Testimonials

On recommendation from a friend we got in touch with Jason of Aude Renovations to quote for renovating a large attic space in a Maison de Maitre near Carcassonne. The best decision we made during the renovation process was choosing Jason and his team. Not only is Jason a superb carpenter and builder, but he is now a trusted friend. His work on our property was excellent and we have since moved to a new property and hired the same team to do work on that also. I would recommend him to anyone buying, building and/or renovating a property here in the Aude region. He is a pleasure to have around your home and will dispel any worries you may have as nothing ever seems to be a problem for him. Jason is charming, kind and honorable and we are so delighted to have him as our go to builder and also as a friend.
He has completed a huge attic conversion, designed a secret door hidden behind a bookshelf, designed a huge custom kitchen island and rebuilt an ancient gazebo as well as giving countless valuable pieces of advice to us. No matter how different or challenging the job we have been thrilled with the results.

Sharon & Tim, Carcassonne

Jason took on our major renovation, turning an old factory and book depository into a home. We showed him our vision and he made it a reality. We needed everything! Walls, electrics, plumbing, insulation, flooring,tiling… the works. He and his team did an exemplary job with all. He also had excellent relationships with the other professionals he recommended to us to complete the job- including an excellent plumber- Gile Frambourg and electrician- Christian Sorel, who were so conciencious and gave us great advice and ideas for completing our vision for our home. Everyone was kind, professional and the team worked well together with Jason coordinating all. We can’t praise them enough! We are so pleased and our home is so beautiful. We got what we wanted and so much more.

Monique Howard Wright

“Jason completed extensive renovation work on a rental property I own in the UK and not only was I very happy with the quality of work and professional approach, but tenants have always been very happy.  Jason’s work is a major selling point to potential residents.  If he was here in the UK I would use him for all the carpentry, joinery and renovation work on my properties and for much else besides; he is qualified, experienced at the quality end of the market, super to work with, can turn his hand to anything and is just a very nice chap!  This kind of individual is extremely rare in my experience – gold dust!”

DJ (British Army Officer and property investor)

I have been very impressed with Aude Renovations…Jason’s approach is very professional, staff were courteous and polite and mindful that they are working in your home.  The quotation process was good and the price agreed was what I paid.  They arrived on time and always kept us updated.  The standard of work was excellent and the team were also clean and tidy.  I would recommend this Company wholeheartedly and would use them again.

Bruno Santini

‘I have had the pleasure of working with one of the true masters of the craft.  Having done renovations on 3 continents now, and having a good grasp of wood work, I was taken by Jason’s skill level and quiet resolve.  When I need something done right, the first time, I look no further than Jason, his professionalism matches his skills. We are fortunate to have a craftsman of his calibre in our region.  I recommend him highly and without reservation.  5 stars.’

Dr. Colin Moore, Montréal

Our stairs had been turned in the past and we required them to be straightened.

The result was a bespoke modified stairway that incorporated a cupboard under the treads all of which looks as if it was original. Very good craftsmanship.

Thank you

Alan

Aude Renovations have carried out various projects for us. All of which have been major renovations often with complicatedrestoration work that only a fully qualified artisan carpenter, builder would be capable of carrying out. What really makes a difference for us is the positive “can do” attitude, whether it is restoring an antique staircase or lifting giant oak roof beams into position with limited access.

They also have a good knowlege of listed building regulations in France.
As well as carrying out difficult restoration work, they have done a lot of other work for us including fitting windows and doors, plaster boarding, tiling, and they have also built us the most beautiful bespoke roof terraces – all of which have been completed to an excellent standard at a reasonable price. We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Aude Renovations.

J & A Carr

“We employed Jason to renovate various timber elements of our 17th century farmhouse in the Ariege region of the South of France. Working to a budget and with some awkward technical situations Jason was consistently excellent in the way he tried to get the best possible result within the agreed price.”

Alex Cooper

The work that Aude Renovations have done for us is fantastic, thier craftsmanship is second to none. I would not hesitate in recommending them to anyone and will happily use them again.

S & S Watson

Dear Jason,

  I must say, how delighted I am with my new kitchen. I realise there were many units that needed to be made to fit – that is the way in an old country cottage, with wonky walls and floors ………. But you honed everything so well –  it’s absolutely made-to-measure.

The dresser unit in that odd corner that you improvised with a base unit and a lowered glazed wall unit looks superb !

As does the double sided island unit. Fitting the worktop to a timber-frame wall must have been a nightmare!

Many thanks for a job well done.

I’m very pleased that I had you back to do further work on my new  home.

  Your previous work for me  –  the stone outbuilding (which was in a near-collapse state) you ‘restored’ to a useful place once more,

and it was brilliant that you were able to source matching clay tiles for the roof.

The garage must have seemed more straightforward, being new-build, but it was such a hot day to be fitting the ‘A’ frame for the roof there.

So from one grateful customer, who will be keen to employ you again,  when I get my next project underway !

Watch this space!

Best wishes,

E.P.

EP

I really can’t say enough about Jason and his work. We have hired him four times and are hoping to do so again. He has helped us with so many different projects inside and outside our home, and not only is his work outstanding, he somehow anticipates what we need, comes up with creative and affordable solutions, and persists and excels in seemingly impossible building situations! Having someone working in your home while you are living there can be challenging, but we truly enjoyed having Jason in our home and seeing him everyday! He is a respectful, trustworthy, quiet, warm, charming and funny guy — this, along with his fantastic work ethic and wealth of experience, makes him a true gem. We cannot recommend him highly enough.

J.S.

We have known Jason for over ten years & having seen the quality of his work on half timbered, listed buildings in Herefordshire in the UK, we asked him to come & work on our medieval house which we were in the process of renovating in Mirepoix. His work included major structural exterior & interior woodwork, making & fitting a beautiful new oak staircase, the laying of oak floors, replacement of beams & purlins and so much more.. He has done a super job & all his work is of the highest quality, which we would be very happy to show to anyone interested.

Tony & Debby Carr

We just wanted to say how pleased we are with our new shutters! Not an easy job for an old house with so many different sized windows. Each set had to be made individually to measure. You also made a good job of renovating all the original fittings. meaning it is all in keeping with our very old house! Thanks for all the time and effort – and for the reasonable price.

Cherry Thatcher

Jason is a capable and dedicated builder, with an eye for detail

Rasmus

We asked Aude Renovations to construct a car port using traditional materials which he finished on time and on budget.

The woodwork was exemplary with fine attention to detail and the finishing touches made all the difference to a professional job well executed.

Many thanks

Tim and Clare Bennett

Jason and his team did superb work in a very short space of time to transform completely the living area of our home. Efficient, tidy, and imaginative.

Jan and Barry King, Carcassonne

Jason took on our major renovation, turning an old factory and book depository into a home. We showed him our vision and he made it a reality. We needed everything! Walls, electrics, plumbing, insulation, flooring,tiling… the works. He and his team did an exemplary job with all. He also had excellent relationships with the other professionals he recommended to us to complete the job- including an excellent plumber- Gile Frambourg and electrician- Christian Sorel, who were so conciencious and gave us great advice and ideas for completing our vision for our home. Everyone was kind, professional and the team worked well together with Jason coordinating all. We can’t praise them enough! We are so pleased and our home is so beautiful. We got what we wanted and so much more.

Monique – Montolieu