Please, please Vote for Tradesmen.ie in the Net Visionary Awards!!!

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Hi folks,
I’m delighted to announce that Tradesmen.ie have been shortlisted in the 2014 Net Visionary Awards for the “Most Creative Use of Social Media for compelling customer engagement”.  It is a great tribute to all of you, our users and subscribers who have supported us over the last 6 years and engaged with our blog and other social channels.  For this I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart!

Tradesmen.ie was set up to give tradesmen an opportunity to grow their business and to give home and business owners a chance to get up to 4 quotes from rated tradesmen.  Tradesmen.ie has helped to create and sustain jobs for tradesmen over the last 6 years with over 100,000 jobs posted on our website during this period.

Now I want to ask you for a favour, please vote for us and help us to continue to provide this worthwhile service!  Here is the link below.   Voting ends July 31st so we only have 3 days!!!:-
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Many Thanks
Oliver Dempsey
Tradesmen.ie
28th July 2014

 

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Results and Video of our July Draw

Tradesmen.ie Monthly DrawHi folks,
here are the results and the video of our July Draw. Each month we have a draw for everyone who hires a tradesman and provides feedback. So not only do you get up to 4 quotes from Rated Tradesmen but you also are in with a chance to win a cash prize as well!

The draw for everyone who hired a tradesman and provided feedback in the month June was held on July 25th. The results are as follows:-

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Laminate Flooring Cost Survey

Laminate Flooring Cost SurveyHi folks,
recently we carried out a laminate flooring cost survey of tradesmen to price laying a 50m2 floating laminate wooden floor, labour only excluding VAT.  The floor area will consist of 3 rooms and a hall and there will be 6 architraves.  The price will include removing and refitting the skirting boards and architraves.  You can see a sample of the replies below:- Continue reading

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Michael Kelly Video Testimonial

Hi folks,
here is a feedback video we received recently from Michael Kelly, Drogheda, Co. Louth.  Michael posted a job to changed a light fitting and the job was completed by Paul Reilly who is also from Drogheda.  You can see the video below:-

Thanks to Michael for taking the time to make this video and we are delighted that you were happy with our service!

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House Extension Costs in Ireland – Survey

Kitchen ExtensionHi folks,
recently we did a quick survey of house extension prices with some of our tradesmen.  The question was how much would it cost to build an average 40m2 single story rear extension with apex roof finished to a good standard and ready to furnish?  Here is a sample of the replies below:-

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Results and Video of our June Draw

Tradesmen.ie monthly draw

Hi folks,
here are the results and the video of our June Draw. Each month we have a draw for everyone who hires a tradesman and provides feedback. So not only do you get up to 4 quotes from Rated Tradesmen but you also are in with a chance to win a cash prize as well!

The draw for everyone who hired a tradesman and provided feedback in the month May was held on June 27th. The results are as follows:-

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Water Charges – Conserving Water in the Home and Garden

Conserving water in the home & GardenHi folks,
With the recent talk in the media about the introduction of water charges in Ireland, I thought it would be a good time to talk about conserving water in the home and garden.  It is also a good time to look at this as water becomes scarce with the beautiful warm weather we’ve been having recently:):-

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Hourly Rates for Tradesmen & Construction Workers

Hourly Rates for Tradesmen

Hi folks,
today I want to talk about hourly rates for tradesmen and construction workers in Ireland.   This article may be of interest to both customers and tradesmen.  Our users often ask us what is a fair hourly rate to be paying tradesmen as some of the rates quoted seem at first glance to be very high. I did some research and I came across the Registered Employment Agreement that was agreed between the Construction Industry Federation and a number of the unions.

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Video Testimonial from Hilary Hooks

Hi folks,
here is a video testimonial that we received from Hilary Hooks,  Kells, Co. Meath. Hilary posted a job to service a boiler and the job was completed by Ian Rutland, gasboilerservices.ie, Stamullen, Co. Meath. You can see the video below:-

Thanks to Hilary for taking the time to make this video and we are delighted that you were happy with our service!

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Results of our May Draw

Its Draw Time!!Hi folks,
here are the results and the video of our May Draw 2014. Each month we have a draw for everyone who hires a tradesman and provides feedback. So not only do you get up to 4 quotes from Rated Tradesmen but you also are in with a chance to win a cash prize as well!

The draw for everyone who hired a tradesman and provided feedback in the month April was held on May 31st. The results are as follows:-

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