One Client – Three Projects

Mr & Mrs Q, Solihull Three projects in one year for this client means fitting: 3 kitchens, 5 toilets, 2 baths, 2 fuseboards, 2 boilers, 3 doors, 8 windows, 1 roof and whole lot of cable, pipe, brick and plaster! Having decided to invest some capital into property for the buy-to-let market and for development to onward sell Mr & Mrs Q also wanted to carry out some work in their own home. In March of 2015 How Are You Ltd began work on a 2-bedroom semi-detached house in Selly Oak. The rear reception room was converted into a dining kitchen alongside some other minor modifications to bring this house up to modern rental standards. Further to this the client acquired a 3-bed semi in Tyseley, Birmingham with the intention of modernisation, extension and onward sale. The house was in a poor state of repair with a barely functioning kitchen or bathroom. The lack of heating and single-glazed windows were all contributing to high levels of condensation. To make the house more appealing to possible buyers a small extension was added to create a modern bathroom and allow for a kitchen/diner. The house was re-wired, re-plumbed (incl central heating), largely re-plastered and re-glazed. It is now in the hands of a new owner. Just at the end of 2015 and into January of 2016 How Are You then also took on adding an ensuite to the client’s home, refurbishing the bathroom & ground floor WC and renewing the kitchen. This work also included replacing the boiler and consumer unit. “Working with a single contractor over several projects means that...