Welcome

Welcome to Practical Pete’s DIY Services. We are a small family owned business based in St Albans, Hertfordshire that offer a wide range of property maintenance services to help make your property feel more like a home.

Established in 2010 by Peter Burgess, we are proud to have been serving our customers for 8 years.

We offer all aspects of property maintenance services including painting and decorating, patio installations, gardening and much more - we have the skills and tools to ensure a perfect job every time.

Feel free to browse our website to find more about who we are, what we offer, and what our customers think, and if you have any questions or would like to request a quote, plese don't hestitate to get in touch.

Services

Painting

Whether it's a single wall or an entire house; we have the tools, skills and equipment to ensure a perfect finish every time.

Maintenance

If you're looking to freshen up your property, look no futher. From mowing lawns to replacing bulbs, we cover all aspects of maintenance services!

Repair

We understand sometimes that things can go wrong. If you've suffered a broken fence, smashed window or even criminal damage - we're here to help.

Installation

We offer a range of installation services including furniture, kitchens, bathrooms and everything in-between. Just give us a call.

Assembly

We can assemble all types of objects including flat-packs, sheds, shelving and curtain poles. Just let us know what you need assembling and we’ll be there to help.

Carpentry

We are able to make a wide range of products, just give us a call and let us know what you need.


We aim to ensure the process of requesting a quote is as quick and easy as possible. To receive a free no obligation quote, simply fill out our form and we will get back to you within 24 hours.