Trustmark – Searches for Decorators up 77%
Record numbers of homeowners have been searching for expert tradesmen to not only repair and maintain their properties, but also to improve their interior and exterior of their homes say TrustMark, the government-endorsed quality mark for expert tradesmen. The number of searches across all trades increase by 79% in just four months compared to the same period last year, which indicates that the total searches for 2014 may double that of 2013. Searches for Painters and decorators increased by 77%.
Trustmark’s database of over 21,000 licensed trades offers homeowners the ability to search for skilled local tradesmen in their postcode, and Trustmark is the only scheme that requires qualified inspectors to check every firm’s technical skills through on-site inspections. All TrustMark-registered firms are required to comply with high standards of workmanship and trading practices, as well as business practices and customer satisfaction.