Carrying out home improvements? Sometimes a project requires the input of a professional, and you’ll want to make sure you hire the right person for the job.
Whether you’re looking for someone to renovate the kitchen or need a quick fix for a plumbing issue, there are a lot of contractors out there to choose from. Finding a reliable tradesperson will save you hassle and money, while ensuring the job gets done to a high standard.
Before hiring a contractor, it’s a good idea to carry out thorough checks and make sure they are registered with a relevant trade body. For increased protection, avoid paying in cash and use debit or credit card instead.
For more handy tips on finding a trustworthy tradesperson, check out the guide below from the Sainsbury’s Bank Money Matters team. It includes useful information on the key checks to do before hiring a contractor and where to look for someone reliable. It also offers suggestions on how to resolve any issues if the tradesperson is at fault.