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10/10
Repair a leaking toilet and badly water damaged bathroom floor.

“What a lovely man Kevin Tulip is. I was embarrassed at the extent of the damage but he was so nice and kind, explaining everything he did and went beyond the required plumbing aspect of the job to fix the damaged floor as well.”

Customer in Billingham

April 2021

10/10
Clear bocked sink

“Not easy to find a plumber on a bank holiday but Area Maintenance were quick and their man came out an hour later. Very professional, careful with Covid guidelines and friendly. Not cheap, but it was a bank holiday! Will use this firm again”

Customer in Durham

April 2021

10/10
Find and repair leaks in old lead piping in kitchen

“Phoned area maintenance and they got a plumber out the following morning, lad called Kevin Tulip. Could,nt be more pleased with him, kept me informed every inch of the way, very polite and professional fella. Not an easy job, removing old and distorted piping and fitting a new section, sort of job a lot of plumbers would walk away from. Very, very pleased. Five stars all the way.”

Customer in Hartlepool

April 2021

10/10
Shower problem

“Thanks Area Maintenance Ltd for once again dealing so quickly with the assistance required when this time our upstairs Shower had decided to gush through to the Downstairs Dining Room/Kitchen. A major problem was that I also, no longer, have a Bath here so rely totally on the Shower. Putting this right so quickly was essential and so is greatly appreciated. Cheers Kevin.”

Customer in Newcastle

April 2021

10/10
Overflow pipe running

“Received a call to say that man was on his way. He was very friendly and efficient. Checked the problem, showed me a picture and fixed the damaged part. Covid safety also adhered too. Would recommend this company.”

Customer in Chester-le-Street

April 2021

10/10
Repair toilet water inlet

“Excellent workmanship as usual from this company”

Customer in Bolden

April 2021

9.75/10
Repair Internal Stop-cock; that was stuck shut

“Kevin was very profession under very trying conditions. He had to strip the cupboard to get access to stop-cock. He left the place clean and tidy on completion”

Customer in Consett

April 2021

9.75/10
Reinstalling a shower and other work

“I use Area Maintenance in preference to a lettings agency for my rented flat in Newcastle. The tenants get a much better service and I get a company I can rely on - very welcome after a botched job of installing a new shower! Have used for numerous other jobs since. Recommended”

Customer in Newcastle

April 2021

10/10
Overflow pipe running

“Received a call to say that man was on his way. He was very friendly and efficient. Checked the problem, showed me a picture and fixed the damaged part. Covid safety also adhered too. Would recommend this company.”

Customer in Chester-le-Street

March 2021

10/10
Pluming in a dishwasher from new

“Have used this company before for carpenters now have used for pluming and as I expected a very first class service was kept unto date as to when the plumber was going to arrive Work was of first class and we felt we were taken care of all the time Yes we recommend and tell people use this company lovely people to deal with and you get a first class service”

Customer in Hartlepool

March 2021

9.5/10
Wiring up of new Hob and microwave. Fitting new outside light

“The electrician (Kenny) was very professional and polite. He gave us the initial quote and came the following week as planned to carry out the work. We have been let down in the past with other tradesmen but this company seems very reliable and efficient. I would definitely recommend them.”

Customer in Bolden Colliery

March 2021

10/10
Raising level of bath and shower screen. Re-sealing of bath and re-fit of bath panel.

“Another excellent job from David at Area Maintenance. Our bath, bath panel and shower screen needed to be refitted after a bad job from another company. It was a difficult and tricky job. I am very grateful to Area Maintenance for the excellent standard of service. Everything has been finished to a very high standard and the overall look of the bathroom is so much better. Thank you.”

Customer in Gateshead

March 2021

10/10
Putting up plate shelves and to corner shelves

“Very impressed the there quality of workmanship and the standard of personnel Have some other work coming up and we are going one place only as they are the best”

Customer in Hartlepool

March 2021

9/10
Toilets

“Job well done ,explained everything,well satisfied.”

Customer in Washington

March 2021

10/10
Repairs to shower, under kitchen unit lighting, maintena and a remodelling of storage in the kitchen

“Have now met three professionals from the company and liaised with phone staff. Have found the whole team to be exemplary in terms of their professional advice, their skill set and the way in which they conducted themselves on-site. I would not hesitate to recommend their work and will definitely work with them again. Having waited for days for someone to return calls and then repair shoddy workmanship - this company is a breath of fresh air.”

Customer in Whitley Bay

March 2021

9.5/10
Toilet not flushing

“Kevin came to inspect my fault Great help explained what was wrong which needed 2parts which he got out of the van and fixed straight away. Great job very pleasant man with great knowledge. Thankyou.”

Customer in Chester-le-Street

March 2021

10/10
Suspected/unknown leak from dishwasher

“Kevin spent some time investigating the dishwasher thoroughly and found a pipe that was minutely leaking. He spent time correcting it and ran a cycle on the dishwasher; no leaks found. Kevin focused on the work completely and was pleased with the result. Intends to return tomorrow for final check.”

Customer in Sunderland

March 2021

10/10
Kitchen waste grate leaking under kitchen sink.

“Malcolm came at given time, very soon after phone call. He was friendly, understood the problem immediately, and focused entirely on job, until he fixed it completely. I couldn't fault him. Would ring them any time.”

Customer in Sunderland

February 2021

10/10
Leaking pipe below toilet cistern

“Impressive, efficient, polite and customer-friendly service with a useful booking slot system. Kevin Tulip, the plumber, was excellent, patient, highly skilled and helpful in both explaining the problem and resolving it. I've used this company three or four times previously and they have always impressed me with their transparency, organization and efficiency. Will use again without hesitation. Thanks again.”

Customer in Spennymoor

February 2021

10/10
Fixing a leaking internal waste water pipe

“Excellent quality work carried out by a well-qualified and thoughtful plumber, who not only fixed the immediate problem (leaking pipe) but took care to make improvements to a dodgy installation to prevent future issues. The plumber was clear about what work had been done and why, answered all my questions clearly, and - best of all - left the whole area tidy, clean, and restored back to normal.”

Customer in Stanley

February 2021

10/10
Leak to external water pipe

“Excellent service provided - from first point of contact with Stephen to completion of work by Kevin. Friendly, organised and efficient staff. This is the second time I have used Area Maintenance- I would definitely recommend the company.”

Customer in Darlington

February 2021

10/10
Fit new Alarm Battery

“Phoned up on the morning and we had someone here on the afternoon. He soon had the battery changed and tested. Very well presented, polite and professional guy, a credit to the company. I would certainly be using Area Maintenance and whole heartedly recommend them.”

Customer in Newcastle

February 2021

10/10
Fixing flush on toilet

“Very pleased with service rang at 8.45 am plumber here by 9.30 .Kevin the plumber explained everything he did and was very helpful.Good job all round.”

Customer in Newcastle

February 2021

10/10
Repair to a boiler plus addition work

“Extremely helpful, very clean and tidy, very informative, keep me appraised of everything, I would (and have) recommend to family and friends. I had two separate plumbers as the initial job was a temporary fix and I had the option of a quote from them first before further require work was carried out. The boiler was less than 8yrs old and had been installed badly (that plumber is now retired and so I had no come back) I will use Area Maintenance for other work as I couldn't fault with them at all. From a very happy and satisfied customer”

Customer in Darlington

January 2021

10/10
Toilet not filling with water. New inlet valve diaphragm fitted.

“Rang Area Maintenance and within an hour Kevin was at our house. Superb job as always. Prompt and very efficient. Would thoroughly recommend Area Maintenance anytime.”

Customer in Blaydon-on-Tyne

January 2021

10/10
Toilet cistern fixed

“Kevin, the plumber, arrived within 90 mins of contacting Area Maintenance. Did a first class job and put everything right within an hour. Friendly and courteous and would recommend this company without doubt.”

Customer in Durham

December 2020

10/10
Stopping bad leaking in the toilet areaea

“Clean, tidy and polite plummer. Excellent job”

Customer in Durham

December 2020

10/10
Gutters cleaned

“Impeccable service from start to finish. Kevin explained what he was going to do and also what he was unable to do for safety reasons. He wore a mask and changed clothes in between tasks. He was courteous and clear in his explanations and fitted in with a timing that suited me. I will not hesitate to use this as my go to company for maintenance and emergencies in the future. Thank you so much.”

Customer in Durham

December 2020

10/10
Fitting new bolts and seal to a low-level WC cistern and freeing a very tight kitchen tap gland

“Excellent work by Kevin. Details of work being done carefully explained throughout - including highlighting some faults with work performed by our bathroom fitter some 10 years ago - that came as no surprise to me but it was good to have my long-held suspicions confirmed by a true professional. And freeing the stuck kitchen tap gland was something I could not accomplish and was very grateful that Kevin could. All work completed within one hour and to a high standard. Courteous and friendly with enjoyable discussion and tips throughout. I know who to call next time I have a plumbing problem.”

Customer in Washington

December 2020

10/10
Gutters cleared and new blind fitted

“Kevin arrived when expected, having called to say he was on his way. A very pleasant man, put overshoes on to come into the house. Talked about the jobs to be done and explained what he would do. Everything left tidy, would definitely recommend and would use again.”

Customer in Durham

December 2020

10/10
Outside brickwork pointing repairs

“Kev from Area Maintenance turned up at the agreed time and completed favourably the work which had been discussed previously. Kev was courteous and friendly and completed some small areas of work that extra to agreed. The charge for the work was exactly the estimate. I might add that Kev also advised of the possible pitfalls e.G possible damage to roof and not being able to colour match the pointing cement. The service from Kev was exemplary and communication with the office excellent.”

Customer in Stratford

November 2020

10/10
Tv instalations

“Fab job.Lovely attitude.Covid protection well presented.Lovely lad.Very proffesional....will reccoment him and this company again...respected my home and me....”

Customer in Wallsend

November 2020

10/10
Changed the upstairs toilet from “Old to New”

“Excellent job done in a very stressful Covid-19 time. Successfully completed within an hour. Brilliant value for money. This is the forth time I have used the Area Maintenance team over the last four or five years to quickly solve our home requirements. I will definitely continue to be using this Team.”

Customer in Newcastle upon Tyne

November 2020

10/10
New kitchen tap fitted

“High standard. Offered unsolicited advice on unrelated issue as well.”

Customer in Chester-le-Street

November 2020

10/10
Repair of toilet cisterns

“Absolutely fantastic work by Kevin Tulip. Details of job carefully explained throughout. Work completed to an exceptionally high standard. Courteous and friendly - enjoyable discussion. I would not hesitate in recommending Area Maintenance and especially Kevin to everyone.”

Customer in Durham

November 2020

10/10
Replacement flushing elements in en-suite toilet cistern

“Having used Area Maintenance before I was familiar with their standard of work and professionalism and had no hesitation in contacting them for the repair required with the toilet cistern in our en-suite. All aspects of the work carried out were excellent and I will use them again should the need arise.”

Customer in Houghton-Le-Spring

November 2020

10/10
2 No. New Showers fitted, a new washbasin mixer tap fitted and new drain valve to cylinder in airing cupboard

“Excellent work, Kevin fitted 2 No Bristan mixer valve showers, a new Grohe washbasin mixer tap and addressed a leaking drain valve to the cylinder in our airing cupboard.”

Customer in Sunderland

November 2020

10/10
Renewed ballcock& flush in toilet

“Work well done and partly covered work which had been done earlier by a cowboy firm. Plumber was very pleasant and explained what he was doing”

Customer in Durham

November 2020

10/10
Patch plastered a ceiling

“Kevin arrived on time, did an excellent job, left our home clean and tidy. Thank you.”

Customer in South Shields

October 2020

10/10
New light fitting and old electric socket taken away and sealed

“Excellent work, told the workman was on his way, very polite”

Customer in North Shields

October 2020

10/10
Various jobs around the house. Fitting coat rail, bathroom cabinet etc

“Excellent service from start to finish. Maria was very helpful and I received the quote very quickly. Was happy with the costs. David turned up on time and completed the work to a very high standard. He was very polite and easy to deal with. I have arranged for them to come back for more work. I would definitely recommend Area maintenance.”

Customer in Gateshead

October 2020

10/10
Bathroom cistern repairs

“Job completed to my satisfaction including advice on further work as required.”

Customer in Houghton le Spring

October 2020

10/10
Two leaking radiators fixed

“Excellent work, arrived on time, worked quickly, very courteous and friendly”

Customer in Durham

October 2020

10/10
Replaced tap and heater/part of door/wall redecorated and painted

“Delighted with work done by very efficient workmen (a bit expensive) but worth every penny, a pleasure to have in my house”

Customer in Sunderland

October 2020

10/10
Reinstalled a curtain pole

“Excellent work”

Customer in Whitley Bay

October 2020

10/10
Repaired Kitchen Spotlights

“Malcolm did a fantastic job today fixing our kitchen spotlights. When he arrived we only had 1 of 6 working and no idea why. He quickly diagnosed the problem and repaired within an hour, replacing the fittings with new LEDs. He was really friendly, polite and covid secure. I'm quite a nervous person when it comes to having trades people in the house, but honestly I wouldn't hesitate to call Area Maintenance again in the future. Booking was really straightforward and got a courtesy call on the morning to say the electrician was on his way. 5* customer service and repair!”

Customer in Wallsend

October 2020

10/10
Television wall mounted

“Absolutely superb service. Lee attended and quickly had the telly on the wall. No mess, no fuss and friendly banter. All that coupled with a good price means I will definitely use them again”

Customer in Newcastle Upon Tyne

October 2020

10/10
New Doors And Skirting Board Fitted

“Lee the handyman arrived onsite he went through and checked what was gonna be needed. The work he carried out was brill he explained things as certain doors wasnt the right size but he was able to get them fitted. It was my first time using this company and and deffo would use again and do highly recommend them”

Customer in Sunderland

October 2020

10/10
New shower fitted

“The plumber did an excellent job, thank you.”

Customer in South Shields

October 2020

10/10
Replaced leaking mixer tap.

“Excellent service from start to finish. Highly recommended.”

Customer in Whitley Bay

October 2020

10/10
Bespoke shelving in wardrobes and installation of bathroom cabinets

“The job had some challenges but Kevin worked hard to sort things out and work his way around the problems. He worked very hard and did a good job.”

Customer in Whitley Bay

September 2020

10/10
Replacement WC inlet valve, replacement hand basin captive waste, tighten taps

“Kevin arrived on time, completed the work efficiently and tidied up afterwards. I was told beforehand that bill would be based on time and materials and was informed of hourly rate. I considered the amount reasonable for work done well.”

Customer in Chester-Le-Street

September 2020

10/10
Hanging of 3 boxed canvases

“What a professional job! Requested the job on the morning, due to a cancellation the work was completed on the afternoon! Tom assessed the work required, explained charging and agreed everything before starting. He kept me informed and discussed requirements throughout. He used a laser to ensure measurements were exact and explained the screws used appropriate to the wall type. He was very precise and organised in his work. There was no mess to clean up and shoe guards worn to protect my flooring. I am extremely happy with the work and won’t hesitate to contact Area Maintenance again.”

Customer in Bishop Auckland

September 2020

10/10
Radiator valves replaced

“Each stage of work explained and advisories received on how to make best use of the system. The old system had additional issues which were clearly explained enabling satisfactory solutions to be agreed. Work carried out to a high standard.”

Customer in Hebburn

September 2020

10/10
Toilet flush repair

“Kevin's an old school tradesman who clearly knows his trade backwards. His professionalism and work ethic are second to none - nothing was too much trouble for him and I would have no hesitation in strongly recommending him and area maintenance to anyone.”

Customer in Peterlee

September 2020

10/10
Central heating system completely flushed, cleaned out and new magnetic filters installed.

“Very professionally carried out.”

Customer in Newcastle upon Tyne

September 2020

10/10
Domestic combi-boiler routine service

“Appointment arranged promptly by e- mail. Notified when engineer Malcolm en route, work carried out efficiently, very pleasant visit with no stress.”

Customer in Whitley Bay

September 2020

10/10
Toilet flush not working

“Work done to an excellent standard. Kevin was pleasant and professional. Would definitely use area maintenance again.”

Customer in Ferryhill

September 2020

10/10
Various jobs around the home

“The customer service was excellent. Maria is very efficient and communication between us was excellent. She was very quick at getting back to me with queries. The work carried out was done very professionally. The handyman was courteous and completed all jobs quickly, efficiently and to a high standard. Would 100% recommend to others.”

Customer in Newcastle upon Tyne

September 2020

9/10
Repair leaking w c.

“Quick, efficient, pleasant.”

Customer in Chester-Le-Street

September 2020

9.75/10
New internal doors fitted

“Very reliable service and excellent workmanship, went out of his way to work around our wonky doorframes!”

Customer in Durham

September 2020

10/10
Toilet cistern overflow and leakage.

“The service provided was of a high standard from my initial call and arrangement of appointment, with a follow up call from Stephen to let me know plumber was on his way, through to the execution of the job. Kevin the plumber quickly identified the problems and let me know what he would do, and completed the work satisfactorily in an efficient and friendly manner. I have used Area Maintenance several times and, as was the case this time, I have found their staff and work to be of the highest standard.”

Customer in Newcastle Upon Tyne

August 2020

10/10
Leak rom bathroom

“Very impressed with work, responded quickly to emergacy call out Kevin the plumber was very helpful and curtious, thank you, will use company again.”

Customer in Hebburn

August 2020

10/10
New toilet seat fitted

“New toilet seat fitted, needed someone with knowledge as screws were hidden inside porcelain. Malcolm was the man to solve the problem. Job done with minimal fuss and helpful advice. I would certainly use this company again. Thank You to all staff I spoke with.”

Customer in Ferryhill

August 2020

10/10
Blocked drains

“Brilliant work and gave excellent advice when work couldn’t be fully completed. Kevin was great at explaining his work as he worked and helped every step of the way to choose right course of action for the job to be completed for the best results and was conscious of my budget at all times. Couldn’t recommend them enough!”

Customer in Bishop Auckland

August 2020

10/10
Outside drain unblocked and all cleaned out and repaired.

“The work took roughly 2 hours. The work was very efficient and the problem fully resolved. The plumber Kevin Tulip was very professional and friendly and new exactly what we needed doing. We have used Kevin a few times before and know he is very thorough and relaible. Overall a great service and we would use the company again for any plumbing jobs.”

Customer in Darlington

August 2020

10/10
Gutters cleared, blocked down pipe cleared and refastened, broken decking repaired.

“Kevin did an outstanding job. He fixed the broken decking and explained all his work as he proceeded. The gutters were cleared efficiently. The blocked down pipe was removed, cleaned out and Kevin amended the outlet end to minimise any overflow water. Top quality jobs performed with no fuss and full explanations. Thanks Kevin!”

Customer in Durham

August 2020

10/10
Boxing in of boiler pipework

“Really pleased with the work carried out by Kevin. It was a small job to box in very unsightly pipework which we were left with when a new boiler was fitted just prior to lockdown. Although a small job, it was quite awkward and there wasn’t a lot of space for a Kevin to work is in. We are delighted with the outcome and wouldn’t hesitate to use Area Maintenance again or recommend them. Job well done, thank you.”

Customer in Gateshead

August 2020

10/10
New Toilet Flusher etc

“Kevin Tulip did all the work to repair our constantly flushing Toilet , work was completed in approx 2hrs”

Customer in Chester-Le-Street

August 2020

10/10
Leak under sink

“Kevin Tulip was the plumber who attended. Honest assessment of the work that needed doing. Done professionally and promptly, with good observation of social distancing advice throughout.

Customer in Newcastle

July 2020

10/10
Full boiler maintenace

“Excellent job - boiler was in a terrible state, looked as if it had never been properly serviced before. Really good job - many thanks, Malcolm!

Customer in Durham

July 2020

10/10
Identify and fix water leak

“Work carried out to a very high standard. Kevin(plumber) talked me through every aspect of the investigation and repair. I would not hesitate to use again.”

Customer in Houghton Le Spring

July 2020

10/10
Fixed broken, leaking kitchen sink piping

“Thank you very much! I really appreciate the quality of work done, and it was completed quickly. My thanks to Kevin for his professionalism, efficiency and kindness while completing the work.”

Customer in Durham

July 2020

10/10
Repaired dripping taps

“Kevin was very helpful .He arrived on time, discussed the problems that I was having with the taps and repaired them as we had agreed. I would have no hesitation in contacting Area Maintenance and Kevin should the need arise in the future”

Customer in Newcastle

July 2020

10/10
Fit a replacement shower

“The per hour price was advised up front, I thought this was a little expensive but it was classed as a call out and the work was done on a Sunday so its dearer. In my experience this is a very efficient and professional company from call handling to doing the job and the billing. The installation was done quickly and cleanly. Craig was very courteous and followed distancing for the current covid issue. I liked the way card payment was taken at the time and an invoice immediately emailed which confirmed payment had been taken. I would use these guys again.”

Customer in Washington

July 2020

10/10
Leak fixed

“Excellent company who I would recommend to anyone. Very friendly, extremely professional work and very tidy. Thank you!

Customer in Sunderland

July 2020

10/10
Replaced a tap

“Excellent customer service with a call before the plumber arrived, on time. Very polite, worked quickly and tidied up afterwards. Felt safe in the current situation with Covid 19 as plumber wore a mask and used hand gel. Also did work for my family the same week and they were very pleased”

Customer in Durham

July 2020

9.5/10
Cupboard removed and dishwasher fitted

“New cupboards fitted, bath panel replaced, mixer tap replaced, silicon replaced in bath tub and tiles replaced in shower
Very glad that I chose area maintenance. Craig came 2 weeks ago and gave us quote. He explained everything and has good knowledge about the work. Top notch work. I will definetely call them for future works”

Customer in Newcastle

June 2020

10/10
Check outdoor security light

“Super friendly, safe and knowledgeable. Will definitely consider using them again.

Customer in Darlington

June 2020

10/10
Repair to waste pipe which has disconnected from shower causing leak into lounge

“Engineer done an outstanding job of repairing the leak. Not withstanding the fact I rang at 8am and they were here by 10am so very prompt response. He gave me some advice about the shower going in forward in terms of the seal and also a recommendation for a plasterer to repair the lounge ceiling. Worked neatly and professionally wearing overshoes and gloves and explained everything he had done. This is not the first time I have used Area Maintenance and will continue to use them again for jobs as they are so reliable, reasonable cost and as much as possible always manage to visit the same day”

Customer in Durham

April 2020

10/10
Fitting of glass shower door

“Excellent company to deal with. The job was assessed and a quote was given before the work started. The job was well done, the workman wore overshoes, placed mats down to minimise mess and cleaned up when finished. The job took less time than expected so the price was reduced. First class service.”

Customer in Richmond

March 2020