While most people will have their book of trusted tradesmen or ‘go to guys’ that they will pick up the phone to – be it the local plumber you found on yell.co.uk or in my case my gas cooker installers, there is a whopping blank canvas when it comes to finding the perfect tradesperson to help you with an everyday job. Welcome to the mix a whole new breed of match.com!
Bragging over 220,000 searches a month of people trying to find their perfect workman, not to mention insuring the work that you solicit to give you that extra peace of mind, Trustatrader.com is the next step in digital matchmaking with their fantastic new app – available on both Google Play and Apple stores. Where many had looked to friends to recommend someone reliable, still finding their fingers burnt on many an occasion, Trustatrader will allow you to post a job that you need doing and have people bid on it who have already been prior-approved and rated based on their skill sets and previous work.
Whether you are looking for a quote for a boiler repair, need a new patio put up in the back garden, need your laptop debugged after a particularly nasty virus or just fancy sprucing the place up a bit with some general painting and decorating, Trustatrader can help you find the ideal person and even pay them securely online using their private gateway service – which accepts American Express, Visa and Mastercard – so there’s something for everyone.
So the next time you find yourself desperately searching through the yellow pages or asking friends for a recommendation, take a second to check this site and scroll through a list of vetted partners who could not only save you a bundle by undercutting your other quotes, but is guaranteed by a professionally-insured contractor who practically guarantees to help you do your job just right. After all, 220,000 searches a month and a funky new app can’t be wrong … surely!?