Wellington Building Services Ltd / Builders in Kaiwharawhara

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  • 98%
    "We couldn't be more pleased with the work done by WBS. From design and planning consent through to the last coat of paint they were professional, responsive and value for money. A first class job."
    Rating by: Alison  |  Rating posted: 24th Aug  |  Contact: Kent  |  Job date: Jan, 2017
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 90%  |  Value: 100%
    24th AugMore details…
  • 43%
    "Wellington Building Services – They used two different types of timber in an open plan room, destroying the look!

    In November 2015 our wooden house was severely damaged by fire. Wellington Building Services were awarded the contract to rebuild the property. They were expensive and did a quality job with one glaring error, two different flooring materials were used for the flooring; which cost us over a thousand dollars more, and destroyed the look of the open-plan kitchen diner.

    We asked for replacement matai timber on the open plan living room. At the beginning of the build we identified a provider of matai timber but Wellington Building Services did not purchase this timber when it was available. Instead they waited until just before they needed it and as a result it cost over a thousand dollars more. Worst still, they didn’t buy enough matai timber. We were asked if me minded off ‘cuts’ – the assumption we made was that these ‘off-cuts’ would be from the same native (matai) timber. However, another native timber was substituted. I complained about this situation but this was was ignored. Wellington Building Services responded saying that that they blended in as best they could. Take a look at what the floor looks like and judge for yourself – follow the links below! https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_Pk3wzWjIRQdkFYV09NT1FOcUk/view?usp=sharing https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_Pk3wzWjIRQdktUdjdTS25SeDg/view?usp=sharing We were based in the UK during the rebuild and I feel that they took advantage of this situation. Would you want Wellington Building Services to be in charge of your next rebuild? The marks below reflect their overall work. However, the flooring issue is a major blight on what would have been a good job!"

    Rating by: Joy  |  Rating posted: 6th Apr  |  Contact: Darren Young  |  Job date: Apr, 2017
    Communication: 30%  |  Quality: 50%  |  Reliability: 60%  |  Value: 30%
    6th AprMore details…
  • 28%
    "Our floor was replaced to such a poor standard that it has now had to be replaced by another company with WBS taking no responsibility for their poor workmanship. Avoid them like the plague."
    Rating by: Darrin  |  Rating posted: 28th Apr, 2016  |  Contact: Rebecca  |  Job date: Jan, 2016
    Communication: 20%  |  Quality: 20%  |  Reliability: 20%  |  Value: 50%
    28th Apr, 2016More details…
  • 8%
    "Very disappointed after reading the great reviews. I contacted them to get our house roof replaced and WBS\'s guy John did not show up so I rang to see what happened and he said he was at his son\'s rugby game (it was a Saturday appointment) but he should\'ve rung to say he was late. When he did arrive 2-3 hours later we had a lengthy discussion about our needs and the other jobs we need done. When the quote arrived after I chased it up it wasn\'t the quote we\'d asked for. I went back to the owner/director, Darren followed it up and we have now gone back to him and hopefully they\'ll be easy to deal with now. Somehow Joe got involved but I don\'t know how or where he fits in which just added to the confusion. John told us WBS deal with everything we were going to need done but it looks like we will have to find other contractors."
    Darren Young responded:
    "We appreciate your feedback and acknowledge that you did not have a good experience. By way of explanation John was new to the role and at the time was overwhelmed with the workload. We have now taken steps to resolve the issues you experienced. In hindsight John should have made it clearer from the outset that whilst we do all forms of roofing we would be reluctant to provide a warranty to install replacement tiles given your exposed location. Hence our recommendation to install long run iron."
    Rating by: Sally  |  Rating posted: 16th Oct, 2012  |  Contact: Darren, Joe And John  |  Job date: Aug, 2012
    Communication: 0%  |  Quality: 10%  |  Reliability: 10%  |  Value: 10%
    16th Oct, 2012More details, one reply…
  • 85%
    "WBS are very professional to deal with and do a very good job."
    Rating by: Jane  |  Rating posted: 7th Sep, 2012  |  Contact: Christian Heath  |  Job date: Aug, 2012
    Communication: 80%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 90%  |  Value: 70%
    7th Sep, 2012More details…
  • 88%
    "I can\'t make a comment about pricing as it was covered by insurance.
    I would be very happy to use WBS for any other jobs which might occur
    "
    Rating by: Arthur  |  Rating posted: 28th Jun, 2012  |  Contact: Colin Murray  |  Job date: May, 2012
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 50%
    28th Jun, 2012More details…
  • 88%
    "I had a difficult water drainage issue to fix in the lower section of my house. Darren and his team kept at it until the issue was satisfactorily resolved. The workmanship and project management of the job were of a high standard and I am very pleased with the results. No more leaking downstairs!!"
    Rating by: Hamsa Lilley  |  Rating posted: 28th May, 2012  |  Contact: Darren Young  |  Job date: Jan, 2012
    Communication: 90%  |  Quality: 90%  |  Reliability: 90%  |  Value: 80%
    28th May, 2012More details…
  • 100%
    "Friendly, qualified and trustworthy staff. A pleasure to deal with."
    Rating by: Lou  |  Rating posted: 30th Apr, 2012  |  Contact: Darren Young  |  Job date: Apr, 2012
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    30th Apr, 2012More details…
  • 100%
    "My wife and I run a private home stay for foreign student boarders, so you can imagine how picky we are when it comes to maintenance!

    Besides, running a business we can get a tax deduction for it, lol.

    Naturally, as a result we always find something going wrong which needs building maintenance.

    We have engaged the services of Wellington Building Services Limited (WBSL) on a number of occasions.

    WBSL provided us with a prompt, value for money service.

    Good on you guys! David Karori South Homestay"

    Rating by: David  |  Rating posted: 29th Mar, 2012  |  Contact: Darren And Rebecca Young  |  Job date: Apr, 2009
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    29th Mar, 2012More details…
  • 75%
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    Rating by: Nicky  |  Rating posted: 9th Feb, 2012  |  Contact: Darren  |  Job date: Nov, 2011
    Communication: 80%  |  Quality: 90%  |  Reliability: 80%  |  Value: 50%
    9th Feb, 2012More details…
  • 95%
    (no comment)
    Rating by: Geoff  |  Rating posted: 1st Feb, 2012  |  Contact: Dan Anderson  |  Job date: Dec, 2011
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 90%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 90%
    1st Feb, 2012More details…
  • 100%
    "Amazing company to deal with. Just the best!"
    Rating by: Ruth  |  Rating posted: 1st Dec, 2011  |  Contact: Darren Young  |  Job date: Dec, 2011
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    1st Dec, 2011More details…
  • 100%
    "Great to deal with they managed the whole project in replacing windows in my house. "
    Rating by: Nick  |  Rating posted: 3rd Oct, 2011  |  Contact: Darren Young  |  Job date: Nov, 2009
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    3rd Oct, 2011More details…

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