Category: Painters and Decorators
Mobile: 07720 2...
Echoing the above from an experience summer 2021. Found on Bark.com, the quote was on the lower end but not too good to be true. Good comms at first, discussed how much paint needed, times etc. Asked for a small deposit to book the job in as very busy which was true of all traders at the time post lockdown boom. Foolishly paid. As the start date neared I noticed the Whatsapp number had not been active for a 10+ days, very suspicious for their work phone, no answer when called. Found the same person on WeLinkBuilders but a different number. Answered and they claimed they had not changed their number, then when I pressed said they had because phone was lost. Still claimed they would turn up but I asked him to explain why I should not see this as an indicator of bad intentions, he then said he no longer wanted to do the work for me and would refund the deposit. Decided to call back shortly after to confirm this was being done but never got an answer again. Reported to ActionFruad.
I contacted Giani on mybuilder.com and agreed to start the painting work beginning of Oct. He initially asked for 300£ deposit but we only gave him £50. Wrongly we trust him. We kindly asked to postpone the start date in few days because we were still waiting to receive the wallpapers. He agreed, also because he was busy in other works. The day before he would start , he did not answer anymore on the phone, blocked us on WhatsApp. When I tried to call him from a different number he answered, then once realised it was me, he cut off the line. Childish and immature behaviour I can say. When we asked for deposit back he said had some problem with bank account. We wait until he sorted. He kept saying " I swear, I will give u money back, I will come to your place". He blocked us on wh and he disappeared for only £50. DO NOT RECOMMEND , DO NOT TRUST! Unreliable