Brad works all around West London – most customers come from word of mouth recommendation – and he can call on excellent contacts if he needs extra labour or specialist assistance. ’No job is too small and, if I can’t do it, I always say so and try to recommend someone who I know and trust. I’m Canadian, I can’t lie!
Practical skills clearly run deep in the Cahoon genes. ‘I come from a family of carpenters and farmers. So, I was wielding a hammer when I was six years old. We don’t consider it DIY back home, it’s about being self-sufficient. You just learn what you need to and then get on with it.’