Insight on a wide range of regulations, issues and topics connected with home improvement, plus more about the Which? Trusted Traders endorsement scheme itself.
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If you use an unregistered electrician, builder or handyman to carry out what’s known as ‘notifiable’ electrical work, you could run into problems. Find out more about what this means, and how to make sure you don’t get caught out.
By law, all new building constructions and many alterations to existing buildings must conform to building regulations. We look at when you need to notify building control about your home improvements.
Often when traders complete smaller jobs, they may ask you, or you may choose, to pay in cash. We look at the best way to do this, as well as what is and isn’t above board.
Which? Trusted traders share some of their top tips to keep you safe in your home.
We explain what trade associations and industry groups do and why you should find out if your trader is a member of one.
Which? has been testing products and services for 60 years. Now we’re doing the same for traders. Just like the Which? Best Buy award, our Which? Trusted trader icon is a sign of reputation and trust
When planning any major home improvement project in your home, it is vital to establish whether you need planning permission. Here's our guide to arm you with all you need to know.
The Trusted Traders team look at the regulations around using scaffolding, what you and your trader need to know.