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Obtaining Estimates for Works

In our previous article about finding contractors we mentioned the importance of getting quotations. Just as it’s important to avoid working with cowboy traders we cannot stress enough the importance of knowing what you are expected to pay for a job – and making sure that you are sufficiently well protected. Always ask for a written…

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Reputable Tradespeople

Finding a Reputable Contractor

Whether you need a good plasterer, builder or gas engineer, finding one that you can trust to do a good job can be a minefield – the amount of primetime television that is dedicated to real life disaster stories is testament to this. However, a little homework and simple common sense should mean that you…

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Why a Building Survey is so Important

At Home-Approved we’ve seen the good, the bad and the more challenging side of buying properties. Plenty of our property surveys have provided clients with that all-important green light to exchange and complete, but we’ve also carried out building surveys that have shown a property to be in poor condition. Some clients have decided to not…

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Building Surveyors Blog

The Home-Approved Blog Finally Begins!

We probably shouldn’t start with excuses about why we’ve only just got our blog off the ground, but we really do have the best one going. Since the company started back in 2010, we have been busy – really busy! Over the last four years we’ve completed in excess of 400 building surveys. No two…

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