Call Matt

Mr Matthew Jenkins

Sonning Common, Reading, Berkshire
(54 Reviews)
Call07458 185029

Skills & expertise

  • Painter / Decorator
    • Anti Vandal Coatings
    • Door Stripping
    • Exterior Painting
    • Paint Sprayer
    • Painting / Decorating
    • Timber Resin Repairs
    • Timber Restoration
    • Wallpapering
    • Wooden Windows Stripped / Painted
  • Bathrooms
  • Carpenter
  • Kitchens

Company info

20+ years painting & decorating, wallpaper stripping - Vacant rental property turn-around – Tiling- Wood flooring - Multi trade renovations - Carpentry - Kitchen/Bathroom fitting – maintenance & repairs.

Call Matt is a small local family business based in Sonning Common, Reading - I take pride in being honest and reliable and am delighted to still work for my very first clients and other long-term clients obtained via recommendations. Please contact me for friendly advice and, following an opportunity to meet you and look at the work, I can supply a free written quote.

I work regularly with other trusted small businesses: plumbers, plasterers, electricians.

I grew up in Sonning Common and studied at Reading College – winning the Henley Stradling cup for Apprentice of the year in 1991. I did 3 years apprenticeship for Elliot of Reading – doing work for the Dorchester Hotel & QE2 amongst others and then worked for an exhibition firm working in museums around London. 

I have worked continuously on both large and small jobs since starting Call Matt in 2001 – please don’t hesitate to contact me to discuss your requirements. Matt

Contact details

Reviews Summary

Average score based on 13 reviews in the last 12 months
54 Total Reviews

The reviews below represent customers' views and not the views of Checkatrade

Quote Accuracy
(12 Reviews)

Customer Reviews


Refurbishment of living room

Verified Review

Matt and his team completely refurbished our living room, replacing the fireplace and window poles and redecorating. We are really pleased with the result, the finish is excellent. Matt was very helpful and friendly. We will definitely be using Matt in future.

Location: OX10
Reviewed in: May 2023

Repairs to bathroom ceiling following water damage

Verified Review

Always arrives on time. Excellent work carried out. Feed backs to me what work has been carried out. Tidies up everything, you would never know he had been (apart from the nicely repaired ceiling)

Location: RG9
Reviewed in: March 2023

New skirtingboard fitted in lounge

Verified Review

Reliable tidy good work

Location: RG4
Reviewed in: February 2023

Painting, porch, lounge and hallway.

Verified Review

Matt is a very conscientious Painter and Decorator who is punctual, reliable and extremely hardworking. He is a pleasure to work with and his work is outstanding. I look forward to working with him again in the future.

Location: RG4
Reviewed in: February 2023

Matt built a cover for my fuse box, a small drying space for clothes in our airing cupboard and more

Verified Review

Matt is professional, courteous, punctual and great at his job. Cannot recommend enough

Location: RG1
Reviewed in: February 2023

Redecorate Dining Room and Bedroom

Verified Review

Excellent! Matt has looked after many of our decorating and carpentry projects over the years. His care and attention to detail is very good and quality of work done superb. We shall definitely be using his services again.

Location: RG6
Reviewed in: January 2023


  • Domestic Work
  • Commercial Work
  • Free Estimates
  • Insurance Work Undertaken


Works in

Reading, Henley-on-Thames, Berkshire

Vetting Status

Fully Vetted Trade

Self Certified
Company Type
Sole Trader
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Approved member since 2018
Trading address verified
ID Checked
Checkatrade Standards
Company Status
VAT Registered
Company Type
Sole Trader
Business Owners
Mr Matthew Jenkins
Insurance Details
Public Liability Insurance
Current: Self-Certified on: 14/12/2022
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