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Alchemy Bathrooms / Bathroom Remodelers in Glendowie


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  • 95%
    "We renovated our small ensuite. Nick and his team were a pleasure to deal with, not only completing the job quickly and well, but also gave good advice. So glad we took his advice to move the shower and the toilet and the room looks so much better, the new lighting also is a vast improvement. Would use this team again. Sorry the picture isnt as good as it looks in reality, couldnt fit the whole room into the shot!"
    Rating by: Laura  |  Rating posted: 16th Aug, 2023  |  Contact: Nick Mckelvie  |  Job date: Aug, 2023
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    Laura16th Aug, 2023More details…
  • 100%
    "Nick and the Alchemy were great.The job , a replacement bathroom and laundry for my Mum, was completed on time and in budget .The job did evolve and this was absorbed with no problem.All the team were professional and always turned up on time and Nick did a great job of keeping me posted.He also had great ideas and was able to source quality fittings and flooring, not easy at the moment .A pleasure to work with and appreciated the care and attention to detail by the whole team.Also the team kept the worksite clean and tidy and took care of the house.We were incredibly pleased that this got completed in three weeks before Christmas as we had thought Mum might have to wait till January.So thanks to the Akchemy team and will use again."
    Rating by: Kathy  |  Rating posted: 14th Feb, 2023  |  Contact: Nick McKelvie  |  Job date: Dec, 2022
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    Kathy14th Feb, 2023More details…
  • 100%
    "I needed my bathroom renovation done at short notice after the tenants moved out earlier than expected. I called around quite a few companies and Nick was the one who told me he could deliver a new bathroom within the time available. I honestly didn't expect things to run so smoothly given the time constraints but Nick and his team delivered a fantastic bathroom on time and on budget. It really transformed the whole house as the old bathroom was well past it's used by date. I wouldn't hesitate to call on Alchemy again should the need arise. A+"
    Rating by: Ben  |  Rating posted: 6th Jul, 2022  |  Contact: Nick McKelvie  |  Job date: Feb, 2022
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    Ben6th Jul, 2022More details…
  • 95%
    "Nick’s team arrived on time and within hours the bath and toilet rooms were gutted ready for the rebuild.All the tradies arrived on time and carried out their part professionally and very quickly, all work was always ready for the next phase as required.Everyone involved was prompt,courteous and a pleasure to deal with.Thank you to Nick and l involved the result exceeded our expectations."
    Rating by: Terry  |  Rating posted: 21st May, 2022  |  Contact: Alchemy Bathrooms  |  Job date: Apr, 2022
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    Terry21st May, 2022More details…
  • 98%
    "Nick and his team at Alchemy Bathrooms recently renovated our bathroom and toilet.
    Nicks quote was competitive and his team of professionals were always punctual and a pleasure to have around the house.
    The bathroom was a full gut and Alchemy project managed the job from start to finish.
    Nick was very approachable and always easily contactable.
    The bathroom was finished in the agreed timeframe and to a very high standard.
    I would not hesitate to use Nick again and thoroughly recommend his team at Alchemy Bathrooms.
    Rating by: Tony  |  Rating posted: 13th Jan, 2022  |  Contact: Nick McKelvie  |  Job date: Sep, 2021
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 90%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    Tony13th Jan, 2022More details…
  • 100%
    "Fabulous job. Love my new bathroom."
    Rating by: Anna  |  Rating posted: 21st Dec, 2021  |  Contact: Steve Cruickshank  |  Job date: Jun, 2021
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    Anna21st Dec, 2021More details…
  • 98%
    "Highly recommend Nick and the team. We used them for a full renovation of a bathroom in a flat, and they did a great job. They will easy to deal with, professional and always willing to go the extra distance. "
    Rating by: Brady  |  Rating posted: 6th Jul, 2021  |  Contact: Nick  |  Job date: Jul, 2021
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    Brady6th Jul, 2021More details…
  • 100%
    "I came across Alchemy bathrooms when I visited a friends recent renovation. She was thrilled with the results and service so I asked Nick for a quote for my bathroom.
    He was quick to respond and provided me with some really good ideas, as well as offering an interior design service, which I accepted. Lesley (designer) came over and tweeked the design and after receiving the quote, the work was started on schedule 2 weeks later.
    There were a few changes along the way, which were considered in the price but he was very transparent and once the job was completed there were no surprises.

    Nick is incredibly honest and thorough. And nothing was a problem to him. He also gave good advice where I was less knowledgeable.

    Though my bathroom is small I am so happy that it was completed by Alchemy. In fact he has also given me quotes for my other toilet and kitchen. Awesome work Alchemy !
    Rating by: Lesley   |  Rating posted: 20th May, 2021  |  Contact: Nick McKelvie  |  Job date: May, 2021
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    Lesley 20th May, 2021More details…
  • 100%
    "Alchemy were great to deal with and did a fantastic job. They made the whole process very easy and were so efficient in getting the job completed without compromising on workmanship. Staff were great to have on site-friendly and courteous and always happy to provide explanations and advice. Would not hesitate to use them again. "
    Rating by: Rosalie  |  Rating posted: 12th Apr, 2021  |  Contact: Nick Mckelvie   |  Job date: Apr, 2021
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    Rosalie12th Apr, 2021More details…
  • 100%
    "Alchemy were an absolute pleasure to deal with and I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending them to anyone else doing their bathrooms. They were friendly and tidy to have around the house, and their workmanship was excellent."
    Rating by: Andrea  |  Rating posted: 12th Apr, 2021  |  Contact: Nick McKelvie  |  Job date: Apr, 2021
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    Andrea12th Apr, 2021More details…
  • 65%
    "Alchemy by name and nature. Magical nature of their work left me astounded.
    mirrors set for 2 metre giants
    leaking pipes -that weren't screwed in properly
    shower doors that didn't open because the vanity unit was placed too close to the door
    leaking showers from pipes that weren't properly installed, leaking showers because they felt it was not necessary to silicon the edges
    fans located in shower at ear height with associated hole in the shower wall
    did I mention the pipes that now sprung a leak again

    only redeeming feature was that as each calamity was pointed out they did come and repair the problems.

    Nick is a nice affable scotsman

    project management was Ok though there were times no one came for days obviously doing other jobs. but miraculously still finished more or less on time.

    very prompt with the billing, with followup phone calls a day later.

    very tidy and cleaned up after themselves each day which was a bonus.

    Scores really well with tidy and generally timely finish.

    however you do wonder what drives their decision making as they install the different components on the bathrooms

    Would I use them again? Im not sure. If I want some entertainment on dumb they would be ideal.
    Nick McKelvie responded:
    "That’s unfair Colin the mirrors were set at the height you agreed to then you asked them to be lowered.And well you know it was another area in your house that leaked and we came and fixed it anyway. But you agreed we finished on time And you agreed we are very tidy Perhaps you should have talked to your wife before you posted this she is lovely,are you trying to damage my business? Cheers Nick."
    Rating by: Colin  |  Rating posted: 10th Sep, 2020  |  Contact: Colin King  |  Job date: Feb, 2020
    Communication: 80%  |  Quality: 20%  |  Reliability: 90%  |  Value: 70%
    Colin10th Sep, 2020More details, one reply…
  • 93%
    "Nick and his team at Alchemy did a great job doing up my bathroom and toilet. Their communication were very good, helpful and had no issues with their quality. They were reasonably priced and had no surprises with the final invoice. There were a couple of minor things which would've made the whole renovation even better, such as having a bit more time to chose the tiles.

    But overall, I would recommend Alchemy and definitely consider using them again.


    Rating by: Willy  |  Rating posted: 6th Sep, 2020  |  Contact: Nick McKelvie  |  Job date: Jul, 2020
    Communication: 90%  |  Quality: 90%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 90%
    Willy6th Sep, 2020More details…
  • 100%
    "This is the third bathroom that Nick and his team have renovated for us. Each time they do a totally professional job and we are always pleased with the result. They run on time and to budget. Nick communicates well and is endlessly helpful with various other small jobs not always associated with the bathroom renovation. Would recommend Alchemy. "
    Rating by: Jan  |  Rating posted: 7th Jul, 2020  |  Contact: Nick Mckelvie  |  Job date: Jul, 2020
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    Jan7th Jul, 2020More details…
  • 100%
    "Nick quoted for and then organised the renovation of our bathroom. Nick was very helpful with suggestions for the layout and fittings to help us achieve the bathroom we were looking for. The team arrived at the expected time and worked tirelessly to complete the job as promised before Christmas. We were very impressed with the workmanship, communication and the friendliness of Nick and the team and always felt that we were kept informed of the progress. We would have no hesitation in recommending them to others looking for a fantastic bathroom renovation at a competitive price. Well done guys."
    Rating by: Jenny  |  Rating posted: 9th Apr, 2020  |  Contact: Nick McKelvie  |  Job date: Dec, 2019
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    Jenny9th Apr, 2020More details…
  • 98%
    "We recently had our bathroom & WC updated, to give us a 2nd toilet in the bathroom, and a vanity in the (very small) WC. Nick visited and went over some ideas with us, and gave us a timeframe of 2 weeks, ensuring that we would have a toilet throughout the process - important with two primary age children.

    Nick's team, led by Craig, were friendly, reliable and great company to have around. There were some minor challenges to overcome, mainly due to the small size of our rooms, and they actively involved us in the decision making all the way. The electrician and plumbers were again superb, and turned up when they said they would.

    We are very happy with the end result, and the main bathroom was finished in just over a week. We would have had the whole job done in that timeframe, but the delay was due to a cabinet we wanted being on back-order - even then it was fitted & finished within the original 2 week timeframe.

    I would heartily recommend Alchemy for your bathroom reno, and I would have no hesitation calling on them again in the future.

    Rating by: John  |  Rating posted: 3rd Dec, 2019  |  Contact: Nick Mckelvie  |  Job date: Nov, 2019
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 90%
    John3rd Dec, 2019More details…
  • 93%
    "We chose Alchemy based on the comments on 'No Cowboys' and it proved a sound decision.
    Our job was to convert an unused bedroom into an ensuite. Nick recommended a architectural firm who turned our vision into plans and Nick and his team implemented it.
    There were a number of issues that arose during the job but we were very pleased that Nick stepped up and sorted them without hesitation.
    In retrospect the time frame quoted by Nick was somewhat optimistic but some of the delays were outside of his control. In any event we are well pleased with the result and would not hesitate to recommend Alchemy.
    Rating by: Bob  |  Rating posted: 27th Jul, 2019  |  Contact: Nick MxKelvie  |  Job date: Jun, 2019
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 80%  |  Value: 90%
    Bob27th Jul, 2019More details…
  • 73%
    "Nick was friendly and quick to respond. The quote was fair and we undertook the work which was done we think to a high standard. However, Nick was less than informative when it came to council requirements. In hindsight we felt he wanted to rush this job through before Christmas. You would think Nick and the team should be COMPLETELY up to date and able to advice and communicate with customers on council requirements (especially for bathrooms) and guide people through this process if they are new to it. We are now having to go back and get a code of acceptance through the council which equals more outlay of money.

    My advice is anyone looking to engage with Alchemy bathrooms is to do your prep with the council first.
    Rating by: Christopher  |  Rating posted: 19th Mar, 2019  |  Contact: Nick  |  Job date: Mar, 2019
    Communication: 20%  |  Quality: 90%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 80%
    Christopher19th Mar, 2019More details…
  • 100%
    "We have just had our ensuite completely rebuilt. This required moving a wall for more space, as well as remodelling all fixtures, tiling etc. Nick and the Alchemy team were superb. Whilst we had a design already, Nick’s expertise and experience meant that his advice on a few key areas, and suggestions for optimising the design, were extremely valuable.

    We priced four providers, and Alchemy were competitive. Nick was clear about when they could complete the work, and his timelines were accurate. His team were very personable, prompt and careful on-site. Communication was always prompt, with Nick operating as the touchpoint and managing the project.

    The transformation from before to after was stunning, and we could not be happier with the end result. Very highly recommend Nick and his team at Alchemy.

    Rating by: Tim  |  Rating posted: 19th Dec, 2018  |  Contact: Nick McKelvie  |  Job date: Nov, 2018
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    Tim19th Dec, 2018More details…
  • 100%
    "Alchemy bathrooms have renovated 2 beautiful bathrooms plus a toilet room. Nick and his men are so respectful, polite and always very presentable. They were a pleasure to have in the house. Josh the tiler did an amazing job with the large tiles that we chose which were not easy to cut!!! Well done Josh! Communication was excellent, and answering texts or emails! I would highly recommend them with no worries at all. "
    Rating by: Bev  |  Rating posted: 16th May, 2018  |  Contact: Nick Mckelvie  |  Job date: May, 2018
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    Bev16th May, 2018More details…
  • 93%
    "Nick and his team recently renovated two bathrooms for us, with
    the advice of designer Lesley we now have two beautiful stylish bathrooms.
    Nick is very friendly and promptly contacted us if we had any questions.Finishing time and budget slightly over but was as we expected.
    His team of tradies were polite and curteous and friendly i would not hesitate to recommend this company as we absolutely love our new bathrooms
    Rating by: Rose  |  Rating posted: 12th Feb, 2018  |  Contact: Nick Mckelvie  |  Job date: Feb, 2018
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 90%  |  Reliability: 90%  |  Value: 90%
    Rose12th Feb, 2018More details…
  • 93%
    "Clear and prompt communication. Friendly and approachable staff. Quick and reliable service. Good workmanship (shower installation and tiling). Would recommend this tradesman."
    Rating by: Monika  |  Rating posted: 31st Oct, 2017  |  Contact: Nick McKelvie  |  Job date: Jun, 2017
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 90%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 80%
    Monika31st Oct, 2017More details…
  • 100%
    "We are extremely happy with our new shower. Nick and all members of his team were extremely easy to work with, the whole process went very smoothly and the tiler did a beautiful job. Highly recommend this company."
    Rating by: Hanna  |  Rating posted: 11th Sep, 2017  |  Contact: Nick McKelvie  |  Job date: Sep, 2017
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    Hanna11th Sep, 2017More details…
  • 100%
    "Nick and his team have done a wonderful job fully renovating my bathroom. Nick was completely professional and delivered everything he promised. He communicated well at every step, was very organised and gave excellent service and advice. He always answered his phone! The job finished on time and on budget. I would totally recommend Alchemy Bathrooms without hesitation. "
    Rating by: Jan  |  Rating posted: 23rd Aug, 2017  |  Contact: Nick McKelvie  |  Job date: Aug, 2017
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    Jan23rd Aug, 2017More details…
  • 100%
    "I cannot thank Nick and his team enough for a very professional job on our 2 bathrooms. Nothing was any trouble, they managed the job so as to have at least 1 toilet and shower working at all times. Would recommend them to others."
    Rating by: Kathy Smith  |  Rating posted: 2nd Aug, 2017  |  Contact: Nick McKelvie  |  Job date: Jul, 2017
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    Kathy Smith2nd Aug, 2017More details…
  • 98%
    "Nick and his guys were fantastic to deal with. In and out when they said they would be. Two bathrooms with under floor heating, 2 showers, a bath, 2 toilets, 2 vanities, all tiled on time on budget. No mess no problem. I would definitely use them again. Ask Nick for Glen's number if you want more info on the great job they did at our place."
    Rating by: Glen sandbrook   |  Rating posted: 30th Jul, 2017  |  Contact: Nick McKelvie   |  Job date: Nov, 2016
    Communication: 90%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    Glen sandbrook 30th Jul, 2017More details…
  • 100%
    "Thanks to Nick and his team for doing an awesome job on the bathroom. Job required completely gutting the old bathroom and starting again with new ceiling, walls & floor repairs making quite a big job.
    Nick was great to deal with and provided an up front quote and full detail of work that would be carried out. The end result looks fantastic and I would be happy to recommend Alchemy to anyone.
    Rating by: Jared  |  Rating posted: 26th May, 2017  |  Contact: Nick McKelvie  |  Job date: May, 2017
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    Jared26th May, 2017More details…
  • 100%
    "Excellent in every way. Nick has expert knowledge and discussed a range of options to renovate our room (toilet). He was very friendly and had great communication all the way through the reno. He has a team of great tradies, including plumbing, tiling, plastering, painting. All of them efficient, friendly, skilled - and all cleaned up each day. Respectful, no fuss. Great price. Couldn't ask for better."
    Rating by: Garry   |  Rating posted: 23rd May, 2017  |  Contact: Nick McKelvie  |  Job date: May, 2017
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    Garry 23rd May, 2017More details…
  • 100%
    "Nick and his friendly team worked well and efficiently to install a complete new bathroom for us. I am really pleased with the way it all turned out. Hassle free and on budget. "
    Rating by: Amanda  |  Rating posted: 29th Apr, 2017  |  Contact: Nick Mckelvie  |  Job date: Mar, 2017
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    Amanda29th Apr, 2017More details…
  • 93%
    "I have worked with Nick and his team on several projects in my capacity as an Interior Designer, so when it came to my own bathroom renovation I knew exactly who to call. With Christmas looming Nick and his team pulled out all the stops to turn the job around quickly and did a fantastic job. I would have no hesitation in recommending Alchemy Bathrooms for your next project. "
    Rating by: Lesley  |  Rating posted: 3rd Mar, 2017  |  Contact: Nick McKelvie  |  Job date: Dec, 2015
    Communication: 90%  |  Quality: 90%  |  Reliability: 90%  |  Value: 100%
    Lesley3rd Mar, 2017More details…
  • 100%
    "Nick and his team completed my bathroom renovation at the quoted price in the agreed time frame.
    Communication was excellent and they turned up when they said they would. What set them apart for me was the common sense approach to problem solving in dealing with the inevitable hiccups – this helped keep stress levels to a minimum.
    I am happy to recommend Alchemy Bathrooms and for Nick to provide my contact details if you would like a personal reference.
    Rating by: Helen  |  Rating posted: 11th Feb, 2017  |  Contact: Nick McKelvie  |  Job date: Jun, 2016
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    Helen11th Feb, 2017More details…

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