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Tips on finding the best tradesmen

May 10, 2017

From cleaning a furnace or painting a home, a tradesman is someone you can hire for these, or other tasks to be completed around your home. However, finding the right person for the job is not as simple as calling the first individual you find through an online post or a Google search. So how do you find the right person, for the work you need to be done?

Tips on finding the best tradesmen 

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1. Know their trade

Make sure you hire a specialist. Find a tradesman which specialises in the field of work you need; from electrical to painting, heating to general clean up, there are many specialists you can hire. So make sure you choose a specialist, rather than a general tradesperson, if you want to ensure the job is done right, and by those who are truly qualified for the tasks at hand.

2. Licensing and certification

Hire only those who are fully licensed and certified, it is also a good idea to hire a tradesperson who is bonded and insured. This is your guarantee that they are qualified, have the requisite skills, and are fully qualified for the job you are hiring them to do. It also ensures they will guarantee their work and your satisfaction, for any skilled labour you are going to hire them to complete around the home.

3. Reviews/ratings

Rely on the web, it can help you find the best people. Use online reviews, forums, and discussion boards to find and hire the best people for the job. Doing this not only allows you to find those people who are licensed and certified, it also allows you to rule out those which aren’t qualified, or who have horrible reviews for previous work they have done. So you avoid the worst, and you will eventually hire the best, most qualified people to do handy work around the home.

Of course, you should also compare pricing, and if you are having multiple jobs done by one tradesman, consider whether or not they offer discounts. This not only allows you to hire those who are fully qualified for the jobs but also ensures you are going to find the most reasonable pricing for all work they are going to do around the home. If you would like to know a few job estimates then priceyourjob has a few articles that are worth reading and it provides an insight into how much certain jobs cost. Before you hire, make sure you consider these simple tips to hiring the best and avoiding hiring those who are not qualified and are not fully capable of doing the jobs you need to be completed around the home.


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