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R & B Decorators

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R & B Decorators
32 Castle View
Port Seton
EH32 0EW
01875 819566
07842 793 801

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R & B Decorators is run by Robert Brown, serving customers across East Lothian. Listen to some of his feedback:

“All the work was carried out to a very high standard. Robert is a perfectionist and a real professional and I highly recommend his work.”

“Robert is a perfectionist with unlimited patience, which we must have tried on many occasions by changing our minds about paint colours after he had spent some time painting.”

“Excellent, a real professional. Great attention to detail, exceptionally hard working and great fun to have around. Would like to call him a good friend now. Would recommend to anyone without hesitation.”

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review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   19th June 2019
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1 - £1000
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Painting walls and woodwork, varnishing doors and windowsills in upstairs and downstairs hallways, stairway, two bedrooms and bathroom. Clean, punctual, pleasant, careful and dog-friendly! Completely trustworthy; I was comfortable with leaving Robert a house key and letting him get in with it. Delighted with the job done and very happy to recommend.
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   25th May 2019
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1 - £1000
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Painting carried out in several rooms. Extremely professional, pleasure to have in our house, competitive pricing. We did one room then commissioned another right after as so pleased with the service.

review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   24th March 2019
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1001 - £5000
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We had our apartment completely repainted. Robert was extremely professional throughout. When he came to give us a quote he took time to talk to us about what we wanted, and advised us on what types of colours might suit different rooms and different walls.
When doing the work Robert proved to be very professional, turning up when agreed, working steadily throughout the day, and showing care and attention in the quality of his work. He was a very tidy and organised worker throughout.
Robert is very proud of his work, and he made sure that the finished product met his exacting standards e.g. he did an extra coat of paint in the living room to ensure that the light colour completely covered the previous darker shade.
We are very happy with the job, and would heartily recommend R&B Decorators (and he's a nice guy too!)

review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   13th March 2019
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1 - £1000
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Robert has just finished painting our Staircase and has made an excellent job. We've already got a quote for our kitchen and our daughter and neighbour have asked him for quotes as well. He is reliable, tidy and aware that this is a busy home with 3 kids and 3 adults needing to access toilet and bedrooms. I would not hesitate to recommend Robert.
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   18th February 2019
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1 - £1000
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Hall, Bathroom and Bedroom painted.

Very reliable and obliging. Good clean worker I would willingly recommend.

review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   17th February 2019
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1 - £1000
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Robert did our kitchen and hall first and we loved it so got him to come and do the bedroom. Now in the process of booking him for the rest of the house.
Loved the work he did. Totally transformed each room.
Very reliable and hard working and I must admit we could have stood and spoken to him all day :)
Thanks Robert.
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   14th February 2019
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1001 - £5000
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We have used Robert now on 3 separate occasions and found him to be very reliable, conscientious and willing to give input into the right solution for the job with all the decorating being first class. Would highly recommend and we are using him again.
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   15th August 2018
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £560
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Delighted with the work Robert has done. He is very reliable and conscientious with good attention to detail. He gave us good advice about colours and gently pointed us in the right direction when we were going wrong. Would highly recommend him.
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   29th July 2018
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1 - £1000
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High quality, great price and totally reliable. What more would you want?
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   4th June 2018
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Robert is such a polite, friendly and very helpful man. He is very reliable and did a great job to the exterior paintwork, keeping me well informed. He even 'went the extra mile' by doing some extra paintwork at no extra charge.
I have no hesitation in recommending Robert - he is a genuine man and a true professional.

review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   6th May 2018
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £790
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Prepared and painted vestibule, large hall with high ceiling Painted all bedroom doors and staircase. Was very throrough tidy and professional. Very happy with work.
Very pleasant and helpful. Would hav no hesitation in recommending him and he is returning to decorate our dining room.

review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   1st May 2018
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1 - £1000
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I have used R&B Decorators before and always found them reliable
And very friendly will defiantly be using him again
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   23rd April 2018
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Altogether, a very good experience. Robert painted the main bedroom (including ceiling, walls, doors, skirting boards, windows, radiator etc.); also the living room ceiling, which required treating for water damage as well as painting. He also helped me out with a small outdoor painting job at no additional charge. I really appreciated this and, too, the Senior citizen discount! All the work was carried out to a very high standard. Robert is a perfectionist and a real professional and I highly recommend his work.

review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   23rd March 2018
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Robert is a very honest, reliable and conscientious worker who I would recommend.
review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   20th January 2018
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £4,334
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Painted the entire interior of a 4-bedroom house with a very large living room, large kitchen & utility room.

Robert is a perfectionist with unlimited patience, which we must have tried on many occasions by changing our minds about paint colours after he had spent some time painting.

We tried hard to crack him, but he remained stoically courteous and good-humoured, and has even agreed to come back to paint the exterior of the house. He is also one of the few tradesmen we felt we could trust with the house while we went away on holiday. We highly recommend him and his work.

review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   13th January 2018
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1001 - £5000
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Painted kitchen/dining room, utility, hall and landing. All newly plastered.

Great job - even brings his own coffee and biscuits!! Also painted my son's house - every room white!!

review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   23rd December 2017
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £1,240
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Painted whole two bedroom flat, large kitchen, hall and bathroom.

Excellent, a real professional. Great attention to detail, exceptionally hard working and great fun to have around. Would like to call him a good friend now. Would recommend to anyone without hesitation.

review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   10th November 2017
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £559
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Painting of doors, staircase, white woodwork and radiators in our hall, bedroom, bathroom and kitchen: Mr Brown is a meticulous tradesman and did an excellent job.  We have already asked him to come back to paint the ceiling and woodwork in our living room and in the spring to paint the rhones and outside woodwork of our house.  Mr Brown is friendly and polite and I can thoroughly recommend his work.

review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   5th September 2017
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Kitchen, utility and dining rooms painted - all surfaces including windows, doors, radiators: Excellent job - could not fault it.  The tidiest tradesman we have had to date - no mess - very friendly and polite - just got on with a very professional job.  Would definitely recommend.

review stars review stars review stars review stars review stars   22nd August 2017
Value of Products/Services or Work Performed: £120
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External windows and woodwork: Used before and will have no hesitation using again.

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