Some basic information
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Please feel free to contact us for a site assessment and estimate - call 07930 276 037 or
email us. We will measure the area and provide a free estimate based on your chosen design.
We work from Dundee but cover areas including Fife, Perth, Blairgowrie, Forfar, Arbroath
Every job is different but we try to keep the timescale to a minimum depending on weather
conditions and material curing times.
Yes, if it's raining then we are unable to work also if the temperature drops below 2 or 3
degrees the ground becomes unworkable.
Yes, an outside tap is desirable but not essential; we may need access if power tools are
No, we can complete all work whilst you are out.
No, skips are not used, therefore no skips left for days or weeks outside your property. All material is removed by our own vehicles.
We keep the mess to a minimum but there will be some mess at various points during the
work. We clean up at the end of each day keeping the job safe and tidy.
We do recommend talking to your neighbour prior to starting the work. This can prevent
No, we will only supply materials for the work contracted.
Yes, however this is generally for commercial contracts, there are terms and conditions.
We generally take payment at the end of the work unless the job is particularly big, we
accept BACS, cheque and cash.
Our standard monoblock is made by Marshals as it comes with a 10 year guarantee but we can
also supply any make or colour of monoblock.
All driveways are excavated to the correct depth. Ministry of Transport Type 1 hardcore is
laid and compacted with a vibrating plate to form sub base to the correct levels.
We recommend cleaning driveways, patios and paths every 12 months. If you opt to seal your
driveway, Acrylic sealants last up to 4 years. This is a guideline only and dependent on
age and condition of driveway/patio.
No, sealer is used to seal and stabilise sanded joints and to protect the surfaces of the
paving from dirt, oil and stains but is not necessary. We do however offer a cleaning and
sealing service if you require it.
Yes, all of the timber we use is treated although we do recommend painting your fence after a year.
We concrete all fence posts into the ground.
When installing fencing on a slope, we would not recommend a fence panel. Instead we would recommend a "hit and miss" or palisade style fence.
Generally no, only if the fence is over 2 meters at the rear of your property and over 1 meter at the front of your property.
All information is correct at time of publishing.
"The job was completed on time to the price previously agreed. Barry was kind enough to offer advice which was particularly helpful. On the whole we are very pleased with the job. Definitely will use his service again."
"Prompt and did a thorough job. Cleaned the area afterwards and the job was done to a high standard. Very good value for money."
"I hired ABC to install my driveway, he was very polite, gave me a very reasonable price and his work is excellent. I would definitely hire him again and recommend him."
The business provides local people with a professional building and landscaping service and operates from Dundee.
Unit 64, 9/10 Dock Street,
Dundee, DD1 4BT
Phone: 07930 - 276 - 037