Landlord Information

APPROVED CONTRACTORS

Below is a list of contractors we use on a regular basis. The list is for information only and CJ City Properties Ltd can not be held responsible for any disputes that may arise between contractor and client.

 

General Building Work/Odd Jobs

Praetorian – 07984090498
Plastering & Construction – with over 24 years experience in the construction industry as a plasterer/builder, Shane has a reputation for a knowledgeable application of all aspects of his trade.  He provides a professional service at all times combined with a “no fuss” quality end product.

L.R. Brown – 01228 590079, 07798 605842
General maintenance and building work undertaken. Loft conversions, etc.

Neil Gaughy – 07803907311
Building, Plastering, Tiling and Joinery Work.

Ross Nettleship –  07931365050
General household maintenance undertaken.

Tom Hogan – 07776252891
Joinery Contractor – With over 18 years of joinery experience covering commercial, residential and restoration work.  Kitchens, floors, roofs, doors, windows and general maintenance

Ian Harrison – Ashton & Bromley Ceramics – 07789173322
Wall and Floor Tiling Contractors

Gas & Plumbing

Ian Huntington – 07718205048
Registered gas appliance installer.  All gas and plumbing work undertaken. Landlord Gas Safety Certificates issued.

Electrician

Cambro – 07785528676
Qualified Electrician.  Periodic wiring inspection undertaken and certificates issued.

Decorating

Mike Kennedy – 07745388359
Painting and decorating.  All work decorating work undertaken.  Free Estimates given.

Cleaning

The Whistle Clean Co. – 07778062499
Domestic property and commercial cleaning.  Carpet and upholstery cleaning.  House emptying and cleaning in preparation for new Tenants.  Block paving and patio steam cleaning.  Hot pressure washing.  Fascia and conservatory cleaning.

Roofing

W.M. Turk & Son – 01228 541607, 07971 783266, www.roofercarlisle.co.uk
Slating, tiling, flat roofing, pointing, Velux windows fitted & uPVC fascias, lead work, chimney stacks removed/rebuilt etc.

L.R. Brown – 01228 590079, 07798 605842
Slate, tiling, flat roofing contractors

Damp Proofing

Neil Gaughy – 07803907311
Damp proofing, woodworm treatments, wet & dry rot.
SOVEREIGN APPROVED CONTRACTOR”

Windows

Ian Bell – 07751 065699
FENSA window fitter.

Locksmiths

Buckle & Jones – 01228 538813
Locksmith and security solutions.  Specialist door and window services.

Flooring

Border Floor – 01228 595500, www.borderfloor.co.uk
Floor sanding and repairs, wooden and laminate flooring supplier and fitter.

Gary Sinkinson – 01228 525279, 07785224879
Laminate, carpet and vinyl fitting.

TV Aerials & Satellite Services

Digital View – 01228 537158, 07762 913561
Instillation of TV aerials, satellite dishes and phone points.  Competitive price with a prompt efficient service.

Drain Clearance

Howard Armstrong – 01228 595454, 07799006019
Emergency drain clearance service, high pressure jetting, rodding of domestic & industrial pipe work, excavation & repair, contract maintenance.

Electric Appliance Repair

Geoff Brown – 01228 541871
Washer & vac repair Dyson, Vax, Bissel, Swan, Morphy Richards among others repaired.

Sound Insulation

Andy Vepers – 01539 735893, 07919255802
Will give advice on insulation needed between flats when converting a house into two or more flats.  Will carry out sound test as required by building control.

Web and Graphic Design

James Mackie, Freelance Designer – 0141 573 8596, 07968 106196, www.jamesmackie.co.uk
Professional web and graphic design options at freelance designer prices.

Guttering and Rainwater

ASRS – 01228530561, www.asrs-seamlessguttering.co.uk , david-sales@hotmail.co.uk
Specialist rainwater systems company with over 20 years experience.

 

SUPPLIERS

 

Beds

Carlisle Bed Centre – 01228 512121
Free advice and good quality beds that can take the abuse that Tenants or guests dish out.

Furniture

www.presentdaze.co.uk
Suppliers of good, solid flat-pack furniture which I have found ideal for the letting market at reasonable prices.

Fire Extinguishers

Beacon Fire Protection – 08000 935040, 01228 540088, 01768 863551
Fire Extinguisher sales, service, refills, signs, training, fire alarms and emergency lighting.  Local quality service at sensible prices.

Printing

BK Screen Print – 01228 542957, bkscreenprint@gmail.com

To let boards, stickers, key rings and design service.

Brett Mitton Printing – 016973 42767, enquiries@brettmittonprinting.co.uk, www.brettmittonprinting.co.uk

Are commercial printers with over 15 years experience.  Starting with artwork and design they can satisfy all your printing requirements from business cards and letterheads to top quality advertising gifts and promotional items.  They also do vinyl graphics and logos for cars, vans, coaches or signs, banners and advertising boards.

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Solicitors

Cartmell Shepherd – 01228 516666, www.cartmells.co.uk
Conveyancing, tenant disputes, wills, etc.

Accounting

BJ Laidlaw & Co. – 01228 590299, enquiry@bjlaidlaw.co.uk, www.bjlaidlawaccountants.co.uk
Chartered Certified Accountants.

Architects

Black Box Architects – 01228 402200, malcolm@blackboxarchitects.com, www.blackboxarchitects.com

They aim to help everyone discover that architecture and belief in good design can make not only our lives, but that of others, so much better.  They believe that these days there is no excuse for bad building or poor construction and certainly no excuse for bad design.  They are willing to help everyone who asks.

 

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Raising Finance

ACL Property Finance – 01923 820012, andy@aclfinance.com, www.aclfinance.com
Mortgage brokers with very good friendly advice.

Insurance

Bluefin – 01228 818180, carlisle@bluefingroup.co.uk, www.bluefingroup.co.uk
Are a commercial insurance broker placing policies covering areas of business risk.  They are approachable and encourage their clients to discuss issues as they arise and not just at renewal.  They perform market research to find the most suitable cover at the most economical rates.  They provide a register summarising each clients insurance arrangements and this is updated as cover in force changes.  Their claims team will pursue claims diligently on your behalf.

Accounting

BJ Laidlaw & Co. – 01228 590299, enquiry@bjlaidlaw.co.uk, www.bjlaidlawaccountants.co.uk
Chartered Certified Accountants.

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