There is such a lot in the media about rogue traders and how homeowners can lose their money or have their property damaged it is a wonder that any of us ever pluck up the courage to let anyone work on our biggest financial asset; our home. How do you find a reputable tradesman who will do a good job at a reasonable price? To be absolutely sure only use tradesmen who are a members of their industry’s trade association.
To get the right advice on the perfect tile for your home be sure to choose a retailer who is a member of The Tile Association. The Tile Association checks out any tile retailer, fixer or tile fixing company wishing to join their ranks. It checks their experience, abilities, track record and financial health. Go to The Tile Association website at www.tiles.org.uk where you can search by town or postcode.
You can also download a copy of Your complete Guide to Tiles or Tile it Right, a step by step DIY tile fixing, guide. If DIY really isn’t for you then you will also find your nearest TTA tile fixer on the website and you can spend your weekend doing the most enjoyable bit – choosing your tiles.
The Tile Association are so confident of their members’ workmanship that they have introduced the TTA insurance backed Warranty Scheme especially for TTA Registered Fixers working in the consumer sector and cover is provided for six years after the tiling has been completed. Ask your TTA fixer for details
Tiles can last a lifetime and add real value to your home so when choosing someone to do work on your home always choose the best you can afford.
Remember you get what you pay for and peace of mind is priceless. To find out more about The Tile Association and the Warranty Scheme go to www.tiles.org.uk or phone 020 8663 0946.