Garden Tips for Spring

Garden Tips For Spring

Hi folks,

it’s that time of year again! With the fine weather we’ve been having recently it’s a good time to look at what needs to be done in the garden to get you set up for the rest of the year.  The garden poses so many opportunities, as a peaceful and relaxing place to work in your spare time, as a way to grow your own vegetables for the home, as a way to produce beautiful selections of colour and as a place to just relax and chill out with your family and friends whenever weather permits from now and right up until late Autumn.

Of course it takes a bit of planning and preparation to have your garden fit for purpose for the rest of the year and it all starts around now:)  So in order to help you we’ve put together a list of garden tips for Spring to get you going, hope you enjoy:-) :-

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Video Testimonial from Paul Chawke

Hi folks,
here is a video testimonial we received a while ago from Paul Chawke, Lisnagry, Co. Limerick.  Paul posted an electrical job which was completed by Mark Scanlon, Raheen, Co. Limerick.  You can see the video feedback below:-

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Results and Video of our March Draw 2015

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here are the results and video of our March 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 February was held on March 28th. The results are as follows:-

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Electric Gates Options and Prices – Survey

Electric Gates Options and Prices
Hi folks, recently we did a quick survey on electric gates* options and prices.    We asked a selection of tradesmen  what range of prices would you pay for electric gates for the home and what type of gates or mechanisms would they recommend.  We also asked had they any tips to offer our readers in sourcing the best long term solution with minimum maintenance.   We have included a selection of the replies below excluding VAT:-

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Driveway Surface Options and Prices – Survey

Driveway Surface Options and Prices
Hi folks, recently we did a quick survey on driveway surface options and prices with paving contractors* on our website.   We asked some paving contractors to give a couple of their preferred driveway surface options and prices per square metre including site preparation.  We also got a few tips for getting the best job done.   We have included a selection of the replies below excluding VAT:-

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House Painting Cost Survey

House Painting Cost Survey
Hi folks, recently we carried out a house painting cost survey on some painters on our website.  The question we asked was, how much would it cost excluding VAT to paint an average 3 bed semi inside and out.  We also asked them were there any tips they would give in choosing the best painter for the job?  Here is a sample of the replies we got below:-

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Results and Video of our February Draw 2015

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Hi folks,

here are the results and video of our February 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 January was held on February 27th. The results are as follows:-

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Video Testimonial from Paul McGrady

Hi folks,
here is a video testimonial we received a while ago from Paul McGrady, Oranmore, Co. Galway.  Paul posted a paving job which was completed by Paul Carroll also from Oranmore. You can see the video feedback below:-

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House Extension Cost Survey

House Extension Cost SurveyHi folks,
recently we did a House Extension Cost Survey with some of our tradesmen.  The question was how much would it cost to build an average 40m2 single story rear extension before VAT with apex roof finished to a good standard and ready to furnish?  Here is a sample of the replies below:-

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Conservatory and Sunroom Prices – Survey

Conservatory and Sunroom Prices
Hi folks,
today we did a quick survey on Conservatory and Sunroom Prices with a number of tradesmen around Ireland.   The last survey we did was in 2012 so we thought it might be interesting to see had prices changed much since.   The question we asked was as follows:- “We are looking for a price on a typical size 1. conservatory and 2. a typical size sunroom that you have done.   Both would require knocking out part of the wall of the living room of the house in order to join it on.  Also, if you have any tips for getting the best result”.   Here is a sample of some of the replies we got below:-

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