Welcome! Based in Beckenham, near Bromley, RDS Decorating is an independent decorating contractor for high quality interior and exterior painting and decorating for both domestic and commercial customers throughout Kent, Surrey, London and across the South East. In addition to our standard decorating services we also provide the latest in dustless sanding and airless spraying for minimal mess and the highest quality.

For RDS Decorating, no job is too big or too small, from full-scale redecorating to a simple retouching. We are reasonably priced, but provide the highest quality. In fact, we don't consider the job done unless the customer is happy with our work. You can read feedback from our happy customers here.

Painting

Painting is a good option for areas that need to have an inexpensive and easy application. Now you just need to choose the colours you want!

Wallpapering

Long-lasting and durable, wallpaper is a good choice for changing the look and feel of a room. Different textures and patterns can bring life to different areas.

Domestic

From doors to walls, rooms to furniture, from proper projects to tiny touchups. Give your home a stunning new look with our home decorating services.

Commercial

Giving your shop or office an updated look presents a professional image, helps to welcome your customers and clients, and creates a great environment for staff.

Dustless Sanding

Dustless sanding eliminates almost all the mess during preparation. Better for the environment, the decorators, and everyone else too!

Airless Spraying

Airless spraying gives an even, high quality coat of paint on all surfaces, and is much faster than a traditional brush or roller. It can be used wth a wide range of paint types.

Painting

Painting is a good option for areas that need to have an inexpensive and easy application. Now you just need to choose the colours you want!

Wallpapering

Long-lasting and durable, wallpaper is a good choice for changing the look and feel of a room. Different textures and patterns can bring life to different areas.

Domestic

From doors to walls, rooms to furniture, from proper projects to tiny touchups. Give your home a stunning new look with our home decorating services.

Commercial

Giving your shop or office an updated look presents a professional image, helps to welcome your customers and clients, and creates a great environment for staff.

Dustless Sanding

Dustless sanding eliminates almost all the mess during preparation. Better for the environment, the decorators, and everyone else too!

Airless Spraying

Airless spraying gives an even, high quality coat of paint on all surfaces, and is much faster than a traditional brush or roller. It can be used wth a wide range of paint types.

Testimonials from our past clients

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If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact the website team at:

privacy@RDSdecorating.co.uk

This document was last updated on July 15th 2021.

Questions and queries regarding the website will be handled by our website design & management agent, DigitalBulldog IT & Web Services.

1. For the purpose of these terms & conditions the following words shall have the following meanings:

(a)“The Company” shall mean RDS Decorating or Rikki’s Decorating Services trading as RDS Decorating.

(b)“The Customer” shall mean the person or organisation for whom the Company agrees to carry out works &/or supply materials.

(c) The Operative or The Operatives shall mean the representative or representatives appointed by the Company to carry out works.

2. The Company reserves the right to refuse or decline work at its own discretion.

 Where the Company agrees to carry out works for the Customer those works shall be undertaken by the designated operative of Company at its absolute discretion.

3.  FIXED PRICE WORK shall be given as a firm cost, (manifest errors exempted) including Labour & Materials.  All costs are plus VAT at the prevailing rate.

4.  Where a written estimate has been supplied to the Customer the total charge to the Customer referred to in the estimate should not exceed the actual time taken by more than 20% but may be revised in the following circumstances: —

  1. if after submission of the estimate the Customer instructs the Company (whether orally or in writing) to carry out additional works not referred to in the estimate;
  2. if after submission of the estimate there is an increase in the price of materials;
  3. if after submission of the estimate it is discovered that further works need to be carried out which were not anticipated when the estimate was prepared;
  4. if after submission of the estimate it is discovered that there was a manifest error when the estimate was prepared.

5.The Company shall not be under any obligation to provide a final quote to the Customer & shall only be bound (subject as hereinafter) by estimates given in writing to the Customer & signed by a duly authorized representative ofthe Company.  

The Company shall not be bound by any estimates given orally or in which manifest errors occur.

6. Material Collection.  Collection of non-stock items is chargeable but:

(a) Time must be kept to a minimum & reasonable. (b) The Customer must be informed wherever possible when the operative leaves the premises.

(c) If the collection time is likely to exceed 60 minutes the customer will be additionally informed of the circumstances.

(d) Only one operative will in normal circumstances leave the job to collect parts or items.

(e)The collection of materials which should be normally stocked items is non-chargeable.

7. Where the date &/or time for works to be carried out is agreed by the Company with the Customer, then the Company shall use its best endeavors to ensure that the operative shall attend on the date & at the time agreed.  

However, the Company accepts no liability in respect of the non- attendance or late attendance on site of the operative(s) or for the late or non- delivery of materials.

8. The Customer shall accept sole liability to discharge the Company’s account unless he/she discloses to the Company when initially instructing the Company to carry out work &/or supply materials that he/she is acting on behalf of a third party (including, but not limited to, a Limited Company or partnership) & receiving a written estimate) and the name of the third party appears on the written estimate.

9. If the Customer cancels their instructions prior to any work being carried out and/or after materials supplied then the Customer shall be liable for any related expenditure together with the profit that would have been made by the Company had the work been carried out &/or materials supplied in accordance with such instructions.

10. If, after the Company shall have carried out the works, the Customer is not wholly satisfied with the works then the Customer shall give notice in writing within 12 months to the Company & shall afford the Company, and its insurers, the opportunity of both inspecting such works and carrying out any necessary remedial works if appropriate.

The Customer accepts that if he/she fails to notify the Company as aforesaid then the Company shall not be liable in respect of any defects in the works carried out.

11.1 The Guarantee shall be for labour only in respect of faulty workmanship for 12 months from the date of completion with the manufacturer’s warranty in force.  The Guarantee will become null & void if the work/appliance completed/supplied by the Company is:(a) Subject to misuse or negligence.(b) Repaired, modified or tampered with by anyone other than a Company operative.  The Company will accept no liability for, or guarantee suitability of materials supplied by the Customer and will accept no liability for any consequential damage or fault.

11.2 The company will not guarantee any work undertaken on instruction from the customer and against the written or verbal advice of a designated company operative.  Work is guaranteed only in respect of work directly undertaken by the company and payment in full has been made.  Any nonrelated faults arising from recommended work that has not been undertaken by the company will not be guaranteed.  The company shall not be held liable or responsible for any damage or defect resulting from work not fully guaranteed or where recommended work has not been carried out.  Work will not carry a guarantee where the customer has been noti?ed by the operative either verbally or indicated in ticked boxes or in Comments/ Recommendations of any other related work which requires attention.

11.3 Where the Company agrees to carry out works on work of inferior quality or over ten years old, at that date no warranty is given in respect of such works and the Company accepts no liability in respect of the effectiveness of such works or otherwise

14.1 The Company shall be entitled to fully recover costs or damages from any designated Company operative or contractor whose negligence or faulty workmanship results in the Company being made liable for those damages or rectification of the work.

14.2 The Company shall be entitled to fully recover costs or damages from any Customer whom engages in actions causing damage to Company equipment and/or materials and/or loss of business resulting from such actions.

These terms & conditions may not be released, discharges, supplemented, interpreted, varied or modified in any manner except by an instrument in writing signed by a duly authorized representative of the Company & by the Customer.

Further, these terms & conditions shall prevail over any terms & conditions used by the Customer or contained or set out or referred to in any documentation sent by the Customer to the Company; by entering into a contact with the Company the Customer agrees irrevocably to waive the application of any such terms & conditions.

14.1 Title to any goods, supplied by the Company to the Customer shall not pass to the Customer but shall be retained by the Company until payment in full for such goods has been made by the Customer to the Company.  Until such time as title in the such goods has passed to the Customer:

14.2 The Company shall have absolute authority to repossess, sell or otherwise deal with or dispose of all any or part of such goods in which title remains vested in the Company, (ii) for the purpose specified in (i) above, the Company or any of its agents or authorized representatives shall be entitled at any time & without notice to enter any premises in which goods or any part thereof is installed, stored or kept, or is reasonably believed so to be. (iii) the Company shall be entitled to seek a court injunction to prevent the Customer from selling, transferred or otherwise disposing of such goods. Notwithstanding the foregoing, risk in such goods shall pass on delivery of the same to the Customer, & until such time as title in such goods has passed to the Customer, the Customer shall insure such goods to their replacement value & the Customer shall forthwith, upon request, provide the Company with a certificate or other evidence of such Insurance.

The Company shall not be liable for any delay or for the consequences of any delay beyond its control, unforeseen or foreseen, in performing any of its obligations if such delay is due to any cause whatsoever beyond its reasonable control & the Company shall be entitled to a reasonable extension of the time for performing such obligations.

The Company shall only be liable for rectifying works completed by the Company and shall not be held responsible for ensuing damage or claims resulting from this or other work overlooked or subsequently requested and not undertaken at that time. These terms & conditions & all contacts awarded between the Company & Customer shall be governed and construed in accordance with English law and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English law.

17.1 The Company shall abide by and where possible exceed requirements mandated by the Her Majesty's Goverment of the United Kingdom (Government) in regards to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. Such commitments include but are not limited to ensuring social distancing between Company operatives and the Customer, and appropriate Personal Protective Equipment including but not limited to face masks.

17.2 In the event of a scheduled work being impacted by a change to mandated requirements issued by Government, the company shall be entitled to reschedule the works to a time when these requirements have been lifted, at no penalty to the Company.

17.3 The Company shall reserve the right to ask the Customer whether the Customer or any additional members of the Customer's household have been exposed to Coronavirus, experienced symptoms of such, or are currently under mandatory isolation instructions from the NHS and/or Test & Trace services. The company shall reserve the right to withold and/or delay and/or reschedule services in such circumstances to protect the health of its operatives and their families, at no penalty to the Company.

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