Our business is built on referrals, the best compliment we can receive is
when you recommend a friend or family member
Rebecca D (Friday, 14 April 2017 13:56)
We employed Finishing Touches to refurb an existing shower room after seeing what a great job they did for our neighbours. The service from Vince and his team throughout the process has been superb -
regular communication, sensible suggestions and support in terms of confirming the design and sourcing materials, and polite, professional and tidy staff.
Vince and Evelyn provided a bespoke solution to meet the challenges of our space and the team took great care to ensure that there were practical and aesthically pleasing solutions to ensure that
future access to pipes could be gained without damaging the new tiles etc.
The team were friendly and took great care of our property, cleaning up as they went. The finished bathroom is exactly, if not better than, what we wanted and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend
Finishing Touches to anyone, or indeed use them again for any building and plumbing work.
Mairi and Findlay Muir (Sunday, 16 August 2015 09:53)
In May 2015, Finishing Touches undertook a significant building and construction project for us which saw two rooms become one kitchen diner and the back of the house opened up through the use of
Vince and Evelyn project managed the entire programme from concept to completion and did a truly outstanding job. The standard of workmanship and the level of innovative thought put into the process
were excellent. This was both from Vince's own build team and also his subcontractors. Additionally, the care and thought put into working around us (we opted to stay at home during the process) was
The job came in on time and on budget which, along with the standard of finish, were key drivers for us. Vince and Evelyn worked respectfully to achieve these for us.
As a result we would have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending Finishing Touches and we look forward to engaging their services again!
Bruce & Pam McFarlane (Thursday, 15 November 2012 12:39)
I can't recommend Vince and Evelyn highly enough. From the start of our house conversion to the final hanging of the curtains the job was done in the most professional manner. As we are living 300
miles away from the job we were relying on Vince to look after everything for us and to keep in touch with any detail changes. What a great Project Manager.
Thanks again to you both and we will recommend you to all of our friends.
Katie Livingston (Wednesday, 31 October 2012 21:44)
Finishing Touches did a fantastic job on my flat, from start to finish.
A very impressive team, hard working, dedicated, and cheerful. Vince sorted out any problems and kept me well informed on the progress of the project. Ev was excellent on the design and sourcing the
fixtures and fittings.
Thank you Vince and Ev, for your help and advice. I very much enjoyed working with you.
B Hodge (Monday, 19 September 2011 19:09)
FT refurbished our Shower/Cloakroom in the summer. A great job at a reasonable price. Vince's contribution to the design/planning stage was much appreciated - helpful but always considerate to our
wishes. The plumbing and tilework was especailly good and they worked hard long hours to get the job done when they encountered problems with our existing plumbing system.
Ros Lawson (Monday, 09 May 2011 19:44)
This review is long overdue as my electrical work was carried out in November 2010 but better late than never!
Vince & Ev are a highly professional team who really care about their customers and you get the impression they talk shop in their 'home' time to find solutions to problems. Ev researched
specific lighting requirements for me and Vince and Eric worked tirelessly to get the job finished promptly. They are polite & trustworthy and very tidy workers who clean up after themselves.
Wouldn't hesitate to recommend them.
Linda Kemp (Tuesday, 26 April 2011 10:19)
We are delighted with the work done by Finishing Touches. Vince's team are professional, reliable and simply got on with the job. Eric's dedication to the project was amazing. We are so pleased to
have found them. We have passed their details to friends and would recommend the team for any work needing done.
Helen Millar (Tuesday, 08 March 2011 15:36)
We chose Finishing Touches because they showed an engagement and enthusiasm for the project that we didn't get from any of the other builders who quoted for the job. This enthusiasm never faltered
and we couldn't be happier with the end result, from Vince's experience to Ev's eye for detail and design and the rest of the team's willingness to help and to get things right. With the kitchen and
family room complete, we're just saving up for Finishing Touches to look at our attic conversion ...
Sarah Morrison (Monday, 07 March 2011 21:18)
Vince and his team recently finished work on our main bathroom - very happy with the end result. It was our first renovation project so perhaps a checklist at the start might have helped us not
forget any essentials! Some good advice was given and all the guys were very trustworthy and a pleasure to have in the house. I would recommend the team for any work needing done.
John & Carolyn Caldwell (Thursday, 14 October 2010 21:27)
We are happy with the way our bathroom has turned out. Vince and his team have now completed two bathrooms and a major renovation of our ground floor. Hopefully the team will be back to work on our
top floor! The team are all professional, reliable and easy to work with. They were willing to work around our teenager's sleeping patterns too!
Evelyn also gave some great advice about designs and colours etc. for our lounge. We can highly recommend the whole team.
Lyn Campbell (Sunday, 11 July 2010 19:46)
Vince and his team have recently finished my wonderful new kitchen - to perfection! Their attention to detail is incredible and they spend an amazing amount of time getting everything just right.
Vince had re-done two bathrooms for me previously and when I wanted to replace the kitchen I didn't think of going to anyone else. His team are all a pleasure to have in the house and Daniel even
managed to win round my very nervous dog! This time I also had the pleasure of working with Evelyn, Vince's wife when planning the kitchen. She came up with some new ideas and spent a lot of time
sourcing equipment etc., for me and I am delighted with the new layout.
I would not hesitate for a second to recommend Finishing Touches to any of my friends and look forward to having the next bathroom re-done in the future!
Claire Stone and family (Wednesday, 16 June 2010 22:52)
Found Vince and his team through Tom Brady. Tom did much of joinery work as did Daniel from Portugal. Eric from France was on plumbing and electrics. Stan sanded painted and made the place gleam
after all the other guys had completed their work to the highest standard. Vince organised, coordinated, kept it all going smoothly and our little flat in Polwarth has been transformed from
grottyness and neglect to a one bed luxury flat that we are delighted with. An enormous thanks to Vince and his excellent team. They fixed drains and neighbours dodgy plumbing and hardly even
mentioned they had.They did it so they could get on with the job and for Vince and the team their is only one way and thats the right way. Excellent job, zero hassle, top class result. Use Vince and
the team and be happy!
Susan Horton (Tuesday, 25 May 2010 13:11)
Vince and his team's workmanship and dedication to completing the job to the customer's, and their own, satisfaction are second to none. As an added bonus, they are a delight to work with. For us, we
knew that (again) we could trust Vince to produce the high standards we were seeking and best interpret our design ideas. We highly recommend Vince's services to anyone looking for a top-quality
Geoff & Tricia Smith (Friday, 11 December 2009 18:03)
Thank goodness Vince was recommended to us. Not only did we have the perfect craftsman but he also brought along a professional team when refurbishing our bathroom. He helped us choose colours and
combinations we might not have thought of and 3 years on we are still delighted with the outcome. Throughout, Vince and his team were helpful, caring and considerate and the workmanship was second to
none. My cousin's husband (a master builder) declared he had not seen such professional work for a long time. If he had lived nearer to Staffordshire he said he would have head hunted him and his
Vince's attention to detail makes everything so much better and ensures that the job is done within the time specified. Vince is very approachable and throughout the job was always contactable. His
after care service is superb. He is totally trustworthy and demands that in his team. We have recommended him to friends who are equally impressed. It was our lucky day when we met Vince. Rest
assured, there will be no scare stories for you to relate if you use him.
Graham & Linda Warman (Monday, 12 October 2009 00:12)
Vince helped us plan our new bathroom almost three years ago. Space was limited but we were absolutely delighted with the end result. Reliable, friendly and trustworthy team who take pride in the
service they provide. The high quality workmanship is evident in the extremely high quality end result. Hotel bathrooms are no longer envied – we love our own more!!!
We have already recommended him to friends several times and will continue to do so. Fabulous service!
Diana Howie (Monday, 07 September 2009 22:53)
A few years ago I decided that it was time to do something with my old shower room and a colleague recommended Vince. He completely transformed it. I was so impressed that when the time came to
install a few kitchen I asked Finishing Touches to work its magic again. I was not disappointed and now have two superb, well designed and beautifully finished rooms. He has a first class team of
craftsmen and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend the company to anyone.
Claire Willis (Thursday, 03 September 2009 16:26)
"Vince and his team did a fantastic job on our bathroom and delivered on time and on budget. We were so pleased with the final result that we've commissioned him to come back and do our kitchen as
Bob Gordon (Monday, 31 August 2009 13:11)
Over the course of 4 weeks, Vince's team transformed a health hazard into a sleek, contemporary continental bathrooom.
The guys were friendly and professional, taking a real pride in their work and displaying genuine craftsmanship. The results are stunning - and the job was on budget! I wouldn't hesitate to recommend
Finishing Touches to family or friends.
Robin Robertson (Sunday, 30 August 2009 11:43)
Vince and his team hsve done two bathrooms and a kitchen for us, and we wouldn't have anybody else. His crew don't take shortcuts, ensuring that the quality and finish are never compromised. If you
are looking for a personal service, or an alternative to the chain store or faceless bathroom and kichen giants, then Finishing Touches will fit the bill perfectly.
Christian Riley (Wednesday, 12 August 2009 12:38)
I was highly impressed with the work Vince and his team at Finishing Touches provided in rennovating our bathroom. Vince was superb throughout the whole process, from advice with design, accurate
quotations, and an excellent implementation. We were kept up to date of progress and Vince was dedicated to ensuring the work was carried out to time and budget (a rare combination in home
Overall the quality of work was first rate and we were delighted with the result. I would recommend Vince and his team to anyone; it's very rare to find a craftsman with Vince's standards these days
and his team a fully committed to the work undertaken.
Rosie McLennan (Tuesday, 04 August 2009 18:40)
Vince and his team helped to transform the bathroom in our morningside home into a very desirable room. It was an ackward shape and required careful planning and design to make the make the best of
the space. In fact, the quality of the workmanship and the finish helped considerably when we can to sell our house. Vince is a top quality tradesman and I would highly recommend him.
Libby Hepburn (Thursday, 30 July 2009 19:49)
Vince transformed a very ordinary and badly finished bathroom into a gleaming, streamlined five star experience that gives me pleasure every time I relax in my bath.
He used his creative ideas and skills to make the room bigger, AND give me a separate cupboard for my washing machine /tumble drier.
His attention to detail and design flair produced a super long-term result for me - a really good investment. Thank you Vince
Jim Middleton & Carol Paton (Thursday, 30 July 2009 17:16)
Very pleased with our new loo/utility room. High standards from Vince and the crew in terms of work, ideas, attention to detail and all round commitment to quality. They kept upheavals to a minimum,
kept us informed of what was happening and took a proactive approach to problem solving along the way. Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Finishing Touches to friends and, indeed, already have.
Kyriakos Kalorkoti (Wednesday, 29 July 2009 17:07)
I would recommend Vince and his team without any reservation. Their work is of the highest possible standard. All the team take good care not to make any unnecessary mess and clear up, they always
remember that they are working in somebody's home.
Vince also gives excellent advice about design details and what equipment will do the job. He is also committed to help with sorting out any small problems that happen with equipment (e.g., toilet
cistern) after completion.
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Vince & Evelyn James
69 Malbet Park
Tel: 0131 664 4266
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