"We have much pleasure in recommending Alteration Specialists for any building or alteration work. The alterations done to our property are exactly what we asked for and we are thrilled with the results. Company Director Justin Green was prompt in providing us with a quote and plan for our kitchen and bathroom alterations. He listened to our ideas whilst making helpful suggestions. He was consistently reliable, approachable, professional and was always prompt in responding to our questions!.

Much care was taken on our property and we were always contacted and consulted over any problems that arose and these were always taken care of professionally. The team of builders/trades people we had working on our property were great – friendly, professional and we always felt they were striving to do the best for us.

Alteration Specialists take much pride in their work and this can be seen in the quality of finish. They only work with skilled tradespeople so our tiling and paint work etc are of a very high standard. We have no hesitation in recommending them and would definitely use them again! Thanks Justin."

Karen & Bede Gilmore


"We wish to add a brief note of appreciation for the preparation and work carried out by your company. Over more years than is good to remember we have undertaken a gradual transformation of our house chiefly through the architecture of Colin Campbell and ‘alterations’ he has drawn. Of all the tradesmen that have worked here, Justin must rank as one of the most punctual, meticulous, tidy and accommodating. You said your objective on completion of the work was to leave the place as if you hadn’t been here. We interpreted that to mean that everything would look as it should - nothing out of place. That has well and truly been achieved."

D+P Slade


"We wanted a top quality job on our renovations, and Justin and his team provided us with just that - fantastic workmanship and loads of care and attention to the details. You wouldn't know we "added on", they melded the old and the new perfectly - we now just have a larger more comfortable, quality home. Despite being a big renovation, Justin did a great job at making sure that we could stay put for as long as possible, which was really important to us. We were amazed at how tidy the team were, despite all the mud of a winter time build. They always left the site secure and safe at the end of each day, so we didn't have to worry about our young children living in the middle of a construction zone! Justin has a fantastic team working with him, they are all polite, respectful and courteous – and they were accommodating to our needs. A big build or renovation can be stressful, but these guys made it enjoyable....we were delighted with the finished product, but we were also sad to see Justin and his team go! These guys are honest and hard working. They know how to quality build, they know how to manage a large project and they take the time to communicate with their clients, even when it is wet, muddy and super busy!"

J+F Gordon


"Hi Justin, We have been very impressed with your team and will certainly be recommending you anyone who needs some alteration work done. Our special thanks to: Kevin for his overall client communication and excellent attitude, Jason for quickly dealing with the one un-related issue we had and turning his hand to being a locksmith, Brian- again for excellent communication, great manner with clients, flexibility and timely organisation (his team were exceptional in their client attitude and politeness).

Finding out you have a major water issue with your house is stressful, dealing with you guys wasn’t.

Please pass our comments on to the individuals you are a great team."

Guy and Rosemary


"Hi Justin, I don’t usually write these kind of letters. I wrote one for the real estate agent but she asked me to... I want to start by saying I was very nervous about having builders come into my house. Your builders quickly put my fears to rest as they were at all times very professional and approachable. Your foreman Robbo was friendly and informative at all times with all aspects of the job we had asked of your company. Johno and Kevin were also incredibly hardworking (as I know others were but don’t know their names) and thoughtful toward my boys. At one point my shed uplifted in the strong Palmerston North winds and your builders kindly managed to stop the shed from blowing out of my property and secured the shed to the fence. I am very grateful for that. I am very also happy with the work that has been done. The two rooms look great and I feel more secure now that I know that the ceiling and floors in the two rooms have been corrected by your builders. I would be happy to recommend Alteration Specialists. Thank you"

JL, Palmerston North


"I can't say enough good things about Justin. Just one example of his quality of work were the two outside rafters that he mitred into the beam, not easy to do since the rafters are on an angle and not as wide as the beam so he had to check the rafter in as well as do the mitre. Not a single little gap. Really skilled work. Very professional work all round, I think you are lucky to have such a competent craftsman working for you!"

Matt Wilkins


"We had a leaky conservatory adjacent to a seldom-used deck, so we decided to convert these areas into extensions to the master bedroom and living room. In addition, we needed a new iron roof, raised in height to make room for better insulation, and a skylight. We chose Alteration Specialists because, as the name implies, they specialise in altering homes in such a way that an extension will look like it was always there, rather than being an obvious add-on. They responded promptly to any questions we asked by e-mail. Neighbours commented on the team's excellent work ethic, and that they didn't have to put up with 2 months of swearing! The new extension to our Lockwood house looks like it has always been there. The workmanship is superb and the extension survived nature's 6.2 magnitude 'earthquake test' unscathed. We are very pleased with the final result and recommend Alteration Specialists for roof alterations and house extensions that blend in with the existing building."

D+M Strachan


"Thank you for all the work you have done for us, to such a high standard!.

We have been hugely impressed by your skill, professionalism, friendliness, unflappability & considerateness (such as word?). We will happily recommend you to others as a reliable and top notch team.

All the best to each of you in your futures, Regards"

Janine and David Loving-Molloy


"Many thanks for an excellent job to which your team and the respective tradesman made great contributions – please pass on our appreciation to all them for their workmanship, cleanliness and courtesy. Regards"



"You managed to achieve all that we wanted from the plans and contributed many good ideas of your own. We were most impressed with, and grateful for, your ability to really listen to what it was that we thought we wanted - and then get on and find a way to do it. We thoroughly enjoy working with you and have no hesitation in commending your services to others who are planning alterations."

A McRae, Lochalsh Agriculture


"Last year we undertook renovations to our home & had the pleasure of working with Alteration Specialists. The initial consultation with Steve was invaluable. He listened to what we wanted, suggested options we would never have considered and ultimately came up with something that met our budget. Our builder, Jason was patient as some decisions were made along the way & we appreciated the way he tried to minimise the disruption to our household as we lived amongst the dust & rubble. We are really pleased with the high quality of workmanship and mostly importantly love the end result. We have no hesitation in recommending or using Alteration Specialists again"

K Collier

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