Frequently asked questions
What is Abode Home Services?
Abode Home Service is the place to book tradespeople you can trust, our services include: joinery, carpentry, plumbing, insulation, plastering, garden construction, gardening, lock installation and soft furnishing.
Our website is growing all the time and aims to bring all the home services you need under one roof.
At Abode Home Services you can be assured that all our tradespeople are experts and dedicated to the highest level of workmanship.
Who are your Tradespeople?
We’re very proud of the relationship we have with all our tradespeople and we only work with independent local professionals.
We’ve chosen to use only high quality local trades from East Sussex, Surrey, Kent and Outer London, so that we can provide the best local service to our customers and help local businesses to grow.
Do you work with commercial customers?
We work for both domestic and commercial customers in the South East. We do most commercial work such as Joinery, carpentry, plumbing, insulation, plastering, gardening, garden construction, lock installation and soft furnishing for businesses.
Can I reschedule my booking?
If you need to change the time of your scheduled booking, please try to give us as much notice as possible. Contact us to discuss any change you need to make. Last minute changes to your booking might incur a charge, but we’ll always let you know when you get in touch if that is the case.
How accurate are your Quotes?
We work hard to make sure that your quote is as accurate as possible. If we do need to add anything to your price for additional materials, labour or parking charges, then this will be discussed with you and approved in advance.
Are there any advance payments?
We will agree and take advance payments before we start work.
These are taken as staged payments, as follows:
Cost of job
£500 – £999:
30% deposit, 70% on completion.
£1000 – £2999:
30% deposit, 30% due 2 weeks before, 40% due on completion.
£3000 – £9999.99:
30% deposit, 50% due 2 weeks before, 20% due on completion.
How do I give feedback?
We always appreciate feedback on our trades and website. If you want to give us any feedback, please contact us.
Qualified local trades
We serve most locations in the South East, providing joinery, Carpentry, Plumbing, Building, Insulation and more in
East Sussex, Kent, Surrey and Outer London (south of A21)
Joinery & Carpentry
Wooden building construction
Construction of Timber studio
Bespoke kitchen fitting
New bathroom – build and install
Bespoke cabinet building
Boxing in pipes
All aspects of plumbing work:
Showers & sinks
Leaking sinks, toilets
All kinds of natural gas work:
Full Heating Systems
Gas Servicing and Repairs
Special plaster finishes
Plastering for listed buildings
Plastering conservation work
Renovation & Restoration
Coving and decorative finishes
Wooden windows restoration
Wooden staircase repairs
Balustrade restoration & repair
Doors and windows in period
property restoration and repair
All restoration & repair for listed buildings
Cavity wall insulation
External wall insulation
Solid Wall insulation
Casting & moulding