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Scott’s assistance to us over two years and two houses was indispensable. From his initial advice on how we could cost effectively prepare our house for sale, to his work in getting it ready for sale, to his comprehensive building inspection on our new house and the subsequent building renovations on that house, Scott’s advice, workmanship and assistance has been of the highest order. He is a craftsman whose knowledge and capacity to come up with solutions to problems never failed . We would happily recommend Scott to friends and colleagues who are seeking a smart and reliable builder / assessor and a quality end result.

Tony & Tracey – Pullenvale

I have engaged the services of Scott Powell (SP Building) on numerous occasions since year 2000. The jobs have ranged in size and degree of difficulty from a bathroom renovation through to a major house extension (which more than doubled the size of the existing dwelling).

At all times I have been impressed by his extensive and up-to-date knowledge of building techniques, materials and costs, and his on-going enthusiasm for research into new products and their applications. He is always able to confidently and impartially present the advantages and disadvantages (either in brief or in detail) of differing building methods or the materials used in them, thus allowing me to always make the best-informed and most cost-effective decision possible.

His commitment to detail is very high and he takes great pride in his work, generating a quality product of which the homeowner can be equally proud. Any problems that may arise are dealt with in a no-fuss manner. If during the course of a job he identifies any other peripheral or unrelated building issues then he is always happy to add them to the “to-do” list and rectify them. And, on more than one occasion, he has been willing to make himself available and act as “my agent” in liaising with City Council or other tradesmen working on my property to secure a successful outcome for me. In so many ways, he has made my building jobs and construction issues as stress-free as possible.

After my many years of dealing with him and seeing him go about his work, I would have no hesitation in asking Scott for advice on any building issues or requesting his ongoing assistance for repairs, maintenance or new work. And I have been happy to recommend his services to many of my friends and colleagues who also value quality and attention to detail.

Graham – Fig Tree Pocket

Our association with Scott Powell as a professional builder spans twenty years.  Over this time Scott has conducted two major renovations on our home as well as ongoing maintenance on both our home and commercial premises.

Renovation work conducted by Scott on our home has included the creation of a new layout over two levels of living, three new bathrooms/en-suites, a state-of-the-art media room and two large decks.

In his maintenance of our properties, Scott has attended to projects related to carpentry, roof tiling, gutter clearance, household safety (i.e. alarms), fencing, lighting and ventilation fixtures, skylight installation, window pane replacement, door and window repair, staircase replacement, water proofing, painting, floor maintenance, tiling and vermin eradication.

Scott’s skill base and experience is extensive and we have benefited greatly from his:

  • attention to detail
  • high quality workmanship
  • reliability, punctuality and vigilance
  • contemporary and effective building techniques
  • knowledge of sustainability in building design and maintenance
  • preventive practices to ensure the good upkeep of our properties
  • extensive network of trades professionals
  • seasoned advice.

If you’d you to talk to us first-hand about Scott’s capabilities and expertise we’d be happy to do so.

Eddie and Jane – Alderley

I have engaged the services of Scott Powell for numerous varied projects, and cannot fault his high level of service or professionalism for the duration of each task.

I was introduced to Scott while working at Rio Tinto Shared Services, where his knowledge and expertise were constantly in demand for all fitout and R&M projects.  Scott’s professional approach and high standard of workmanship also led me to engage his services in two retail shop fitouts for my personal business.  On both occasions the process was made easier due to his ability to find tailor‑made solutions for all my specific fitout requirements.

I also asked Scott to undertake the house inspection when we were purchasing a new home due to some anomalies in previous reports.  Based on his expertise, and knowing Scott’s work ethic was of the highest standard, we decided to purchase the property, and have been happy with the decision every since.

Scott is a man of high integrity, and will go above and beyond to ensure his customers needs are not only met, but exceeded, and all this with a smile and patience.

Vicki – Bracken Ridge

Thank you for your help getting my home ready for sale.  I was extremely grateful for your comprehensive inspection of the house before I put it on the market and your advice on things I should do to improve the sale price and things that would be wasted money.

I appreciated you discussing the costs and benefits of doing each of the repairs.  As with all your work for me over the years, it has been wonderful having someone I could trust with advice, workmanship, and complete the work within the timeframe.  Your advice helped reduce a lot of stress involved with selling a house and helped me negotiate a good price for the sale.  I would unreservedly recommend you to anyone who needs has a building job.

Helen – Brookfield

I first engaged Scott Powell to undertake renovation projects at my home in 2001 and I have continued to do so in the ensuing years due to Scott’s professionalism and the quality of the finished product.

Scott is one of the rare tradesman who will arrive at the appointed time or will contact me if he is unable to do so.  His advice about a proposed project is practical and he provides various options to consider.  He patiently explains  the challenges of a particular job and the cost implications of the suggested solutions.    I have relied on his experience gained from his many years in the building industry and I have been very happy with the results he has achieved.

I have always found that Scott is very pleasant to deal with and extremely honest and trustworthy.  For these reasons, I am happy to wait for him to be available and I am looking forward to the next project.

Anne-Marie – Ashgrove

Having engaged with Scott and SP Building for the last 5 years, we have found his service to be honest, reliable, efficient and extremely comprehensive.

Scott has completed many tasks and projects for us over the years, with the most critical whereby he drew on his extensive knowledge of the building industry when we were selling our old home and the purchase of our new house.  The service that we engaged him to conduct was a walkthrough of both properties which was to identify any building defects or issues that he believed required attention in order to ensure that the official building inspection when through without any serious financial consequence to us in either sale.

We would highly recommend his services and would be happy to provide any further examples or information if requested.

Anthony & Jo – Nundah

I have worked in my own architectural practice for 40 years and have known Scott Powell since 1986.  Scott’s workmanship and knowledge of domestic building construction is equal or superior to that of any other builder I know.  His attention to detail is exemplary.  I would recommend Scott for any building matter.

Bob – Alderley

Scott has renovated and built many areas of my home.  His eye for detail plus his knowledge and ideas for improving a building are impressive.  Scott is personable, obliging, helpful and sensible at all times.  I strongly recommend his services.

Jan – Alderley

Scott Powell of SP Building has worked with me on many projects.

His work is exceptional.  He is meticulous in the execution of his work, whether in large or small projects.  He solves design and building problems for clients with great thought and expertise.

Scott Powell is always professional in his approach to clients, and I highly recommend his services to anyone who values expertise and skill

John Glynn – The Design House – Paddington

Over the past 20 years we have been involved with several houses, so we have undertaken a more-than-average share of repairs and renovations. 

We have employed Scott to renovate rooms and ceilings, install battens around a house, do structural repairs in a garage, repair leaking windows, replace wardrobe doors and cupboard shelving, build an uncovered deck, give two building reports and advice on a leaking gutter.  Our major complaint is that, owing to his solid reputation, he has not always been available – he works on both small and multi-million dollar projects.

Thus we have also hired other tradesmen in a range of jobs, and we are able to compare Scott’s work with theirs.  We believe that few tradesmen are as intelligent, conscientious and meticulous in their work as Scott.  Apart from being personable and reliable, Scott gears his work to the needs of the client, without sacrificing quality, and always in conformity with building regulations.

We are pleased to have the opportunity to recommend him.

Ray and Barbara – Grange

I have engaged Scott Powell over a period of 15 years on various building repairs and refurbishments both in the commercial and residential sectors.

He works with you to bring a first class result offering constructive suggestions to achieve the best outcome.  As the owner of commercial property it is imperative that work is done promptly to meet lease obligations and to ensure all maintenance requirements are attended to without delay.

Scott is reliable, thorough and a very pleasant tradesman who takes pride in his work – you won’t find mess after Scott does a job – he cleans the site as specified.  He provides old fashioned service with modern technological advancements enabling upgrades to each tenancy as leases are renewed thereby building value into your investment at the same time.

I have no hesitation in recommending Scott for all your building requirements.

Sue Deal – A.C. Deal Properties Pty Ltd

We have used Scott for building work for more than 20 years.  We have found him to be a skilled tradesman over a wide range of trades.  His work for us has included new tiling in bath rooms, removal of an open fireplace, installation of a range hood, repainting and new jointing of swimming pool.  His finished product is always a credit to him.

He always discusses the job before commencing so that he fully understands what we require and as the job progresses, continues to discuss matters of detail as they arise.

His charges are reasonable and his integrity beyond question.  We have not asked him to quote on our work for many years as we know that his invoice will be the right price for a job well done.

We have no hesitation in recommending Scott to give advice on any facet of building works.

Brian & Dulcie – Bridgeman Downs