dave is a first rate trader and have used his services over 3 years can't ask for better.
Reviewed 11-Jul-2016
Dave was friendly, efficient and punctual. Dave fitted 3 internal doors, build 2 bespoke cupboards which we are very pleased with and adjusted two other internal doors we were having problems with. The total cost was very reasonable, overall very satisfied and would use again and recommend.
Reviewed 01-Jul-2016
Pleased with work, would use again.
Reviewed 01-Jul-2016
Hard Working and helpfull
Reviewed 01-Jul-2016
Very pleased with work and would use him again and have asked for more work to be done.
Reviewed 01-Jul-2016
1st Class work at all times
Reviewed 01-Jul-2016
Ticks all the boxes including good communication, time keeping, work rate. Highly recommended.
Reviewed 30-May-2016
I was very pleased with the excellent job that Dave did in painting the outside of my house. It was all done while I was on holiday, with the minimum of fuss and for a fair price. I would certainly recommend Dave, and I will use him again. Anne
Reviewed 22-Apr-2016
Punctual, perfectionist and tidy minded.
Reviewed 22-Apr-2016
Very happy with he work that was done.
Reviewed 22-Apr-2016
I was very pleased with the work which was carried out promptly and efficiently
Reviewed 21-Apr-2016
Excellent would recommend without reservation.
Reviewed 21-Apr-2016
The work was completed to a very high standard. The finishing was very neat, a high skilled trader.
Reviewed 31-Mar-2016
Reviewed 31-Mar-2016
Very pleased with all worksc arried out, very professional
Reviewed 31-Mar-2016
I found Dave to be an excellent worker, Punctual and tidy. I would recommend him anytime.
Reviewed 28-Mar-2016
Came back twice to update quotes after I changed my mind about what I wanted. Did exactly as promised. The work was of a brilliant quality and was really tidy. I will definitely be using for all other building work I need in future.
Reviewed 25-Mar-2016
would reccommend did an excellent tiling job.
Reviewed 21-Mar-2016
Excellent work painting the exterior of the house and repairing front wall
Reviewed 23-Feb-2016
I found Dave to be a very able workman who completed his tasks to a very high standard. I would have no problem recommending him.
Reviewed 02-Feb-2016
Dave is always polite and helpful. He takes care in his work and produces the best results.
Reviewed 10-Dec-2015
Great job done, exactly as described and quoted for. Will use again anytime.
Reviewed 30-Nov-2015
Very pleasant and helpful. Dave completed the work -fitting new kitchen door,building a cupboard and some shelves. All look fantastic. Would recommend him and am looking for more he can do for me too.
Reviewed 28-Sep-2015
We were very pleased indeed with the work carried out for us. David was always polite, punctual and professional. David was also very neat and tidy. We will certainly use his services again.
Reviewed 25-May-2015
Dave has carried out several jobs for me. The most recent was plastering the walls of my living and dining room. He also had to remove the wallpaper. As always the work carried out was to a high standard. On completion of the job my walls were smooth and ready to paint. He is neat, tidy and punctual. Also his quote was competitively priced. I would definitely be using his services again.
Reviewed 19-May-2015
Reliable, punctual and work done to a good standard.
Reviewed 04-May-2015
Dave arrived promptly and very efficiently completed a long list of jobs. Would certainly use again.
Reviewed 18-Mar-2015
Daves knowledge and skills second to none. He had ideas which were undertaken that saved me money ! His attention to detail and paint finishes 10/10. Very friendly and respectful man, I can absolutely recommend him, without reservation. Just put the kettle on, make tea and he works hard...😄
Reviewed 23-Feb-2015
Had bathroom floor leveled. Excellent service. Excellent Price. Would recommend to anyone.
Reviewed 22-Feb-2015
Great job! Work was carried out tidily, and quickly,. Dave even found time to do more work than asked for. I was recommended Dave and would recommend him to anyone else.
Reviewed 14-Feb-2015
Dave has performed a number of jobs for us over a number of years, from small repairs to larger renovations, always to a high quality finish. He is totally reliable and does his best to be cost efficient. We have constantly been impressed with his work and Dave will always be our first port of call if there are any jobs that need attention.
Reviewed 11-Feb-2015
Excellent work, cleanliness, time keeping and politeness. Would recommend 100per cent.
Reviewed 09-Feb-2015
Would highly recommend. Dave was very helpfull, tidy and efficient. price was competitive and I would definitely use him again.
Reviewed 03-Feb-2015
David has now completed my new fence lines and has done a very nice job, his professional approach and systematic working methods are impressive; always clean and tidy, he is a very nice man. He is booked again for building a new decking area for us.
Reviewed 31-Jan-2015
Very friendly, helpful and tidy.
Reviewed 31-Jan-2015
Very pleased with work. Thoroughly recommend him.
Reviewed 18-Jan-2015
Excellent service and would use him again
Reviewed 14-Jan-2015
Would use this trader again, without doubt.
Reviewed 29-Dec-2014
Dave put up a fence run for me and his work is first class,I have asked him to come back in the new year to do some more work. His Prices are very competitive and he's a nice bloke as well.
Reviewed 28-Oct-2014
This is the third lot of work Mr Smith has done for us and the first decorating job he has done for us. He came in while we were on holiday and left the house spotless. The decorating work was excellent and all the odd jobs completed to his customary high standard.
Reviewed 28-Jul-2014
Have had two jobs carried out by Dave - fencing and fitting an internal door. Both jobs were done well, the door wasn't straightforward ( it was a stripped reclaimed door that was a bit lopsided ) so the work took longer than expected, but there was no extra charge.
Reviewed 06-Jul-2014
Mr Smith did a professional job, was clean and efficient and very reasonably priced; I intend to use him again
Reviewed 06-Jun-2014
David did a great job paining quite a challenging room.Punctual, friendly and professional- i couldn't fault his work-Knows what he's doing. Very highly recommended
Reviewed 08-May-2014
Very neat, thorough work. Very tidy.
Reviewed 07-Mar-2014
friendly, efficient, polite, punctual, tidy and had a can do attitude-swift, neat and very satisfactory
Reviewed 07-Mar-2014
Dave was helpful, friendly, efficient, tidy and did everything swiftly and as I requested. He was also punctual and very polite.
Reviewed 06-Mar-2014
Dave doesn't just do what is asked of him he goes the extra mile. I cannot recommend Dave highly enough. Excellent work very fair price (all ways within estimate) work completed on time. Punctual. All ways tidy.
Reviewed 22-Jan-2014
DS Maintenance I found very helpful work consistently of a high standard and a very fair price. Recommend highly
Reviewed 20-Jan-2014
Highly recommendable. Polite and tidy.
Reviewed 07-Dec-2013
Dave turned up on time, completed work within the timescale specified and cleaned up afterwards.
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