Friday, 29 January 2016

How To Find A Good Quality Tradesperson

When hiring a tradesperson to perform remodelling services, who exactly should you hire is one question that will be at the front of your mind. It is imperative that any tradesperson you hire is experienced, is fully licensed, and can present you with all required certifications to perform the services in your home. But, this is only the beginning. If you are looking to hire the top people and avoid remodelling disasters, these are some of the best places and ways to go about hiring these top local experts.




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Use Online Sites 

There are several online sites which will help you find a local tradesperson. myjobquote.co.uk and ratedpeople.com are two of the many sites you can visit to compare local experts. In addition to only showing you locals who are licensed to perform services they will also help you find specialised experts as well. So, whether remodelling the bathroom, the kitchen, or other rooms of the home, or whether you are looking for a plumber, plasterer, roofer or builder you can narrow down the search to find qualified experts in that particular line or trade.

Rely On Locals  

You can never go wrong with word of mouth referrals. More often than not this is a trusted way, and has been for years, to finding the best local tradespeople. If you know a friend or family member who recently remodelled their home, enquire about their experience and ask who was hired. If you know anyone who had a poor experience with services, find out who they hired too and avoid! The more you compare, ask around, and learn about local experts the easier it will be to find the tradesperson you need.

Use Online Services 

Online referral sites, review sites, and forum based sites will also steer you in the right direction. Since you can read unbiased reviews posted by people who have recently hired a tradesperson and find out about their experience, this can help you narrow down the top local candidates, based on services you would like performed in your home.

There are hundreds of local tradespeople you can hire when time comes to performing remodelling work in the home. In order to know you are hiring the best person for the job, and that they are fully certified, these are some ways to go about comparing the top local experts. Furthermore, you can rely on these unbiased opinions and reviews which will give you better depth and insight about what you can expect when hiring a particular local expert.

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14 comments

  1. Lovely read, you write very well! I may just share this with my dad, he'd be interested :)

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  2. I am so glad we never have to look for a tradeperson; we have a builder "pet" aka good friend and he always can recommend one of his friends needed for a job.

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    1. Word of mouth is so important as well as online reviews. You are lucky you have a builder friend Agata.

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  3. You write so well! Always a hand post to use as reference, I'll be hopefully moving house within the next year so I'll be sure to come back to this!

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  4. It can be really hard to find a good tradesmen - we have been through a few dodgy ones but have found a good carpenter and plumber which really helps

    Laura x

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    1. I may have to ask you for recommendations then Laura! How did you find them?

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  5. Lovely post. Doing some home improvements soon so would be researching this some more.

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  6. Luckily my landlord deals with the maintenance currently, but it's awful to think there are so many scammers out there. You have to be so careful!

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    1. If you have a landlord at least he takes care of things for you.

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  7. Thanks for this post, it's really useful for many, especially if you think of all the scammers and the weird people who can't even do their job properly x

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  8. For this sort of thing I usually just call my dad and have him look into it haha. But otherwise i'd always go by recommendations as you have to be so careful these days x

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    1. Yes and I like the websites that have recommendations too if you don't know anyone that can recommend a tradesperson.

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