We have had Prior builders here all week, even in the excessive " Heat wave " the guys never faulted, always pleasant, work is great, we couldn't be happier with all the Professional work, from everyone.... Highly recommended Prior Builders..
Top Rate .
- Mary & Malcolm Crout
I have worked with Prior Builders over the past 12 years and have only praise to offer for their building work. Dave & Matt Prior, and their team, exhibit an exceptionally high standard of expertise, care and attention to detail. They are a pleasure to work with being unfailingly good-humoured, cooperative and willing to discuss the finer points of finishing work, to achieve the optimum result for a project.
I unreservedly recommend them for any building work, be it new, renovation or heritage work.
- Pauline Hurren
Dave and Matt of Prior Builders built our home two years ago. Dave helped from the inception giving us ideas on layout and functionality as well as putting us in contact with an artistically minded (and practical) draftsman called Mark Draper. What we came up with was a modern sustainable design, probably not the simplest of builds. Dave and Matt were invaluable with their knowledge of materials to help make decisions on cladding and structural elements. Dave and Matt's team of tradespeople are trustworthy and provide such high quality workmanship that the building process for us was very enjoyable. There were only minimal delays because all the subcontractors worked really well together. I asked why they all worked so well and was told that most have been working together with Dave and Matt for over 20 years! The quality of the build is very high and it is something other people immediately notice. Two years on it actually looks even better. The cost was quite reasonable for the high spec materials and design. In comparison with other quotes I would say that they are middle of the road with price and top notch with their quality of workmanship. We are very happy customers and would highly recommend Dave, Matt and their team for those wishing to build a great quality home.
- C, White
On two different friends’ recommendations, we appointed David Prior to be our builder for extensions on our Adelaide Hills house situated on our farm of 150 acres. Our farm is our absolute lifestyle choice of the past 30 years and where we escape from the pressures of Adelaide. The farm house was well overdue for a facelift and we were ripe for suggestions on how best to go about it. David’s challenge was to open up a kitchen, bedroom and small lounge into an open kitchen- lounge – dining room area and extending the house with a master bedroom, ensuite bathroom and dressing room, library, storeroom and laundry. We are thrilled with the result.
We found this building company met our needs and more in summary due to:
• Highly professional building company with a team of multi-skilled workers
• Keep good relationships with other trades who are reliable and also highly skilled in their own right
• Building design was innovative and practical
• Ideas during building work were suggested and often we agreed to modifications with vastly improved results
We chose to build using “cost plus”. Our accounts were carefully prepared showing details of work completed and copies of all relevant receipts attached. Through the process, a relationship of trust and respect developed and we have no hesitation in recommending these builders to our friends and family. If we were to have further building projects, we would happily engage DJ and PJ Prior ourselves.
- Janet and Sinclair Gould
We have just completed construction of a 2 story stone and brick double garage and craft room. After 2 recommendations from friends, we engaged Prior Builders for the project. Dave and Mat, and the contractors they use were a pleasure to work with, and the building was completed to a high standard with minimum fuss. The cost plus method they use resulted in a significant saving from the quotes we had obtained for the project. Dave and Mat’s input and suggestions were gratefully received and added to the overall result. We couldn’t be happier with the building, and have no hesitation in recommending Prior Builders to future clients.
- Warwick and Cathy Bowen
I retired from the building industry myself about 20 years ago. 10 years ago I asked around Woodside where I lived concerning a reliable builder to employ for some alterations to my house and was referred to Dave Prior.
I found Dave, his family, workers and subcontractors to be helpful in all aspects of design, construction and administration. They are personable, informed, expert, honest, reliable and economical. Dave preferred to work on a cost plus basis, having first provided an estimate and I have now employed him and recommended him with success on this basis a number of times. All have been delighted and satisfied with their experience.
- Don Heylen