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Graham Halpenny - Customer Reviews

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Stripping, sanding, plastering, skimming and painting including woodwork

So incredibly impressed with Graham, Belinda and their team. It was a pleasure from start to finish. Belinda was always available to contact and responded quickly. The quality of their work is brilliant. They were always clean and on time. Would definitely recommend their team for anyone considering home decorations.
Miss S - Cambridge
Living room and kitchen redec

I was pleased that Graham and his wife Belinda could fit me in before Christmas. As a returning customer I knew my home was in safe hands. I was delighted to with the end result, neat and tidy working and a real eye for detail. It was a pleasure to have Lucy and Jack decorate my home. I would highly recommend this family company.
Miss D - Cambridge
Whole house redecorated and refurbished

“This is a family firm that really cares and delivers to a high standard. Belinda has been so helpful in arranging and delivering the highest standard of work throughout. She helped with binging in a plasterer electrician and carpenter.

Graham oversaw and helped with the work. Simon and Jack worked to a very high standard throughout. Great service and value. Not the cheapest quote but no hidden extras and lots of extras given to us. Second time using this company and already given them a booking for another property. If you are looking for a company that respects your home stop here.”
Cambridge Customer
We had our Hairdressing Salon updated and painted by Jack. He worked hard to finnish the work quickly so that I could reopen the shop but still maintained a very high standard of work.
Emma and Denise
As a landlord, having a prompt reliable company that can turn around properties to a high standard is vital. I have been working for Graham for many years now and as he has expanded and his team has grown I am more and more impressed. Excellent attention to detail, and I can rely upon Graham to find other good trades who work to the same high standard.
A Waseem - Cambridge
Plastering whole house.
“Top class Plastering work, we were let down and Graham and his team really helped us out .They were brilliant from the word go and have restored my faith in Plastering companies. The plastering was so kind and helpful and clean. We do not hesitate to recommend this company and will use them again.”
Cambridge
“Graham and his team are really excellent painters and decorators - great workmanship, incredibly quick and very polite and tidy. Would thoroughly recommend and will always be using them in future. They did a fantastic job on the living room and hallway when we moved into our new home and then cam back nine months later to do some exterior work including historic railings which came up beautifully“
C Shenton Cambridge
Thank you for completing our project,the guys were very friendly and worked hard. Please pass on my thanks to Simon.
Westminster College Cambridge

Review received for Westminster College Interior Decoration in Cambridge

Delighted with the first class service and decorating received by Graham and Belinda's team.

No snags or concerns at all.

You can't improve on perfection
Roger & Sharon

Review received for Interior decoration of the Old Telephone Exchange in Fulbourn

Graham painted our whole house, we were really pleased with the work.
It was a big job, the staff cleared up every day and took pride in their work. Would definitely recommend them and use them again.
Mark and Heather
We are both very pleased with the end result, it was a bit of a leap of faith when it came to putting black on the wall but we think we got away with it!
Josh and Lucy were great and we would be happy to have the services of josh again when we redo the hall stairs and landing later this year if you can all tolerate us again!
M&E Cambridge
For your record I thought your company was brilliant & took the stress out of having to juggle two trades. Your chaps worked really hard & both the plastering and the redecorating were done to a very high standard.
You got the colours correct too for which I am very grateful.
I feel I can rely on you & will certainly use you in the future.
FK Cambridge
We choose Graham’s company because of their very quick response to our enquiry and their site visit was followed-up the next day with the quote for the work. While we were detailing the work we wanted done, they listened carefully.

They were able to start work very quickly after the site visit and Andrew arrived at 7.30 each morning and finished around 3. In the few week’s they were here, I saw that Andrew did a huge amount of work to prepare the surfaces for the final result. As we are in a Victorian property with the original sand/stone plaster, this meant a lot of preparation work had to be done!

Halfway through the project unfortunately found that one of our chosen colours did not look as we had expected. Graham brought us a massive colour chart that enabled us to choose a couple of tester pots. Andrew then painted them on the walls in different places so we could see them in different lights and we were able to choose one, which was ultimately perfect. When the gloss paint for a little too strong smelling, they helped to try and reduce the smell with lemons and water. Every day Andrew left the rooms neat and tidy.

When the work was complete we were absolutely delighted with the end result; a navy blue ceiling is not what most projects would have and Graham and Andrew took on the challenge admirably. It has resulted in a realisation of the image we had in our mind’s eye. We had a couple of spots that needed touching up once the paint had dried and settled and they came back in to complete that a few weeks later.

We were very pleased with how Graham, Belinda and Andrew helped us achieve what we were after by going above and beyond and ensuring that their customer service is excellent. I will be asking them to come back and complete more decorating work in the future.
L and J Cambridge

Review received for Interior decorating in Histon

I have waited until now to leave a review, because the effectiveness of the treatment is relevant.

Details of the job:-
To remove bad mould from a bathroom ceiling and wall tops in our rental property. After removal, seal with mould sealer and re-decorate affected areas.

An excellent job, done at extremely short notice, still perfect after 18 months.
The cost was lower than I expected in view of the urgency.
Tim, Cambridge
Thank you so much for the fantastic work which Pete and Josh did for us at such short notice. You really got us out of a hole, and I was so impressed throughout - from my first contact with you through to waving the guys off at the end. The rooms look absolutely wonderful and we couldn't have asked for better before our house move.

We will definitely be in touch in the new year when we will require more interior work done, and some exterior painting as well.
Caroline, Cambridge
Valter did an exceptional job here and was polite & professional throughout, we are delighted with the results.
K Dudley, Newmarket
Once again, we’re really very appreciative of your work and of the attention to detail, courtesy, and of course, the final price!
TH Willingham
My elderly parents needed the outside of their house painted. We were worried about cost but were quoted a very reasonable price. The job was done very well. The staff were punctual and polite to my parents. I also had a very small area of my house painted outside at the same time and again the job has been done well for a very reasonable price.
M Cave
Graham Halpenny Decorators did a brilliant job decorating my living room. I'm really happy with the results and the time from the initial enquiry to the end result was also very good. I intend to work with the company again when I decorate the rest of my flat.
Mark Johnston
Simon did a brilliant job with my wall papering! Graham is very pleasant and professional. Will be back for any future decorating, very impressed.
Cathy Cambridge

Review received for Exterior decorating in Cambridge

" I am very impressed with the talent and workmanship of these decorators; they are friendly, polite and very hard working. I am having them back for another decorating job as I was so impressed. Thank you. "

By Miss A Cook
Miss A Cook Cambrdge
" Thank you so much for your extraordinary service. So prompt, so professional, and the decorator himself did a fantastic job. So impressed! "

By Mr D L
Mr D L Cambridge
" This decorating team are second to none, If you used the services you will not be dissappointed quaity job reasonable prices ,you won't find better however hard you try, "

By S Foulger
S Foulger Ely
" Graham and his team did amazing job on our living room. The work was carried out very quickly but to a very high level and a very reasonable cost. We will definitely use them again! "

By Ben Haswell
Ben Haswell Cambridge
" Graham's team was efficient, tidy and the finish is exquisite - it is like having a new flat! Very pleased. "

By Toral Thompson
Toral Thompson Cambridge
" Graham and his staff were polite, punctual, hard working and did a great job - very good value. "

By By Anne Fletcher
Anne Fletcher Cambridge
" Many thanks to you Graham for an excellent job done. The paintwork looks good, the restoration of the big window better than I thought it could be, and we were impressed with and grateful for how well you avoided damage to plants and flowers and looked after the environment. "

By Micheal Smith
Micheal Smith Cambridgeshire
" Graham offered a competitive quote, and got on with the job as promised without any fuss while I was away. The work has been completed to a very good standard, and the house was left tidy. What can I say except - I'd recommend him and his team to anyone and would use them again without hesitation. Well done! "

By Mark Schaffer
Mark Schaffer Cambridge
" Graham Halpenny and his team replastered the ARTEX ceilings and redecorated our 4-bedroom house. They worked closely with us and did a superb job in a remarkably short time despite having to shift furniture in all rooms. Their attitude and spirit was top notch and they did a superb job. We can without hesitation strongly recommend them to others. Louis and Anita Fleming "

By Lou and Anita Fleming
Lou and Anita Fleming Cambridge
" Regarding the Decorating at 6A Cavendish Ave

"I am delighted with the results and the speed and efficiency with which they were achieved. I will certainly contact you again when the next area of the bungalow needs attention.." "

By Mrs H S Smith
Mrs H S Smith In Cavendish Ave Cambridge
" It was a pleasure to have professional people doing the decorating of our bedroom. From the very start graham was on time, did what he said he would do and on the actual day arrived on time and the job was finished in good time. They made excellent job of it and I would have no problem in recommending them to any other potential customer or having them back again to carry out more work. Graham Many thanks "

By Graham Burrell
Graham Burrell Ely
" Courteous, conscientious and reliable. Very tidy and respectful of our home. Would use again. Thank you. "

By Fiona Flynn
Fiona Flynn Saffron walden
" Graham did an amazing job of my daughters room, attention to detail, workmanship and reliability was first rate. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend. "

By Simon Durkin
Simon Durkin Potton
" Good communication, quote received and no hassle amendment when more work required. Tradesman even cleaned up as they went each day. I would recommend and use again. Thankyou "

By Gale Jameson
Gale Jameson Cambridge
" Graham and his team were really thoughtful when working in my home. The quality of work was really high and the best recommendation I can make is I will use them again and have recommended Graham to my friends and family. "

By Teresa G
Teresa G Cambridge
" Very pleased with the quality of the work and the professional conduct of the company. The job was completed quickly and efficiently, all done to my original specification. Workmen were punctual, courteous and carried out the work to a very high standard. Delighted with the result; would definitely use this company again. "

By Catherine Byfield
Catherine Byfield Cambridge
" am very happy to recommend Graham. Simon and Wayne were very thorough and the house now looks beautiful. I shall certainly use them next time I need any decorating completed. "

By Fenella Ashton
Fenella Ashton In Saffron walden
" The level of service at Graham Halpenny Decorators is fantastic. Having been a customer for many years, I am consistently impressed by the professionalism of every staff member I have come in contact with. Thank you "

By Amanda T
Amanda T Cambridge
" In this day and age, it's hard to find a company you can trust. Graham Halpenny was recommended to me by a friend, and now I know why � the quality of service I received was outstanding. Keep up the good work! "

By Mrs G
Mrs G In Grantchester
" The service I received from Graham was nothing short of outstanding. I had a room in a flat that needed to be decorated quickly in time for tenants viewing the following weekend, I called up Graham based on the reviews I'd seen here, and he agreed to come out the same day and give a quote. Receiving the quotation by email an hour later and accepting it, he and his assistant were ready to start work the next day at 8am. In the evening the job had been done to my complete satisfaction, including stripping down wallpaper, making good marks from shelves, and repainting the room to a very high standard. I will be using Graham's firm for all my decorating needs from now on. "

By Thomas Horsten
Thomas Horsten Cambridge
" We are both delighted with the way the shed has come out. Please tell Denes so (though I hope he knows already!). "

By John Dunn
John Dunn Cambridge
I'm in love with my new flat! Graham talked me through everything and gave great advice regarding stain blocking and using the right colours to make the most of a small space I have. Simon and Andrew were a pleasure to have around, very prompt and professional.
Lucy Cambridge

Review received for Re Decorating in Cambridge

" Franklin and I are very pleased with the decorating and find,after inspection , all is very satisfactory.

We found Valter and Denes very pleasant people to work in our home. They were exceptionally polite, hardworking and very punctual throughout their time here in Fordham.
Thank you very much for the amazing transformation which has resulted from the new decor, especially the staining performed on the staircase/doors. "

By Mrs M Turner
By Mrs M Turner In Fordham
" Thank you for a very professional job. "

By C and E Jones
By C and E Jones Cambridge
"Andrew has done a great job, working efficiently and cleanly and is a pleasure to have around. Many thanks once again. Sheila "

By Mrs S Mann
Mrs S Mann In Cambridge
"We were very pleased with the final price, quality, tidiness and timing of the works. Its an older property and a number of the walls required more pre-preparation than we realised but the team at Graham Halpenny kept us informed throughout the process, so there were no surprises. The works was completed exactly to our programme leaving a high quality finish and clean property prior to our move in on the weekend" A+J Cambridge


By A and J Cambridge
" John done a great job hanging my Photo Wallpaper, It looks really stunning thanks so much. "
By Mrs Lee From March
The quality of work and attention to detail was really appreciated. Great quality paper hanging and timely completion of the project.
I Revello

Review received for Commerical Painting in Colchester

Graham has been my decorator now for a number of years. I wouldn't trust anyone else after a previous bad experience. So patient and kind when I changed my mind. Kept to schedule and helped with with a few other minor building issues. Has a great eye for detail and the preparation was spot on. At first I thought, this is taking ages, then when I saw the end result I knew the attention to detail and immaculate prep had paid off. Highly recommended.
Lucy Doran Cambridge