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We are the English Builder Service covering the Italian and French riviera, offering you peace of mind solutions to our renovations, home improvement and building needs. We speak a language you can understand and get the job done right... the first time!

We offer a range of building services. Whether you are looking to completely refurbish your home, or simply need some fixing or maintenance work, we can give you a quote for the work. Some of our services include:

Bathroom refurbishment

Complete bathroom renovations we can construct a new bathroom or simply revamp an existing one. Both modern and traditional with expertise in diverse techniques and ceramics.

We can help with the design and access to suppliers as well as complete project management.

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Kitchen refurbishment

From fitting kitchen units to straightening/plastering uneven walls so your kitchen units sit flush, from bespoke designed to Ikea or other flat pack kitchens.

We can also do complete ktichen refurbishments so get in touch to let us know what you need doing.

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We are on hand to offer running repairs to your roof, be it replacing cracked tiles, leaking roofs or complete a full replacement of your existing roof using modern techniques, new fascias in wood, zinc or copper. fixing lead flashings or upgrading fascia boards.

A leaky roof is a disaster waiting to happen so don't hesitate in giving us a call.

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Wall And Floor Tiling

Tiling is a great way to complete the look of a room. We are experts in wall, floor and external tiling we are highly experienced in fitting ceramic & porcelain floor tiles.

Tiling laid to a high professional standard. In addition, we specialise in working with kitchen and bathroom tiles, helping with design and sourcing within your budget.

We also know local suppliers if you would like us to pass on their information.

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External and internal refurbishment. We specialise in complete house refurbishments but also undertake smaller projects, whether they are bespoke or off the shelf solutions. We will meet with you to discuss your ideas for your full or partial renovation, hand holding you through the project from start to finish. We also act as project managers and will coordinate and manage all the trades required during the process.We have contracts in place with pre vetted electrical, plumbing and specialised contractors from within the area.



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Painting And Decorating

We provide a full painting and decorating service, our finish is always to the highest standards and we provide all safety equipment and covers to protect your property whilst the work is undertaken.

We can also assist in the providing you contacts for the supply of painting and decorating products from local suppliers at advantageous prices.

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Have you ever thought about changing the use of an area within your house, cantina or outbuildings, to provide more useful space, extra bedrooms or living accommodation?

We can fit new stairs, remove walls, add balconies, whatever you desire talk to us to see what’s possible and to provide you with a no obligation quotation.


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Dry Stone And Cement Walling

We can build new walls of any size and dimension. Our local contacts will be able to find the most suitable materials to suit your property.

We also make repairs to existing walls, even walls that have part fallen or are in a very bad state of repair.

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Replacing ceilings is often a daunting task, we can replace or repair cracked ceilings with new. Oak beams can be treated and sanded to give a new look. If you want specialised architraves and plaster work then this can be carried out too, with the minimal fuss and achieving that special look you have always wanted.

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Including gates, railings, metal framework for home or garden, from simple designs to more elaborate ones. Safety rails for balconies, guide rails for stairs, architectural detailing to make any property complete.



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Property Maintenance

Providing quality building & property maintenance services from home owners to businesses We offer a full range of competitive building services enabling you to create your requirements professionally, efficiently and economically, with all projects regardless of size offering excellent value for money.

Would you like us to maintain your holiday home whilst you are away, without the need for you to worry? We can check on your home when you request and report any faults back to you whilst you are at home. Rectifying any faults before you or your guests return to use the property.

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Masonry, Plastering And Rendering

Brickwork & pointing, Internal plastering, dry lining, lime plaster, exterior wall coatings. Dealing with small areas that have cracked or blown to a complete rendering of the façade of your house.

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get in touch

Call Steve: 0039 3663275150 or 0044 7379408352  if you have a uk number
Chiama Giuliano: 0039 373 300 8896

We can give you a free quotation for any work you need doing. There's no obligation from you and we won't use your details for any marketing purposes.

Simply send us some details about the work you need doing and where your property is and we will get back to you as soon as we can.


people say the nicest things

We met with Stephen to view a property we had seen on the internet in Dolceaqua. Myself and Ann found him so helpful and gave us an idea of the costs in renovating the apartment. It was so good to deal with someone that speaks English and actually understood our needs. Once we do find a place that's within our budget we will be asking Stephen to sort things out for us.

Terry & Ann Howard, Hertfordshire

We decided to employ English builder services on personal recommendations and have not once regretted our decision. Steve is extremely professional and efficient, he and Giuliano offer an excellent service and sound advice. All work has been completed on time, in budget and of an excellent standard. We could not have managed without them and their assistance in all aspects of setting up our lives in Italy. We could not recommend them more highly

Mr N Dove, Cambridge

After dealing with other Italian Builders it was a relief to find EBS all communication were dealt with rapidly and in a language with understood. Guiliano lead his team with professionalism and an exceptional standard, the work was always completed to deadline and its quality exemplary.

Reynould Fangetto, Amsterdam

Steve and English Builder Service carried out a fantastic job for us at our home last year, we couldn’t speak highly enough of Steve and Giuliano, they arrived when they said they would, carried out the work without any stress for us. They cleaned as they went and made us feel like we could trust them to get on with it whilst we were away.

He kept to his price and promises throughout the job and held our hands from start to finish.

The final result is amazing and we would definitely use Steve and English Builder Services again.

Jay and Helen Tindle, Chester UK

We are exceptionally happy with the work Steve and Guiliano carried out in our place. The job was completed efficiently, on budget, with minimal fuss and in English. They were professional, polite and very tidy. You get a fair price, great advice and excellent work. We plan to live here for many years to come, and we can finally say we have found 'our man'. Thanks guys!

Ema & Michael