How to find the right builder for your project? The success to any building project is your builder,
But anyone in a van can offer a building service, so it is so important you do your research when it comes to choosing the right builder for you, as there are a lot of cowboy builders out their. Please check with your local authority building control team, and ask questions about your builder, the building control team will generally know most building companies in your region as they oversee the projects.
Here are a few tips in choosing the right builder for you:
It is important that the builder comes with good references, however the best builders should be booked up weeks or months in advance.
2. local recommendations are usually best, so follow up recommendations from your family, friends, neighbours and local architects.
3. visit sites like truster trader, FMB to check the company out, view their recent feedback.
4. Make sure they have been up and running for a while by going on .gov.com
5. Ask for references for previous work, view the previous work and see what the customers have to say about the work they carried out.
Check that the builder is insured for risks to persons and property, and ask for a copy of the certificate.
7.Check out how the payments will work, never pay any upfront costs.