Tradesmen Used by Shed Members and Friends

Disclaimer Melba Shed does not endorse nor recommend any of the following tradesmen. It is suggested that you contact the Shed member listed in the

Experience column to confirm their experience. If you do not have contact details request these through the Shed Email Address

FunctionBusiness NameNamePhoneMobileAddressWeb/EmailExperience
Air ConditioningHawker Air Conditioning & RefrigerationMartin Hawker0413 065 183Higgins
PO Box 533, Kippax, 2615
hawker.acr@gmail.comDavid B said that the tradesman came at short notice over weekend to fix his air conditioner. Did a good job & the price was right
ArchitectsJefferson Godfrey6278 30557 Broadbent St ScullinTubby (Greg’s friend)
BathroomsTrue Blue BathroomsAndrew Hooper6258 54560414 741 963Evatt, email: M recommends
Blinds and AwningsWatsons Blinds and AwningsKen Moir6280 44430404 820 928FyshwickJim recently had blinds installed on two large picture windows. The quality of the work and Ken’s expertise were quite exceptional. 
BuilderSolitaire Homes Pty LtdAngelo Turcin1300 788 8990411 443 499PO Box 700 Gungahlin ACT 2912Tubby (Greg’s friend)
Builder – RennovatorTSW ConstructionsThomas Wakelingemail: 452 92215 Winter St, Flynn, 2615Steve M and Greg H had great service from Thomas. Steve had a window replaced with sliding door. Greg had new double glazed sliding door with crimsafe screen and some new double glazed windowes with crimsafe screens
Carpenter (dingo hire, doors, colorbond fencing, decks, wooden floors, pavers)Ray Golding0408 639 845SouthsideDon
Carpet LayerPaul Orman0447 132 191Terry had good service. Choose carpet and he will measure & quote. Lays and also stretches carpet
Car ServicePromotiveGlen Cameron, Mark Hush6253 3322Unit 1, 2 Park St Belconnen (near Toyota)Greg has had good service
Car ServiceB&E AutomotiveJeff and Jill Riddle6253 81551/45 Heffernan St (Cnr Brooks) MitchellGreg’s daughter had good service
Curtains and Curtain-MakingColour CurtainsLes Novak6257 37170427 087 96854 Dooring St Dickson ACT 2602Jim received excellent curtain-making and curtain advice services from Les who was recommended to us by Watsons. Les provides a home service with a range of materials for ready display.  Jim was very impressed with the quality of his, his professionalism, his advice and his general manner.  It’s so rare to get a genuine expert, rather than a salesman, in this area
ElectricianJason Baldwin0415 622 622Weetangerabaldwinhwe@gmail.comGreg knows him from other activities and he seems genuine
ElectricianBaz’s ElectricalBasil0412 757 94312 Hudson St, Higgins, 2615bazselectrical@bigpond.comGood electrician, worked on Greg’s kitchen update
ElectricianAffinity Electrical6241 3255 53 Grimwade Street, Mitchell ACT 2911Affinity ElectricalGreg had fair service
ElectricianCanberra ElectricianStuart Leetham0430 876 527Canberra ElectricianFriend of Greg used him for LED instals and was happy
FencingACT Fencing & Construction Pty LtdAlan Stewart0431 812 859EmailFacebookGreg had them do a good job in 2015
FencingLidos FencingJimmy Lido6264 40650408 645 83222 Donnovan St, Nicholls, 2913Greg Recommends. Did neighbours fence
Fencing & HandymanFencing, Landscaping, Decks, Pergolas, PaintingJohn Mapley (Shed Member)6258 39640415 505 620Melba. Email: was pleased with his fencing
Furniture Removalist (incl Backloads)The Blue Mexican0414 463 963PO Box 66 Gladesville NSW 2111
Terry Mether found them efficient, timely and cost effective. Operate between Sydney Canberra Melbourne
Home InsulationVac to the Future1300 551 5670404 336 81649 Raws Crescent, HumeLifeline lady had great service
House Energy Rating AssessorAssessor No 01-0031Peter Byatt6258 12420402 829 3905 Delany Court, Melba, 2615Greg used him in 2002. No issues
Kichen RennovationsBenchmarc Kitchens & JoineryMarc Roberts & Brendon Delacy6241 066023 Essington Street, Mitchell ACT Edge was happy with their work
LandscapingLandscaping Constructions6248 001670 Wattle St Lyneham 2602Jim had good service
LandscapingReality Landscape & DesignMalcolm Fischer6254 59690402 106 82735 Postle Cct, Holt 2615Neighbour of John Edge was very happy
Landscaping – Native GardenNative NooksLeon Horsnell6231 67380418 627 19654 Michie Street , Wanniassa, 2903Native Nooks recommends
Laser Eye SurgeryVista Eyes
Dr Wolfe1800 505049
6260 7100
51 Jardine Street, Kingston, Canberra 2604Mike was very pleased
Mower/Whipper Snipper RepairsMick’s Mower RepairsMick6258 26450408 247 567FloreyGreg
PaintingCanberra Painting Services6262 3788101 Anthony Rolfe Avenue
Gungahlin ACT 2912
Canberra Painting had good service painting inside his house
PaintingMelba Painting & MaintenanceFarhim Farhadi6259 72980412 332 9027 Clutsam Place, MelbaMelba Painting & Greg found them reliable, easy to deal with & they did a very good job. Terry had feedback from 2 people who were satisfied with the paint job by this painter & his employees & the price paid
PaintingRainbow Painters & DecoratorsLance Kavanagh6258 20590412 563 19515 Massey St, Evatt, 2617Peter M found his work excellent
Panel BeatersFuller Bros Body Works (also 24 hr towing)6251 87770412 269 587
0409 304 351 Towing
5 Park St Belconnen Trades AreaPeter
PlastererPenash PlastererDean Nash0412 803 8965 Barwick Place, Gowrie, 2904penashplaster@gmail.comDean worked on Gregs kitchen update adding cornices & plastering. His work was great
PlumberIndependent Plumbing & GasfittingTerry McEwen6230 28680422 070 175PO Box 208, Hall ACT 2618Email: terry@myipg.netTerry worked on Greg’s kitchen sink and did good work
PlumberDuncans Plumbing6254 56781/9 Page Place, Page, 2614Web:
Paul had good service
Roof RepairsHome Project Solutions Pty LtdSteve Law6292 15240421 988 414stevelaw.hps@gmail.comRon T was happy with him
Roof RepairsCreative Gutters & RoofingDaniel Smith0402830439Geoff Grimmetts said Daniel just completed urgent Roof Ridge-capping work on my roof. He gave me valuable advice on the condition of my guttering & roof generally. He was very prompt in following up on the work & did an excellent job at what I considered to be a very reasonable price. John M & Stuart A were happy with his work.
Roof RepairsPremier RoofingDave6293 22270417294015Wally & Greg happy with their work
SkipsAll Purpose SkipsSherri & Stuart6292 65020414 740 292 H was happy with them. $180 for 3cubicm, $230 for 4cubcim
Solar PanelsPowersmartsolar (NZ company)6100 by Mike who had a 5.8KW system installed
Solar PanelsSolartec RenewalsPhil May6232 94304/134 Gladstone St. Fyshwick
Ernie was happy with his 4.2KW installation
Solar Panel CleaningEclipse Solar Panel CleaningKevin Delany0429 629 610Canberra and surrounding area
Solar panels need cleaning to maximise their output
Tree ServicesPriority Tree CareScott Wallace6258 00710411 498 474Melba
PO Box 7068 Kaleen 2617
Jim and Greg have use them and been happy with the service
Tree Servicesa Cut AboveBill Brown6288 44430429 884 443Web:
Gregs neighbour was happy with work & price
Tree ServicesHurley Bird Tree ServicesDarren Hurley0431 546 702Web:
Wally Bez was happy. Does tree removal, tree pruning, stump grinding, height reduction.
UrologistACT UrologyDr Haxhimolla6222 6666National Capital Private Hospital, GarranNational Capital Private Hospital, GarranMike & Jim were very pleased
VCR to DVDAAA DuplicationsVictor Speranski6251 830030 Grylls Crs, Cook , 261430 Grylls Crs, Cook, 2614Jim has used to convert old tape to DVD file. $15 for standard VHS VCR ro DVD
WindscreensInstant Windscreens & Tinting6211 3900 2 Geelong Street, Fyshwick
2 Geelong Street, Fyshwick
Email: canberra@
Cheaper than usual windscreen replacement price Barry was happy