The following are taken from the 'Which?' Local website

Posted by Penny Pullan; used on 18 August 2014

"Malcolm has just completed 4 days work on our Victorian house - from replacing and painting a rotten skirting board, painting windowsills, fixing up a TV mount on the wall, re-sealing around the bath, sink and basin, putting the tumble drier up on a shelf above the washing machine. The house is so much nicer to be in! Malcolm's efficient and effective and very pleasant to deal with. He even came back on Sunday for a few hours to finish off. That goes way beyond what I would expect. There's just one warning - he tends to be booked up way in advance, so might end up waiting for a month or two  until he can fit you in. I can see why people are happy to wait for Malcolm."

Rating: 5 Value for money: 5

Penny Pullan, Loughborough

Posted by J D Moore; used on 20 Jan 2014

"Having read the reviews given for Homeworks I arranged for them to do a repair of my leaking outhouse polycarbonate roof. This was dealt with promptly and very successfully by Malcolm and at a very reasonable cost. One week later he came back and put together and fitted some replacement kitchen units I had purchased. His attention to detail was first class and I fully agree with all the other positive reviews he has received. Happy to recommend him to others."

Rating: 5 Value for money: 5

John Moore, Thurmaston


Posted bykipper4; used on 3 December 2013

"Malcolm provided me with a high quality service re-sealing and re-grouting a large shower. He responded quickly to my initial enquiry, visited to assess the work and then carried it out within days; all at a very reasonable price. He is a pleasure to work with and very professional. I have already asked him to do some more work for me. I recommend him without hesitation."

Rating: 5 Value for money: 5

Posted by DelftBlue; used on 10 April 2013

"we emailed Malcolm with an enquiry, he replied quickly and came to look next day and gave a very fair quotation. He has now carried out the work exactly as we wanted, working efficiently and tidily. We were so pleased that we have asked him to do further work. He is very pleasant, helpful and has an intelligent and informed approach - we have no hesitation in recommending him. The wide variety of work he will undertake is well demonstrated on his website."

Rating: 5 Value for money: 5


Posted by Robert-Jacqueline; used on 2 May 2012

"With all the recent heavy rain I had an overflowing gutter that was pouring water down the house wall. I contacted Which Local and found Homeworks, Malcolm Pollard, then emailed him asking for a quote. He responded that day and we arranged for him to call the following day early evening. On arrival he put up his ladders and found that the gutter was blocked up with dirt. he cleaned out the gutters then poured water in them to test the fall which was fine. All in all a very quick and responsive call that fixed the problem. Malcolm is a pleasant, trustworthy and obliging man and I would engage him again without hesitation."

Rating: 5 Value for money: 5

Robert, Oadby May 2012

Posted by C Clay; used on 27 October 2011

"Malcolm did several small jobs for me, including repairing my garden gate and putting up a new security light. The work was carried out to a high standard and at a very reasonable price. He responded promptly to my enquiry and was punctual and polite when carrying out the work. I have no hesitation in recommending him."

Christine Clay, Markfield October 2011

Posted by stuartgh; used on 24 September 2011

"Malcolm provided an excellent standard of service; for example, attentive to the small details in ensuring the paintwork to the lounge wall was 100% before signing off; and taking the time and trouble to take away a bench to be painted - all in all transforming our apartment at a very competitive cost. As well as listening to our requirements, and finding creative solutions, he was a pleasure to spend time with. I recommend his services without reservation."

Rating: 5 Value for money: 5

Stuart Hall, Leicester October 2011

Posted by Fraser71 ; used on 25 February 2011

"Malcolm carried out a few different jobs for us including plumbing work, joinery, replaced a garden gate, repaired brickwork on a garden wall and paving stones. Malcolm was reliable and trustworthy. He turned up on time and on days we had arranged. He explained everything clearly, did the work when he said he would and at a fair price. We would definitely recommend Homeworks and also use Malcolm in the future."

Rating : 5 Value for money: 5

Kate Fraser, Syston 25 February 2011

Posted by Lenor ; used on 15 November 2010

"Malcolm restored our wooden casement windows and door frame to a high standard for a good price. He was honest in his assesment of the work and also of the odd issue which needed to be resolved when working on the windows. He was a pleasure to have around and worth the money for his standard of work."

Rating: 5 Value for money: 4

Elinor Hibble, Western Park, 15 November 2010

Posted by Sindog ; used on 1 July 2009

"We used Homeworks predominantly for the restoration of our Edwardian sash windows, although Malcolm is skilled in many other areas of work from general repairs to bathroom installation. Malcolm is very trustworthy and ensures that his work is completed to a very high standard. You get what you pay for, and Malcolm will do a very good job for a very fair price."

Rating: 5 Value for money: 5

Steve & Louise Woods, Leicester, July 2009

Other testimonials

Posted by Angela Philip, Leicester; July 2018

"Malcolm recently completed around 11 days work on our Victorian hime to repair and paint sash windows, front door and masonry work on the front of our house. We found him methodically his work. Attention to detail. Used good quality materials. We wanted someone who was sympathetic to our needs. He is honest and trustworthy. We are very pleased with the transformation and would recommend him."

Angela Philip, Leicester; July 2018

Posted by Nick Morris, Smart Property; April 2017

"Malcolm has worked at a number of our properties mainly renovating original sash windows. The results have always been fantastic, restoring them to a very high standard. He is very honest, reliable and a top guy to work with."

Nick Morris, Leicester; April 2017


Posted by Daniel Stewart; May 2011

"After owning my first house for 5 years, one of my bathrooms was falling apart due to the poor job the previous owner had done; there was water leaking everywhere. I contacted Malcolm through a friend and he provided me with good advice and a competitive quote to restore the bathroom to full working order.

As a designer myself, I was very impressed with Malcolm's quality of workmanship and attention to detail, his use of good quality materials and fixings, and his ability to work to a budget. I believe Malcolm delivered the best solution for my needs and will definitely use him again and recommend him to others.  A trustworthy and honest tradesman."

Rating : 5 Value for money : 5

Daniel Stewart, Leicester May 2011


Posted by Asif Patel & Sunny Mistry, August 2011

"Malcolm carried out a complete exterior paint job of all our wooden windows, doors, fencing and stone work.

We had recently had the front windows renovated replacing the old rotten sash windows casements with double glazed wooden sash windows, in keeping with our Victorian period property – we wanted someone who would be sympathetic to our needs to ensure the windows were painted correctly, especially having spent a great deal of money to have them changed and also have a good eye for detail.

…..Malcolm was exactly the right person for the job. He is extremely skilled at what he does, paid attention to the finer details and ensured the job was not only completed in a timely manner but was done to the very highest of standards.

Not only were we impressed with his workmanship but also how reliable, trustworthy and tidy he was. Malcolm was always open and honest when additional elements to the overall job arose; explicitly communicating exactly why and what would need doing additionally.

He was a pleasure to have around whilst he was working at our property, causing little disruption and we’ll certainly be using him for future work that we have planned around our property."

Rating: 5 Value for money: 4

Asif and Sunny, Westcotes, Leicester, August 2011


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