Concept Carpentry & Building
Professional home improvements from concept to completion
Based in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire and have been trading in the local area since 1999
Paul Leach, the owner, trained as a carpenter at Oakland’s College, St Albans while serving an apprenticeship for a local builder for 7 years. During this time Paul was involved in renovations, refurbishments, extensions and new builds, learning many aspects of other building trades on-site and the importance of quality of work, customer service and time management. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service and we offer a friendly, efficient service. We feel this is a testament to the quality of our workmanship and the professionalism of our company generating a lot of work through repeat custom and recommendations.
Concept Carpentry & Building are experienced professionals that undertake all forms of carpentry and building work, large or small. Our mission is to provide a professional service from initial contact through to completion, aiming to give honest advice, competitive prices and high-quality finish on time. We have many happy clients who are happy to give references and also recommend us to their friends and family.
What Our Customers Say
Cannot recommend this tradesman highly enough.
My kitchen re-furb had to go back to the brickwork so it was quite a major task.
He was prompt, efficient, diligent, clean and organised. All the electrics, plastering, flooring, tiling, installation of new units, oven, sink, plumbing, etc. were carried out to a high standard and I love my kitchen. Further advice was available if required regarding colours, suitability, etc. Viewing can be arranged because I am so pleased with my new kitchen that I am happy to show it off.
I highly recommend Concept Carpentry & Building to all my family and friends. Paul did a great job as usual, nothing is ever too much, even if the design changes halfway through! Fantastic craftsmanship and so tidy during and after the project. I couldn’t be happier with my handmade media wall. It’s such a focal point and is perfect. Thank you so much.
Paul did a great job: gave an estimate when he said he would, the work started and finished on time and was carried out with the minimum of fuss. The doors look great and I have already recommended him to a friend.
We’ve used Concept Carpentry & Building many times and have never been anything other than delighted by their excellent work. Paul in particular is thoughtful and very considerate in his work, and always finds a way to accommodate his customer’s needs – and changes of mind!! Can’t recommend highly enough.
I was recommended Paul by a neighbour who had a kitchen refit, thus I could see his quality of work at first-hand. From the first contact of requesting a quote through to job completion, he was extremely professional and considerate of my circumstances, two young children in the household, plus the kitchen and hallway flooring had to be relaid due to two water pipes leaking. As he had done such a splendid job, we asked Paul to lay laminate flooring down on the downstairs boards. Work was completed in the proposed and costed timeframe.
Thank you Paul for building the fitted wardrobes they are great and have passed the inspection!
Based on Which Local reviews, I contacted Paul to do a number of carpentry jobs around the house. He eased all of the bedroom doors as I was having new carpets fitted. He eased a couple of cupboard doors on his own initiative that I forgot to mention to him. Paul also built a shelving/clothes-hanging unit for my son’s built-in cupboard and made some excellent suggestions. He also hung a new door and repaired another door. I found the quality of Paul‘s work to be excellent and he is neat and tidy.
As I had a list of things to be done, I asked Paul to quote his daily rate. He came in early in the morning as promised and worked through the day to get the job done. His price is fair in view of his work ethic.
I will be calling on Paul again.
Fitted a kitchen for us and various other jobs around the house. High standard and quality finish.
I thoroughly recommend Concept Carpentry for kitchen installations. Paul did an impeccable job with great workmanship all around – there is absolutely nothing that I’m not happy with. He left the work area very neat every evening which minimised the disruption caused by such a major job. And on top of all that, both himself and the subcontractor for the electrical work were a pleasure to have working in the house, very friendly and good-humoured. All in all a very good value service and would use Concept Carpentry again without hesitation if I move house and need more work done!
Highly recommended. High level of workmanship, minimal disruption and professional throughout. Also, very competitive price considering the high standard of work.
We would like to thank you for the excellent work you have done and how remarkably tidy you have been we will recommend you to all our friends Thanks again.
Paul is very friendly and knowledgeable. always happy to give advice. very prompt service
Paul did an amazing job replacing the supporting beam between my kitchen and dining room and fitting a new kitchen, clean, tidy, always on time and genuinely takes pride in his work.
Fully Fitted Kitchens and Bedrooms Supplied and Installed
The kitchen has become such an important room in most homes, it’s commonly acknowledged that a professionally fitted kitchen can add value to your property. Concept Carpentry and Building provides the necessary building, carpentry and additional services required to successfully complete your project.
Laminate, Engineered and Solid Wood Floors Installed
We can supply and fit a wide variety of floors, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Fencing, Decking and Gates
Concept Carpentry & Building can supply & fit a variety of Fencing, Gates & decking either bespoke made to measure or pre-made.
First and Second Fix Carpentry
First fix is taking a skeleton structure to being ready to plaster. The second fix is essentially the finishing touches after plastering and involves the installation of finished components.
Bespoke Storage Solutions
Make the most of awkward spaces. Concept Carpentry & Building have many examples of completed projects such as Wardrobes, Cupboards, Alcove units, Under stairs storage, Media walls and floating shelves are a few examples of what we can design & build.
Garage conversions are a fantastic way of creating extra space and can be more affordable than an extension as you already have the structure, you just need a vision of how you can best utilise the space.
Extensions and Porches
Need extra space? Contact us to discuss your proposed extension, whether a single storey or double we can provide a detailed quote from your plans and build your extension on schedule and budget.
Doors, Skirtings and Floors
We can supply a fit a variety of traditional and contemporary, glazed or unglazed, internal and external doors in hard wood or softwood. Complement your doors with a range of ironmongery with a finish to suite your taste.
Structural Alterations and Refurbishments
Whether you want to knock down a load or no load bearing wall, remove a chimney or adding new windows or doors, we can help! Removing load bearing walls requires calculations from a structural engineer specifying RSJ’s required once installed will be inspected & signed off by building control.