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Showing posts with label Trust. Show all posts

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Builder In Exeter You Can Trust, Exeter Builders

Builder In Exeter You Can Trust, Exeter Builders
Your property is the largest purchase you will ever make so why would you jeapordise that by employing substandard workmen? I would like to share with you 5 tips to protect yourself and help employ a builder who will do you credit.
My first tip is to ask for references. Any decent builder will have a number of previous customers that would be only too delighted to show off the work they have done. It is not enough to just ask for the references, you need to go ahead and contact the people.
Never pay any money upfront, any builder worth his salt will not ask you to pay for any work up front. The only caveat to this is be prepared to pay for any bespoke and overly expensive items. One off's can only be used on your project so the supplier and the builder would be well within their rights to ask you to pay for the item.
You should agree with your builder over what the terms of payment should be. Usually there will be payments required upon completion of certain stages. It is usually a great idea to agree that a final payment, of say 10% should be withheld until all the final pieces have been sorted out.
Try to get as many quotes as possible. These will give you a much better idea of what the job will cost. You will usually see a couple of quotes that will be some way off from the rest. Be wary of any that are too low as the builder may have underestimated and will try to add the costs on in "add on" charges. Also any that are too high may be that the builder doesn't need the job so it is a bonus if you accept the job.
Just to make sure your builder is on a sound financial footing is to choose one who is VAT registered, as this will show that the builder has a turnover of greater that 60,000.
To get some more hints and tips then please visit http://www.bestexeterbuilder.com to download a free eBook full of good hints and tips to help you avoid the cowboy trap.


I want to help as many people find a great builder in the Exeter area. I have created a downloadable e-book full of hints and tips on finding your perfect builder at http://www.bestexeterbuilder.com

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Best Exeter Builder Builders In Exeter You Can Trust

Best Exeter Builder Builders In Exeter You Can Trust
This article will give you some handy hints and tips on how to find a great builder in the Exeter area. Hiring a builder can be a stressful time especially if the job you require is a complex one. Usually the larger and more complex the job the more money you will be required to hand over. This article will give you some handy hints and tips on how to get the best from your builder and help make sure that it all goes as smoothly as possible. There are a number of questions you can ask a prospective builder. One of the best is to ask if you can contact a list of people they have done work for in the past. This will allow you to see the quality of the workmanship and to discuss how the builder is. If you only ask one question make sure it is this one, however be a bit wary if he only gives you one person to contact. You may also ask for trade references, this will give you an indication of the builders financial security, along these lines check that he is VAT registered as this shows he has a turnover of over 60,000. Also obtain more than one quote, you shouldn't always go with the cheapest as there are more considerations than price alone. The cheapest quote may hit you with additional charges at a later date with excuses like "you didn't specify x or y and it was more expensive". Before you hire a builder discuss making staged payments and retain approximately 10% at the end until all the little finishing touches are done and niggles sorted out. On no account pay for a job up front! The only exception to this is if you are specifying a one off item or a very expensive item that can only be used on your job, the builder would be well within his rights to ask you to pay for it. More tips can be found at http://www.bestexeterbuilder.com where a free e-book can be downloaded.


I want to help as many people find a great builder in the Exeter area. I have created a downloadable e-book full of hints and tips on finding your perfect builder.




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