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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Bathroom Renovation Cost Comparison

bathroom renovation costsHi Folks,
this week we did a survey of plumbers to give us a rough idea of bathroom renovation costs around Ireland.  We asked a selection of plumbers in different counties how much it would cost ex vat to renovate or refurbish and average size bathroom, supply and fit or fit only and what complications if any could affect the price of it.  Here are some of the replies we got below along with any comments and the county that each tradesman is from:-

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Top 10 Bathroom Renovation Tips

Top 10 Bathroom Renovation TipsHi folks,
no matter how big or small your main bathroom is in your house, a carefully planned renovation can add substantial value and comfort to one’s home. So it goes without saying that choosing the right tradesmen, materials and products for your renovation should take top priority.

Because the bathroom is one of the most frequently used rooms in the house, it’s important to make sure it is designed and laid out well.

Here are 10 top tips to consider for your bathroom renovation plan:

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