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Coming in 2019 Homeowner Cost Guides

Setting the right budget is crucial to the success of your project We know it’s difficult to estimate how much even a small home improvement project will cost, that’s why we’ve put in place plans to deliver a range of cost guides for some of the most sought after home improvements project in the United…

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Completing house renovations? Here’s how you can come in UNDER budget

Staying under budget when completing a house renovation is easier said than done. As every renovation is different, setting a budget aside and sticking to it can be a real challenge, particularly when there are lots of options to consider, with many unexpected costs likely to arise. Sound all too familiar? At Checkatrade, we work…

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Cost guides for home improvements

Homeowner

Coming in 2019 Homeowner Cost Guides

Setting the right budget is crucial to the success of your project We know it’s difficult to estimate how much even a small home improvement project will cost, that’s why we’ve put in place plans to deliver a range of cost guides for some of the most sought after home improvements project in the United...

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Coming under budget for your plans

Homeowner

Completing house renovations? Here’s how you can come in UNDER budget

Staying under budget when completing a house renovation is easier said than done. As every renovation is different, setting a budget aside and sticking to it can be a real challenge, particularly when there are lots of options to consider, with many unexpected costs likely to arise. Sound all too familiar? At Checkatrade, we work...

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Bathroom Fitting

Four Reasons to get a Professional to Build your Bedroom En Suite

En suite bathrooms offer the ultimate in convenience and luxury, as well as adding value to your property in the process – but in order to ensure your en suite is a haven rather than a headache, it pays to seek out professional advice. Image: Unsplash In this post, we’ll be breaking down the various...

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News

Checkatrade named Online Trade Directory of the Year 2018

We’ve been named the best in the industry at the On the Tools Awards. We scooped the Online Trade Directory of the Year title at the fourth annual On the Tools Awards evening, assuming the top spot above shortlisted companies Rated People and Plentific. The awards celebrate the best in employees, sub-contractors, tool manufacturers, and...

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Planning an aesthetic kitchen

Kitchen Fitting

4 Tips to Help You Decide Your Kitchen’s Aesthetic

There’s a galaxy of options out there when it comes to kitchen aesthetics, so don’t feel too disheartened if you’re a homeowner unsure about your next step in the kitchen overhaul process. This post will aim to shed some light on the tricky journey to kitchen nirvana by providing tips to help you decide what...

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Braod beans taken from your garden

Landscape Gardening

Want to Love your Garden All year Round?

If you love your garden but don’t know what to do with it in the winter, we have some ideas to keep you enjoying your outside space all season long. If you have the room, why not start by growing a vegetable patch? There are all sorts of vegetables that can be planted in the...

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Qualified boiler engineer checking boiler

Central HeatingPlumbing

Look after your Boiler and it will look after you

Our boilers are an important part of our home but sometimes we don’t give them the attention they deserve. Here are some tips on how you can try to prevent the dreaded boiler breakdown. Condensate Pipes This is the small white or grey plastic pipe that sticks out of your property behind the boiler. This...

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20 years Checkatrade

News

20 years of Protecting Consumers against Rogue Traders

Checkatrade.com began in 1998, after a tornado devastated the coastal town of Selsey, West Sussex. The tornado caused over £10M worth of storm damage and saw some residents become victims of rogue traders. We have become the consumer choice for finding a reputable tradesperson by staying true to our core business belief which is ‘Checkatrade.com...

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Stain removal

Homeowner

The Ultimate Guide to Stain Removal

Different stains require alternative methods of cleaning and it is always important to keep the surface in consideration too. Stubborn stains can ruin the look of an otherwise pristine house and carpets are among the worst offenders. Whether something has been spilt during a party, dirt has built up over time from shoes or boots...

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home improvements planning by architect

ArchitectureConversionsExtensionsGroundwork

4 Costly Home Improvement Projects & the Value They Add to Your Home

Whether you’re looking to invest in a home renovation plan that will add immediate resale value on to your property or you’re in the market for a project which will set you and your family up for the future, larger home improvement projects are a secure way to ensure the value of your property increases...

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