Report this comment
  • "You should always get at least three quotes before going ahead as, even if you decide not to use one of them, you will at least have an indication of the likely costs. Rather than paying cash up front, ask the tradesman what they will need to start off and buy this yourself - this approach also avoids the tradesman from making a large mark up by buying inferior products."
  • This field is mandatory
  • This field is mandatory
  • Please note we will not accept reports with HTML tags or URLs in them.


  • Enter the above word in the box below

Watch out for cowboys

I WAS watching Cowboy Decorators not long ago and then I became a victim.

I shouldn’t have but I paid him £2,700 cash in hand to have my flat, which is a one bedroom flat, decorated. It took him seven months to do and even after that time it was still not finished properly.

I could not relax in my own home as there were tools and mess everywhere. Even the police were shocked at what he did.

Those sort pretend to be your friends and rip you off without conscience. Something should be done about them.

I’d be interested to know if anyone else has had my experience.

Robert Greaves, Alder Way, New Earswick, York.

Local Businesses

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree