How To Check If Your Home Builder Is Licensed in NSW

So you’re embarking on a structural home renovation or house building project. This generally means that you are going to require the services of a builder with the right expertise to make sure that you not only get the results that you want but that the construction is legal and complies with all council and building regulations. You will therefore have to be certain that the builder you’re hiring is properly licensed for your own protection, among other things.

So how do you check if your NSW home builder is licensed?

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5 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Builder

You are going to need a builder for when you decide to construct a new house or renovate an existing one. However, if you want to avoid the risks and mistakes other home owners make by simply selecting the first builder they come across from a local directory service, you will need to consider a number of other factors to ensure your project ends up exactly the way you envisioned it. To help you navigate the process, here are five tips offered by our team at Tradebusters to take into consideration when choosing a builder.

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Find A Good Tradie In Australia

find a good tradie in AustraliaIf you are a home owner in Australia, it always really handy to have a trusted tradie on call in case you need some home improvement works done. With all the travelling con men tradies that are reported in the media these days,  finding the right type of tradie for your home is even more important than ever.

If you’re a home owner who has yet to find a good tradie that you can trust, there are certain steps you have to take before you can actually land one. Here are some tips that we hope will help you find a good tradie in Australia. Read more

How to Choose a Good Painter in Sydney and Australia

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Are you planning on painting your home?

Finding a good painter in Sydney and Australia is not always an easy thing to do. Especially in the painting industry, where many (lets say) “shonky” operators exist that take shortcuts, comprise job quality and value, and basically leave you with an unpleasant experience.  

So when looking to find local painters to perform a painting job for you, you need to ask the right questions. Below are some of the questions we use at Tradebusters when interviewing recommended painters for our exclusive network across Sydney and Australia. We hope they may help you find a quality and professional painter for your next home renovation or improvement project.

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10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring A Plumber

Ideally, hiring a plumber is a decision that should be weighed carefully. In most cases, however, this is done in haste mainly because we only hire a plumber when a plumbing emergency strikes.

Even then, you should not go ahead with hiring a plumber just because that person’s name is the first name you see in a directory. Your plumbing system is an integral part of the house, and you need to know that it is going to be handled by a qualified person.

We at Tradebusters get asked all the time how we interview and select the right plumbers to join our network. As with people from other trades, we have prepared a set of questions to ask before hiring a plumber. Here are ten of those questions, with the hope that they can be of help when you hire a plumber.

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Stop The Travelling Conmen Tradesmen

As renovation season in Australia gets underway, unscrupulous people pretending to be trustworthy tradesmen are expected to be on the increase.  Many of these target unsuspecting victims like seniors or females, claiming to perform home repairs or renovations at a cheap price, but unfortunately only end up leaving part way with your money, and never to return to finish off the work.

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