Brett, Rory, Dorian and the team provided a great service and 4 beautiful replacement double glazed sash windows. We live in a conservation area and the council are quite particular about the type of double glazed window we can have in our area, and specify that the decorative features of the windows need to be retained. The windows Clift Joinery were able to do for us met all their specifications. Rory provided all the initial proposal drawings quickly to enable us to get planning approval and was able to reduce his standard lead times and be flexible about the installation dates to suit our build. The windows look great now that they’re in and they move smoothly and easily. It was a pleasure to work with them.
We Instructed the team at Clift Joinery to complete 5 windows and a new front door. From our initial conversation, we have had nothing but friendly and amazing support. We are quite specific about the windows matching some existing ones in look and colour and the team have provided that assurance along the way. Would highly recommend them.
Earlier this year, I sought to have Slimlite double glazed units installed in my flat in Belgravia. The first joinery and window specialist I used, based in Kent, was an utter disaster: unprofessional and lacking in expertise and integrity. After 7 months of one issue after another, they abandoned the job, never returned my money and left me with a massive mess to clean up.
My expectations were very low when I contacted the guys at Clift. I was pleasantly surprised when after only a month or so, they completed the job to perfection. There were no issues, communication was always honest and professional, and they were an absolute joy to work with!
A bit of advice to anyone looking to do a quick job on their windows: be extra careful when picking a window specialist! Even the window suppliers will recommend companies who are not to be trusted. In a “wild west” corner of the market, you really have to stick with people who have track records of excellence. Clift Joinery is a shining example of the very best.
“It is not often that I get blown away by a building product, but I find this absolutely extraordinary, looks like a single pane of glass”
“The quality of the Clift Joinery craftsmanship and the professionalism of their installation team was outstanding. We are delighted with the end results which have sympathetically transformed our 17th Century cottage in the Chilterns AONB. We highly recommend Brett and the Clift Joinery team.”
“We are really pleased with all our doors and windows, you have done a fantastic job, the quality of workmanship and also the skill of your install team is excellent and we will recommend your company highly”.
“We were most impressed by the quality of the workmanship and conduct of your team when replacing our windows, which was not easy as our house is very old. They were always polite and considerate and worked very hard. They did their utmost to cause as little disturbance as possible. As one of us is somewhat disabled, without being asked they gave extra help well beyond their duty. They were very tidy, and cleared up any mess each evening. All surfaces in the rooms were covered during the day and removed before they left in the evening, if the room was needed that night. Even floor coverings were removed each weekend. Their friendliness, helpfulness and quality of work were exemplary”.
“Clift joinery came on board to install new windows and glazed doors throughout our Grade II listed property. We could not have been happier with the product, such a great quality and very competitive in terms of costs. Brett and his team were fantastic from start to finish, they are professional and take pride in delivering only the best possible results for you and your home. They are super tidy and ensure you are happy with the process every step of the way. I could not recommend Clift any more highly, superb company and team!”
“Clift Joinery has set the bar for anyone working on our house refurbishment project and that bar is very high! Brett and the team were fantastic at every stage of the project, from the original quote to completion of our windows, answering any questions we had and explaining in detail what was happening during our window replacement and refurbishment project.
The team were polite, efficient and kept the house in immaculate condition, respecting at all times that they were working in a family home (with kids running around!) As with all projects in an old house (in our case a Grade II listed Georgian property in a conservation area) there were eventualities that nobody expected but Brett and team put mind over matter and came up with excellent solutions and never cut corners. We are delighted with the finished product and have had lots of compliments from friends, neighbours and even the odd passing architect who has knocked on the door asking ‘who refurbished our windows’!!! The Slimlite product deserves a specific mention as we have been very impressed with the noticeable noise reduction and heat retention it has provided.
The only downside with the project being finished is we miss seeing Brett’s cheerful team around the house!”
“We are delighted with our new windows. The service from Clift Joinery was exemplary: the workmanship is top notch; the customer service throughout has been outstanding; and the team of fitters are the most professional, conscientious and dedicated workmen we have had in our home. The whole process from start to finish has been an absolute delight and the whole team really cared about giving us the best service possible. Thank you very much for doing such a fantastic job”.
“It’s rare these days to find a company that genuinely delights in its approach but I can honestly say that Clift Joinery is one of those companies. Brett, his family and their team have been an absolute pleasure to work with and they all now feel more like friends of our family. The quality of the workmanship is second to none and our new sash windows, front door and Slimlite glazing are truly beautiful. Arriving home to our new, handsome front door is a joy every time.
While the joinery itself is genuinely artisan, it’s the customer service that really sets Clift apart. Nothing was too much trouble and from the very outset there was a very obvious desire to meet and exceed our expectations. We have subsequently recommended Clift to several of our neighbours with at least one confirmed project on our street due to begin imminently. Perhaps the most surprising compliments have come from the passers by who have knocked on our door to ask who carried out the joinery work. The quality obviously speaks for itself. We ourselves are about to begin a second phase of works on our house and will be delighted to welcome back Clift into our home as one of the contractors. Our young son is also a big fan and can’t wait to have them back on site making a fuss of him!”
“Their joinery products are of the highest quality, and we consider Clift Joinery as a solid sub- contractor of ours, and will continue to use their services, their whole team are accommodating and professional and are a pleasure to work with….”
“The windows look brilliant. I’d just like to say how fantastic the men were and how painless the whole process has been from start to finish. It is quite a disruptive thing to have done but they were incredibly decent about it, did a fantastic job of clearing up after themselves each evening and to come home last night and find my curtains re-hung, was the icing on the cake”
“A professional quality service from start to finish from the team at Clift Joinery. Customer service second to none, delivered on all our requests, and kept to the timetable throughout. We would recommend to anyone looking at changing their sash windows.”
“Lovely to come home and see everything finished. The windows look great and seem an excellent fit. In addition, your team were tidy and pleasant which makes everything much easier. Many thanks again for your kind attention throughout”
“We were hugely impressed with the quality and dedication of the team throughout the whole process and the final result both in terms of fitting in with our Victorian house and the quality of the craftsmanship is second to none”
“When searching for a specialist joiner to replace the sash windows of our Georgian townhouse in Greenwich with double-glazed units we shortlisted four well known joiners. We selected Clift Joinery, initially due to the quality and uniqueness of their Slimlite products, their competitive pricing, as well as their religious attention to detail and respect for traditional joinery methods. In fact, we were so pleased that we decided to replace our front door as well and commissioned Clift for this job too.
We wanted the new units to look identical to the original ones, albeit improve the heat and sound insulation of our house. As we found out, Clift Joinery is not just about the product. We were greatly impressed by the professionalism of Brett and his team of craftsmen, their work ethos and respect for the house and ourselves. Despite the inevitable disruption of replacing windows & a front door, they planned the whole operation carefully and went out of their way to ensure that inconvenience was kept to a minimum. The end result has been a great success, aesthetically as well as functionally. We would gladly recommend Brett and his team at Clift Joinery.”
“Being the only official London agent for Slimlite Double Glazing, we were a bit skeptical; as Clift Joinery was really our only choice. But we noticed straight away that they have the exclusive right, because they’ve earned it. A thoroughly professional service from beginning to the end. Brett is an extremely polite, helpful, knowledgeable individual who is a pleasure to deal with. His team is excellent, with professional workmanship and in my opinion competitively priced. I would have no hesitation recommending Brett and his team to anyone.”
“We were very pleased to have chosen Clift Joinery who recently made and installed a Victorian front door for us. It was the final stage of renovating our house so it was important that we got a lovely quality door at a fair price. We checked a lot of companies out and Clift stood out in terms of responsiveness, quality and competitivity.
Brett and his team proved to be efficient, courteous and professional, and – really important for a busy house – very tidy! We are very happy to recommend them.”
“Clift Joinery together with their slimlite glass were the only people I could find who could double glaze “like for like” my beautiful sash windows, which were in urgent need of restoration. Other companies who offered slim double glazing needed bulkier woodwork which I felt would ruin their elegant look. The Clift joinery team were very efficient and hard working and carried out the work with minimal mess or disruption. I’m extremely happy with my new windows and I highly recommend Clift Joinery!”
“I found Clift Joinery professional and friendly in how they managed the whole process in the bespoke windows that I wanted. I not only have beautiful windows now in keeping with the house but that they will last a hundred years, as the original ones did. The team is very good and they really get on with the work reliably, taking care of the house and flooring. I can recommend this company.”
“Clift Joinery were simply fantastic! They helped with the application to Islington council, performed the work on time and budget, and followed up to see I was OK with the installation. Their communication was spot on throughout the process. I was away when they fitted the replacement sash windows, and I left a key with them; they are the type of family firm that I knew I could trust and I was right. Their product is first class, and I have had many compliments about the windows since, which were beautifully fitted. I recommend them unreservedly.”
“Brett and his team are not only very professional in every aspect of the work they undertake but they also bring human warmth to their client relations which made us feel in safe and trusted hands”