Loft conversion: starts from £15,000, takes 4-8 weeks. Will require input from electrician, plumber and possibly structural engineer.
Kitchen renovation: starts from £10,000, takes 4-6 weeks. Will require input from electrician, plumber and possibly structural engineer.
Extension: starts from £20,000, takes 6-12 weeks. Will require input from electrician, plumber, roofer and possibly structural engineer.
Garden wall: starts from £1,500, takes 1-2 weeks. No additional trades required.
Patio installation: starts from £2,500, takes 1-2 weeks. No additional trades required.
A good Builder should have:
Good communication skills, to understand your requirements and design a plan to your specifications.
Attention to detail, to ensure that all elements are fitted correctly and to a high standard.
A good portfolio, to show you examples of previous building projects they have completed.
To find a good Builder , consider:
Word-of-mouth recommendations from friends, family or neighbors.
Checking credentials and accreditation from trade organizations.
Looking for reviews and ratings on UK Tradesman Marketplace and other trusted sites.
Avoiding Bad Tradesmen
Check PropertyHeads tradesman blacklist to find information on tradesmen who have been banned or had complaints made against them.
By avoiding these tradesmen, you can ensure that the job will be carried out to a high standard and completed on time.