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Reckless Builders

RECKLESS 1BUILDERS And The Real Cost of Choosing The Wrong Contracto.. The office of Fair Trading veceives around 85,000 COMPLAINTS A YEAR ABOUT BUILDING WORK IN HOMES. 79 %66% of people fear felt anxious when it being ripped off. came to dealing with workmen they hadn't met. 46% 25% worried that they would be charged more than the worried that a tradesmoan could go out of business before they had finished the job. oviginal quote. 60% 11% feel it's hard to find an honest tradesman. had 'shoddy workmanship' which was so bad that itneeded to get redone. 1N10 people will botch a job themselves because of worries about bringing in a builder. ALMOST of people suffering at the hands of a wreckless builder moaned to friends or on social media, shockingly 12% said they took no action. When asked why, over half of these said they didn't think it would make a difference, • 22% said they felt unable to complain as they had paid cash in hand • 10% simply felt too intimidated by the tradespeson. A. Builder Honest Joes Bricks 'n' Mortar MEMBER OF THE GUILD OF QUALIFIED BUNGLERS 70% NEVER BOTHER To CHECK FOR PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS OF PEOPLE 75% don't even know the surname of the person Hhey're hiving. Top tips for choosing contractors... Get quotes and Always get adequate contact details including Ask for veferences terms put down in writing - including timescales and of previous work. the builder's full name and office address. payment schedules. Get at least3 quotes to compare pvices but beware, the cheapest quote quote to make sure Ask for a breakdown of your Check for membership to is not always the best! materials, labour and tax have all trade bodies and online review been included. services. Ask friends and family for vecommendations of traders they have used VIVIDDOORS Sources: | |

Reckless Builders

shared by justinesimpson on Feb 14
Created by Vivid Doors UK, this informative infographic looks into the world of reckless builders and the heartache and mess they leave behind. With over 85,000 complaints made every year to The Off...


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