About Us

A builder with over 20 years of experience, Richard Keep offers a range of building services. Richard works on-site as well as managing the business meaning that he is able to ensure high quality workmanship and can respond to any queries straight away. Deadlines are agreed with customers at the start of each project with every effort made to ensure that these are met.

As a member of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), Richard prides himself on the high quality work, professional, and friendly services. The FMB’s strict membership criteria and dispute resolution service gives customers the confidence they when looking to use a builder.

The FMB

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The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) is the UK’s largest trade association in the building industry, with national offices in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, supported by additional regional offices.

Established in 1941 to protect the interests of small and medium-sized building firms, the FMB is independent and non-profit-making, lobbying continuously for members’ interests at both national and local levels.

The FMB is a source of knowledge, professional advice and support for building firms right across the UK. The FMB also offers practical advice and support to the general public on choosing and working with the right builder.

Refurbishment

Richard often refurbishes properties throughout the Kingsbridge and Devon area. He has transformed the look and feel of rooms ranging from kitchens right through to the loft. Whether you are thinking of making a significant change to the structure and design of your property, or if you just want smaller changes – Richard is always happy to take on full responsibility for the project, managing all aspects of the work and ensuring that it is completed professionally and efficiently to your satisfaction. What you mainly want when you are looking for a refurbishment is what Kingsbridge Builder, Richard Keep offers, the peace of mind that comes from being the hands of an experienced craftsman.If you would like advice on a refurbishment project of your own or would like a quotation for a different service that he does, contact Richard Keep.

Extensions

Extensions can make a big difference to a home, they can provide an instant transformation to any property, making it a lot bigger, they can be used for many different reasons, a new kitchen, bathroom, storage space or even a games room – the reason for the extension is yours, and it could be anything you want it to be.Richard ensures that your home will have a well constructed and professionally completed extension that provides you with a new living space that will seamlessly fit with the style of your home, whilst increasing the property value of your home.

New Builds

For many, building a new property is becoming a more popular and common alternative to buying a home than ever before. Costing less than initially thought, the ideal home for you and your family is within reach.The designs of your new build can be as unusual or as simple as you want them to be. Richard Keep will undertake any domestic or commercial work in the Kingsbridge and surrounding Devon area, prding himself on having the knowledge and skill to construct the perfect new build that meets your requirements and more.

Barn Conversions

Barn conversions often cost more to construct than new builds, this is usually because they almost always require some sort of important changes to the structure as a whole, for it to be comply with newer regulations. If any major structure work is required, Richard will ensure that the barn is compliant with each of these before undertaking any other construction work.There are many different ways in which to use a converted barn, whether it be a summer-house for your property, a home office, a storage facility for important items, or as a garage for the car, Richard will be more than happy to advise you in the design and construction of any ideas you have, rest assured, you will get the convserion that you want.

Loft Conversions

Loft Conversions are quickly becoming one of the most common options being chosen by homeowners that are considering the renovation of their property.Not only will a loft conversion provide an additional living space, it can also raise the value of your home b a sizable amount.Richard uses his experience of and skill in his trade in order to save an old, dark and dusty attic or loft, and convert it into a new room that can easily become the most used room in your home.

Underpinning Foundations

Underpinning ultimately shifts a distressed structures’ load to a suitable place under the surface of the ground. As a building industry expert, Richard Keep is aware of the possible unwanted effects of ground heave, subsidence or negative skin friction on the structure itself. If you see cracks appearing in the walls of your home, it is always best to have it checked out by an expert. Any problems which occur can usually be fixed without a great deal of work, but the longer you leave it, the worse it will be. Underpinning may be necessary, Kingsbridge builder Richard Keep will be able to help you by determining what the problem is and advise you on the best course of action.The foundations of the building have to be put under the grounds surface in order to prevent further damage and subsidence to the property, should you have any queries or requirements about Richards’ services, don’t hesitate to contact him using the details listed on the contact page of this website.

Roofer

One of the most essential elements in protecting and insulating any home, is a strong roof. Richard Keep has installed and secured roofing throughout the Kingbridge and surrounding Devon areas for a number of different homes. A roof helps to keep out the weather from your home – be it rain, snow, hail or winds. Although, sometimes realising when the restoration of a roof is required, as well as understanding which type of material to use is often a complicated decision to make. Ask an expert roofer, Kingsbridge builder Richard Keep can offer you the benefit of his years of experience in creating roofs which are not only strong and well insulating but attractive and in keeping with the rest of the building.With Richard Keep, you will be safe in the knowledge that you have a qualified professional that knows the his trade inside out. If you have any queries about his roofing services in the Devon area, don’t hesitate to contact him.

Stone Work

Richard Keep has provided many different building services throughout the Kingsbridge and Devon areas that use stone work. Whether it be a completely new build for a garage or extension, or if it is a simple refurbishment project – he has incorporated the strength and reliability of stone into his craftsmanship to create some outstanding structures. Using traditional masonry skills with modern techniques allows Richard Keep to offer classic or contemporary styles in natural stone.These include:

  • Piers
  • Fireplaces and Chimneys
  • Patios
  • Walls
  • Stairways and Walkways

For a quotation on the services the Richard provides that use stone, contact him using the details on the contact page of this web site.