Really, it doesn’t matter what you are renovating, it is critical to find the right contractor for the job. However, when it comes to a room that will require changes to the electrical and plumbing components of your home, it is especially critical to find the right crew for the job. So, what exactly should you look for in a contractor? Well, here are a few things that you should consider.
This one is obvious, but when it comes to bathroom renovations, Sydney, it’s a little more complicated than that. You need someone who has experience in, not only the basics, such as cabinetry and tiling, but you need someone who knows their way around electrical and plumbing issues as well.
Before you sign on with a contractor, ask how many similar jobs they’ve done, and check those references. Also, find out what professional plumbing and electrical associations he may be affiliated with. For more information on this, you can try contacting, among other entities, the following (some organizations are based on region):
- Master Builders Australia
- The Plumbers Licensing Board
- Master Plumbers Association of NSW
- The National Electrical and Communications Association
Anyone who professes to be a contractor in Australia must be licenced through the government. The government has an easy online link through their government licencing service website, www.licence.nsw.gov.au, where you can confirm whether or not the person or company is legitimate. Check this out even if the person or company you are considering hiring says they have a licence and appears to be on the up and up. Don’t trust an unlicensed contractor to do your bathroom renovation, Sydney.
It may take a little online research and a few phone calls to find just the right contractor for your bathroom renovation, Sydney, but when you see the finished result, and there’s no aftermath to clean up because of a haphazard job, you will be thankful that you took the extra steps!