What Insurance Cover Should My Builder Have?

Insurance is a must

Constructing a new house or making renovations on an existing one requires the services of a good builder. However, you can’t just pull the name of a builder out of a hat or just hire the first builder you meet on the street. When searching for a good builder, there are a lot of factors that you have to take into consideration. One of the most important factors that you have to be very clear about is whether or not the builder you’re thinking of hiring has the proper insurance cover.

For builders in Australia, there are certain types of insurance that they should have as mandated by law, while there are insurance types that are completely optional. So what insurance cover should your builder have?

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Plumber

How To Find a Dependable Plumber

Finding a dependable plumber is a must

Let’s face it: there are a lot of unscrupulous plumbers out there. These plumbers typically work for just a few minutes, then leave you with a gargantuan bill that will make you swear never to hire professional plumbers ever again.

However, to say that all plumbers are like that would be unfair. There are  many professional plumbers that have built reputable businesses and genuinely care about giving you the best experience with them.  We know so, has we meet and worked with  many in the Tradebusters network.

Finding a professional plumbers that ticks the box for skills, licensing, experience, reliability (and even like ability) is a must especially for those major plumbing emergencies you are bound to face in the future.

So what do you look for when it comes to selecting the right plumber for your home? Here are some of our tips for  helping you find a truly dependable “drain surgeon”.

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What To Ask A Tradie In Australia

Researching can save you time and money

Finding a good tradesman in Australia can take some time and work. Whether you’re having your entire house renovated or you just want to replace some of your pipes, you will need to make sure that the tradie you’ll be hiring is the right man—or woman—for the job.

Hiring tradies in Australia is very much like hiring any employee: you need to interview them before deciding to hire them or moving on to the next prospective tradie. As with any interview, you need to prepare a good set of questions that will clearly indicate that he or she is the one tradie you would want to be working on your home.

To assist you in finding a good tradie in your Australian state and being able to ask the right questions, here are suggestion from our team at Tradebusters with some of the common questions we ask tradies when interviewing them.

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Painters Sydney Eastern Suburbs

Painters Sydney Eastern Suburbs – They Do More than Paint!

The misconceptions about painters

They come to your door with paintbrush in one hand and a gallon of paint in another. Here’s what most people think painters in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs professionals do. They tape off the room, stand back and rub their belly, and shake their head, as if in a “this is going to cost you” type gesture. They slap the paint on, and with a handshake, take your money. In another scenario, they show up, paint an hour or so, then show up again a couple days later; repeating this routine until with a handshake, they take your money.

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Plumber Parramatta

Plumber Parramatta – Find the Best One

Take the time to find the best Plumber Parramatta

When it comes time to find a Parramatta plumber take the time to do your research. Practically every single day in the news you are hearing of individuals who were ripped off, scammed, or who unfortunately received horrible workmanship. When all seems hopeless, there are ways to protect yourself, and your home, from becoming the next victim.

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Builders Sydney

Builders Sydney – 10 Tips to Prevent Renovation Disasters

Builders Sydney – The pitfalls to watch for 

We have all heard renovation disaster stories. Many occur because homeowners are inexperienced in renovating so they try to save money and take short cuts, sometimes simply making the wrong choices along the way. We talked to a few builders in our Sydney network and gathered a summary of common pitfalls to watch out for.

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Electricians Eastern Suburbs

Electrician Eastern Suburbs- Choosing the Right Electrician for the Right Job

Are you looking for a recommended local electrician in the Eastern Suburbs?

At times it can be difficult to obtain a hard copy quote on electrical services from an experienced Sydney electrician in the Eastern Suburbs. It is actually illegal as well as a very bad idea to even entertain the idea of obtaining a quote from an electrician who is not licensed. The best practice is to obtain several quotes from different professionals and to make an educated decision from there.

Jobs like rewiring an older home, installation of wiring in a newly built home, rewiring house extensions and replacing outsets and sockets require a professionally licensed electrician. Read more

Plumber Sydney

How to Make Sure You’re Hiring the Right Plumber Sydney

How to find a good plumber Sydney

If this is the first time you’re having a major plumbing problem, this is probably also the first time you’re going to a plumber Sydney. This being your first time, we can assume that you are going to need some tips on how to make sure you’re hiring the right plumber. After all, hiring a plumber isn’t just all about picking up the phone and calling any plumber’s number you find in Google.

When you’re hiring a plumber, there are a number of things that you need to ask to make sure you’re hiring the right plumber for the job. You will be able to make an informed decision when you have all the information. So to make sure you’re hiring the right plumber, here are some of the things you need to find out:

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Electrician Parramatta

Electrician Parramatta – Questions To Ask When Hiring One

A licensed electrician Parramatta is a must

Dealing with the electrical components of your home may look easy but it requires years of training and practice. You should only hire a licensed electrician Parramatta to ensure that you hiring a professional and not dodgy joe.
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Local & Trusted Electricians

Sydney Electricians | Don’t Hire Without Reading This

Are you looking for trusted Sydney electricians?

Finding an electrician is easy. Finding an electrician you can trust is a little more complicated, but if you know what to check and look for then you have better chance of finding someone that will truly solve your problems in a professional manner.

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