How to Find a Builder or Tradesperson


One of the first thoughts that comes to mind once a decision is made to build or renovate and an idea has been decided, is to find someone to do the work. Deciding on the right person for the job may not be as easy as it sounds. There are many builders in Watford and tradespeople who are capable. There are those who will do a good job and others who may not be as good. So where to look for these types of people is the first place to start.

If you know of others who have had work done by builders or tradespeople, then their recommendation will certainly carry weight as they have experienced first hand what the person is capable of. If you know people who are in the building and trades industry, then this is another place to get some feedback.

Trades and builder’s associations may be able to help as well. Many of these types of business would be listed with these associations. Many of these businesses advertise. Some places to look for their advertisements are in magazines for home buyers and newspapers of the local area. Television often has advertisements for tradespeople and builders, and radio is another source of adds.

Finally, use of the phone book directory will give you quite a list to go through, and the internet will also bring up many businesses that handle building and trades work.

Research often pays off as there are some names that come up continuously, and matching these names to work done will give a good overall view of whether these builders or tradespeople will suit your project.