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Alastair McDonald Joinery and Building


7 Reviews

Opening Hours
Today - 08:00–20:00
  • Monday 08:00–20:00
  • Tuesday 08:00–20:00
  • Wednesday 08:00–20:00
  • Thursday 08:00–20:00
  • Friday 08:00–20:00
  • Saturday 08:00–20:00
  • Sunday 08:00–20:00


We are a family business with over 30 years of knowledge and experience ranging from small domestic jobs to large projects which include renovations, new build properties, or simply remodelling your own kitchen/bathroom. Project management and advice is also a key part of any job we provide for complete peace of mind.

Our Services

Complete Remodeling

Kitchen remodeling

Bathroom Remodeling

Home Interior


Sash and Case Windows

UPVC Windows

UPVC/Composite Doors

Attic Conversions

Garage Conversions


Bespoke Kitchens

And Many More...

What we do

  • Builders

    • Conservatories
    • Extensions
    • Garage conversions
    • Loft conversions
    • Building services
    • Porches
    • Guttering repair services
    • Log cabins and homes
  • Bathroom fitters

    • Bathroom Installation
    • Bathroom refurbishment
    • Bathroom design services
    • Wet rooms
    • Accessible bathrooms and showers
    • Bathroom suppliers
    • Electric Showers
  • Bedroom fitters

    • Fitted Bedrooms
    • Fitted Wardrobes
  • Kitchen fitters

    • Kitchen installation
    • Kitchen refurbishment
    • Kitchen design
    • Kitchen worktops
  • Property refurbishment contractors

  • Glaziers

    • Sash windows
    • UPVC Windows
  • Doors

    • UPVC doors
    • Composite doors

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First Class Work on Garage Conversion
Customer Service
We recently were lucky to have Alistair and his team do a garage conversion for us. The quality of the work done was excellent and the costs were to budget. We took Alistair’s advice to buy materials early and avoid the huge price rise due to Covid. I was phoned to let me know when deliveries of materials were coming and when workmen were coming to advance the next part of the remodelling. We had a chat about some additional elements of the project and these were quickly priced and carried out entirely to our satisfaction. Workmen arrived punctually, worked steadily and tidied up after themselves. We had no problems with the work at all. There was very easy, good natured communication between the workmen and Alistair and us. Once I saw how the work was done I arranged for additional work to be done in the house itself to install a loft ladder and hang some new doors. I have also asked him to do further work for us. We made a very good choice in engaging Alistair McDonald Joinery and I can recommend this company without reservation.
Customer in Midlothian Posted on 14/11/2021 , work completed 15/10/2021
Great work from Alastair
Customer Service
We had a wooden corner post in a glass porch which was very exposed to wind and rain, and was rotting to such an extent that damp was coming into the porch. We also had a similar corner post in an extension room, which was heading the same way, but not quite so bad. We wanted both of these replaced with a new solid corner which was clad in metal to avoid long term maintenance problems. Alastair was the only one of the several tradesmen who came to look at the job, who actually seriously considered the task. He took time to clearly understand our requirements, proposed an acceptable solution, and identified a fabricator who could make the metal pieces, using the accurate measurements Alastair needed to take to make a template. Alastair was very easy to deal with, and was very good at keeping us updated on progress, and if any holdups occurred (with the fabricator rather than Alastair), he got in touch to explain what was happening, and chased things up without prompting. He made sure that the new metal corners were painted at the fabricator with the correct RAL code of paint to match the existing windows, and always turned up when he said he would – a rare thing for a builder! The end result was that the new corners were well fitted, look like they’ve always been there, and are coping with all weathers. We believe we got good value for money and are very happy with the end result, and all our interactions with Alastair. We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him.
Customer in Edinburgh Posted on 26/10/2021 , work completed 08/05/2021
Turned up, fixed our problem - great!
Customer Service
We had a problem with our front door not closing and contacted various people to see if they would come and look at it. Alastair was the only one who responded (which was within 24 hours), and his man came as arranged the next day. He fixed the problem there and then. We're very happy. Not all tradesmen leave us that way!
Matthew in Edinburgh Posted on 14/10/2021 , work completed 14/10/2021
Good tradesman
Customer Service
Yes completed my bathroom to my satisfactory, brilliant workmanship. good honest tradesman.
Posted on 06/11/2019 , work completed 06/11/2019
Great trader
Customer Service
Very pleased with this trader, would love to recommend to friends and family - great attention to detail. great super job of the window seal.
Posted on 04/11/2019 , work completed 04/11/2019
My review
Customer Service
Yes very happy with the work - quick and efficient and done the job to a high professional standard with no issues.
Posted on 09/08/2019 , work completed 09/08/2019
A builder you can trust.
Customer Service
Alistair was recommended to me by a friend when I decided to converted my garage into a downstairs bedroom and add an extension on as an on-suite shower room. I took the precaution of getting another 2 quotes from other builders, but in the end decided to go with Alistair and I'm glad I did. All the work was completed to a very high standard and at a very competitive rate. I was kept informed of all aspects of work and I was fully was consulted if any issues were identified. I have had no complaints regarding the work and would use Alistair again if I required more work to be carried out. I would strongly recommend Alistair to anyone who requires building work done. At the completion of the work Alistair encouraged me to call him if there were any issues with the work, I never had to call him but I am confident that had any issues materialised that he would have happily rectified the problem.
andydick4740 Posted on 12/06/2019 , work completed 12/06/2019