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Ashford tiler named as leading professional

Gary Knowles is the latest professional ‘fixer’ to be named as ‘Tiler of the Month’ by www.tilerworld.com, the leading free web site for tilers and their customers. Based in Ashford, his company Grout Expectations serves domestic and commercial customers throughout Surrey, Middlesex and beyond. The judges cited the many numerous positive reviews posted on www.tilerworld.com by his customers, together with the testimonials accompanying his customer ratings.

The accolade has met with approval among his customers. One, in Chertsey, is typical: “Superb workman taking a great deal of pride in his work.” A Feltham customer speaks of, “extremely professional and friendly service, bathroom finished to a very high standard, looks fantastic.”

Again and again, Gary Knowles is praised for his work. Prospective customers browsing through www.tilerworld.com see such comments as, “No hesitation in recommending him to anyone... Can not speak highly enough... Superb professional work...”

Gary is proud to be named ‘Tiler of the Month,’ but sees it as a bonus on top of TilerWorld’s everyday benefits: “The site is really simple. I can even pick up my quote requests and reply when I’m on site, using my Blackberry. Getting the emails, and then winning the work, is fantastic.”

His view is backed by fellow professionals. Richard Knight, a previous winner, says: “Any tiler who wants to be seen as a real professional should register with www.tilerworld.com, complete their profile and encourage customers to rate their work.”

Every customer using a rated tiler listed on www.tilerworld.com can submit a rating of their work, with the incentive of a free prize draw. Each month, one wins the value of their tiling, up to a maximum of £1,000.

The customer rating system is a key reason for www.tilerworld.com‘s impressive growth during 2009. It lets a consumer list the professional tilers in their area and compare how each is rated by previous customers. They can request quotes for their tiling project from up to five tilers. More than 5,000 fixers appear on the site, with more joining every day. As well as being able to show customer ratings, each is also able to upload photographs of their work. The site is free to use for both tilers and their customers.



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