Screwfix On The Hunt For Britain’s Best Tradesman

Screwfix, the largest supplier of hardware products, tools and accessories in the UK, is searching for Britain’s Top Tradesman. The competition, which has a closing date of 20th April, wants to find the best tradespeople across the UK, from builders to joiners, painters and decorators to plasterers with the winner of the title receiving a prize of a Ford Transit van worth 27,000 to help transport them and their tools.

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Filed under: Know Your Trades - posted by Sarah on April 14, 2010

New Series Of Cowboy Builders Hits Five Tonight

The new series of Cowboy Builders hosted by Dominic Littlewood and Melinda Messenger begins tonight on Channel Five at 8pm with the first show featuring a resident in Sheffield. The programme comes to the rescue of homeowners plagued by problems with rogue traders who have begun work on their homes, taken hard earned money and not delivered products or services promised or disappeared leaving distressed customers having paid for a building project, extension or loft conversion to be left with a pile of rubble and little sign of change in the near future.

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Filed under: Know Your Trades - posted by Sarah on April 13, 2010