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How do you deal with late payments and unpaid invoices?

One of the most uncomfortable parts of being self-employed is dealing with customers and clients that fail to pay you on time. On one hand, you need to make sure you get paid promptly for your work, but on the other, you want to keep things civil and not antagonise a client who may want…

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Holiday homes on the rise: Homeowners set to make nearly £1bn from staycationers

Holiday homes are the latest trend to arise from lockdown, suggests new research from UK’s leading trade directory Checkatrade,* with 30% of Brits considering letting their homes out to staycationers this year. They stand to make a potential £986 million from the Brits planning to splash the cash on holidaying in the homeland this year….

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Electrical safety check cost

Electrical safety check cost guide

From electrical safety checks to electrical installation condition reports, these test can help keep your loved ones safe and secure. Find out the full costs.

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CCTV drain survey cost

CCTV drain survey cost guide

Experiencing poor drainage can be a real pain for homeowners, and dealing with it means understanding the problem. That’s where CCTV drain surveys can help. In this guide we look at the average CCTV drain survey cost in the UK.

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Locksmith prices

Locksmith prices

If you need to replace or upgrade the locks in your home, or you get locked out of the house, a locksmith is often the best solution. In this guide, we look at the average locksmith prices in the UK and the common jobs you might need them for.

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Laminate flooring installation cost

Laminate flooring fitting cost guide

As a cost-effective and versatile flooring material, laminate flooring is very popular with British homeowners. If you’re considering it for your home, this laminate flooring fitting cost guide is for you. We look at the average laminate flooring installation costs in the UK to help you plan your budget.

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Covid-19 protective screen cost

Covid-19 protective screen cost guide

If you’re a business owner and and you’re considering installing perspex screens in order to keep your staff and customers safe, this guide is for you. We’ve put together this Covid-19 protective screen cost guide to talk you through the average prices of protective screens.

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Cost to build dog house

Cost to build a dog house

If you’re a dog owner looking to give your pup its own special place to rest outdoors, building a dog house is a great idea. We’ve put together this guide to help you understand what it will cost to build a dog house.

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Woodworm treatment cost

Woodworm treatment cost guide

Woodworm is a common problem in the UK, and British homeowners are often left to deal with the destruction they cause to furniture and timber. If you’ve found woodworm in your home, this woodworm treatment cost guide will talk you through the options and average UK prices.

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House cladding cost

House cladding cost guide

If you’re looking to weatherproof your home, or add an outer layer of insulation, you might want to install (or replace) cladding. In this house cladding cost guide, we’ll talk you through the average costs for the different types of house cladding in the UK. Not only can cladding improve the physical condition of your home and save you money on your energy bills, it can also give it a fresh new look for a relatively low cost. Goodbye shabby chic, hello sleek and stylish home.

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Green Homes Grant cost

Green Homes Grant cost guide

The Green Homes Grant is a government scheme to help homeowners improve the energy efficiency of their homes. There is a limit to the Green Homes Grant cost that will be covered, depending on your household.

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Electrician hourly rates

Electrician hourly rate guide

From rewiring old and unsafe electrics to installing new electrical connections and even checking the safety of current wiring and conducting Electrical Inspection Condition Reports, we've got the costs for key electrical activities. Browse our electrician hourly rate guide to find out more.

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Tumble dryer repair cost

Tumble dryer repair cost guide

Fed up of your tumble dryer being broken and hanging wet washing around your home in the winter, or want to make sure it's free of any issues? Discover our informative tumble dryer repair cost guide.

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Drain repair cost showing broken sewer pipe - Featured

Drain repair cost guide

Whether your drains and sewers are collapsed, cracked or blocked our drain repair cost guide has the most effective tactics to solve any problem.

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