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Halfords high 3 bike car carrier Free

Sarah W in Streatham
Free to a good home. Used 3 times. Excellent condition - stored indoors. Needs collecting ASAP from SW16.

Bath Unblocked

Vincent M
in Stockwell
Would anyone be able to point me in the direction of someone who can unblock my bath its very badly blocked and nothing will go down it.  Preferably in the Clapham area. Thanks very much Vince

Artificial Xmas tree

S B in Kennington
Probably a really redundant offer but does anybody want a really good quality artificial green xmas tree with some decorations.  I can't find anywhere to store it so its yours if you want it.  Thanks S
James
As I have said before,I wouldn't touch rated people or checkatrade.only go for personal recommendations.i have used many on here and been very successful.even on streetlife you need to be able to tell which recommendations are genuine!

Fleeced by a roofer!

Viv T
in Earlsfield
We are having our roof mended. The roofer who seemed quite popular in online reviews, is charging a lot, more apparently than others do. (Hindsight!) When we look down onto the roof from next door, we can see that it is very shoddily done. So far we ... [ more ]
James
As I have said before I would never use rated people or checkatrade.Only ever use personal recommendations.Even on streetlife you have to work out who is genuine.Most our and I have had many ... [ more ]

Free packing/drawing paper

Armon
in Streatham Park
Could anyone use a huge roll of unused packing paper.?

TV aerial problems

James
in Furzedown
Can anyone recommend a company who are experts in sorting out bad reception with my TV. I don't want an ordinary aerial company who puts aerials on a roof. It must be someone who really knows what they are doing. Thanks
James
Thanks,I have ghosting on BBC channels on some days and then it is ok for days then other channels ghost.i actually think my dish needs replacing

Electrician

Joseph W
in Dulwich
Hello can anyone recommend a good electrician in the Se19 Area . I have a couple of small jobs a need to be done

Marble topped bedside table

Computer help !

Jan T
in Sands End
Hello I know there are lots of computer experts out there, so hoping someone can give me a simple solution . After downloading free Avira on Windows 7 , I get a message ' operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer ... [ more ]

Drivers adhering to 20 mph speed limit being subjected to 'harassment' from other drivers

Mel M in Furzedown
During the course of my employment, I drive between Wandsworth, Lambeth and Lewisham on a daily basis. I have done this for many years, but am now finding it very stressful due to the 'harassment' I receive from other drivers when I adhere to the 20 ... [ more ]

2 x Tickets to see 'Nice Fish' starring Mark Rylance on 12 January 2017,7:30pm

Linda
in Furzedown
I am unable to use these tickets to see Nice Fish, starring the lovely Mark Rylance (Wolf Hall), at the The Harold Pinter Theatre, London this Thursday, 12 Jan 2017 at 19.30. http://www.nicefishtheplay.co.uk These tickets are reduced from £59.50 to ... [ more ]

2x tickets for The Kite Runner 7.30pm, Wyndhams Theatre, Charing Cross Rd, Stalls Row C

Sapna in Upper Tooting
I have these tickets since I had bought them as a Christmas present for my parents, but they had already booked to see it. I would normally go, but have a newborn so unfortunately won't be able to. The theatre doesn't do unconditional refunds and it ... [ more ]

Carpet Cleaner Needed

Wayne D in Earlsfield
Could anyone please recommend a good, reasonably priced carpet cleaner with the necessary professional equipment, to clean carpets in my house? Preferably someone based in SW London.
James
Mark Harvey in Battersea is a real pro,have used him three times in various properties and he is sensibly priced 0203 7000835

Electrician required to install new plug sockets

Charlene G
in Streatham
Hi there, I was wondering if anyone could recommend an electrican to provide some new plug sockets around the house please? (About four in total) Thanks in advance.
James
I have just used David White,excellent,reasonable,knows what he is doing and comes when he says he is going to.. He has been recommended on streetlife many times before. 07880 987157
James
I would always go for personal recommendations for tradesman,much safer.I have been successful every time by looking on here for personal recommendations.good luck

Looking for a dog walker

Cherryl S
in Furzedown
I am in the summers town area and have a lovely schnauzer called Hudson known in the area fior being a character! I have gone back to work part time and need a walker twice a week? Thanks Cherryl
James
Hi Cherry,I run a very small company called Heaver pet care,and I only look after a few dogs so I can be very flexible for my clients needs.I do not take any dogs in vans and I do not walk dogs in big packs.I offer a very personalised service and I ... [ more ]

Bocplumbing.com

wovenbean
in Furzedown
We had to call out a plumber for a leaky valve in our toilet cistern, so Iooked on here and checkatrade for someone. I called the checkatrade one first and was quoted £140 for a callout. So I called Brian at BOC plumbing having searched for a ... [ more ]
James
I would never use checkatrade for anything.the two numbers above for Brian O'Connor are different,are they both correct

Electrician

James
in Furzedown
Hi,I am looking for a qualified and reasonably priced electrician who is known to the streetlife community. Thanks James
James
I used David white from a previous post and I was most impressed and would definitely use him again and I would not hesitate to recommend him.

Small HiFi speakers available

Stephen R
in Tulse Hill
I have a pair of small speakers 15 x 23 cm that I no longer use, available free. Please send me a private message with a contact number if interested.

Found: Small white rabbit with comfort blanket...

Froghollow in West Hill
...on wall by Tintern Close in Lytton Grove.  Looks very forlorn.  Pretty lining to its ears.
James
Caroline and Jeanette,how many rabbits do you know that would sit on a wall with a comfort blanket and have pretty lining to their ears!!!

Roofer

Sharon S
in Clapham
Hello Please can someone recommend a good roofer that they have used? Many thanks

Cars Without Owners

Alan L
in Merton Park
Every morning, I must walk past at least 4 cars that are running their engines, to warm up, without their drivers. Is this pre-driving warm-up really necessary?
James
In very cold conditions,you should always let the engine run for a couple of minutes before driving off.

Alterations

James
in Furzedown
I was recommended Annabelles in tooting market for alterations but they were so much more expensive than anywhere else.
James
I am sure Annabelles are good but I don't like being charged three times the price compared with elsewhere and being ripped off especially when it was an easy job.
James
Rachel,you are entitled to charge whatever you want and I am sure your customers are very happy.You are missing the point.I know the going rate for what I had done,but I object to being quoted three times more expensive than the normal charge.I went ... [ more ]
James
With regards to Iona'S comment?how is going to someone who is considerably cheaper,taking advantage of them.They make their own charges and maybe they want to see more business.It is pure economics. You will make more more money if you charge sensible ... [ more ]

Printer, keyboard and monitor to give away

Hazel H
in West Hill
I have got some bits of a computer and a printer to give away. They may be too old in IT years for anybody to be interested, but you never know. None of them was used much! PM me if you are interested. I live near Earlsfield station.

Beware of being overcharged for Postage Stamps in Balham Variety Store

Nugget
in Streatham Park
Can I advise anyone buying stamps to go the Post Office and not the Variety Store on the corner of Cavendish Road and Emmanuel Road. I went in to buy 24 second class stamps today. I was charged £15.60 which is 65 pence each. On returning to complain, ... [ more ]

James Pendleton estate agents poor service

James
I have used KFH for managing and renting out a property and they gave been very good.Tried a couple of others but they were no good.Have been with KFH for eight years and will stay with them